READING THE WORLD: BOOKS FROM ARABIA

READING THE WORLD: BOOKS FROM ARABIA

Bahrain is a small island of about 1.5 million people, but surprisingly, there are a few books available in English. “QuixotiQ” by Ali Al Saeed won the Bahrain Book of the Year Award in 2005. It is a story of love, hate and dark secrets,…

10 BOOKS AND MEMOIRS FOR ARMCHAIR TRAVEL

10 BOOKS AND MEMOIRS FOR ARMCHAIR TRAVEL

These ten travel books and memoirs will make you laugh, cry, fuel your wanderlust and take you to some known and unknown places. ANTARCTICA: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF THE WORLD’S MOST MYSTERIOUS CONTINENT BY GABRIELLE WALKER The author, who has a PhD in chemistry from…

BOOKS TO READ BEFORE VISITING SAUDI ARABIA

BOOKS TO READ BEFORE VISITING SAUDI ARABIA

Preparing for a visit to a foreign country can be overwhelming. Travel blogs and guide books are always useful sources of information, but fiction and non-fiction is as helpful in understanding the destination’s history and culture, and will set a tone for the trip. If…

TEN BOOKS TO READ BEFORE VISITING SOUTH KOREA

TEN BOOKS TO READ BEFORE VISITING SOUTH KOREA

Preparing for a visit to a foreign country can be overwhelming. Travel blogs and guide books are always useful resources, but fiction and non-fiction can be as helpful in understanding the destination’s history and culture, and set a tone for the trip. Let literature to…