Travel literature & writers

My favourite travel writers (each with a selected novel/publishing):

Paul Theroux – The Great Railway Bazaar
Jack Kerouac – On the Road
Kirsten Hubbard – Wanderlove
Elizabeth Gilbert – Eat, Pray, Love
Bill Bryson – In a Sunburned Country
Tom Miller – A Sense of Place: Great Travel Writers Talk About Their Craft, Lives, and Inspiration
Heinrich Harrer – Seven Years in Tibet
Graham Greene – Journey without Maps
Nigel Barley – Adventures in a Mud Hut: An Innocent Anthropologist Abroad
Bruce Chatwin – The Songlines
Eddy Joe Cotton (Zebu Recchia) – Hobo: A Young Man’s Thoughts On Trains and Tramping in America
Colin Fletcher – The Thousand Mile Summer
Alexander „Alex“ Medawar Garland – The Beach
Tony Hawks – Round Ireland with a fridge
David Sedaris – Naked
William Sutcliffe – Are you experienced?

Short stories, essays etc.:

The kindness of strangers. Edited by Don George, by Lonely Planet Publications

German travel writers:

Stefan Nink – Donnerstags im Fetten Hecht
Dennis Gastmann – Gang nach Canossa: Ein Mann, ein Ziel, ein Abenteuer


2 responses to “Travel literature & writers

  1. You can certainly see your expertise in the work you write. The world hopes for even more passionate writers like you who are not afraid to say how they believe. Always follow your heart.

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