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Japan’s Alice in Wonderland Inspired Restaurants.

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Lewis Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland is loved all over the world for its escapism and fantasy. The people of Japan, in particular, have embraced the land of talking white rabbits and playing card men with the country boasting 7 restaurants dedicated to Alice and her friends. 5 of which are in Tokyo alone! After digging through their sumptuous websites, and much use of a popular translation app, here is an insight for our Reading Addicts… Another adventure for the bucket list!

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Game of Thrones Inspired Bar Comes to Edinburgh!

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The Pop-Up Geeks are a UK events team full of inspired nerdy types. They are currently based in Edinburgh, and love nothing more than entertaining their fellow geeks with themed boozing. Their latest venture is a pop-up in Scotland’s beautiful Edinburgh, inspired by the George R.R. Martin Game of Thrones series.

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This Library/Hotel Is Every Bibliophile’s Dream

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Any book lovers out there who are planning on taking a trip to Wales should definitely book a room in this beautiful old hotel located in the quiet Welsh village of Hawarden, just a stone’s throw from the Welsh border. Called the Gladstone Library, this imposing building is home to over 250,000 books and allows guests to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life in order to do some serious reading. Read More

UNESCO World Book Capital 2018 Announced

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Every year, UNESCO names one city as the ‘World Book Capital’ for that year, the chosen city picks up the torch on World Book and Copyright Day on 23rd April, and them commits to promote books and reading for the whole year. Last year it was announced that Conakry, Guinea would take the honour from the current city Wroclaw, and now Athens has been named as World Book Capital for 2018. Read More

A Glimpse of Tudor Life Aboard the Mary Rose.

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As an end-of-the-summer-holiday treat my little family and I went on a road-trip from Devon to Portsmouth to visit the Mary Rose Museum. I would highly recommend you to visit if you are nearby, or are particularly interested in Tudor life or the famous ship that was brought back to the surface in the 1970s. Read More