Best Travel Books to Inspire Your Next Adventure

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Thinking about taking the leap and traveling in the future? Draw some inspiration and wisdom from these books all about traveling!

Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler’s Journey Home by Matthew Kepnes

If you want a book that gives a philosophical view of why we travel, Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler’s Journey Home is for you. It’s also packed with real stories of Matthew Kepnes’ travels abroad, giving you an inside look at what it really means to be a nomad!

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert

You might have already seen the movie, but we promise Eat, Pray, Love (the book) will provide more wisdom and adventure than you think! Follow Elizabeth Gilbert as she leaves her life behind in search of, well, everything in her world travels.

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is extremely famous for its life-changing advice on love and the meaning of life. Paulo Coelho writes of a young shepherd who travels from Spain to Egypt, and all the lessons he learns along the way. If you’re looking for a book to give you a new perspective and inspiring quotes as you read, this is for you!

The Art of Leaving: A Memoir by Ayelet Tsabari

Ayelet Tsabari writes The Art of Leaving: A Memoir about her search for love and escape from grief as she travels the world. From New York to India, she shares her journey in healing from the death of her father as a young girl. This novel is sure to have you feeling lots of emotions as you hear her story.