‘Putting the world on paper’ as travel writing can be simply defined, has been identified as a mode of colonialist discourse that reinforces European norms. As a genre, it provides insight into the fraught encounters and exchanges taking place between cultures, and the lives being led, and the subjectivities being formed, in a globalising world. With the spread of ‘postcolonial studies’, the academic interest in travel writing has increased dramatically. Postcolonial scholars sought to... Topics: Postcolonial Travel, East/West, ‘Other’, Colonial Mimicry, Spiritual Confirmation.