On house arrest, Xavier de Maistre took a journey around his room where he discovered there was much to wonder at.
In 1790, Xavier de Maistre was imprisoned in his house for six weeks, and he took to travel writing about his bedroom. Is this the new coronavirus travel writing?
Travel and philosophy have enjoyed a quiet love affair for centuries.
Globalism has made it easier than ever to visit faraway places – and easier to never really leave home while you're there.
An adventurer who gave us the first account by an Englishman of early colonial Brazil.