Books for travelers
I love to read: not only during traveling but also to plan my travels and on my way to work to dream about all the destinations I still need to visit.
Here are few ideas for books for travelers to inspire your wanderlust.
The Eight Mountains
The Eight Mountains by Paolo Cognetti is a contemporary fiction book about 2 young Italian boys from different backgrounds who meet in the mountains every summer, and the men they grow to become. Buy at Book Depository.
Woman in the Wilderness
Miriam Lancewood is a young Dutch woman who lives a primitive and nomadic life in the heart of the mountains with her New Zealand husband. Woman in the Wilderness tells her story. Buy at Book Depository.
Wild by Nature
Sarah Marquis started an incredible journey in 2010: she walked (alone and on foot) 10000 miles across the Gobi Desert, from Siberia, through Thailand to the Australian Outback. Buy at Book Depository.
The Sun is a Compass
In 2012, Caroline Van Hemert and her husband started a 4000 mile journey from the Pacific rainforest to the Alaskan Arctic. They traveled by rowboat, ski, food, raft and canoe. This book is a blend of science, adventure and personal narrative. Buy at Book Depository.
This famous book (which is also a movie) is about the journey of Cheryl Strayed who walked 1100 miles without any experience in long-distance hiking and camping. But she did it! Buy at Book Depository.
Eat Pray Love
This classic by Elizabeth Gilbert is all about finding yourself while traveling. Perfect to read during your next adventure or to dream about your next one. Buy at Book Depository.
36 hours in Europe
If you want to explore more of Europe and get the most out of your visits, this book is perfect. It includes 130 itineraries from the New York Times’ 36 hours column. Buy at Book Depository.
Atlas Obscura takes readers to curious and unusual destinations around the world. Buy at Book Depository.
The Little Book of Hygge
Hygge can be “the art of creating intimacy”, “cosines of the soul” of the “pursuit of everyday pleasures”. The Little book of Hygge is the introduction to hygge and is packed full of original research, photographs, recipes and ideas. Buy at Book Depository.
What is your favorite travel book?
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