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

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  • National Geographic Secrets of the National Parks by National Geographic Society
    National Geographic Secrets of the National Parks: The Experts' Guide to the Best Experiences Beyond the Tourist Trail

    Release date: Dec 15, 2020
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  • Into the Carpathians by Alan E. Sparks
    Into the Carpathians: A Journey Through the Heart and History of East Central Europe (Part 2: The Western Mountains)
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    Release date: Aug 18, 2020
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  • Raven's Apprentice by D Robert Hardy
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    Release date: Jul 09, 2020
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    255 books — 226 voters
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    A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
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    The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain

    Jack Kerouac
    because he had no place he could stay in without getting tired of it and because there was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars...
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

    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
    Bill Bryson, Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe

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