Book a trip to recharge and expand your mind

Share this:

It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to’.

– Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, J R.R Tolkien.

Fiction is a magic carpet that transports readers all over the globe. What about all the places on earth that inspired authors to write these magical carpet books? And these books add to our imaginations to conjure up beautiful and terrible images of just about anything we can view in our minds.

Travel is another experience that provides us with inspiration. Moved away from the familiar, in traveling we are thrust into the uncomfortable spotlight. is a heady, fascinating thing. With the ability to transport its readers to the far-flung corners of the universe, we can find ourselves immersed in brand-new worlds.  without so much as moving a muscle from our seats. But what about the places on earth that inspired those authors? Visiting these places can expand our imaginations fed us to experience some of the same inspiration that sparks writers in these places to create and write their books.

Winter travel and book suggestions.

Visiting and reading books set in Finland, Sweden, and Lapland will offer magical experiences of inspiration and recharging.

Inspiration sites:


Visit Finland the happiest country in the world.


7 Reasons to Visit Lapland in the Winter


Sweden in Winter: Best Places to visit  during the winter

Books Suggestions

Check out these wonderful books

Snow Angels

Find out more

Calling Mrs., Christmas

Find Out More







Nordic Tales

Find Out More






Winter Beneath the Stars

Find Out More

Share this:
Posted in

Judy Kundert

Judy Kundert, a recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who Excellence in Authorship award, loves storytelling, from folk and fairy tales to classics for elementary school children. She authors award-winning middle-grade novels designed to inspire and intrigue children. After she left her career as a United Airlines stewardess, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University, Chicago and a Master of Arts from DePaul University, Chicago. Most recently, she completed a master’s Certificate in Public Relations and Marketing from the University of Denver. For fun, she likes reading (usually three or four books at a time), watching movies from the oldies to the current films, traveling, biking, and hiking in vast Colorado outdoors with her husband. Learn more at can find me at the foot of the Colorado Rocky Mountains hiking, biking

Leave a Comment