Edited by Marybeth Bond
With an Introduction by Mary Morris
Including stories by Frances Mayes, Isabella Tree, Linda Watanabe McFerrin, Jan Morris, Laurie Gough, Stephanie Elizondo Griest, Michele Anna Jordan, Constance Hale, and many more
“…to Americans going abroad Europe offers art, culture, and free expression in a way that few cultures can. For generations, Americans have gone to Europe to learn. And to break free.”
—From the Introduction by Mary Morris
A Woman’s Europe captures the magic of the Swiss Alps, the French countryside, the streets of Moscow, the isles of Greece, the country roads of Ireland, and much more with a uniquely female perspective. Some women travel solo, others with friends, family, or partners, but all have been drawn to Europe—for adventure, romance, culture, cuisine and art. Whether searching for their Irish ancestry, savoring Italian delicacies, or striving to understand the conflict in Bosnia, the 37 writers in A Woman’s Europe find inspiration and fulfillment in their journeys and satisfy the reader with illuminating tales.
In A Women’s Europe readers will:
- Hang out all night with singing firemen in Athens
- Parachute, free as a bird, over Scotland
- Get milk for your muesli right from a cow in the Swiss Alps
- Restore a castle in the French countryside
- Find a place among the eccentrics at the British Museum
- Savor a meal that seduces in Venice
- Enjoy a Christmas from another century in Vienna
- Abandon your itinerary in Prague to run off with a kindred spirit
- & much more.
About the editor
Marybeth Bond is the editor of the national bestseller A Woman’s World, which won the Lowell Thomas award for Best Travel Book. A well-known name in the world of travel, she is the award-winning author/editor of five women’s travel books in the Travelers’ Tales series. She was the travel expert for CBS Evening Magazine and was also a featured guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Her travel articles have been published worldwide in magazines such as Islands, andShape, and newspapers and she has been a spokesperson for numerous companies including British Airways. She lives in Northern California with her husband, two daughters and a yellow lab named “Tuscany.” Visit her website atwww.marybethbond.com.
About Travelers’ Tales
Founded in 1993, Travelers’ Tales is celebrating its many years of excellence in travel publishing with the publication of The Best Travelers’ Tales 2004. By publishing the best travel writing from world-famous authors and new and emerging writers, the editors’ goal is to inspire and enlighten readers through true stories by travelers who have explored the depths of their experiences. The award-winning series includes: country and regional guides; books which explore the themes of women’s travel, spirituality, food, humor, and adventure; travel advice books; Footsteps: The Soul of Travel, a series of single-author travel narratives; and Travelers’ Tales Classics, a series which introduces out-of-print favorites of travel literature to a new audience. A Women’s Europe is the latest in the Travelers’ Tales women’s travel series.
Travelers’ Tales…the Power of a Good Story.
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A Women’s Europe
Edited by Marybeth Bond
$17.95, 320 pages
5 1/8″ x 8″