While we are all at home trying to flatten the curve of Covid 19, curl up in your favorite reading chair and let one of these 5 books indulge your sense of wanderlust as it transports you to a faraway place from the comfort of your living room.
by Alain de Bottone
This philosophical examination of why and how we travel goes around the world and throughout history to describe, in poetic detail, the pleasure of anticipating a journey, the magnetic allure of the exotic and the value of observation.
by Edward Abbey
A real-life account of a famed writer spending a season working as a ranger at Arches National Park, where he attempts to experience nature in its purest form.
by Mark Adams
Laugh-out-loud account of an adventure travel expert (who has never been on an actual adventure) attempting to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu.