Journeys for pleasure or education
  • Cruises - Sea voyages for pleasure


Tourism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of recreation and business, and the provision of services for this act. Tourists are persons who are "travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited" (official UNWTO definition). The distance between these two places is of no significance. ..."


Machiavelli and U.S. Politics, Part 4: War, by Lawrence M. Ludlow, 22 Aug 2005
Part of a six-segment series examining The Prince vis-à-vis contemporary U.S. politics; this article covers Machiavelli's simple advice on war and contrasts it with that of James Madison and Robert Higgs in Crisis and Leviathan
"In many ways, the travel industry has been nationalized to accommodate our interventionist foreign policy. Using the phrase 'nationalized industry,' however, would tend to undercut the freedom that our administration claims to hold dear to its heart. Nonetheless, airport searches, pat-downs, long lines, and the seizure of 'threatening' objects such as nail clippers are not typical of free-market transactions."


Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Road Trip
    by Jim Rogers, 2003