For years, readers have delighted in Maxine Rose Schur's award-winning travel essays. Now, all the tales of her unusual honeymoon are gathered in one illustrated volume in a new, revised edition. Whether camping in the center of Paris, dangling off a Panamanian tramp steamer, or hitchhiking across Australia, her tales are funny, exciting, observant, and tender. Looking back, she tempers her youthful encounters with mid-life wisdom, capturing the spirit of all those she met and evoking memorable places in time. If you're looking for travel writing that blends insight with delicious surprise, fasten the seatbelt on your armchair and come along.
Maxine Rose Schur is an award-winning children’s book author and travel journalist. Her travel writing has appeared in several anthologies and many publications including The San Francisco Chronicle, The Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Américas, Insight Guides, Bradt Guides, Caribbean Travel & Life, Salon.com. and on NPR. She has twice won PEN America’s the Keats Soul-Making Literary Competition for memoir and twice won the Lowell Thomas Award by the Society of American Travel Writers for excellence in travel journalism. She teaches travel writing and speaks at conferences and universities nationwide. Learn more at maxineroseschur.com