What’s better than a great book to read while holidaying? What about a book that inspires you and gives you some great ideas for travel locations? Today we’re looking at the top books for travel inspiration. If you love the idea of travelling, but can’t decide where to go, a book can be the perfect way to find somewhere you’ll love. Fiction and nonfiction alike are filled with colourful scenes and vivid imagery. The lines between fiction and nonfiction are often blurred with travel themed books, as even fictitious stories take so much influence from the real locations that the authors visited.
These books cover every corner of the earth, so you’ll really be spoilt for choice.
Before you know it, you’ll be on the way to an amazing destination that has already captured your imagination and spirit. Don’t let your Kingseven sunglasses, rucksack and other travel accessories sit idle. Pick up a book today and start planning!
Eat Pray Love
You’ve likely heard of Eat Pray Love before. This modern classic text covers themes of spirituality and romance. Throughout the book, Elizabeth Gilbert recounts her travelling adventures throughout Italy, India and Indonesia. The great thing about this book is that it explores a variety of travel locations, making it great if you don’t have a clue where you want to go.
Into the Wild
Into the Wild, written by Jon Krakauer follows the true story of Chris McCandless through the North American wilderness. The book highlights the scenic, beautiful yet at times brutal, nature of the isolated American wilds, as well as the authentic human connections that can be made while travelling.
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Cheryl Strayed’s memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, covers her hiking journey across the Pacific Crest Trail. The text follows Strayed’s solo travels from the stark Mojave Desert through to beautiful landscapes across California and Oregon and into the endless Douglas Firs of Washington. The text covers themes of self-reflection and expiration, and is a great read for anyone aspiring for some solo travel.
The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises, also known as Fiesta, is a 1926 classic novel by Ernest Hemmingway. The book chronicles a group of companions as they travel from Paris to Spain and watch the running of the bulls. This text is a great portal back to the war-weary world of the 1920s and investigates themes of love and death while transporting the reader to the tranquil Spanish countryside and festivities of the city.
Start Planning Today!
Whether you have a general idea or you’re completely unsure where you want to go, picking up a travel themed book is never a bad idea. At Einhorn Travel we specialise in all sorts of travel accessories, so ensure you have a browse of our store and have everything you need before taking your trip.