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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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The Shortest Way Home
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I Was Told There'd Be Sexbots: Travels through the Future
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
The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places
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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
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    A Walk in the Woods
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    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

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    Peter Hessler Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory
    His Favorite Books on China: Hessler shares his favorite books about China, ranging from the Ming Dynasty to present day.
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    Mark Twain
    I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
    Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer Abroad

    Anaïs Nin
    We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.
    Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 7: 1966-1974

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