Jane Austen never really liked Bath, and didn’t do much writing while living there. Despite her disdain, Bath has become one of the more popular destinations for Austen fans. Not only did Austen live in Bath for a time, but she also set scenes in the city in several of her novels. Despite recognizing the absurdity of memorializing the author in a place she was happy to leave, I spent some time visiting several locations in Bath related to Austen and her brilliant heroines, starting with the Jane Austen Centre.
The Literary Fantasy World Tour Company, Part III: Young Adult Fantasy
This summer, for a limited time only, my brother and I have collaborated to open the Literary Fantasy World Tour Company just for you! Check out our newest tour offerings below! *** Tour Option 6: Mossflower Woods Tour guide: Matthias (Redwall by Brian Jacques) For those looking for a relaxing setting, go no further than…
The Literary Fantasy World Tour Company
This summer, for a limited time only, my brother and I have collaborated to open the Literary Fantasy World Tour Company just for you! Over the next four weeks we will be offering tours of fantasy worlds complete with well charted maps. *** Up until now this blog has focused on the world of literature…
The Lighthouse Mystery of Assateague Island
Assateague Island is a nature preserve and home to the Chincoteague Ponies. It’s a great place for hiking, biking, boating, bird watching, and beach-going.
Chincoteague for the Non-Pony Enthusiast
“This is the worst vacation. Ever.” The young boy in front of us at the Pony Swim was obviously not as excited as his sisters to see real live ponies. He wasn’t alone. Based on my own brother’s grumbling and moodiness, it was abundantly clear that watching ponies was not his idea of a great…