In the Forward, Pico Iyer states, "We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves." Travel is a personal thing. We do it perhaps to forget our daily lives and to discover something new, as Iyer says; but there is often some outside force that leads us to people and places we never could have dreamed of.
In the 41 essays contained in WANDERLUST, the reader will go to such far flung places as the Amazon and Japan. The writers who ta