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Book Review: ‘A Pink Suitcase: 22 Tales of Women’s Travel’ Edited by Janna Graber

"They traveled as mothers, sisters, wives, daughters, friends and lovers. Sometimes they traveled alone, whether by choice or circumstance, often forming deep connections with the people who crossed their paths." "The Pink Suitcase: 22 Tales of Women's Travel" Edited by Janna Graber Read More »

Vintage-Style Travel Planning: Unplugging and Paying a Surprise Visit to the Old-School Tourist Office

Museo de Bellas Artes de Valparaiso Chile

Sometimes it seems the folks in the tourist office are surprised that someone stopped by at all! But I like to meet people from the country before I go there – people who correct my pronunciation of a town's name. Or recommend a place I didn’t know to go to. Or tell me I've bitten off more than I can chew. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Reclaiming Travel’ by Ilan Stavans and Joshua Ellison

“The story of the journey is never the journey itself: it is at best a summation, based on past events but delivered for the listeners in front of us at the moment of retelling. Between the past and the memory of the past there is always a gap. … That gap is called perspective.” Read More »