Cities Through the Eyes of Writers: Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective

Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

In The Fellowship of the Ring, JRR Tolkien famously wrote “Not all those who wander are lost”, a quote which became the mantra for those who are equal parts traveller and bibliophile.

Perhaps you're a globetrotter torn between your story-worlds and your desire to see the real world. But who says you can't have both?

If you want to satisfy your travellust and inner bookworm simultaneously, look no further! This article will show you the top cities on your travel bucket list as seen through the eyes of writers from around the world!

We present to you the best travel quotes that show how writers view your favourite cities.

1- New York

New York - F Scott Fitzgerald - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

Do you want to experience Fitzgerald's 'overripe' Manhattan for yourself? Take a bite out of the big apple by staying in the excellent HI NYC Hostel!

2- Paris

Paris - Ernest Hemingway - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

Feast your eyes on Paris' beautiful streets on your next trip. Stay in the 3 Ducks Hostel to see just what Hemingway was talking about!

3- Los Angeles

Los Angeles - John Fante - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

Book a stay at the Banana Bungalow Hollywood hostel and you can come to Los Angeles too! The 'flower in the sand' is waiting for you...

4- London

London - Samuel Johnson - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

If this tireless city is on your bucket-list, crash at the The BackpackShack to see the best of London.

5- Venice

Venice - Truman Capote - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

Indulge yourself in the stunning Serenissima by staying at the Generator Venice, a gorgeous, upbeat hostel located on the Venetian island of Giudecca!

6- Lisbon

Lisbon - Enrich Maria Remarque - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

Allow yourself to be enchanted by Lisbon! Book a trip to the Oasis Backpackers Hostel Lisbon and experience your own 'fairy-tale'!

7- Rome

Rome - George Eliot - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

Step back in time by taking a trip to the eternal city! Staying in the Funny Hostel Palace will ensure that you have historical Rome at your doorstep.

8- Dublin

Dublin- James Joyce - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

Follow in Joyce's footsteps and let Dublin captivate your heart by staying in the Barnacles Temple Bar House.

9- Athens

Athens - George Milton - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

Experience your own 'Paradise' by visiting the 'Mother of Arts'! AthenStyle hostel is an excellent option with a perfect central location.

10- Chicago

Chicago - Nelson Algren - Cities Through the Eyes of Writers : Famous Cities from a Writer's Perspective - Travel Quotes That Show How Writers View Your Favourite Cities

Whatever the season, Chicago is waiting for you! Check out the Wrigley Hostel when booking your trip.

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