We won’t be surprised if you make a lifestyle change after reading Ann Vanderhoof’s memoir of spending two years cruising from Toronto to the Caribbean and back on a 42-foot sailboat.
23 Women Whose Travel Memoirs Will Inspire Your Next Journey
There is no shortage of incredible travel memoirs written by women. Here are 23 of our favourite authors, as recommended by our readers.
“Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure” by Alice Morrison
Adventurer Alice Morrison’s book is a quest for knowledge, exploring the Salt Route between Morocco and the lost city of Timbuktu.
Calling all Adventurers: How Writing a Travel Memoir Can Change Your Life
Writing coach Cynthia Morris shares her experiencing in travel memoir writing, starting with an Adventure Resume, which illuminates memories so we can savor them with fresh eyes.
Biking Across The Silk Route in Kate Harris’ Memoir “Lands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Road”
The JourneyWoman book club traces Marco Polo’s steps in the adventure travel memoir ‘Land of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Road’, by Kate Harris.
The Ultimate Women’s Travel Movie List: 16+ Top Picks from JourneyWomen
Need a little pick-me-up? Here are 16 of the best travel movies recommended by JourneyWomen to fuel your wanderlust.
Exploring Gender Inequality in “Nervous Conditions” by Zimbabwean Author Tsitsi Dangarembga
In support of International Women’s Day on March 8, we selected “Nervous Conditions” by Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga for our March book club.
Marlena de Blasi’s Memoir: “The Lady in the Palazzo: At Home in Umbria” Takes You to the Hilltop Village of Orvieto
Visits the ancient city of Orvieto in Italy’s Umbria region, with “The Lady in the Palazzo: At Home in Umbria.”
Rita Golden Gelman’s Memoir: “Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World” Reminds Us Life is What We Make it
Bring your backpack and join us s we head to Bali, Mexico, Nicaragua and Israel with “Tales of a Female Nomad”, the memoir of Rita Golden Gelman.
Kate Pullinger’s Historical Fiction Novel: “Mistress of Nothing” Takes us to Lady Duff Gordon’s Egypt
The JourneyWoman Book Club sets sail to Egypt in the late 1800s with the award-winning ‘Mistress of Nothing’ by Kate Pullinger.