Where to take it

Pairing books and places, WHERE TO TAKE IT is where we give away our ultimate hotlist for the bibliophile traveler. If you are looking for a luxury hotel, a private villa, or a Mind-Spa, the LONG CHAIR has done your reading for you.

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Serenely Sublime: Reading Henry James in Venice

Serenely Sublime: Reading Henry James in Venice

 “From the example of the past, the man of the present acts prudently as to not imperil the future.”   TitianSerenely Sublime:Reading Henry James in Venice       "From the example of the past, the man of the present acts prudently as to not imperil the...

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Seaside Summer: Staycation Reading at the English Coast

Seaside Summer: Staycation Reading at the English Coast

 “My big fish must be somewhere.”   Ernest Hemingway   Seaside Summer: Staycation Reading at the English Coast                  Yes, it is still possible to find a spot for this summer where you can wake up to the salty air of sea in the morning and spend...

Wild Flowers in the Garden: With Stella Gibbons in Sussex

Wild Flowers in the Garden: With Stella Gibbons in Sussex

“It was the loveliest hour of the English year: Seven o’clock on Midsummer Night.”   Stella Gibbons    Wild Flowers in the Garden: With Stella Gibbons in Sussex                   “The education bestowed on Flora Poste by her parents had been expensive,...

And then there were None: With Agatha Christie on Burgh Island

And then there were None: With Agatha Christie on Burgh Island

 “Very few of us are what we seem.” Agatha  ChristieAnd then there were None: With Agatha Christie on Burgh Island       "Very few of us are what we seem."           Agatha Christie                   There is a reason modern day...

Wild Flowers in the Garden: With Stella Gibbons in Sussex

Wild Flowers in the Garden: With Stella Gibbons in Sussex

“It was the loveliest hour of the English year: Seven o’clock on Midsummer Night.”   Stella Gibbons    Wild Flowers in the Garden: With Stella Gibbons in Sussex                   “The education bestowed on Flora Poste by her parents had been expensive,...

And then there were None: With Agatha Christie on Burgh Island

And then there were None: With Agatha Christie on Burgh Island

 “Very few of us are what we seem.” Agatha  ChristieAnd then there were None: With Agatha Christie on Burgh Island       "Very few of us are what we seem."           Agatha Christie                   There is a reason modern day...

Ile de Beauté:  The Long Chair on Eco-Escaping to Corsica

Ile de Beauté: The Long Chair on Eco-Escaping to Corsica

“È meglio solo che mal compagnadi.” Corsican Proverb    Ile de Beauté: The Long Chair on Eco-Escaping to Corsica                   Just because the summer of 2020 is one in which keeping your distance is the order of the day, that does not mean that you...

Highland Fling: With Nancy Mitford in Scotland

Highland Fling: With Nancy Mitford in Scotland

“I am sometimes bored by people, but never by life.” Nancy Mitford  Highland Fling: With Nancy Mitford in Scotland                   Before Nancy Mitford wrote her wildly adored Love in a Cold Climate and The Pursuit of Love, the two novels that established her...

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