Food for thought?
I’m in the middle of reading ‘My Trade‘ by Andrew Marr (Macmillan 2004/Pan Books 2005).
It’s about the media world and how it’s developed over the years, but the section on foreign correspondents has an interesting sentence that’s set me thinking.
‘Jet travel has rather limited the scope for genuinely adventurous travel writing; the bookshelves are crammed with guides giving worldly wise advice for holidaying consumers rather than offering discovery and fresh exploration.’
Are we travellers? Explorers? Or holidaying consumers?
The link to the Kindle book is…