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You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When It Monsoons

      In You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When It Monsoons Mo Willems captures the joys and travails of the tourist on the road. This sketchbook cum travelogue Willems takes readers on a bumpy around the world trip. … Continue reading

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From the Writer’s Almanac

It’s the birthday of the man who said: “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” Paul Theroux, born in Medford, Massachusetts (1941). After college he went in the Peace Corps and taught school in Malawi, … Continue reading

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Travel Poetry

Wherever You Are by Jeffrey Harrison When I kissed you in the hall of the youth hostel we fell into the linen closet laughing twenty years ago and I still remember though not very often the taste of cheap wine … Continue reading

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Travel Writing Contest

Sponsored by Rough Guides and World Nomad Who can apply? * This opportunity is open to students, emerging and non-professional writers and lovers of travel looking for a career change. * The scholarship is open to all nationalities, however, you … Continue reading

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No Reservations

Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations is the top of the line in television’s travel programming. Bourdain has a point of view and writes well. Right there that puts him a cut above Rick Steves and others who seem to think every … Continue reading

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