February Reads for a Cozy Valentine’s


Let’s play a game. It’s called, “Being You, Right Now.” Perhaps you’re reading this on your way to work, defending your corner of the train with a well-placed elbow. Or are you at home? If so, please put the kettle on.

So begins Traveler-and-Sketchbook-Artist Candace Rose Rardon’s illustrated essay on love, travel, and tea, “Home is a Cup of Tea.” Valentine’s Day is coming up soon, so we’ve chosen a few awesome reads from around the web that you can enjoy this holiday:

cena San Valentino

Home is a Cup of Tea

United’s Elite Traveler: Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Romance Around the World

Afar’s Coolest Travel Jobs: Magician

New Yorker’s Hottest New Novels to Buy at the Airport (word of caution: this is a parody! 🙂 )

EDIT 8 February: New Releases & Upcoming

Legit: Good Airport Reads

Daniel Stone, The Food Explorer. Botanist David Fairchild’s exploits led to the widespread love of kale from Croatia, mangoes from India and avocados from Chile.

Laurie Gwen Shapiro, The Stowaway. An adventurous teenager’s journey from 1920s New York’s Lower East Side to Antarctica. 

Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover. A young woman leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge.

Where are you gallivanting to this Valentine’s? We’d love to hear your travel plans in the comments!

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