Lori A.

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Happy Adventures!

Bibliophilic Excursions on Dec 2020

2020 was supposed to be a fabulous year for travel: a family cruise to the Caribbean, a trip to Ireland to celebrate my son’s graduation, a road trip to Glacier Park and Yellowstone, and Thanksgiving in Hawaii. Tragically, Covid happened and everything was put on hold. My yearning for travel and my love of reading led me to Bibliophilic Excursions. I joined the Signature Journey and have so far received five terrific boxes. Every time I open the box and unwrap the carefully packaged items, I am transported to another country. I receive one non-fiction and one fiction book set in the destination country of the month. Every book is a literary treasure which satisfies my hunger for words. The gifts that come in every book box are numerous and awesome and completely themed for each specific country. I have a hand-woven trivet from Guatemala that scents my kitchen with the lovely aroma of cinnamon, vibrantly-colored straw baskets and ornaments from Ghana, a delicate glass Egyptian perfume bottle and a hand-painted papyrus scroll, shortbread and tea, a 100% woolen scarf and warm snuggle socks from Ireland, Alpaca gloves, melting chocolate for cocoa, and a pan pipe from Peru...all of these items made in their respective countries and all of the high quality that you see in the market place. The colors, the textures, and the aromas that these items carry, all serve to make your journey complete. At a time when travel is no longer safe, the...

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