Travel is the movement of people or objects (such as airplanes, boats, trains and other conveyances) between relatively distant geographical locations. The term "travel" originates from the Old French word travail. Travel writing is a genre that has, as its focus, accounts of real or imaginary places. The genre encompasses a number of styles that may range from the documentary to the evocative, from literary to journalistic, and from the humorous to the serious. Travel writing is often associated with tourism, and includes works of an ephemeral nature such as guide books and reviews, with the ...more

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  • A Curated Guide by Robert Koehler
    A Curated Guide: SEOUL
    Release date: Feb 18, 2019
    Real Places. Real Life. Real Seoul.
    A Local Guide to the Hottest City in Asia

    What's the best way to tour around a foreign city? Unless you want to pil
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  • Seven at Sea by Erik Orton
    Seven at Sea: Why a New York City Family Cast Off Convention for a Life-Changing Year on a Sailboat
    Release date: Mar 05, 2019
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  • You Started WHAT after 60? Highpointing across America by Jane T. Bertrand
    You Started WHAT after 60? Highpointing across America
    Release date: Nov 16, 2018
    Itching for a challenge when she turned 60, Jane Bertrand set out to reach the highest point of each state. Her strategic mistake was to start with th ...more
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    The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
    Into the Wild
    I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away
    Travels with Charley: In Search of America
    Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    Under the Tuscan Sun
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    Sue Monk Kidd
    Sue Monk Kidd Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother and Daughter Journey to the Sacred Places of Greece, Turkey, and France
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    It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
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    Isabelle Eberhardt
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