Read Your Heart out at These 12 Lovely Locations!

Read Your Heart out at These 12 Lovely Locations!

Book Culture

We’ve all been in that mood when all we want to do is read. But then we also want to people watch when we take a break from hitting the pages. Or perhaps we need to take a deep breath and take in the beauty of our surroundings, whether that be nature or a quiet park. I love that feeling of being on the brink of a literary world and your own world. It’s really so beautiful.   Don’t get me wrong, I adore reading in libraries and bookstores. However, sometimes it just feels so…anti-climactic. It’s a bookstore or a …

5 of the Most Beautiful Libraries Around the World

5 of the Most Beautiful Libraries Around the World

Book Culture

Every bibliophile loves a good library, and these five are definitely top-notch. Located all over the world, these libraries represent a variety of cultures and national histories. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, here are some of our favorites:   1. Trinity College Library, Ireland Image courtesy of Flickr   It’s no wonder that this library always finds its way to the top of beautiful library lists. Located at the University of Dublin, Trinity College Library dates back to 1592 and houses over six million printed volumes.   2. The Tianyi Pavilion Library, China Image courtesy of Absolute China Tours …