Some Useful Terms and Their Meanings:
Travel literature: a genre which includes outdoor literature, guide books, nature writing, and travel memoirs. Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms
Travel narratives: "first-hand accounts of observations made while voyaging." Encyclopedia.com
Travel writing: "a form of creative non-fiction in which the narrator's encounters with foreign places serve as the dominant subject." Thoughtco
A sample of possible periodicals from Murray Library. Consider browsing the print issues for natural discovery of unique articles.
Mother Earth Living
Finding books and articles on nature writing and ecocriticism can be overwhelming. Try a combination of keywords and subject headings in the library catalog and various databases.
Subject headings may include*:
Conservation or conservationists
Naturalism or naturalists
Subject headings for books on travel writing, memoirs:
To find travel literature, use the phrase "description and travel" in your search. For example, do a subject search for "india description and travel" or "south africa description and travel" to retrieve accounts of travel in those countries.
The Old Ways by Robert Macfarlane
The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
Best American Travel Writing 2020 edited by Robert Macfarlane
The Cambridge Introduction to Travel Writing by Tim Youngs