One could say that author Bill S. Ashley was born with a “travel gene” because even at a very tender age, he was already determined to see the world.
When I was in the third grade, my family went to visit my elder sister who was living several hundred miles away. I was so excited about being able to go that it didn’t even bother me that I was going to miss an entire week of school.
Spanning a period of about 50 years, The Diary of A Compulsive World Traveler is an entertaining, informative, and inspiring account that details the author’s exciting domestic and world travels throughout his life. Readers can follow him in his visits to every one of the 50 states in the United States, several provinces in Canada, every country in Central and South America, every country in Europe, almost every country in the Middle East and Asia, Australia, the Antarctic, and 23 countries in Africa.
Packed with photographs as mementos of the places Ashley has been, The Diary of A Compulsive World Traveler also shares several funny stories regarding interactions with fellow travelers.