Tag archives for #TripLit

Travel Inspiration: Great New Reads

From Africa to the Oregon Trail, these four new #TripLit titles take you there.

Travel Inspiration: Great New Reads

Looking for some travel inspiration? Here are three new #TripLit reads that will transport you to a faraway place.

Three Great New Travel Reads

Looking for some travel inspiration? Our travel writing guru Don George sounds off on the latest and greatest #TripLit titles that will transport you from Laos to post-Soviet Europe.

Bookshelf: Great New Travel Reads

Looking for some travel inspiration? Our travel writing guru Don George sounds off on the latest and greatest #TripLit titles that will transport you from Montana to Tibet.

#TripLit: New Reads, Great Places

Our travel writing guru Don George sounds off on the latest and greatest #TripLit titles that will transport you from Cuba to Sri Lanka.

#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

Travel Lately—a roundup of the best new dispatches from the travel blogosphere—is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday. You can play, too. Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTravel and tag your favorite travel stories #NGTRadar to help us find the crème de la crème on the Web. Here are our latest picks.

Living-History Lessons in Berlin

It’s one thing to stand in a place where a historic event transpired a thousand years ago. It’s entirely different to stand in a spot where history was made during your own lifetime. This lesson resonated for me recently on a mind-expanding trip to Berlin.

Ultimate Summer #TripLit Reading List

The dog days stretch out in front of us in all their indolent or pulse-quickening glory, depending on your style. This sunny season is paved with compelling stories to be lazily read by the beach or gobbled up on a long-haul flight to your next adventure. Our summer reading list of new #TripLit ranges from fiction to memoir, but each read evokes a great sense of place—and is sure to inspire future travel.

The Best #TripLit for Foodies

Food and travel go together like, well, forks and knives. If you love good #TripLit as much as you enjoy good food, here are five delectable reads from around the world to add to your list.

Twitter Chat: #TripLit Guru Don George on 5/13!

In addition to being an editor at large at Traveler and the magazine’s chief book expert Don George has tackled everything from how travel keeps us young (and in love with the world) to a popular travel writing tips series for Intelligent Travel. Here’s your chance to pick his literary brain: Join us at 12:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 13, for @NatGeoTravel’s latest Twitter chat. Use #TripLit to ask a question or to simply follow along.

How to Fall in Love With the World

Those of us who follow the way of wanderlust are wild romantics. When we encounter the pheromone of the unfamiliar, we feel, see, touch, taste, and smell more keenly. Our minds are on high alert, noticing and processing everything–from the geometry of cobbled paths and thatched roofs to the tones of stray dogs and wild birds to the smell of new flowers and old dust. We fall in love with the world.

The Best #TripLit This Winter

Winter may be the perfect time for hibernating with a page-turning read. But the seven new books on this list all convey a deep sense of place that just might inspire you to break out of your warm cocoon and explore somewhere new.