If you are short of time and money but still ache to travel the world, take a trip to your nearest bookshop instead and travel with these 8 authors and their inspiring novels about places and journeys.
In the last few years Dana has eaten her way from Inverness to Istanbul, along the way finding herself in such improbable but brilliant circumstances as making fresh ravioli with chef Joseph Sponzo in a cooking class in Florence and rising at 4 a.m. to tour Rungis Market (the largest fresh food market in the [...]
Eileen Smith is an ex-Brooklynite who’s found a life and a home in Santiago, Chile. She’s a fluent Spanish speaker, an avid cyclist/hiker/urban trekker on a neverending quest for the perfect day, and wants you to travel with her, figuratively, if not literally. Find more of her writing on www.bearshapedsphere.blogspot.com. Check out Eileen’s other BootsnAll [...]
Michelle Fabio is a freelance writer who has lived in her ancestors’ village in Calabria, the toe of the boot, since 2003. A licensed attorney, Michelle is the About.com guide to Law School and has written for America’s oldest daily legal newspaper, Philadelphia’s Legal Intelligencer, International Living, Transitions Abroad, Create Magazine, Women’s Independent Press, and [...]
Jill Harrison is a freelance journalist and photographer based in Bunbury, Western Australia who is happiest getting out with her camera, photographing and writing about our beautiful natural environment. Jill Harrison Jill enjoys travel and specialises in Western Australian travel articles and stories about inspiring everyday people. Jill has a passion for photography, especially wildflower [...]
Nellie is an atypical Asian, who journeys around the world in search of heaven. She finds one too many of it, and has been dazed and dizzy since then, in her love affair with travel. She is a worshipper of the sun, wild adventures, and new discoveries. As a teacher with compassion, she has taught [...]
Deanna Hyland is an aspiring writer from Oregon. She had the fortunate opportunity to live in the Netherlands for a year with her husband and children. While in Europe she got to do one of her favorite things – travel! She and her family traveled all over Europe, but she still has a few places [...]
John M. Edwards has traveled worldwide – five continents, plus. with stunts ranging from surviving a ferry sinking in Thailand to being caught in a military coup in Fiji. His work has appeared in such magazines as CNN Traveller, Missouri Review, Salon.com, Grand Tour, Islands, Escape, Endless Vacation, Literal Latté, Coffee Journal, Lilliput Review, Artdirect, [...]