travel writing

In the footsteps of Marco Polo: the journey that changed William Dalrymple’s life

24 June 2015 17:23

This is the introduction to the 25th anniversary edition of William Dalrymple’s first book, In Xanadu: A Quest At the end of the…

No, you did not ‘leave the modern world behind’: some phrases should be banned from travel writing

19 September 2013 12:00

Clichés and travel writing, sadly, often go hand in hand. I look after the travel pages at the Daily Mail…