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List of Famous Travel Writers

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List of famous travel writers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top travel writers in the world? This includes the most prominent travel writers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable travel writers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic travel writers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned travel writers.

This list includes Douglas Kennedy, Jonathan Raban and more people.

From reputable, prominent, and well known travel writers to the lesser known travel writers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the travel writer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous travel writers ever?" and "What are the names of famous travel writers?" then you're in the right place. (10 items)
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    Peter Fleming is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Travel Writers
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    Robert Peter Fleming, OBE was a British adventurer and travel writer. He was the elder brother of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond. more

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1907-1971)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Travel writer
    • Credits: Red River Valley
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    Douglas Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Travel Writers
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    Douglas Kennedy is an American novelist. more

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    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York
    • Profession: Novelist, Actor, Writer, Travel writer
    • Credits: Welcome to Woop Woop, The Big Picture, The Woman in the Fifth
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    Clement Scott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Travel Writers
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    Clement William Scott was an influential English theatre critic for the Daily Telegraph and other journals, and a playwright, lyricist, translator and travel writer, in the final decades of the 19th century. His style of criticism, acerbic, flowery and carried out on the first night of productions, set ...more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1841-1904)
    • Profession: Theatrical critic, Composer, Travel writer, Playwright
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    Jonathan Raban is a British travel writer and novelist. He has received several awards, such as the National Book Critics Circle Award, The Royal Society of Literature's Heinemann Award, the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, the PEN West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers ...more

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    • Age: 73
    • Birthplace: Hempton, England
    • Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer, Travel writer
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    Mark Elliott

    Mark Wellesley Elliott is a travel writer. more

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    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: United Kingdom
    • Profession: Travel writer
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    Seth Kamil

    Seth Kamil is one of the founders of the walking tour company Big Onion. more

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    • Profession: Historian, Travel writer
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    David Mitchell

    David Mitchell (born December 1950) more

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    • Age: 65
    • Profession: Writer, Travel writer
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    Gary Arndt

    Gary Arndt is an US American blogger and photographer. He is the author of the travel blog Everything Everywhere and a former Minneapolis entrepreneur. more

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    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Appleton, Grand Chute, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • Profession: Travel photographer, Travel writer
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