A whole sector of the marketing industry shapes stories about nations and cities to shape our opinions about place.
Posted inFood, Quotes, Travel
Eating the Texas State Fair
“He was beginning to think the point of the revelry was to celebrate gluttony, and he wept for the world that his boy would have inherited, had he lived long enough to do so.”
Home is a Cup of Tea
Sketch artist and writer Candace Rose Rardon tells the story of her search for home through the different teas she has discovered while traveling.
Posted inEssays & Criticism, Quotes, Travel
Walk It Off
“The Sacred Door Trail is a pilgrimage if enough pilgrims say it is. “
Posted inNonfiction, Travel
Travel Writing for Americans Who Stay Home
An editor reflects on a career in travel writing, even as Americans travel less and are exposed to less diversity.
Posted inArts & Culture, Essays & Criticism, Nonfiction, Quotes, Travel, Writing
Choosing Mother India
“People insist that only an idiot would move from the land of the dollar to the 68-times-weaker rupee.”
Posted inBlog Post, Quotes, Travel
‘We Love Europa But Europa No Love Us.’
“We just want a normal life. We are here for survival.”