A truly wonderful gift book for all armchair travellers ... 300 years of wanderlust are captured by women who travelled the world.
Attractive and engrossing anthology of women's travel writing
A terrific anthology of women as warm in all corners of "abroad"
The 47 authors have been responsible for some of the very best in travel writing, the results of some extraordinary journeys. Many have become classics.
This classic celebrates 300 years of female wanderlust and the theme of escape - whether the women are running away or towards something. With writing by 47 intrepid travellers including Mary Wollstonecraft on Scandinavia, Edith Wharton on Marrakech and Willa Cather on Le Lavandou, it's a meditation on the eternal allure of travel