Why Travel Matters

A guide to the life-changing effects of Travel

By: Craig Storti

Winner of the Peace Corps Writers Award for the Best Travel Book 2019 (Morocco)

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ISBN: 978-1-4736-7028-0


202 Pages

Travel/General & Social Science/Cultural

There is currently no book that explores the travel experience in such depth, makes such a strong case for travel (in an era of travel bans), or offers a detailed guide for how to travel so the experience is truly life-changing for the traveler.

Why Travel Matters explores the profound life lessons that await anyone who wishes to learn what travel has to teach. With engaging prose, delightful wit and a distinctive style, the author infuses his own experiences traveling the world for 30+ years with quotations, insights, reflections and commentary from famous travelers, great travel writers, historians and literary masters. Craig Storti's vast knowledge of the literature makes him an expert curator of astute gems from the likes of: Somerset Maugham, George Orwell, Paul Bowles, Alexander Pope, Ming-Liao-Tzu, Paul Theroux, Freya Stark, Paul Fussell and more.