The Idle Traveller: The Art of Slow Travel

The Idle Traveller: The Art of Slow Travel Review

As we jet off on holiday, passing from airport lounge to hotel in our desperation to escape our everyday lives and find some better weather, we'd do well to ask ourselves what on earth we're doing. Do we really travel any more, or do we just arrive? ...

Title:The Idle Traveller: The Art of Slow Travel
Edition Language:English

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  • Jonny

    I thought this was quite an uneven, patchy book. I use the term book but it was more like a very long essay - it didn't feel particularly tight, and while certain themes tied the chapters together I t...

  • Traveling Diva

    I thought this book would be a discussion on slow travel, and to some degree it was. The elements that matched my expectations were enjoyable to read, but on the whole I found the book to be disorgani...

  • Sve

    Приятно се изненадах от тази книга. Очаквах нещо доста повърхностно, тип travel advice в женско списание. Но освен с...

  • Radiantflux

    18th book for 2017.After reading this book I can see that I already fall within what Kieran would call the Slow Travel camp so I am naturally setup to like this book.I found the writing of his own exp...

  • Penny

    3.5I have a feeling Mr Kiernan and I would not get on! We'd disagree about pretty much everything. He would have nothing but scorn for me, as I am apparently a 'tick box tourist'. Yes, I commit the he...

  • Lucy

    Dan Kieren je propagátorem líného cestování. Dovolená na slunci, tak jak ji nabízí tlusté barevné katalogy, ho neláká. Stejně jako skupina Sex Pistols, která o tom zpívala už před mno...

  • Lee Osborne

    I picked this up just before spending a long weekend in London, so it was an appropriate read given that I was travelling somewhere (ironically by plane, which isn't really in keeping with the philoso...

  • Paul

    Kieran feels that the point of travel these days is to get to your destination as fast as humanly possible, to collect picture of yourself in front of the sights, and tick them of your bucket list.Thi...

  • John

    I had mixed reactions to this book. It's readable and well written, and I learned a few interesting things by reading it. However, I was a bit put off by its limited scope. Practically all the travel ...

  • danjonesdj

    What I learned:- To truly discover a place you should always try and be your own guide: work it out for yourself, go with the flow, go on your own journey.- Slowing down is meditative. Taking the time...