Best Travel Destinations for Literature Enthusiasts

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Every individual has their own passion and interest. It is what makes you thrive your life to be more colorful and less boring. You can also use your passion and interest to decide your next travel destination. Kit is not uncommon for travelers to choose destination based on particular theme. Some travelers choose destination based on what they want to learn. Some others choose destinations based on what their passion is. If you are considered yourself a bookworm, might as well choosing a destination that can feed your literature-soul.

Travel destinations for bookworms

It is said that books are the window of the world. You don’t have to travel the world to know what’s in there. However, travelling is one of the most fun and healing moments even for those whose hobby is drowning themselves in a pile of books. If you are literature enthusiasts, here are recommended destinations for your next travel plan:

The Al-Qarawiyyin Library is the oldest library in the world, open its doors in 859 A.D. It was a library founded by Fatima Al-Fihri. In this library, you will find the oldest manuscripts in the world such as 9th-Century copy of the Quran. You will also find numerous ancient books throughout the halls of the library. Not to mention that the library offer amazing view of the age old city of Fez. Best view to enjoy is in the rooftop terrace.

The Globe Theater is also highly recommended for literature lovers located in London. It was built in 1997 and modeled in design of the original theater demolished in 1664. The best part of this theater is where 750 feet away from the site you can see regular productions of Shakespeare’s greatest hits. You can also enjoy theater tours as well as exhibition offered by the theater. 

Trinity College is located in Dublin and here you will find The Book of Kells, the finest medieval manuscript that has been able to withstand the times scratch less. It is housed in Old Library in Dublin. You can appreciate the illuminated manuscript everyday where library staff open the temperature-regulated encasing to turn the new page. 

Book and Bed in heaven for bookworms because you can indulge yourself in the sea of books while relaxing in comfortable bed. Actually, this is a 30-bed hostel located in Tokyo, Japan. There is a simple bed nestled among cubbies. Books are arranged neatly in the bookshelves with tomes in Japanese and English. You can spend the night swimming in books just like what you have dreamt about.

The Jane Austen Festival is a great place where you can enjoy your life as a book enthusiast. The festival gathers hundreds of writer in the city of Bath every year. It is also dubbed as ten-day celebration of all things Austen. Various activities are held during the festival including parades, lectures, readings, performances, history lessons, visits, music, dancing, and many more. You can also get to delve into reenactment of Austen’s most famous work, Pride and Prejudice during the ball.