Courtesy of the Vancouver Downtown Association website. Getting into Birdhouse Books feels a bit like magic. The Used Bookstore, located in Vancouver’s downtown arts district, specializes in selling used and antique books. Owned by Sarah Summerhill and Lucas Gubala, it is one of Vancouver’s newest businesses. The boutique officially openedRead More →

On the bustling main street of Insa-dong – which once symbolized traditional Korean culture, but now teeming with souvenir shops – visitors casually pass a store that contains centuries-old treasures. Tongmunkwan, South Korea’s oldest bookstore, keeps its door closed most of the time. Front of Tongmunkwan (Park Hyun-koo / TheRead More →