The best travel books are shared here, with brief excerpts from books published about travel and destinations around the world.
Seven Million Steps for Peace, Hiking all the way to the Middle East By Brandon Wilson Along the Templar Trail: Seven Million Steps for Peace is a non-fiction travelogue written by Brandon Wilson, published in 2008 by Pilgrim’s Tales. It is the true story about Wilson, an American, and “Émile”, a 68-year-old Frenchman, who set […]
align=”center”>Intimate Portaits of Rajasthan India align=”center”> Photographer Tito Dalmau’s latest book, Rajasthan: Houses and Men, presents the Indian state as a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes and magnificent architectural achievements through images that perfectly display the “terrible beauty” which results from the symbiotic relationship of decadence and dilapidation that characterizes Rajasthan. Formed in 1949, Rajasthan, formerly […]
Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys. An excerpt from the book written by novelist Russell Banks about the Florida Everglades.
Wanderlust and Lipstick: The Skinny on Women Traveling Solo By Beth Whitman Wanderlust and Lipstick is an interesting travel guide for women traveling solo. The author writes an informative guideline from women’s hygiene to staying safe to packing to maintaining good health. In Chapter 9: Staying Healthy on the Road, she gives you information on […]
GoNOMAD Book Excerpt: Scenic Attractions, History and Economics Michael D. Yates’ Cheap Motels and a Hot Plate: An Economist’s Travelogue is an interesting tour guide combining attractions, history, economics, and politics all into one. It is a fascinating read for anyone wanting to work on the road and gain inspiration, as well as for people […]
The Magnificence of the Visigoths’ Roman Booty (from Chapter 5: The Sack of Rome) “What a gripping and dynamic read! As expected from the title, the fascinating saga of the barbarian king Alaric and his golden hoard occupies a central place in this book, butequally central is the epic story of the survival of late […]
Dr. Anna Marie Benton writes a guide to the most notable bookstores and libraries in England, including the British Library, Blackwell’s and Foyles.
By Matthew Fort Travels Through Italy – Culture, Tradition, and Recipes By Marina Solovyov Travel through Italy with Matthew Fort. He is the entertaining and hilarious author of Eating Up Italy, a new cook book that leaves you with more than just recipes. Fort travels up from the southern most tip of Italy to Turin […]