Lavinia Spalding, TEDx Talk on Travel Stories and Global Understanding and Change

Award-winning food and travel writer Lavinia Spalding will be coming to Stanford this summer to speak to campers about travel writing, inspiration, and the importance of keeping a journal to connect with the physical world in an increasing technological age. A writer, editor, teacher, and public speaker, Lavinia is also the series editor of The Best Women’s Travel Writingand author of two books: Writing Away: A Creative Guide to Awakening the Journal-Writing Traveler, and With a Measure of Grace, the Story and Recipes of a Small Town Restaurant.  Last month, Restless Books reissued an e-book edition of Edith Wharton’s classic travelogue, A Motor-Flight Through France, for which Lavinia wrote the introduction.

Below is a link to her TEDx Talk where she encouraged listeners to become travel writers, and speaks about how sharing travel stories can contribute to global understanding and change:

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