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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We Were Never Here
Once There Were Wolves
There's a Hole in my Bucket: A Journey of Two Brothers
Maiden Voyages: Magnificent Ocean Liners and the Women Who Traveled and Worked Aboard Them
Subpar Parks: America's Most Extraordinary National Parks and Their Least Impressed Visitors
How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe
The Highland Fling
The Quiet Zone: Unraveling the Mystery of a Town Suspended in Silence
Small Bodies of Water
It Happened One Summer (Bellinger Sisters, #1)
While We Were Dating (The Wedding Date, #6)
Island Queen
The Tiger Mom's Tale
  • Riding the Edge by Michael S. Tobin
    Riding the Edge: A Love Song to Deborah

    Release date: Jul 20, 2021
    Non Fiction Book Award Winner: Silver

    Two soulmates embark on an around-the-world journey, leaving the security of their well-ordered lives in search o
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  • Imaginary Peaks by Katie Ives
    Imaginary Peaks: The Riesenstein Hoax and Other Mountain Dreams

    Release date: Oct 01, 2021
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  • Letter to a Stranger by Colleen Kinder
    Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us

    Release date: Oct 05, 2021
    For the literary traveler or professional people watcher, LETTER TO A STRANGER is an anthology of powerful first impressions from fleeting strangers.
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    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...
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    J.R.R. Tolkien
    Not all those who wander are lost.
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

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