3 Travel Books Trending Right Now

by Susan Finch

Aug 27, 2019

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Home to more than 50 literature-related attractions, England is a must-visit for literature lovers. Take a literary tour like the London Pub Walk and Shakespeare’s and Dickens’ London to see spots frequented by London’s most famous writers, or visit renowned book town Hay-on-Wye, home to 24 bookshops and the Hay Festival of Literature & Arts. Visit The Globe Theater, or see the Bard’s First Folio at the British Library.

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Travel is always trending, whether it’s the peak of summer or the fall foliage is creating a canopy at your favorite destination. Grab some travel books to indulge your wanderlust and start planning your next adventure. Here are three to add to your wishlist.

 

The Travel Book
If you’ve ever wondered about every United Nations-approved country in the world, The Travel Book offers a look at all of them, complete with 850 images and 230 countries. Get tips on the best time to visit, as well as what each country’s culture is like from its best dishes to film scene. As much photo book as it is a travel guide, The Travel Book is a must for your weekender bag or coffee table.

 

Less
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Less follows the nearly 50-year-old author Arthur Less on a journey as his boyfriend of the past nine years prepares to marry someone else. In a frantic effort to ignore his grief, Less accepts countless career invitations that cobble together an around-the-world trip to avoid the wedding and the reality of turning 50 at the same time. Readers get a peek at vibrant characters and the agony of being an aging writer jumping over obstacles to stay relevant in a cutthroat industry.

 

Atlas of Beer
This beer lover’s guide to traveling the world brims with stunning photography and off-the-beaten-path drinking destinations. Learn more about the world around you while gleaning knowledge about brewers and bar owners from every corner of the world. Atlas of Beer tempts readers to local delicacies like banana beer in Tanzania and beer aged in wine barrels in Argentina. Cheers!

 

There’s always new travel fodder and releases masquerading as travel books like the late Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential that explores the world through food. Choose your favorites and create your wishlist itinerary with all the new places you never knew you wanted to see.

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