The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell reviewed by #travelbookclub

This month #travelbookclub delved into life in Denmark with Helen Russell’s book The Year of Living Danishly. The book follows Russell’s experience of moving to…

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#travelbookclub reviews Canoeing the Congo by Phil Harwood

Last month #travelbookclub read Canoeing the Congo by Phil Harwood. The book narrates the author’s journey, after he undertook an epic five-month solo attempt to…

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Why I’ve been on a break…

If you’re a regular reader of The Grown Up Gap Year you may (or may not) have noticed that it’s been particularly quiet recently on…

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48 hours in Ottawa, Canada

A few weeks ago I went to Ottawa for work and managed to squeeze in a couple of days at the end of the trip…

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The Outrun by Amy Liptrot reviewed by #travelbookclub

This month’s #travelbookclub read was The Outrun, which tells the story of author Amy Liptrot’s return to her home of Orkney. Living on the island…

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#travelbookclub discusses Moods of Future Joys by Alastair Humphreys

This month we read Moods of Future Joys, the first of two books written by Alastair Humphreys after he completed a four year round-the-world cycle…

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#travelbookclub discusses An Octopus in my Ouzo by Jennifer Barclay

This month #travelbookclub read An Octopus in my Ouzo by Jennifer Barclay. The book tells Jennifer’s own story of moving to a small Greek island….

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#travelbookclub discusses The Vagrants by Yiyun Li

This month #travelbookclub read The Vagrants by Yiyun Li. Set in 1970s China, it follows a cast of characters as a rebellion against Communist rule…

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