Meet Patricia Schultz at Vroman’s Pasadena “WHY WE TRAVEL!”

Why We Travel: 100 Reasons to See the World 

Do you wonder why we travel? Find 100 reasons to see the world in Patricia Schultz’s new book! I have been fortunate to meet her in Los Angeles at several travel events and always learn more from the author of the New York Times bestselling series, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die! Why We … Continued

Staying SAFE while TRAVELING

Jeff Blumenfeld shares an excerpt from his book, Travel With Purpose: Inspiring Stories of Everyday People Who  Travel the World to Make a Difference … And How You Can Too, how you can stay safe while traveling: Stay Safe Out There Excerpted from “Travel With Purpose: A Field Guide to Voluntourism” (Rowman & Littlefield 2019), … Continued

Happy Holiday Humor from Melissa Rivers!

Congratulations to my University of Pennsylvania classmate, Melissa Rivers, on her new book, Lies My Mother Told Me: Tall Tales from a Short Woman! Enjoy the excerpt below about celebrating the holidays with the Rivers. Hag Sameach! Happy Passover! Excerpt from Lies My Mother Told Me by Melissa Rivers. Courtesy of Post Hill Press. Happy Holidays! My … Continued

THE LETTERS PROJECT: A DAUGHTER’S JOURNEY

THE LETTERS PROJECT: A DAUGHTER’S JOURNEY By Eleanor Reissa The Letters Project is about big history, the Holocaust, but it is also an extraordinarily intimate personal narrative—a rare blend of informative, poignant, excruciating, startling, humorous, and ultimately inspiring storytelling. In 1986, when her mother died at the age of sixty-four, Eleanor Reissa went through all of … Continued

A Soviet Childhood in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine

Thank you to Julia Bendis for sharing this excerpt from her book, No Smiling Allowed: Growing up in Soviet Russia and other funny stories from a Jewish immigrant. ABOUT NO SMILING ALLOWED: This book is a comedic take on life in the former Soviet Union, as an immigrant in America. Bendis has compiled many years … Continued

The Unseen Body Cover

The Hidden Wonders of Your Lungs with Dr. Jonathan Reisman

Congratulations to my friend, Jonathan Reisman, on his book, The Unseen Body, which publishes today, Nov 9, 2021! We met in India during Allahabad Kumbh Mela when according to Wikipedia: “An estimated 120 million people visited Maha Kumbh Mela in 2013 in Allahabad over a two-month period including over 30 million on a single day, on 10 February … Continued

Travel back to India: The Secret Keeper of Jaipur

I absolutely loved The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi and wrote about it for Ms. Magazine and Thrive Global. It is possible that I enjoyed her new book, THE SECRET KEEPER OF JAIPUR, which will be available TOMORROW even more! In the second book, which is set in 1969, Malik is now twenty, Lakshmi is … Continued

DREAM CATCHERS: POPS the CLUB Anthology

What is POPS the Club? It transforms the lives of teens with incarcerated loved ones. POPS stands for Pain of The Prison System. 1 in 14 children has a parent who has been incarcerated. POPS gives these youth a safe place to grow and empower one another. The mission of POPS the Club is “to create … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel