Rudy Maxa, travel journalist & broadcaster

You’ve heard of going around the world in 80 days? You can do that in less time with Karen Gershowitz’s new book, Wanderlust: Extraordinary People, Quirky Places. and Curious Cuisine. From Marrakesh to Malaysia to Montana, Gershowitz mines her memories, notebooks, and photos to take you places you’ll want to visit and introduce you to food you may or may not want to eat. Oh, and she’ll explain why accepting a cup of tea from an Istanbul carpet salesman isn’t always a good idea