Fiction can work like a cheap flight; a good novel takes off, jetting readers to new worlds. Writers and photographers triple the distance traveled. Sean Lotman, 37, an avid reader, writer, photographer and nomad, has logged thousands of kilometers around the world.

Travel fuels Lotman’s twin passions — writing and photography. He spends three to six months a year traveling, has explored 36 different countries so far, and enjoys revisiting “intriguing” destinations many times.

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