Betsy and the Great World

"Betsy and the Great World" (1952) is the ninth volume in the Betsy-Tacy series of children's fiction by Maud Hart Lovelace. The novel is set in 1914 and focuses on the newly adult Betsy Ray's adventures while spending a year traveling through Europe in place of attending college.

Places visited by Betsy Ray in the novel

The Azores (boat excursion)

Madeira (boat excursion)

Gibraltar (boat excursion)

Algiers (boat excursion)

Genoa (briefly: goes ashore and hops on train)

Munich (extended stay)




Venice (extended stay)



London (extended stay)

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