Travel books to spark your wanderlust

What books inspire your wanderlust? We’ve picked some of our favourite travel books – fiction and non-fiction – that get us packing our bags and itching for a new adventure!


In a Sunburned Country – Bill Bryson

Get to know the little quirks of Australia and see why this sunny country island is as beautiful as it is today – you’ll even have a few belly laughs to go with it!

Outlander – Diana Galbadon

Travel back in time to 18th century Scotland, and fall in love with the dashingly handsome Scottish highlander. You’ll also find yourself quickly falling in love with Scottish history and landmarks, and you’ll be looking up flights to visit asap.

Into the Wild – Jon Krakauer

This non-fiction piece leaves a lasting impression as you experience Christopher McCandless’ hitchhike to Alaska and leaves behind his family and possession to build a new life for himself.

Eat, Pray, Love – Eliza Gilbert

Watch Elizabeth step out of her comfort zone and journey through Italy, India and Indonesia with her!

The Alchemist Paulo Coelho

Follow the inspiring adventure of a young Shepherd boy who yearns to travel the world. This book will remind you to listen to your heart and follow your dreams!

Dave Barry Does Japan – Dave Barry

Embark on a hilarious journey with Dave Barry as he takes on three weeks in Japan. You’ll be laughing your head off whilst wanting to experience the drastically different, but beautiful culture in Japan!

Finding Gobi – Dion Leonard

Prepare your heart and witness the lovable pup, Gobi, stand by marathon runner Dion Leonard and take on China and the UK.


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