Writer, traveler, and kidnapper of Nazi generals, Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor
-- Paddy to friends and fans -- is dead at 96
A silver lining: his biographer Artemis Cooper reports that the long-awaited final installment of his trilogy recounting a year-long walk across Europe as a young man in the 1930s, "has existed for some time, and will be published in due course."
Travel writer Sophia Dembling's essay Confessions of an Introverted Traveler
received so much feedback that she's followed up with Six Tips for Introverted Travelers
. I am now absolved for reading Jasper Fforde on the Champs-Élysées.
The Parachute Artist.
In the New Yorker's Journeys
issue, Tad Friend
explains how Lonely Planet
's founders, Tony
and Maureen Wheeler
, changed travel. Tony Wheeler has a travel blog