Quote of the Day: Paul Theroux

I'm currently in the middle of reading the much-celebrated travelogue by Paul Theroux, Dark Star Safari. In it I came across a wonderful quote about travel. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do: "The wish to disappear sends many travelers away. If you are thoroughly sick of being kept waiting at home [...]

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A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller by Frances Mayes

A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller by Frances Mayes

Every novel Frances Mayes has written immediately whisks you away, and A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller is no exception. Mayes' descriptions of traveling along coastal Europe kept me in a dream state, imagining only the vibrant colors, beautiful cities, and vivid flavors she described. But what impressed me the most is her capacity to describe [...]