This month’s book, Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, was a really popular choice. Not only did we learn a lot about the secretive world of the Geisha girls, but we also discovered more about the traditions of Japan.I have always loved this book and re-reading it brought back lots of memories about the time I accidentally gatecrashed a Geisha tea party.To read the highlights of our discussion click on this link: https://storify.com/Em1/travelbookclub-discusses-memoirs-of-a-geishaIf you love travel and books please join #travelbookclub next month when we’ll be reading Peter Millar’s Marrakech Express. We’ll be discussing it on Twitter on October 1 at 9pm BST.
Welcome to The Grown Up Gap Year!
Hi, I’m Emily-Ann, a UK based travel blogger who believes all ‘grown ups’ should have the chance to travel, whether that’s through career breaks, sabbaticals or micro-adventures.