14 Wonderful Bookstores You Need to Visit

Drawn and Quarterly – Montreal, Canada

Located in the gorgeous Mile End neighborhood of Montreal, Drawn and Quarterly is a small independent bookstore that specializes in graphic novels and comic books.

If your taste runs to the eclectic, or if you’re looking for a present for someone that seems to have everything, this is the perfect place to go. In addition to graphic novels, they also stock books by local authors, and have a whole section of pretty stationary.

The Jazzhole – Lagos, Nigeria

Many visitors describe this bookstore as an “oasis” – and they aren’t just talking about the abundant air conditioning. The Jazzhole is a small bookstore located in Lagos, Nigeria, that prides itself on stocking the best international music and literature.

Sip tea in the shop’s café while reading a new book, or come by after dark for an evening of jazz music and conversation.



American City Guide: Chicago

One of the largest and most underrated cities in the United States is Chicago. In fact, Chicago ranked first in Time Out’s 2018 City Life Index, topping other highly-ranked cities like New York City, Melbourne, and London. There are so many incredible things to do in Chicago, plus it lacks the hectic craziness of other vacation destinations in the United States. It’s a great option for a fun weekend trip, even if you’ll never see everything the city has to offer in just two days.

American City Guide: New York City

New York City is the most populous city in the United States and has a reputation as the most vibrant and thrilling vacation destination on the continent. It’s the home of New York Fashion Week, the United Nations, Broadway, Wall Street, and the Statue of Liberty. Its fast pace inspired the phrase “New York minute” and even if you only have $5 per day to spend, you can still enjoy every aspect of this incredible metropolis.

Extravagant Hotel Pools You Need to See

For a lot of us, the pool is the holiday and the holiday is the pool. The success or failure of a getaway in the sun is determined by just how good the pool is. Knowing this, many hotels have some truly absurd swimming pools. Absurd for their grandeur and extravagance, these pools alone would make an unforgettable holiday.