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PHOTOS: Conquering The Spectre In The Gothic Mountains

Ed Stump | Posted 01.19.2012 | Travel
Ed Stump

They were a fantasy of mountains rendered with bold and simple strokes, faceted grandeur in black and white.

PHOTOS: New Book Explores Brazilian Style

Posted 12.22.2011 | Travel

A new book from Assouline, Brazilian Style, explores contemporary Brazil through photography of everything from tiny bikinis to musician Seu Jorge to ...

Travel Bloggers Building Libraries In Zambia

Pam Mandel | Posted 12.19.2011 | Travel
Pam Mandel

This year, Passports with Purpose, the travel blogger's fundraiser, is supporting Room to Read. Here's how you can help children learn to love books.

PHOTOS: Lonely Planet Picks The World's 'Great Journeys'

Posted 12.19.2011 | Travel

The following is an excerpt from Lonely Planet’s new travel pictorial, Great Journeys, a visual journey through over 70 of the world’s most amazin...

Andrew Burmon

WATCH: Under The Apple Tree: Hunting For Eden Around The World | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.12.2011 | Travel

In Pararadise Lust: Searching For The Garden of Eden, Brook Wilensky-Lanford documents the journeys of a few of the metaphysical explorers who tried a...

Andrew Burmon

White Flag: Punk Rocker Henry Rollins' Peaceful Travel Photography | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel

That Henry Rollins, the burly, tattooed ballistic behind Black Flag, has attempted to distill a decade worth of experiences wandering through the wors...

Empty Streets And An Unappealing Proposition In Seville

Anna David | Posted 12.10.2011 | Travel
Anna David

I'd reminded people who'd asked me why I was going by myself how much I loved being alone. I'm a very independent, self-sufficient person, I'd said, sometimes feeling like I was speaking the truth and other times wondering who the hell I was kidding.

Hugh Grant Gets Out Of The Travel Book Business...

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

After news broke Tuesday that The Travel Bookshop -- a real London store made famous by the the 1999 romantic comedy Notting Hill, in which Hugh Grant...

Andrew Burmon

Beijing (n.): Reinventing Oneself On A Deadline (VIDEO) | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

Equal parts debutante ball, bar mitzvah and scarification, the 2008 Beijing Olympics contained all the classic elements of a coming of age celebration...

WATCH: An Author's Journey Down The Chaotic Nile

Huffington Post | Andrew Burmon | Posted 10.16.2011 | Travel

On a clear day, Lake Victoria’s islands are agreeably symmetrical at their waterlines. They float like furry green blimps across a hazy grey scrim s...

Holiday Travel Anxiety?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Travel anxiety: it ranges from being uptight about missing the plane, to being terrified of flying, from being annoyed by security checks to abhorring...

New Book: 101 Places NOT To Go

NPR | Catherine Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

These are just a few of the un-recommended destinations you'll read about in Catherine Price's "101 Places Not to See Before You Die." In this anti-tr...

Not So Open Road

New York Times | CELIA McGEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A Harlem postal employee and civic leader named Victor H. Green conceived the guide in response to one too many accounts of humiliation or violence wh...

Travel Book Sales Hit All-Time Low

The Bookseller | Victoria Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Travel sales have slumped to their lowest level since records began with British Airways strikes, the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud and economic uncert...

Travel Book Publishers Try To Reclaim The Web

New York Times | ERIC PFANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

About a dozen years ago, the Rough Guides and Lonely Planet series of travel books, rival bibles for the footloose and fancy free, crossed a new front...