There is no more deadly combination than that of enjoying reading and travelling both. Having the power to see dreams via books, imagining how beautiful life can be and turning all this to reality by traveling to places, you master the art of living a perfect life. Books are indeed the best friends but when it comes to traveling they become the perfect soul mates.
The list of all time favorite travel books one can rely upon while planning for the next travel venture.
1. The Beach by Alex Garland
A perfect suspense thriller plot of a novel talking about a map. The map which supposedly leads to a beach paradise.
2. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
The book is a story of two friends who roam across the country in the search of experience and self knowledge. Their journeys encounter the most interesting ups and downs and challenges.
3. The Sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway
One of the most talked about classics, The book focuses the post world war 1 generation when there were no goals defined and no focus’s considered.
4. The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo
The book is a journey of finding oneself. To realize the power of transforming our dreams and to listen to our heart. A must read!
5. Vagabonding by Rolf Potts
If you plan to pursue travel for long term, Vagabonding is made for you. Its never about money or time, its about following your dreams.
6. The art of travel by Alain de Botton
Somewhat similar to the plot of bollywood blockbuster “Queen”, The art of travel is about discovering life and making the most out of the wonderful experiences.
7. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
The story of a woman who steps out of her comfort zone, discovers herself by embarking on a journey around the world and gets the most out of it.
8. Coasting by Jonathan Raban
Coasting is the pleasure offering travel book which makes one see the beautiful sights through a traveller’s mind.
9. Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
A masterpiece of writing with such a wonderful description of experiences that are nearly visible to the readers.
10. In a sunburned country by Bill Bryson
The writer has literally made Australia alive by taking his readers on a ride that is far beyond that tourist path everyone takes up.
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