Travel Book of the Week: The Best Things in Life Are Free

One of the most memorable moments I've had travelling cost nothing but the gumption to walk into the square that night. Tom Hall, The Best Things in Life Are Free Author: The Lonely Planet Team Published: 2016 Geographic Area: Worldwide Original Language: English The above quote comes from an experience one of the authors had … Continue reading Travel Book of the Week: The Best Things in Life Are Free

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Travel Book of the Week: The Great Railway Bazaar

The trains contain the essential paraphernalia of the culture: Thai trains have the shower jar with the glazed dragon on its side, Ceylonese ones the car reserved for Buddhist monks, Indian ones a vegetarian kitchen and six classes, Iranian ones prayer mats, Malaysian ones a noodle stall, Vietnamese ones bulletproof glass on the locomotive, and … Continue reading Travel Book of the Week: The Great Railway Bazaar

Travel Book of the Week: Make the Most of Your Time on Earth

Author: Phil Stanton, and the Rough Guides Team Published: First Edition, 2007; Second Edition, 2010; Third Edition, 2016 Geographic Area: Worldwide Original Language: English Some of you may have heard of this guide's brother from another mother, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. The two are very similar; they both, in fact, feature 1,000 … Continue reading Travel Book of the Week: Make the Most of Your Time on Earth

Travel Book of the Week: Atlas Obscura

The beginning of our happiness lies in the understanding that life without wonder is not worth living.Abraham Joshua Heschel Author: Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, & Ella Morton Published: 2016 Geographic Area: Worldwide Original Language: English You can't talk about travel books without including guides of some sort. In my experience, there are few better than … Continue reading Travel Book of the Week: Atlas Obscura

Travel Book of the Week: Los diarios motocicleta (The Motorcycle Diaries)

"The first commandment for every good explorer is that an expedition has two points: the point of departure and the point of arrival. If your intention is to make the second theoretical point coincide with the actual point of arrival, don't think about the means - because the journey is a virtual space that finishes … Continue reading Travel Book of the Week: Los diarios motocicleta (The Motorcycle Diaries)