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Travelogues with a difference.

Travel writing is not all glossy in-flight advertorial, guidebook dos and don’ts, or nightmare scenarios revisited. Sometimes the most compelling, hilarious and unbelievable travel yarns emerge from the minutiae of commonplace experiences abroad. Here are some books where the exotic settings are mere backdrops for the everyday human dramas, comedies and tragedies unfolding.