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5 Books that will Indulge your Wanderlust while at Home

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.

The Art of Travel

by Robyn Davidson

A frank and funny account of a courageous young woman’s journey through the Australian desert, where she learns a lot about herself and her companions: a dog and four camels.

by Sarah Macdonald

A woman who vowed never to return to India returns to India. The resulting story is one of discovery and adventure in this land of beauty and chaos.

Holy Cow

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.

Turn Right At Machu Picchu

While we may not be able to travel right now, we can still dream about our future adventures.

What are your favourite travel related books?


Michelle Gaudet | Certified Travel Counsellor | Adventure & Experiential Travel Specialist

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