Travel

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

The Layover
The Puma Years: A Memoir of Love and Transformation in the Bolivian Jungle
Lizzie & Dante
One Great Lie
The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America
Curse of the Specter Queen
Nowhere Girl: A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood
The Appalachian Trail: A Biography
Almost Flying
For Vacation Only
I Belong Here: A Journey Along the Backbone of Britain
Above and Beyond: Secrets of a Private Flight Attendant
Republic of Detours: How the New Deal Paid Broke Writers to Rediscover America
Barcelona Dreaming
Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night
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    These Tangled Vines
    Hostage
    The Road Trip
    West with Giraffes
    Shipped
    Great Circle
    The Layover
    The Tourist Attraction (Moose Springs, Alaska #1)
    Float Plan
    I Thought You Said This Would Work
    Sex and Vanity
    Migrations
    Love Your Life
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    True Life Adventure
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    Young Adult Road Trip Novels
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    A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
    In a Sunburned Country
    Notes from a Small Island
    Eat, Pray, Love
    Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe
    Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
    Into the Wild
    Travels with Charley: In Search of America
    Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away
    A Year in Provence
    Under the Tuscan Sun
    On the Road
    The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain

    Marcel Proust
    The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
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    Jack Kerouac
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