Category: travel

  • Book Review: My Life in France by Julia Child

    Book Review: My Life in France by Julia Child

    I’ve been watching Julia on HBO and have been thoroughly enjoying it. When this book was selected for a group read, I was super excited to read Julia Child’s own words. I was moderately familiar with her growing up coming from a PBS family on both sides, but I never thought much about her on…

  • Book Review: Girl Around the World by Dorothy Kilgallen

    Book Review: Girl Around the World by Dorothy Kilgallen

    When I say that I’ve been looking for a copy of this book to read for years, I’m not exaggerating. Long out of print and a rare/expensive find, I finally traveled to read a library copy. Given how long I’ve waited, my rating may be a bit biased, but I’m also quite confident I would…

  • Book Review: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

    Book Review: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

    Immersive, personal, and adventuresome, Jon Krakauer brings his readers to Mount Everest to recount his disastrous trek up the infamous mountain in 1996…