Although we’re all going through stressful times right now, it pays to remember all those times you wished you could have the day off. Well, your wishes have come true.
You may never get this opportunity again, make the most of it by spoiling yourself with some good reads to soothe your shattered travel dreams for this season. These are some of the best travel books to transport you all over the world.
- The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho
The tale of an Andalusian shepherd boy who travels far from home in search of worldly treasure and meets with an uncertain fate.
by Cheryl Strayed
This award-winning book tells how the author found herself on the 1 100 mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
- The Beach
by Alex Garland
The book that came before the movie of the same name, set on a beautiful beach in Thailand where everything is not as it seems.
- All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes
by Maya Angelou
The fascinating autobiography of Maya Angelou which describes her international journey in search of equality in a can’t-put-it-down dialogue filled with humour and introspection.
- In a Sunburned Country
by Bill Bryson
Follow Bill Bryson on his travels around Australia and enjoy his unique perspectives on the land Down Under.
- Turn Right at Machu Picchu
by Mark Adams
A humorous account of what happens when an inexperienced travel writer goes in search of the truth in one of the world’s most challenging environments.
- Video Night in Kathmandu
by Pico Iyer
An unglamorous, man-in-the-street humorous take on what its really like to travel through the East.
- Among the White Moon Faces
by Shirley Geok-Lin Lim
An autobiography detailing the author’s journey from her childhood in war-torn Malaysia to life as an Asian-American woman.
- Ten Years a Nomad
by Matt Kepnes
Catch up with the author’s many adventures over the last decade and find out what it really means to be a nomad.
Start Reading Now
Right now, as far as travel goes, it’s all in the mind. Make the most of your downtime with these inspirational best travel books to inspire future travels and pass the time constructively.
You’ll also find many online travel blogs filled with inspiration for your travels, you can start by reading some more of ours. We’ve got plenty of ideas to keep you busy right now and during your future journeys.
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