Books have the unique virtue of allowing you to feel a place, a landscape, a road, without setting foot there. Really good books let you fall in love with somewhere that you have never been before. But where are the locations that inspired some of the best works of literary genius over the last several hundred years? A new infographic from Hoppa.com reveals where you can walk in the footsteps of Hemingway, Marquez, Shelley, and Joyce. From a Hemingway look-alike contest in Key West to an alchemist’s castle in Germany, these are the 12 literary pilgrimages you need to make in 2018.

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