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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    A Season for That: Lost and Found in the Other Southern France

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    The Blighted Mission (Rogue Adventures: Bloody Baja, #1)

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    The New Tourist: Waking Up to the Power and Perils of Travel

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