A Trip of One's Own

A Trip of One's Own Hope, Heartbreak and Why Travelling Solo Could Change Your Life

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Synopsis

If Joan Didion was right, and we do tell ourselves stories in order to live, then a travel story is the best story of them all. And I had form for escaping in stories... Kate Wills wasn't expecting to be divorced after less than a year of marriage. She hadn't anticipated restarting a life that had, for the last 12 years with her partner, seemed so stable. Luckily, her job as a travel journalist offered her the perfect opportunity to escape from it all. But this time, her jet-setting felt different. Kate felt more alone, particularly against a backdrop of never-ending hen dos, weddings and baby showers. So she began to search history for female travellers to inspire her. From a 4th-century nun to a globe-girdling cyclist, Kate discovers that throughout history, there have been astonishing women who've broken free from more burdensome expectations, clearing the path for us to do the same. A Trip of One's Own is a funny and heartfelt invitation to take that trip: to Paris, to Whitstable, and maybe down that street you've always wondered about.

Book information

ISBN: 9781788704304
Publisher: Blink Publishing
Imprint: Blink
Pub date:
DEWEY: 910.202
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 261
Weight: 320g
Height: 136mm
Width: 204mm
Spine width: 27mm