Susan Orlean is more than a travel writer—she’s a storyteller, who happens to tell lots of stories about foreign and exotic places. To date she’s published seven books, including "The Orchid Thief." This week, Susan talks to How I Travel about why she’s so in love with life on the road, her first experiences as a road-tripping writer, why she likes to travel with an objective in mind and her method for choosing a good spot to eat.
Kelsey Timmerman wrote the book “Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes,” a narrative that is both a deeply intriguing look at globalization and a fascinating travelogue. Currently, Timmerman is on a whirlwind tour of Central Africa and Ireland, talking to victims of the global financial crisis.
Abigail King is a freelance writer who loves to travel and find new ways to enjoy life. She has circled the globe twice, camped in the snows of Kilimanjaro and Patagonia and tracked down tigers, turtles and panda bears. She’s then had a hot shower and embraced the city life of New York, Rio, Paris [...]