The Best Travel Writing

The Best Travel Writing

True Stories from Around the World

By James O'Reilly (Editor); Larry Habegger (Editor); Sean O'Reilly (Editor)

Travelers' Tales Guides, Paperback, 9781932361315, 350pp.

Publication Date: February 2006


For readers planning to spend time in a foreign locale, wanting to reminisce about a favorite trip, or just plain interested in the world, The Best Travel Writing 2006 provides over 25 of the best travel pieces from emerging and established authors. Covering every corner of the globe, these stories include the tale of a lone woman sailing with a ship of pirates, the kaleidoscopic world of a sex-addled visitor to Thailand, an amazing coat that seems to have been everywhere, and the bizarre world atop Mount Kilimanjaro. The latest installment in a consistently entertaining series highlighting the adventuresome side of travel, The Best Travel Writing 2006 showcases gripping stories from around the world.

About the Author
James O'Reilly was born and raised in County Cork Ireland. His family moved to America when he was 14 years old. He discovered his fervor for catching bad guys when he watched an undercover officer infiltrate a local gang in his neighborhood, and bring down the entire operation. The excitement of meeting the officer and seeing the busts live sent James on a mission to make the police force. "You can't right every wrong, but you can give it your best." Now retired, with a beautiful wife and six grown children, James has taken to his Winnebago for some traveling, sight-seeing and relaxation.

Habegger is executive editor of Traveler's Tales and is a travel writer.

O'Reilly-Editor-at-large & director of international sales for Travelers' Tales