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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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Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude
The Summer of Us
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Your Destination Is on the Left
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The Crossway

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  • The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores
    My Oxford Year
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    Love & Gelato
    The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well
    Sluta aldrig gå - Från gatan i Sao Paulo till Vindeln i Norrland
    Allie and Bea
    Paris for One and Other Stories
    America for Beginners
    Take Me with You
    The Shortest Way Home
    One Indian Girl
    A Long Way Home
    Two Steps Forward
    Love & Luck
    Blood River by Tim ButcherThe Trigger by Tim ButcherChasing the Devil by Tim ButcherForeigner in My Own Backyard by Travis CaseyArabian Sands by Wilfred Thesiger
    Best Travel Writing
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    The Age of Insight by Eric R. KandelHiroshima by John HerseyHoly Blood, Holy Grail by Michael BaigentThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
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    The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
    Life in a Foreign Country
    544 books — 323 voters

    A Walk in the Woods
    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
    I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away
    Into the Wild
    Travels with Charley: In Search of America
    Under the Tuscan Sun
    Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    A Year in Provence
    On the Road
    The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain

    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.
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    Rumi
    Travel brings power and love back into your life.
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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

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