Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

the alchemist book review

As some of you know, I have a never-ending list of books I’d like to read. Usually a friend recommends one, or I read about one on a travel blog. Whenever I see something interesting, I add it to the list. However, I often skip over the same book repeatedly because the small blurb on Amazon doesn’t sound appealing. That’s what happened to The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. A shepherd goes in search of his dreams. Hmmm. Sounds kind of boring.

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11 Things to Do and See on Your First Trip to Barcelona

I'm going to be honest here and say that the main reason I loved Barcelona so much was the food and the people. I'm the most indecisive person in the world when it comes to ordering dinner because I always want to try everything on the menu. I also tend to ask everyone I'm with if I can try their food. In the land of tapas, what's not to like? I'm not sure why you can't try small plates of dishes everywhere else in the world but, writing an entire post about what I ate seems boring, so...

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16 Things You Don’t Know About Europe Until You Get There

Although I love writing about New York, I thought it’d be fun to share some advice from my past travels. Let me start by saying that I’m definitely no expert when it comes to places outside of New York State. I have visited Europe several times over the last few years, and in honor of those visits I thought it’d be fun to share all of the things I learned upon my arrival in foreign countries. Or rather all of the ridiculous mistakes I made when I first arrived. Trust me there were a...

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