Nobody can beat the combo of a great book in one hand and an amazing view on vacation. And if It’s a book on travel, that’s like the cherry on the cake. After all, travel is more about discovering yourself rather than visiting a destination. Want to know the best books on travel and discovery? Here’s what we have bookmarked for you:
The Art of Travel
This is a must-have book for all travellers. It gives brilliant insights as to what makes people traverse borders and explore new destinations. It also gives us a deeper understanding of our expectations when we travel and what should we expect when we travel.
Not only is this story titled The Alchemist but it is an alchemy of words, life lessons and narrative. This is a beautiful story of a boy who takes a journey of a lifetime to discover a treasure but along the way he discovers people and relationships. This book tells us how we need to follow the heart and our instincts to enjoy the true treasures of life.
The Size of the World
What if there were no airplanes? Jeff Greenwald, a famous world traveller, describes his travels, travails and experiences of far-off places on earth without boarding a plane. That’s right, sounds impossible? Not after you read this book, which relooks at the size and the beauty of our planet. Jeff also feels that airplanes pose a great threat to the environment in the long term.
Remember Leonardo di Caprio in the film – The Beach. Yes, it was actually based on a book penned by Alex Garland with the same name. Though the story is based on finding this secret beach, it had plenty of thrills and chills, page after page, line after line. Pick it up or order now.
On the road
What was life back then in the 50s and 60s when there were no Google maps and navigation systems. This is a fascinating tale written by Jack Kerouac as he describes his adventures of leaving the urban trails of New York and travelling through America learning various cultures, meeting random people and partying with strangers. It’s a coming of age drama, which shows his travel adventures and experiences. Most of which we can relate to even today because it is extremely emotive and we know human emotions is a universal language for all people.
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