Category Archives: Travel Writing Videos

Video of travel writer Pico Iyer



Travel writer Pico Iyer talks with Marcia Franklin about his journeys, his travel tips and his latest book, The Open Road, about the Dalai Lama. The conversation was taped at the 2010 Sun Valley Writers’ Conference.

I have just created a Youtube channel with a few interesting videos of various travel writers. Stop by and have a gander.

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Video of travel writer Dervla Murphy


To say I am a fan of Dervla Murphy would be somewhat of an understatement. It is not only the gargantuan stack of published works to her name that I admire, but how she embarks on travel. This writer is brazen, fearless and intrepid, while being sensitive to the environment and cultures she encounters. Travelling slowly, powered by sheer stamina, cycling and walking around the globe. Continue reading

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