Reading Lits for Travellers

Odyssey Travellers offers reading lists selected for Mature & Senior travellers for places visited and beyond. Odyssey ‘s reading list support the collection of escorted small group tours to places of interest. The suggested reading lists support the collection of walking, history, discovery, architecture, dinosaur, archaeology & discovery escorted small group tours offered each year.

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Caravaggio tours

Caravaggio: The Definitive Reading List

Who was Caravaggio? Caravaggio became the greatest painter of religious works of the early 17th century. His dramatic but naturalistic style of painting emphasised the common humanity of his subjects, the apostles and martyrs of…

10 Oct 19 · 11 mins read
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Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Ten books for travelling to Turkey

Ten Books to Read about Turkey One of the world’s few trans-continental nations, Turkey is where east meets west, Europe meets Asia, and religion meets modernity. The capital city, Istanbul – once Byzantium, and then…

8 Oct 19 · 2 mins read
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Ancient History of Egypt

Discover Egypt with ten great books

Discover Egypt with ten great books Egypt captures the imagination and heart of us all. It is often our introduction to ancient history, and the mysteries of the pyramids and myths of pharaohs remain alive…

14 Mar 18 · 2 mins read
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Britain canals and railways

15 books on Britain's Industrial Revolution

Fifteen books on Britain’s Industrial revolution This reading list on Britain’s Industrial revolution complements Odyssey Travellers escorted small group tour that traces via the canal and railway network, the evolution of this monumental change in…

16 Oct 17 · 2 mins read
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French cooking and eating

Cooking & eating French food: 10 of the best books for travellers

Discovering French food France’s distinctive culinary tradition is among the most respected in the world. No trip to France will remain untouched by the wonders of French gastronomy. Whether you are tucked into a quiet…

6 Oct 17 · 2 mins read
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Loire Valley, Bridge in France

10 of the best France travel books

10 Travel Books About France It has been said that ‘no other nation on the planet approaches France in its subtle and seamless blend of the old and the new; the industrial and the pastoral’.…

5 Oct 17 · 2 mins read
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10 Books on Japan | A Guide for Senior Travellers

10 Books on Japan | A Guide for Senior Travellers

Tours of Japan Visiting Japan, a land of dazzling contradictions, is an unforgettable experience. High-tech cities harbour relics of a fascinating past. Futuristic fashion and gadgets share the streets with evidence of deeply held traditions.…

5 Oct 17 · 2 mins read
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Scotland cattle

10 great books to read on the Scottish Isles

Why read books about the Scottish Isles before travelling there? This is recommended list of books for mature & senior travellers planning to travel to the Scottish Isles either as part of an Odyssey Tour…

3 Oct 17 · 2 mins read
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Villages of Italy

10+1 Great Books About Italy Before You Visit

Italy, a favourite destination for travellers of all ages. Consider a small group package tour for mature and senior travelers for couples and singles to Italy. Offer history, walking and general discovery tours and long stay programs in Florence.

27 Sep 17 · 8 mins read
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