Travel is the movement of people or objects (such as airplanes, boats, trains and other conveyances) between relatively distant geographical locations. The term "travel" originates from the Old French word travail. Travel writing is a genre that has, as its focus, accounts of real or imaginary places. The genre encompasses a number of styles that may range from the documentary to the evocative, from literary to journalistic, and from the humorous to the serious. Travel writing is often associated with tourism, and includes works of an ephemeral nature such as guide books and reviews, with the ...more

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    Denali Skies
    Release date: Feb 16, 2013
    She needed a break, a change from the ordinary, an escape to something far away from what she considers familiar. With romantic ideals and a compulsio ...more
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    48 Peaks: Hiking and Healing in the White Mountains
    Release date: Sep 11, 2018
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