Travel for a Living: Rose Baring Is a Founding Partner of Sickle Moon Books, Which Specialises in Dusting off the Hidden Gems of Travel Publishing and Giving Them a New Lease of Life. Jo Sargent Talks to Her about Globetrotting and Her Passion for Travel Literature
Sargent, Jo, Geographical
When did you discover your passion for travel writing and how did you get started?
I became intrigued by foreign places when I starred to learn French as a child. I was taken to France by my parents and loved the sound of the language and the idea that these other worlds existed, and needed to be understood on all sorts of levels Bur it wasn't until I travelled on my own, after university, with a backpack and an around the world ticket, that I realised the value of travel literature.
What led to you becoming a publisher of travel literature?
My first job as a travel writer was writing a guide book to Tunisia in 1989 with my partner. We were there for five months and got to know the place physically extremely well, bur it was only through a combination of Tunisian friends and …
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Publication information: Article title: Travel for a Living: Rose Baring Is a Founding Partner of Sickle Moon Books, Which Specialises in Dusting off the Hidden Gems of Travel Publishing and Giving Them a New Lease of Life. Jo Sargent Talks to Her about Globetrotting and Her Passion for Travel Literature. Contributors: Sargent, Jo - Author. Magazine title: Geographical. Volume: 76. Issue: 9 Publication date: September 2004. Page number: 112. © 2008 Circle Publishing Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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