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

New Releases Tagged "Travel"

In a Not So Perfect World
Alpine Rising: Sherpas, Baltis, and the Triumph of Local Climbers in the Greater Ranges
The Translator's Daughter: A Memoir
Foodie Places
My Antarctica: True Adventures in the Land of Mummified Seals, Space Robots, and So Much More
The Secret History of Bigfoot
Burma Sahib
A Travel Guide to the Middle Ages: The World Through Medieval Eyes
The Secret Life of Hidden Places: Concealed Rooms, Clandestine Passageways, and the Curious Minds That Made Them
How to Live Free in a Dangerous World: A Decolonial Memoir
Maurice and Maralyn: An Extraordinary True Story of Love, Shipwreck and Survival
  • Ghost Town Living by Brent Underwood
    Ghost Town Living: Mining for Purpose and Chasing Dreams at the Edge of Death Valley

    Release date: Mar 19, 2024
    A long-abandoned silver mine for sale sounded like an adventure too great to pass up, but it turned into much more—a calling, a community of millions, ...more
    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 10 copies available, 2774 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Mar 23 - Apr 22, 2024

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Countryside by Corinne Fowler
    The Countryside: Ten Rural Walks Through Britain and Its Hidden History of Empire

    Release date: Jun 11, 2024
    Enter for a chance to win THE COUNTRYSIDE and accompany, Corinne Fowler on ten walks through idyllic scenery that reveal forgotten links to the past!
    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 25 copies available, 2706 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Apr 01 - Apr 22, 2024

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The New Tourist by Paige McClanahan
    The New Tourist: Waking Up to the Power and Perils of Travel

    Release date: Jun 18, 2024
    Enter for a chance to win 1 of 15 galleys!
    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 15 copies available, 2305 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Apr 01 - Apr 30, 2024

    Countries available: U.S.

  • People We Meet on Vacation
    Before We Were Innocent
    The Lincoln Highway
    One Italian Summer
    Wish You Were Here
    West with Giraffes
    Girl Abroad
    The Breakaway
    The Sicilian Inheritance
    You, with a View
    The Worst Wedding Date (Three BFFs and a Wedding #1)
    Troubles in Paradise (Paradise, #3)
    Mrs. Nash's Ashes
    The Resort
    The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankJourney to the West by Biao  WangThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
    Life in a Foreign Country
    767 books — 449 voters
    National Geographic by Leah Bendavid-ValThe Art Book by Phaidon PressAlways a Traveler, Never a Tourist by Judy BloombergAnsel Adams by Ansel AdamsPortraits by Steve McCurry
    Best Coffee Table Books
    584 books — 311 voters

    A Night to Remember by Walter LordTitanic by Don  LynchThe Night Lives On by Walter LordThe Discovery of the Titanic by Robert D. BallardVoyage on the Great Titanic by Ellen Emerson White
    Best Titanic Books
    159 books — 208 voters

    A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
    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
    Travels with Charley: In Search of America
    Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away
    A Year in Provence (Provence, #1)
    The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia
    On the Road
    Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy
    The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain

    Related News

      Summer has arrived in the northern hemisphere. For those of us with nomadic hearts, it’s time to consider that most American of rituals:...
    Simone de Beauvoir
    I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all which I want. And then when I do not succeed I get mad with anger.
    Simone de Beauvoir

    J.R.R. Tolkien
    Not all those who wander are lost.
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

    More quotes...
    Senior Readers & Writers We are a fun group who like to chat about books and everything else related to aging. We prefer …more
    425 members, last active 2 hours ago
    JoyfulReadersHub 🌟 📚 Welcome to our literary haven, "JoyfulReadersHub"🌟 Embrace the warmth of shared stories and …more
    6 members, last active 4 months ago
    60 Africa Books Reading Challenge This group is reading 60 books set in Africa, one from each country and filling in the rest with…more
    39 members, last active 20 days ago
    Travel and Tourism Welcome to our Community for Travel and Tourism Book Lovers! This is a place for all of us who …more
    9 members, last active 37 days ago


    Tags contributing to this page include: travel and travel-writing