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25 Best Travel Books

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With a travel book in hand, you are experiencing a new culture or a new land while seeing it through the eyes of another. The only thing better would be to experience it for yourself. Until you can explore the vast corners of this world for yourself like trekking gorillas in Uganda or riding atop a camel in Wadi Rum, here’s a list of 25 travel books, in no particular order, to take you there.

25 Best Travel Books

1. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
2. Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback by Robyn Davidson
3. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
4. The Beach by Alex Garland
5. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
6. Travels With Casey by Benoit Denizet-Lewis
7. Vagabonding by Rolf Potts
8. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe by Christopher McDougall
9. In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
10. The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner
11. Once In A Lifetime Trips by Chris Santella
12. Round Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawks
13. The Longest Way Home by Andrew McCarthy
14. The World Atlas of Beer: The Essential Guide to the Beers of the World by Tim Webb
15. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing
16. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
17. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
18. The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost by Rachel Friedman
19. Unlikely Destinations: The Lonely Planet Story by Tony Wheeler
20. World’s Best Travel Experiences: 400 Extraordinary Places by National Geographic
21. Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015 by Lonely Planet
22. Do Travel Writers Go to Hell? by Thomas Kohnstamm
23. Four Corners: Into the Heart of New Guinea-One Woman’s Solo Journey by Kira Salak
24. Into the Wild by John Krakauer
25. World’s Best Cities: Celebrating 220 Great Destinations by National Geographic

Which of your favorite travel books have I missed? Please share and bring us to new lands. 

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One thought on “25 Best Travel Books

  1. blackbiz says:

    From wildlife safaris in Kenya to wandering the romantic streets of Paris, this ultimate bucket list has something for every intrepid globe trotter in 2018.

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