News

Travel tales wanted

Athlone Travel has started a travel book exchange in its office at 104-2187 Oak Bay Ave.

“Destination guides don’t really age,” says Athlone Travel owner Elizabeth Smith. “The Eiffel Tower is there and it’s not moving.”

With the expense of purchasing travel books on the increase, the impetus to recycle, along with the number of their clients looking for extra travel information, Smith decided to start the travel book exchange.

“People in our office had a few books kicking around that they would lend to clients and we thought we’d ask clients to bring in their old books, pick up a new one and keep it rolling.”

Their library is limited at this time, so if you have any unwanted travel books you would like to donate, drop by their office and help Athlone Travel fill its bookcase.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Security stepped up in B.C. after attacks in Ottawa
 
UPDATE: B.C. legislature to get security scanner
 
Employees of Chances officially off the job
STARRs receive four awards at the 10K Cobble Hill run
 
Legion recognizes poppy support
 
Field trip goes trout fishing
Loan your car to a drinking driver and pay the loss
 
Inquiry slams door in face of First Nations groups
 
The Week — Dec. 22

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.