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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    Seven at Sea: Why a New York City Family Cast Off Convention for a Life-Changing Year on a Sailboat
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  • You Started WHAT after 60? Highpointing across America by Jane T. Bertrand
    You Started WHAT after 60? Highpointing across America
    Release date: Nov 16, 2018
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    Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail
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    I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away
    Travels with Charley: In Search of America
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    Eric Weiner
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    Jack Kerouac
    What is that feeling when you're driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? - it's the too-huge world vaulting us, and it's good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

    Isabelle Eberhardt
    Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.
    Isabelle Eberhardt, The Nomad: The Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt

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