Best Travel Books

Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer. he book is a chronicle of the events that occurred on May 10 -11, 1996, when a blizzard struck Mount Everest on the day when numerous individuals and groups were attempting to ascend the mountain. Eight people died that day, making it, at the time, the deadliest day in the mountain’s history.

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

A Walk in The Woods by Bill Bryson. A book about hiking adventures on the famous long-distance hike of the Appalachian Trail.

On the Road

On the Road

On The Road by Jack Kerouack. Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be "Beat" and has inspired every generation since its initial publication.

Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel

Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel

Vagabonding by Rolf Potts. Potts wants us to wander, to explore, to embrace the unknown, and, finally, to take our own damn time about it. I think this is the most sensible book of travel-related advice ever written.

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

The Lost City Of Z : A Tale of Deadly obsessesion in the Amazon. The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon.

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki by Thor Hyerdahl. A story about a 104 day long raft ride through the Pacific in 1947 nad 6 men fighting the elements on a hand-made balsa wood vesel are at the mercy of the acient Gods of South America and the Pacific. Encounters with wonderful Verne-like creatures of the sea bring the Pacific to life