'Ideal for anyone looking to add a little more joy to their journeys' -- Woman's Way
'A timely exhortation to slow down and become more mindful of what has been lost by trading in analog pleasures for digital ones' -- Perceptive Travel
Unlike almost every travel book, this one is not about where to go, but how to go.
As our daily lives are dominated by devices and an always-connected mentality, more people are using their precious vacation time as an excuse to unplug and re-engage with their surroundings?and themselves.
Away & Aware is a beautifully illustrated guide to more mindful travel, with tips and advice for planning off-the-grid trips, minimalist packing, unplugging on the road, connecting with local culture, travelling with children, and easing back into the real world after returning from a trip.
Sara Clemence took her first international trip at the age of 9 when, instead of starting fifth grade, she spent three months traveling around China with her family. She has been a travel editor at The Wall Street Journal and Travel + Leisure. Her writing has appeared in those publications, as well as Vogue, Esquire, Forbes, Marie Claire, Redbook, and many others. She lives in New York with her husband and two children, and finally has a passport photo she likes.