Archive for August 9th, 2006

Sleeping under a European duvet?

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

San Francisco Chronicle Executive Travel Editor John Flinn always has a witty turn of phrase in his columns, an off-beat outlook, a fresh perspective on thiings. He writes with spareness and precision and assurance, and he’s funny. His columns always make me smile. But I must confess I sometimes don’t get a chance to read […]

What’s “Best Travel Writing”?

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

As with anything else, there’s no doubt a wide range of opinion about what constitutes the best travel writing. Is it a story that captures a sense of place, giving the history and quirky details so you have a feel for what the place is like? Does it contain literary allusions and references to historical […]

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