Posts Tagged ‘Wanderlust’

I’ve picked a contest winner

Posted on February 22nd, 2009 by Laura Byrne Paquet

My book draw is now closed, and ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner! I did the random draw this morning, and Colengal will be receiving a copy of my book, Wanderlust: A Social History of Travel. Colengal, I will be e-mailing you privately to get your snail mail address. Thanks so much to everyone […]

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Book giveaway: Wanderlust

Posted on February 15th, 2009 by Laura Byrne Paquet


It all started when I began wondering where passports came from. I pitched every magazine editor I knew on a story about the history of passports, but no one–and I mean no one–was interested. Fine, I thought. I’ll broaden the concept and make it into a book. The history of passports eventually became a chapter […]

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My interview on Travelosophy

Posted on October 17th, 2008 by Laura Byrne Paquet

A bit of shameless self-promotion here: travel journalist Bob Fisher recently interviewed me about my book “Wanderlust: A Social History of Travel” for his excellent website, Travelosophy. Here’s a link to the podcast.

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