Travel Books

I think Travel and Books are two peas in a pod and lately because all I seem to do is write about travel, I’ve also mainly only been reading about travel.  The following is an incomplete list of books that I have read about travel and a short list of books that I would like to read.

Bad Lands by Tony Wheeler Afghanistan, Albania, Burma, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Saudi Arabia
Blood River by Tim Butcher Congo
Crazy River by Richard Grant Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi
Dark Lands by Tony Wheeler Colombia, D.R. Congo, Haiti, Israel/Palestine, Nauru, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, and Zimbabwe.
Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa
Getting Stoned With Savages by J.Maarten Troost Fiji, Vanuatu
Head Hunters on my Doorstep by J.Maarten Troost South Pacific
Last Train to Zona Verde by Paul Theroux South Africa, Namibia, Angola
Lost on Planet China by J.Maarten Troost China
Love with a Chance of Drowning by Torre DeRoches Mexico, South Pacific
No Touch Monkey by Ayun Halliday Romania, Vietnam, India, France, etc…
Smile When You’re Lying by Chuck Thompson All Around he World
The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner Netherlands, Iceland, Bhutan, Switzerland, Moldova, India, Qatar
The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost by Rachel Friedman Ireland, Australia, Sout America
The Lost Girls by Jennifer Bagget, Holly C Corrett, Amanda Pressner South America, Kenya, India, SE Asia, Australia, New Zealand
The Ridiculous Race by Steve Hely, Vali Chandrasekaran Around the World
The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J.Maarten Troost Kiribati
The Worrier’s Guide to Getting Lost by Torre DeRoches Italy, India
To Hell Holes and Back by Chuck Thompson DR Congo, India, Mexico, Disneyland
Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams Peru
Wanderlust by Elizabeth Eaves All Around the World
What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman All Around the World
On the Road by Jack Kerouac USA
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star by Paul Theroux Europe-Asia
The Worrier’s Guide to the End of the World by Torre DeRoche Italy, India
Currently Reading
The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux Europe-Asia
The Fear by Peter Goodwin Zimbabwe
The Geography of Genius by Eric Weiner various
On My List
The Turk Who Loved Apples by Matt Gross
A Rotten Person Travels the Caribbean by Gary Buslik
Out of Sheer Rage by Geoff Dyer
The Lost Continent by Bill Bryson
Vroom With A View-Peter Moore

Comment or send a message if you have a suggestion for a good travel read.

2 Comments on “Travel Books

  1. Quite an extensive list!
    I don’t think i’ve ever read a travel book before going anywhere, but might be a good idea to start 😀


    • I actually haven’t either, but after reading a few after my trip, I wish I had read them before hand.

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