I had (and wanted) to do a lot of reading to study different kinds of travel writing for this thesis. If reading good travel writing is something you’re interested in, here is a list of the books I used for my thesis.

A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit

A Sense of Place by Michael Sharpio

The Best American Travel Writing 2014

The Best American Travel Writing 2015

The Best of Ganta Travel

The Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011: True Stories from Around the World

The Cambridge Introduction to Travel Writing by Tim Youngs

Driving over Lemons: an Optimist in Spain by Chris Stewart

The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home by Pico Iyer

The Great Railway Bazaar: by Train through Asia by Paul Theroux

Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin

Spain by Jan Morris

Travels with Myself and Another by Martha Gellhorn

Travel Writing by Carl Thompson


For a list of my favorite travel blogs, check out the ones I follow on bloglovin.com!


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