The Globetrotter’s Glossary: Word of the Day is Travellogism


Travellogism (n.)

Variables: Travellogist.

Roots: Travel & Syllogism (Click on the links to find the meanings of the root words on Merriam-Webster Dictionary).

Definition: A new word (neologism) pertaining to travel. Also, a philosophy, inference or a rationale on travelling, travel destinations, logistics of travel, etc.

Example: Whenever Sarina returned from her travels, Paul patiently waited for her to unfold the albums of photographs which she had taken in far and near lands, each captioned with a trite travellogism to mark where and how she came across her subjects. These incidents eventually took a heavy toll on their relationship.


Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon (International Journal of Travel Writing & Travelling Cultures) is a refereed, international and interdisciplinary online and print journal that publishes poetry, research papers and nonfiction on the subjects of travel, literary and human geography, psychogeography, and new perspectives on spatiality and travel.