Category: Classic Travel Writing

In the Lands of the Christians : Arabic Travel Writing in the 17th Century

In the Lands of the Christians

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In the Lands of the Christians presents original translations from…
Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Mecca: v. 1

Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Mecca: v. 1

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Impelled by wanderlust and the spirit of adventure and aided…
Journey into Barbary : Travels across Morocco

Journey into Barbary

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In the spring and summer of 1931, Wyndham Lewis travelled…
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

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Based on an 1839 boat trip Thoreau took with his…
Baghdad Sketches : Journeys Through Iraq

Baghdad Sketches

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The Freya Stark Collection Freya Stark first journeyed to Iraq…
Going to Extremes : The Adventurous Life of Harry de Windt

Going to Extremes

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Harry de Windt (1856-1933) was a man who, by any…
The Grand Tour : Letters and Photographs from the British Empire Expedition 1922

The Grand Tour

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Unpublished for 90 years, Agatha Christie's extensive and evocative letters…
A Winter in Arabia : A Journey Through Yemen

A Winter in Arabia

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Freya Stark is most famous for her travels in Arabia…
Innocents Abroad

Innocents Abroad

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Mark Twain wrote a series of travel letters whilst on…
The Sultan's Organ : The Diary of Thomas Dallam 1599

The Sultan's Organ

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In 1599 Queen Elizabeth I sent a wonderful present to…
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