Travel Books​​

You Should Read These Books Before You Travel To [Insert Country Here]
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You Should Read These Books Before You Travel To [Insert Country Here]

Before I head off on a trip, I love to read a few books and watch movies about that country. Sometimes it’s helpful, as was the case in reading Marquez before I traveled to Colombia, […]

On “On the Road”
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On “On the Road”

“I’ll be back in thirty minutes,” Stu said to me, his glazed-over eyes had that spark of craziness that fuels the worst and the best fires of humanity. Amid the rabble-rousing of a dimly lit […]

Q&A: An Irreverent Interview With David Farley
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Q&A: An Irreverent Interview With David Farley

David Farley’s Quest to Find the Carna Vera Sacra — The Foreskin of Christ By Luke Armstrong We travel for different reasons. The sun and sand. Adventure. To discover something new. To leave something old […]

Road Trip: Lonely Planet Style
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Road Trip: Lonely Planet Style

Summertime means road trip time, and Lonely Planet is helping you out by giving away free — one every week — PDF copies of their themed itineraries ahead of the release of their book, USA’s […]

Top 100 Travel Books Ever, According To Everyone
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Top 100 Travel Books Ever, According To Everyone

I love lists. 25 best restaurants in New York City. Top 10 movies of the year. Best morning cereal cartoon characters (and, yes, the answer is Sonny the Cuckoo Bird, don’t ask why). The problem […]

Three Cups Of Tea: The Power Of One Person
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Three Cups Of Tea: The Power Of One Person

I have a bookshelf full of adventure stories, young and old, travel tales from every corner of the earth, and tattered guidebooks from where I’ve been. I’m not the kind of person that likes clutter, […]

Travel Reads: The Man Who Cycled The World
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Travel Reads: The Man Who Cycled The World

At the end of the month, I’m embarking on an epic three-day bike ride through the Canadian Rockies. I’m already hearing excuses from my taint to avoid the 90-mile days on the saddle. God knows what your grundle would feel like after 194 days and […]

The Lost Girls Published: No Coreys In Sight
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The Lost Girls Published: No Coreys In Sight

Congrats to the fine ladies over at LostGirlsWorld.com who just released their very own book today, The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World. You can buy the book here, […]

The Squid And The Male: Tales Of Obsession
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The Squid And The Male: Tales Of Obsession

Twenty-foot walls of water, stomach-turning heaves, pbj sandwiches lost at sea. These are the trials and tribulations of one man´s quest to capture the Giant Squid, found off the shores of New Zealand. WorldHum has […]

Tom Swift: A Travel Writer Is Not A Tourist
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Tom Swift: A Travel Writer Is Not A Tourist

When you are a travel writer, you are living in two worlds. One world is based on the existential experience of belonging: finding out where you belong or how things belong. The other world is […]