Travel connoisseurs divide the world into those places they ve been dying to visit or revisit and places they d never set foot in but are glad someone else did. This year's volume of travel writing . . . focuses mostly on the latter with derring-do dispatches. USA Today
A far-ranging collection of the best travel writing pieces published in 2013, collected by guest editor Paul Theroux.The Best American Travel Writingconsistently includes a wide variety of pieces, illuminating the wonder, humor, fear, and exhilaration that greets all of us when we embark on a journey to a new place. Readers know that there is simply no other option when they want great travel writing.