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

New Releases Tagged "Travel"

Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity
Island People: The Caribbean and the World
Every Color
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
One Indian Girl
Take Me with You
The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
A Long Way Home
The Little Paris Bookshop
Paris for One and Other Stories
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (Harold Fry, #1)
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Leaving Blythe River
The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well
The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
Love & Gelato
The Year of Living Danishly: My Twelve Months Unearthing the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country
Life and Other Near-Death Experiences


  • Uncorked  by Paul  Shore
    Uncorked : My year in Provence studying pétanque, discovering Chagall, drinking pastis, and mangling French
    Release date: Feb 05, 2017
    Enter for a chance to win 1 of 10 advance, signed copies of "UNCORKED - MY YEAR IN PROVENCE STUDYING PÉTANQUE, DISCOVERING CHAGALL, DRINKING PASTIS, A ...more
    View Details »

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 10 copies available, 408 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jan 08 - Jan 29, 2017

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more

    Format: Print Book

  • Chocolate Filling by Maher Hamoud
    Chocolate Filling: Notes from under the Belgian crust
    Release date: Oct 01, 2016
    Enter to win a signed copy of Chocolate Filling, the travel memoir that many Europeans consider "brutally honest and hilarious" The book is also liste ...more
    View Details »

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 5 copies available, 345 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jan 17 - Feb 28, 2017

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more

    Format: Print Book

  • 100 Days Drive by Aaron Lauritsen
    100 Days Drive: The Great North American Road Trip
    Release date: Jan 21, 2016
    Enter for a chance to win one signed copy of '100 Days Drive, A Road Trip Memoir'!

    In his recently released book ‘100 Days Drive’ author Aaron Lauritse
    View Details »

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 1 copy available, 478 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Dec 21 - Jan 21, 2017

    Countries available: US and CA

    Format: Print Book

    read on goodreads
  • A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
    Eat, Pray, Love
    Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe
    The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America
    Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    Into the Wild
    Under the Tuscan Sun
    Travels with Charley: In Search of America
    A Year in Provence
    Notes from a Small Island
    On the Road
    Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    The Great Railway Bazaar
    1,000 Places to See Before You Die
    The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
    Blood River by Tim ButcherA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertInto Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
    Favourite Travel Books
    1,451 books — 3,285 voters
    The Book Thief by Markus ZusakMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenOceans of Trouble by Travis CaseyThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Book of Occult by Simon W. Clark
    Around the World through Fiction
    284 books — 122 voters

    The Seven Natural Wonders Of The EARTH by Anna OthitisMy First Travel Angelic Airline Adventures by Anna OthitisCutting Right to the Chase by Stefania MattanaRiptide by Amber Lea EastonInto the Killer Sphere by Stefania Mattana
    Airport Reads
    89 books — 133 voters
    The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverThe Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey NiffeneggerEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertEast of Eden by John SteinbeckIn a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
    The Best Travel Book List Ever!
    100 books — 83 voters

    Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerChocolat by Joanne Harris
    Best Traveling Vicariously
    1,378 books — 1,221 voters
    Blood River by Tim ButcherThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    Foreign Lands
    1,720 books — 2,015 voters

    Eric Weiner
    Eric    Weiner Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine
    His Favorite Gifts for Travelers: The globetrotter behind the multicontinent spiritual quest Man Seeks God selects the ideal books to give to those with wanderlust.
    More Good Minds Suggest…
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost.
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

    Anna Quindlen
    Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.
    Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life

    More quotes... | More rooms in more places than any other hotel company. IHG hotels provide…more

    1 member, last active 32 days ago

    MoonOF_Book Club A book a month for those who love books! : )

    1 member, last active 2 months ago

    The Tipsy Gypsy Book Club Heather'n Kayt (The Tipsy Gypsy Chicks) are starting a Book Club. We will read a chapter per wee…more

    2 members, last active 8 days ago

    The Patrick Leigh Fermor Appreciation Society A place where readers can come to discuss the life and work of the English writer Patrick Leigh…more

    13 members, last active 26 days ago

    Personal geography (thus far)
    1 chapters — updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM — 1 person liked it
    From "Chengdu Letters"
    3 chapters — updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM — 10 people liked it


    Tags contributing to this page include: travel and travel-writing