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
A Terrible Country
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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
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    Love & Gelato
    The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well
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    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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    Young Adult Road Trip Novels
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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
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    Sue Monk Kidd Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother and Daughter Journey to the Sacred Places of Greece, Turkey, and France
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    Terry Pratchett
    Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.
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    Lao Tzu
    The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
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