Will gratify both armchair travelers and the most seasoned and fearless thrill-seekers . . . Refreshingly original stories, alternately humorous, nostalgic, exhilarating and horrifying . . . A thrilling, surprising collection one of the best in the series. " Kirkus Reviews" A far-ranging collection of the best travel writing published in 2014, selected by guest editor Andrew McCarthy, a "New York Times "best-selling author. "The Best American Travel Writing" consistently includes a wide variety of pieces, illuminating the wonder, humor, fear, and exhilaration that greets us all when we embark on a journey. Readers know that there is simply no better place to find great travel writing."