15 Travel Books to Inspire Your Wanderlust13.1.16
#1 The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain A humorous book chronicling Twain's adventures through Europe and the Holy Land in 1867. ...
#1 The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain
A humorous book chronicling Twain's adventures through Europe and the Holy Land in 1867.
#2 Coasting: A Private Voyage by Jonathan Raban
Raban sails the 2,000-mile coast of England without a compass - a voyage that coincided with the Falklands war of 1982.
#3 An Area of Darkness by V.S. Naipaul
A profoundly powerful book about Naipual's ancestral homeland and his first encounter with India.
#4 The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann
An adventure about what lies within the Amazon and a quest for truth about a sensational mystery.
#5 A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit
A voyage of discovery exploring the issues of wandering, being lost, and the unknown.
#6 A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson
Bryson provides a entertaining guide for the Appalachian Trail trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine.
#7 Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
A cautionary tale about walking alone into the wilderness.
#8 The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
A powerfully inspiring story about an Andalusian shepherd boy who travels to the Egyptian desert in search of buried treasure.
#9 Life of Pi by Yann Martel
A fantasy adventure novel that will challenge your beliefs and change the way you see the world.
#10 On the Road by Jack Kerouac
A cult classic that never tires, explore the the North American continent with Kerouac and his friend Neal Cassady.
#11 Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
A £20,000 bet that results in Phileas Fogg attempting to travel around the world in just eighty days.
#12 Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer
A memoir from one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet.
#13 Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck
A man and his dog embark on a journey across America.
#14 The Beach by Alex Garland
The discovery of a paradise island quickly leads to a deadly dystopia.
#15 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
A long weekend road trip fuelled by drugs and alcohol resulting in one of strangest journeys ever taken.