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Extra! Extra! Famous Travel Writers Spill Trade Secrets (And Dish Some Dirt)

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Here are capsule reviews of three fast-selling paperbacks by famous travel and guidebook writers: good, quick reads that pull the curtain back on a few of the travel industry's dirty little secrets and outright lies.

WATCH: Travel Writer Compares Southerners To Chinese

The Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Travel

Chuck Thompson, travel writer and author of "To Hellholes and Back" and "Smile When You're Lying," sat down with HuffPost Travel to talk about his jou...

Fluff, Loathing, and "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in Travel Journalism

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Paul Appell

And as with many other industries, take it from this veteran: sometimes if you delve too deeply into how the sausage is actually made, you run the risk of losing your appetite.