Author: Marjory McGinn Published: 2nd Edition ~ February 2015 by Pelagos Press Category: Memoir, Travel, Humour, Book Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ After an Arctic winter, a British recession, and a downturn in the newspaper industry, two journalists and their dog embark on an adventure in the wild and beautiful southern Peloponnese. A perfect plan, except for one … Continue reading Things Can Only Get Feta: Two journalists and their crazy dog living through the Greek crisis (The Peloponnese Series Book 1) by Marjory McGinn @fatgreekodyssey #Memoir #TuesdayBookBlog
Author: Barb Taub Photography by Jayalakshmi Ayyer and Janine Smith Independently Published: February 2021 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Guess what India? We're baaack! After our travel adventures the year before in which none of us technically died—although there were times it seemed like an attractive option—my two long-suffering travel companions, Jaya and Janine, actually agreed to another India … Continue reading Please Don’t Ask For Extra Glasses: Your Camels Are Here Book 2 by @barbtaub Jayalakshmi Ayyer & Janine Smith #TravelMemoir #India
Searching through the archives, I came across these photos from years ago when I visited the beautiful town of Rockport.
I’m delighted to be joining the blog tour for A Greek Affair by Linn Halton, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources About the Book More than just a holiday romance? Her daughter, h Her job and divorcing her untrustworthy ex are Leah’s main priorities. She isn’t really bothered that her life might be missing a few … Continue reading A Greek Affair by @LinnBHalton Blog Tour #BookReview & #Giveaway @rararesources #Romance #FridayReads
Luss is a lovely little conservation village on the west coast of Loch Lomond, within the Trossachs National Park. It was used for exterior filming of the Scottish day time soap 'Take the High Road' during the 80s and 90s. Unfortunately the church wasn't open on the day we visited but the churchyard was interesting, … Continue reading Luss ~ Lovely Village on the Shores of Loch Lomond #Photography #Scotland
Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favourites, as well as books that were published over a year ago. Not to mention those that are languishing on the to be read pile for whatever reason. I knew I would enjoy this, having read the hilarious posts on Barb’s blog … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ Do Not Wash Hands In Plates ~ by @barbtaub #Travel #Memoir #Humour
Author: Barb Taub Photography: Jayalakshmi Ayyer/Janine Smith Category: Travel, Memoir, Humour Once upon the Land Before Time (or at least before mobile phones), my two best friends and I decided to leave the US from separate locations and meet up in Europe. To everyone's shock, Janine, Jaya and I pulled it off—mostly because we went … Continue reading Do Not Wash Hands In Plates ~ by @barbtaub #Travel #Memoir #Humour #SundayBlogShare
This will be a hoot – just downloaded my copy.
Do Not Wash Hands In Plates: Elephant frenzy, parathas, temples, palaces, monkeys…and the kindness of Indian strangers
–Text by Barb Taub, Photographs by Jayalakshmi Ayyer and Janine Smith
This is the story of three women eating our way across India in search of adventure, elephants, temples, palaces, western toilets, monkeys, the perfect paratha… and the kindness of Indian strangers.
Once upon the Land Before Time (or at least before mobile phones), my two best friends and I decided to leave the US from separate locations and meet up in Europe. To everyone’s shock, Janine, Jaya and I pulled it off—mostly because we went to Luxembourg, a country so small the odds in favor of chance street encounters were almost 100%, but also because Jaya was carrying the BS, a blue suitcase so enormous it took up approximately a third of the country’s square footage and was visible on satellite images…
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A thousand miles away from Torquay in atmosphere and character yet less than a mile in reality. The old Forge, mentioned in the Doomsday Book, now a little shop selling horse brasses. A pretty little cafe..... ..overlooked by a tiny upstairs window A personalised thatched roof... A sneaky peek into someone’s beautiful garden This one … Continue reading Cockington ~ Picturesque Devon Village
The village is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and has been used as a film set for, amongst others, Cranford, Pride and Prejudice and a couple of the Harry Potter films. The older houses in the village date from the 18th century. The medieval church Lacock Abbey was established in 1232. Not an Abbey as … Continue reading Lacock, Historic Village in Wiltshire