6 Travel Books That Will Give You Wanderlust

Hello Wanderers! We’ve all know that reading and traveling come hand – in – hand. A good travel will immediately transport you to another place, another time and will make you hit the road.  That’s why today we will show you 6 of our favorite travel books.

  1. Into the wild by Jon Krakauer

This is a fantastic book which exterminate the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later. It is a haunting and moving story and we strongly recommend it.

2. The Happiness of Pursuit: Find the Quest that will Bring Purpose to Your Life by Chris Guillebeau

This book is inspiring and very intriguing read. It will make you dream as it is full of adventures. It will challenge you to take control and make your life count. The Happiness of Pursuit is one of those books that makes you feel awesome after you read it.

3. A Night on the Orient Express by Veronica Henry

It is a wonderful book which follow various character who have booked a trip on the Orient Express to Venice. It follows them before, during the trip and in the hotel in Venice. Such an evocative book- you really could imagine yourself there and with a desire to google and book your own trip. A night on the Orient Express is a light and fun read perfect for reading on the train.

4. Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel by Rolf Potts

This book will give you serious wanderlust. It will inspire you to travel the world more and not be so worried about life and money. It will make you realize that the only thing you need is passion and backpack to travel. Also you will find useful tips in this book.

5. The Beach by Alex Garland

This is the perfect summer read as it is an easy read, hard to put down, and the plot never stops moving forward. The novel starts off fairly innocuously, with the main character, Richard, seeking out a secret beach with a couple of fellow travelers that he meets in Bangkok after receiving a map from a strange Scottish man who kills himself within the first few pages. But once they reach the beach, things start very slowly, very subtly spinning into something very close to insanity.

It will ultimately make you pack your bag and travel as it was said in the book:

“If I’d learnt one thing from travelling, it was that the way to get things done was to go ahead and do them. Don’t talk about going to Borneo. Book a ticket, get a visa, pack a bag, and it just happens.”

6. The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton

The best description of this book would be “perfect travel companion” because is very easy to read but in the same time is truly intelligent and inspiring. It is afresh and philosophical idea about why we travel.


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