More than 20 well-known writers and celebrities share the travel experiences that shaped their personalities and changed their lives. Contributors include Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Isabel Allende, Pico Iyer, John Berendt, Alexander McCall Smith and Jane Smiley.
About Lonely Planet:Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
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Great book grounded in exceptional experiences.55
The gems are worth the reading espically if you have traveled to these countries ❗️45
While enjoyable and reflective, the stories pile up in the minds eye of possible adventures. One image haunts me, but the rest draw smiles, laughter and the occasional shared nod of familiarity.45
I was delighted with each author's travel experience and perspective. Makes me yearn to go back to Asia. I miss it everyday.55
I am a traveler at heart but not in current practice. This book took me away to foreign places and had me yearning to run away.55