For those browsers not as impressed by architecture as they are by the beauty of books upon books upon books in narrow hallways — not to mention a place to nap. Shakespeare & Company, Paris, France [photo via]
"Buenos Aires Travel Guide" By Jocelyn C. Zuckerman, Photographs by Yadid Levy, January 2011, for Bon Appetit Before you go, download our PDF guide, complete with an illustrated map of the top destinations.
Hay-on-Wye, Wales is often described as the town of books; thanks to its large collection of bookstores and libraries, and none are more magnificent than Honesty Bookshop, a 24-hour open-air bookshop on the grounds of Hay Castle. The books, which are kept in bookcases against the castle wall, are paid for through a small letterbox. Elsewhere on the castle grounds, a mansion built in the 1660s is used for second-hand book sales.
Livraria Lello bookstore, Porto, Portugal A blend of neo-Gothic and art nouveau, the enchanting Livraria Lello bookshop dates to 1906 and is rumored to have inspired J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts in Harry Potter.