Travel related books give me inspiration when I am not able to get away. Below are a few books I have enjoyed over the years for one reason or another. What do you love to read in between adventures? What has provided you with travel related inspiration when the boss won’t give you time off or your check book won’t balance? How do you fill the times in between traveling?
Inspirational story of a young woman traveling on her own and with her small son in a time where this was not the norm.
Our bible when looking for somewhere new to drag our little canned ham trailer.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Everyone loves this story and movie. It’s an exciting, funny, interesting read even today.
The Art of Happiness
While this book may not be a traditional travel novel per se it helps get me in the right state of mind for planning a trip, taking a trip, or returning home to the real world after a trip.
I love the art deco vibe of this book about one of the greatest cities on earth.
Dawn of Art: The Chauvet Cave
Eliette Brunel Deschamps
I saw one slide of Chauvet Cave when I was in Community College which inspired me to purchase this book. It in turn prompted a visit to the cave in France in 2010. History and art meet in this beautiful photo book.
Various Authors and versions
Various enjoyable fables told by the brilliant Princess Shahrazad will spark your imagination into traveling throughout the Arab world.