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The Best American Travel Writing of 2000

The Best American Travel Writing of 2000, edited by Bill Bryson, is the first book in the series. The other annual compilations that I’ve read impressed me so that I wanted to go back to the start and check out the stories Bryson selected. After all, he is one of my favorite travel authors. But what I […]

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The Best American Travel Writing of 2013

A lot of the travel stories I read online are a tad, well, shallow. I see plenty of Hey, look at me and what I did! stories, or various lists of top five this or that, as opposed to anything with depth or substance. I’m guilty of that, too. Without a doubt. It ain’t easy […]

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The Best American Travel Writing of 2012

Just as I’ve done for the last few years, I greedily waited for my copy of The Best American Travel Writing, 2012 to arrive. I followed it through the online tracking codes, stalking my book as it was shipped to me. I couldn’t wait to get my mitts on it and dig in. After all, […]

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The Best American Travel Writing of 2011

It is difficult to fathom looking anxiously forward to the release of a book talking about other people’s travels when I have so many exciting destinations of my own to anticipate. Yet, I impatiently waited at my mailbox this fall for the arrival of the latest edition of The Best American Travel Writing. I have […]

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The Best American Travel Writing of 2010

I’m getting more time to read as the months get colder. I’m going out for fewer hikes, as well as other things, and staying in more to curl up in a blanket on the couch and read. At times I’m even reading three or four books at a time, maybe one more than I usually […]

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The Best American Travel Writing of 2009

As soon as I finished and put down The Best American Travel Writing of 2008, edited by Anthony Bourdain, I knew I had to pick up the 2009 edition. I enjoyed the previous one enough, my first taste at the series, and wanted to read more. Thankfully the 2009 book was already on the shelves […]

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The Best American Travel Writing of 2008

I’ve fallen to the hype of Anthony Bourdain and his No Reservations show on the Travel Channel. I’ve watched it for some time now and attribute it as the sole reason for me turning the ol’ dial back there. I was so sick of many of the other programs they ran that I just flipped […]

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