Welcome to the August 2017 issue of our online magazine, the home of the best travel stories from authors on the move, as well as the latest new and notable books. Here's what we've got in store for you:
Walkabout Love in China - Dustin Grinnell
A writer taps his savings, quits his office job, and stars a year-long walkabout by backpacking through China. A trip in search of solitude, however, turns into one of found companionship.
Get Me to a Nunnery in Rome - Susan Van Allen
With images of flowing habits and flying nuns in her childhood memories, a visitor to Rome decides to cross the Italian curse barrier and stay in a convent.
Orangutan Warfare in Borneo - Marco Ferrarese, pictures by Kit Yeng Chan
When you walk into Sabah's most pristine rainforest, you better make sure that the king of the jungle is fine with that.
Moonshine With a Monkey on the Mekong in Laos - James Michael Dorsey
Going to the source of where "snake whiskey" is made and bottled in the jungle, a traveler gets pulled into a drinking contest with a primate.
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
Two weighty tomes that do not shy away from traveling to the saddest and darkest places in the world, and a third account of embracing danger in remote and intimidating landscapes.
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