For full reviews of some of these books and many more, check out my book review page here! As an avid reader, and with a love of travel and exotic foreign places, travel memoirs are immensely enjoyable for me. Whenever I feel the symptoms of wanderlust approaching, recognisable from the itchy feet and the restlessness,… Continue reading Inspiring travel memoirs to make you want to pack your bags!
After going to Nepal, the Himalayan and Sub-Indian region in general has fascinated me. I’ve read many books set in India, Pakistan and Nepal. The one country that I desperately hope I will one day have the chance to see is the little-visited kingdom of Bhutan, nestled between the giants that are India and China,… Continue reading Book Review: Radio Shangri-La
Apparently I like to read romance novels set in picturesque, beautiful Greek islands like Santorini and Crete! I’m not sure how I came to read two in a row but I immensely enjoyed them as escapist novels. Read on to find out what I thought of them! 1. Finding You by Jo Watson My rating:… Continue reading Book Reviews: Romances in Greece
My year in books!I’ve always loved reading, and when I was younger I absolutely devoured books. Sinking into a new world was one of my favourite things to do. Getting older means more responsibilities and thus less time to read, which I’ve found a shame. So, determined to dedicate more time to reading, I set… Continue reading 2017: My Year in Books
Over Christmas I read quite a few books, not only completing but exceeding my Goodreads reading challenge for 2017 (yay!), and getting myself firmly in the festive spirit even though I’m in China and my family are thousands of miles away. I love reading Christmas novels. I find they lift my spirits and they usually… Continue reading Book Reviews: Christmas Romances
My rating: 4/5 Since becoming an expat in China, I’ve been recommended this book several times, by friends and by people in the blogging sphere. After failing to find it available for a long time, I finally managed to locate it on the vast thing that is the internet, and finished it just this morning.… Continue reading Book Review: Lost on Planet China by J.Maarten Troost
My rating: 5 / 5 🌟 My new favourite book! Note: all opinions stated are my own. About the book: Tom Michell was "an impetuous twenty-three year old" in the 1970’s on the search of the kind of adventure nobody else in his travelling family had undertaken. His thirst for something new and exciting took… Continue reading Book Review: The Penguin Lessons by Tom Michell