The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World (Paperback)

True Stories from Around the World

By Lavinia Spalding (Editor)

Travelers' Tales Guides, 9781609520984, 320pp.

Publication Date: November 25, 2014

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Description

In The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World, thirty celebrated and emerging writers invite you to ride shotgun as they travel the globe to discover new places, people, and facets of themselves. The essays are as diverse as the destinations, the common thread being fresh, compelling storytelling that will make you laugh, weep, wish you were there, or thank your lucky stars you weren't. The Best Women's Travel Writing speaks to the reasons why we travel--and how travel changes our lives.

In The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World, you'll:

Study the ancient art of belly dancing in Egypt
Go day-drinking with a sea captain in Croatia
Scuba dive through an underground cave in Mexico
Run from massive exploding balloons in Burma
Embed with the military in Afghanistan
Experience a different kind of time in Argentina
Go dogsledding in Finland
Confront heartache, pain, and a deadly creature in Indonesia
Negotiate with smugglers in Mongolia
Marry a stranger at Burning Man

... and much, much more.


About the Author

Lavinia Spalding has edited three previous volumes of The Best Women's Travel Writing. She is also the author of Writing Away: A Creative Guide to Awakening the Journal-Writing Traveler and With a Measure of Grace, the Story and Recipes of a Small Town Restaurant, and she introduced the reissued e-book edition of Edith Wharton's classic travelogue, A Motor-Flight Through France. Her writing appears in numerous print and online publications, including Sunset, Yoga Journal, San Francisco magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, Tin House, and The Best Travel Writing. She lives in San Francisco, where she is a resident of the Writers' Grotto and co-founder of Weekday Wanderlust, a monthly travel reading series.
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