Old World Wandering is a travelogue about overland travel, about hauling backpacks across borders to find connections within regions and across cultures. It’s a collection of travel stories from two journeys through the Old World, written by a South African couple.
After nine years travelling and living abroad, they’re back in Cape Town, experiencing their hometown through a new lens. Iain runs an audio tour app called VoiceMap, and works with storytellers around the world to create location-aware audio experiences. Claire writes about China’s story in Africa, where her travels have just begun.
A history of travel writing
Why are ancient travelogues like Homer's Odyssey and The Epic of Gilgamesh still important to us and where is travel writing going, in the age of the blog?
Free travel books
A list of enduring travelogues in the public domain, written by authors both obscure and legendary, like Twain, Dickens, Byron, RL Stevenson and Conrad. Includes excerpts and download links.