Travel Guides / Travelogues

Travel writing involves both the record of the physical journey, the joys and hardships, as well as a description of the physical l and features and the cultural differences which are experienced.

The category of travel literature encompasses numerous sub-genres: outdoor literature, exploration literature, travel memoirs, travelogues, adventure literature, mountain literature, nature writing, guide books and various geography subjects.

Guide books expand to include outdoor activities such as survival, sailing, hiking, mountaineering, whitewater boating, kayaking, rock climbing or writing about nature and the environment.