Book Review: Gypset Travel

May 16, 2013 0


Hello there my friends! I am back after a whirlwind of travels – from Paris to the Provence, the French Riviera, back to Paris, then Munich and then Berlin. Phew, what an itinerary! Well you can imagine that it was beyond beautiful and inspiring (more about my trips soon on the blog). I took my recent travels as a good reason to present you a book I’ve recently bought upon recommendation by my friend and fellow blogger Olivia. ‘Gypset Travel’ appealed to me by its title alone as I consider myself a savvy traveler.

‘Gypset Travel’ is a travel diary by New York based journalist Julia Chaplin that delves into the glamorous bohemian world of artists, designers, and bons vivants through intimate photography and personal anecdotes. It takes us on an inspiring voyage to little-known enclaves around the globe and mixes fashion, interiors and travels into a magical concoction of a bohemian lifestyle.

‘Gypset’ is a term defined by the author Julia Chaplin as an unconventional, bohemian approach to life. It is characterized by a fashionable exoticism and a down-to-earth ease. It thus combines the wiles  of a gypsy with the sophistication of the jet set. 

So whether you’re a boho traveler, a gypsy inside or a style savvy jet setter, this book will take you on an inspiring trip to enchanting places by highlighting the beauties on the go and gathering inspiration for your home. 

As you can see on my pics I dove into the book over a freshly brewed cup of coffee and got myself taken away to new and unseen places. And after my last sip of coffee the lingering taste confirmed – I am a little ‘gypset’ traveler myself. 

Photography by Igor Josifovic

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  • Reply tina @ colourliving May 16, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    Welcome back you jet-setter:-))

    Love this – sounds really different, fresh and exciting. Thanks for the review:-)

  • Reply Judith May 16, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Ahaaa, so there’s the book that Olivia was telling us about. It looks fabulous!

    • Reply Igor Josifovic May 16, 2013 at 11:43 pm

      Exactly!! That’s it and it is really inspiring!

  • Reply Lena May 17, 2013 at 6:58 am

    Welcome back and thank you for sharing – that book looks fantastic! I used to travel and explore lots of different and exotic places before I had children – after that a lot less, and I miss it!

  • Reply Olivia May 17, 2013 at 6:59 am

    Awwww I am so glad you love it :) Its my coffee table book


  • Reply tinajo May 17, 2013 at 8:16 am

    Love the look of this! :-)

  • Reply Beauty Follower May 17, 2013 at 9:07 am

    Επιτελους γυρισες… ειχα αρχισει να ανησυχω οτι θα μεινεις στας εξοχάς της Γαλλίας για πάντα χα χα!
    ΠΟλυ ωραιος οδηγός. Νομιζω οτι πρεπει να παω ενα ταξιδάκι αφού τον συμβουλευτώ.

  • Reply H O N E Y May 17, 2013 at 9:56 am

    beautiful pictures <3
    your blog is soo cool, i love it!

  • Reply susan May 17, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Looks like a book to get lost in for hours! Bon weekend Igor ;)

  • Reply LatteLisa LisaHjalt May 17, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    You’re back birthday boy! Congratulations!

    This looks like an interesting book, I will put it on my list, which is getting long.

    Cannot wait to hear about your trip. Have a wonderful weekend ;-)

  • Reply Holly May 20, 2013 at 9:47 am

    I can totally see why this book appeals to you Igor! Great find, thanks for sharing. Putting it on my book wish list :)


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