Thanks to a caffeine break at Kioskafe near Paddington while cycling to work one morning last week, I stumbled across
Why is it that road trips, when undertaken by men in literature, seem to be about expanding one’s life and
The wanderlust is perhaps the most precious of all the troublesome appetites of the soul of man. Ramsay MacDonald was
What the Traveller Saw by Eric Newby (Collins, 1989; Flamingo, 1993) Much more important to me than cameras..were my
When you plan an adventure some will tell you that you are mad, and nearly all will say, “What is
Foreign Faces by V.S. Pritchett Bloomsbury 2011 (first published 1964) Literature is made out of the misfortunes of others. A
The business traveler should bring only what fits in a carry-on bag. Checking your luggage is asking for trouble…There are
I don’t consider my books travel books. I don’t like travel books, as I said before. I don’t believe
A Few Perfect Hours by Josh Neufeld (Alternative Comics, 2004) Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits… I rather would entreat
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning by Laurie Lee Published by Penguin (1969) “Go where you will. It’s all
Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel by Rolf Potts Published by Villard Books (2003) “Time is
The Bridge: A Journey between Orient and Occident by Geert Mak Published by Vintage (2009) Without the bridge you cannot know
Back in the USSR, Heroic Adventures in Transnistria by Rory Maclean (with photographs by Nick Danziger) Published by Unbound (2014) “Friends! Comrades!
Travels with Herodotus by Ryszard Kapuscinski Penguin Books “A journey, after all, neither begins in the instant we set out,
Exterminate all the Brutes, by Sven Lindqvist Published by Granta as Saharan Journey (with Desert Divers) “You already know enough.