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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  • Expeditions Unpacked by Ed Stafford
    Expeditions Unpacked: What the Great Explorers Took into the Unknown
    Release date: Sep 17, 2019
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  • Around the World on 50 Bucks by Christopher Schacht
    Around the World on 50 Bucks: How I Left with Nothing and Returned a Rich Man
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  • By Ship, Train, Bus, Plane & Sometimes Hitchhiking by Walt Christophersen
    By Ship, Train, Bus, Plane & Sometimes Hitchhiking
    Release date: Sep 13, 2013
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    Bill Bryson
    But that's the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don't want to know what people are talking about. I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can't read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can't even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of in ...more
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