Anthony Bourdain is one of the most beloved culinary personalities and one of the most well-known global travelers of the 21st century. The celebrity chef, author and TV host’s dry wit, passion for travel and gift of empathy resonated around the world, and his death in 2018 left a void in the hearts of many fans. from his work.
But Bourdain still has something to teach us all with the posthumous release of a travel guide, Traveling the World: An Irreverent Guide ($20), published April 2021. Bourdain began writing the travel guide before his death, and it was completed with the help of his former assistant, Laurie Woolever, and some of his closest friends and colleagues. relatives.
This 480-page book is a collection of some of Bourdain’s favorite places, such as Buenos Aires, Tanzania and Paris. The guide provides practical advice on where and when to go, what to eat and what to see. It is also supplemented by essays from Bourdain’s friends, colleagues and family. These include “sardonic accounts of travels with Bourdain by his brother, Christopher; a guide to Chicago’s best cheap eats by legendary music producer Steve Albini, and more.” Each chapter is accompanied by illustrations by Wesley Allsbrook.
While international travel and adventure are more difficult in the time of COVID-19, everyone from the well-traveled to the most traveled can have the chance to experience the world through the lens of Anthony Bourdain.
The book Traveling the World: An Irreverent Guide is now available on Amazon and is currently on sale.
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