Travel Writing

Montreal Travel Guide

Why It's Worth It<p>If you think Canada is a cold place, then Montreal is the antidote. The sexy French-Canadian metropolis is as warm as it gets in all four seasons. Festival crazy, foodie friendly, and diverse, this city island offers an unlikely mix of European charm and North American energy. …

Travel

So Many Stories

<b>:: 2017 FALL TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST FINALIST ::</b><p>Mareshas, rock-hewn churches, Axum, Saint George’s horse, bonfires, papyrus boats, Noah’s Ark, buna, …

Jordan River

France Cities Map and Travel Guide

International tourists visit France to the tune of about 85 million per year, making France the top tourist destination in the world, even though it …

France

7 Takes on the Career and Calling of Travel Writing

On this site, I’ll share not only my own travel writing experiences, but original case studies that I gather from other writers I know. Everyone from …

Creative Writing

Pathfinder pics: family adventures in Zambia and Tanzania

<i>Lonely Planet Pathfinder Jenny Lynn of Travelynn Family recently spent four months exploring sub-Saharan Africa with her young family. Of all the countries they visited, Zambia and Tanzania stood out as real highlights of the trip – here's why.</i><p>People raised their eyebrows when we told them we were …

Travel

10 Feminist Publishers — No agent required

10 Feminist Publishers — No agent required<p>Although there are many women authors, writing is a man’s world. In 2017, Quartz examined literary prizes …

Writing

Lonely Planet ranks the top 500 food experiences in the world

Pintxos in San Sebastián - the tapas of Spanish Basque country - have been named the world's top food experience by the tastemakers at travel guide …

Loneliness

How V.S. Naipaul Reshaped the Literary Landscape

It’s not easy for a single writer to establish a reputation and legacy in the field of postcolonial literature. Its landscapes are inherently varied, …

Literature

The Definitive Cannabis-Infused Travel Guide To Boulder, Colorado

Before legalization in Colorado as we know it, there was Boulder— a mountainside utopia where droves of hippies found refuge in the late 1960s. Also home to the University of Colorado, students have sparked spliffs for decades, too, with its campus playing host to the largest 4/20 smoke-out and …

Travel

Travel Writing Overdrive

Frequently Asked Questions<p>When does the course start and finish?<p>The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - …

Travel Writing

On a Travel Junket with Henry James

“We were nothing less than hotel children,” wrote Henry James about his childhood spent traipsing across Europe while his father rebelled against …

Literature

Cruise Ports Caribbean

From mountain peaks to shimmering reefs, spicy salsa rhythms to deep rolling reggae, pirate hideouts to sugar-sand beaches, the Caribbean is a dizzyingly diverse region to explore on a cruise ship. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Caribbean, with amazing travel experiences and the best …

Caribbean

What Tour Guides Never Tell You

Group dynamics are tricky. And group dynamics when we travel…….well, they can be super tricky. Friends of mine just came back from an <b>African safari</b> …

Travel Guides

A Sense of Place

Discovering the Magic<p>The film, <i>Call Me By Your Name,</i> was filmed in the small Lombard city of Crema, at the periphery of Milan’s commuter radius, in …

Italy

PEN Open Book Award - PEN America

<i>The PEN Open Book Award, formerly the Beyond Margins Awards, invites submissions of book-length writings by authors of color, published in the United</i> …

Books

Melbourne Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Year-round. The climate is temperate. Plus, travelers coming from the Northern Hemisphere can escape their own winter for an …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Off-season is the new travel season

Gone is the time when one looked forward to school and college holidays. Back then it had meant visits to weather-friendly locations replete with …

Travel (India)

The 10 best travel writers you’ve never read but should

Travel writing interweaves history, culture, politics and personal experience with the complexity of being an outsider in an established community. …

African-American News

6 Worthwhile Stops on the Way to Burning Man

Amalfi Coast

The Slippery Colonial Slope of Travel Journalism - Media

Perched on the roof of a boat drifting slowly along a remote stretch of the Congo River, Anthony Bourdain—celebrity chef, travel-show host, irascible …

Liberal View

What Anthony Bourdain Taught us About the Art of Living

When Anthony Bourdain’s name was trending on June 8th, the last thing I expected to see was news of his death. It hit like a punch to the gut. I’ve …

Anthony Bourdain

VS Naipaul, British author, dies aged 85

The British author VS Naipaul has died at his home in London aged 85, his family said in a statement.<p>Lady Naipaul confirmed that her husband had died peacefully. “He was a giant in all that he achieved and he died surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful …

Literature

VS Naipaul, Nobel Laureate whose books explored colonialism, dies aged 85

The British author VS Naipaul has died at his home in London aged 85, his family said in a statement.<p>Lady Naipaul said: "He was a giant in all that he achieved and he died surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavour."<p>Salman Rushdie was among …

Literature

Book clinic: has social media killed travel writing?

<b>Is travel writing dead in the age of social media?</b><br>Charu Gupta, India<p><b>Sara Wheeler</b><b>, biographer and author of travel books including Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica, writes:</b><br>Charu, no! Travel writing is all about observational detail, which can’t really be captured in social media. The writer …

Social Media

VS Naipaul, Fiery Novelist And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 85

Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul or Sir Vidia, as he was sometimes known after being knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990, shot to fame with …

Literature

Portugal Regions Map

The map of Portugal’s mainland regions is the recent “NUTS II” version. Prior versions showed a larger Lisbon region. Portugal’s two island regions …

James Martin

Choose Your Own Adventure: Travel Publishing 2018–2019

Vacations aren’t one size fits all and neither are guidebooks. Some focus on culinary exploration and others on arts appreciation. Still others start …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Fatehpur Sikri Essential Travel Guide

A city that was once the proud capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century, Fatehpur Sikri now stands deserted as a well preserved ghost town. …

Travel

Ignore the digital doomsdayers – the printed travel guide is here to stay

Has the death of the travel guide been exaggerated? Greg Dickinson thinks so...<p>They all read their own obituaries before they died.<p>Flick back just …

Guide Books

Sharri Markson wins Kennedy Foundation Journalist of the Year award

The Daily Telegraph’s Sharri Markson has won the 2018 Kennedy Prize for Journalist of the Year for her coverage of the politcial scandal around …

Australia