Best travel books of all time

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat, Pray, Love is a Travel book about one Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia that always comes first to the mind when anyone talks about travel. It is a 2006 travel diary by an American author Elizabeth Gilbert. The story is centered on a modern-day American woman, Eliza Gilbert who trips all around the world after her divorce. She leaves behind her life to observe different phase of nature. She explores three different aspects of her nature- Italy, India, and Bali for the pleasure. While reading the book you would also want to travel with her. This travel book will inspire you to explore your life while discovering the whole world around you. The travel book, Eat Pray, Love of Elizabeth Gilbert heartened the world and changed the numerous lives and inspires the millions of book lovers to search for their own best identities. This is the beloved and iconic book or travel guide that inspires the millions to travel around the world and explore themselves.

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


Vagabonding written by Rolf Potts is an accessible and inspiring travel guide to those who are new to long-term travel. Veteran traveler Rolf Potts travel book, Vagabonding is a must read the book as his book contains valued perceptions, motivating speech marks and practical information from planning to finally begin the journey. It is a just different ethic of travel and is one of the best travel books. Vagabond is all about taking time off the daily life- from six weeks to four months to two years, The book is ironic in travel and inspires the unaccompanied travelers to enjoy their trip who do not like and show courage to walk alone by taking a path.

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

American writer Jack Kerouac’s On the Road is one of the best travel guide books based on travels of Kerouac and his friends across the US. The book was first published in 1957, characterized to the world what became known as “the Beat generation”. It is a classic and a timeless travel novel. The travel book documents the journey of Sal Paradise alter ego of Jack Kerouac, how he comes to know Dean Moriarty. Dean leaves the New York City and makes friends, and partying the night. The frustration of Dean and desire to see the world can relate to many of us. On the road can be considered as the best novel book on travel or travel guide. The travel book is at its best that holds a great deal of ancient significance displaying the depth of the American culture. The fictionalized travel documented on the story is based on the real travelers that Kerouac took with his friend Neil Cassady.

Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck


Travels with Charley: In search of America is a travel guide written by John Steinbeck, an American author. The travel book portrays the road trip of John Steinbeck, which he made in September 1960, across America. He believes that his touch with the country might have lost. He wants to experience the smell of grass and plants, its color and superiority of the light, the beat of its people and wants to see his country on a personal level. To assure himself he set his mind to make a trip or travel for the rediscovery of American personality, accompanied by a standard French poodle named Charley. The novel book, Travel with Charley is a closer look to the one of the most adored writer. The travel guide is a spectacular aura of American writer on the eve of the turbulent decade.

The Beach by Alex Garland

the beach

The beach is a novel based on travel, by English author Alex Garland in 1996. This is probably the best travel guide for the readers to read. This is an appealing novel that was later adapted into a motion picture. The Beach, by Alex Garland, is a narrated on an adult British traveler who getaway his life through travel and is largely funded by his relatives. The Beach will amaze the readers and it is really a masterpiece work from Alex Garland.

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In a Sunburned Country or Down Under by Bill Bryson


In Canada and United States the book was published titled In a Sunburned Country. It is the travel book written by best-selling travel writer Bill Bryson. Down Under is the British title of a 2000 travel guide. All of the books by Bill Bryson are great it’s hard to choose one his book to interpret. This travel book documents his voyage throughout Australia, his discussion with the people on his journey. He travels around the countryside in fear and sometimes in wonder. The book based on travel will definitely inspire you to travel to Australia.


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