Where should we go this Summer. There’s towels, suncream, designer washbags and shaving stuff. Beautiful blankets and bits for your journey, it’s time to escape.
We’ve got fab, quality sturdy luggage at HomeSense and why spend a fortune when you’re only going away for a week. Have you got the travel bug? Wherever you’re off to make sure you pack your bags at HomeSense for much much less than the high street.
In this book Paul Theroux celebrates fifty years of wandering the globe by collecting the best writing on travel from the books that shaped him, as a reader and a traveller, with words of wisdom from authors, celebrities and famous tumbleweeds added to the mix.
Some of the novelists who inspire me to get my rucksack and jump on the nearest train and go on an adventure are:
Vladimir Nabokov J.R.R. Tolkien
Samuel Johnson Eudora Welty
Evelyn Waugh Isak Dinesen
Charles Dickens James Baldwin
Henry David Thoreau Pico Iyer
Mark Twain Anton Chekhov
Bruce Chatwin John McPhee
Freya Stark Peter Matthiessen
Graham Greene Ernest Hemingway