Dash-cams are the new thing. Capturing everything from the American road trip to the liability of others. The concrete trumps the relative in our litigious society. In this aspect we return to the Greek but only partially so.
From the necessity of introspection, it doesn't logically follow that travel is sui generis. Shakespeare never visited Venice or Vernona. Contemporary parlance assigns Vernona as vernacular for a know-it-all woman with residue of pejorative throughout.