Have you ever thought about what to do while you are travelling? So, how about the idea of reading while travelling. Travel is always incomplete if you don’t have a book to read. Travel books not only helps you in exploring the world but also helps you to change the perspective towards the world. Here is the list of best travel books you can read during travelling.
So, we thought to make your travel comfortable and interesting by listing some top travelling books to read while you travel. Trust me, these books are worth reading.
Here you go!
LIST OF TRAVEL BOOKS TO READ WHILE YOU ARE TRAVELING
Into the wild by John Krakauer
This book is about exploring your limits, taking a step back from civilization, and learning more about yourself and nature. This book was initially started from an investigation of a true story of Chris McCandless who went into the Alaskan wilderness and his SOS and skeleton were found after a few months. If you are traveling solo then, this is the best travelling book to read.
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything by Elizabeth Gilbert
If you really want to read the best travelling books of all time then, it is a perfect one. You will read about Elizabeth and why she left behind American modern life to find herself. You will be mesmerized to find a detailed description of the art of pleasure and devotion. This book is all about Italian, Indian and Indonesian culture and what is common about them and what makes each culture unique.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
It is a very simple book yet has great meaning hidden in it. It is the story of a shepherd who is in search of a treasure buried in the pyramids. This is his journey from a shepherd towards his goals and dreams. It is the story of every individual whose eyes see a dream to succeed one day. This story will motivate you and will help you to be the best version of yourself.
The Lost City of Z by David Grann
The Lost City of Z is the story of Percy Fawcett, who decides to trek through the Amazon jungle in search of a lost city named Z. It’s about the history, biography, and travelogue about life and how he got to know the science and myth of Z. You will get to know about the region’s history and culture.
Vagabonding by Rolf Potts
This is a must read travelling book for all those people who are new to the world of Travel. Rolf Potts spent 10 years of his life on road. This is the story of interesting quotations, information and valuable descriptions about any particular place. He explains about saving and planning if you are living a life on road especially for people who are new to this travel world. This book is quite inspirational and is definitely going to help you a lot while travelling.
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The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner
The Geography of Bliss is the story of Eric, who is on a hunt to find world’s happiest place. While finding the happy place he travels across Iceland, Denmark, India and Moldova. He is not able to find the happiest place but this journey gave him a lot of amazing experiences and memories to cherish. He got to know about some interesting facts and culture by interacting with the locals.
The Rings of Saturn by WG Sebald
The Ring of Saturn is an account of tools of a country Suffolk. This book is about the description of different places and people that WG meets while travelling. In this book, he has described about meditation, the history of herring fishes, colonialism in the Congo and the reign of Chinese empress. It is a philosophy of a traveler who is actually looking out for different stories and want to explore this country and its heritage.
The Beach by Alex garland
There is no denying to the fact that everyone of us loves to be surrounded by crystal clear water in an island with the sunlight. Alex in this book is looking for a paradise on earth creating a picture in the mind of a reader about the heaven on earth. But he is hard hit by the reality of betrayals, deadly secrets and violence. This book will give you a lesson that there is no Paradise on earth instead beauty can be seen in the reality of everyday life of people which is worth exploring.
My Life in France by Julia child
My Life in France is the story of Julia child. It is her story describing her young days in France. She being from California had no idea about a French country. As soon as, she started living there she fell in love with the French food and its beauty. This book has some beautiful white and black real life photographs. It is the story of her spirit and determination that how she survived in a completely different country. Once you finish this book you will definitely crave for French food and Eiffel tower.
The Four Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss
This book has been a life changing experience for people around the world especially who want to start their own business. It is the story of a digital Nomadic life and travelling around the world. Tim Ferriss loves performing life experiments and this is what actually fascinates you. He runs his own business while travelling across the globe and creating early mini retirements. This book is a true inspiration and a gem for people looking to start their business.
The best thing about traveling is that you have ample time to read. No matter whether you are going camping or sitting in a train or a plane or travelling by road reading a good travel book is always the best idea to relax. While traveling to foreign countries you can read a lot about that particular place to know about its history and culture which will help you to know more about the place.
So get ready and grab your bag and a travel book and your all set to go.