52 Books For Travelers of All Ages


        Great reads and grand gift ideas for the intrepid explorer or the armchair traveler.  

1. Travels with Charley in Search of America: (Centennial Edition) – John Steinbeck


2. In a Sunburned Country – Bill Bryson


3. – Travels – Michael Crichton


4. Tao of Travel – Paul Theroux


5. Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel – Rolf Potts


 6. Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift


 7. The Travels of Marco Polo (The Broadway Travellers) – Marco Polo


8. Backpacking Wyoming: From Towering Granite Peaks to Steaming Geyser Basins – Lorain Douglas


 9. Halfway to Each Other: How a Year in Italy Brought Our Family Home – Susan Pohlman


10. The Road to Oxiana – Robert Byron


11. Facing the Congo – Jeffrey Taylor


 12. The Size of the World – Jeff Greenwald


13. Road Fever by Tim Cahill


14. All the Wrong Places by James Fenton

15. Rag and Bone: A Journey Among the World’s Holy Dead by Peter Manseau


16. Nomad’s Hotel: Travels in Time and Space by Ceese Nooteboom


17. Johnny Ginger’s Last Ride by Tom Fremantle


18. The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen


19. Tiger for Breakfast by Michel Peissel


20. The Ascent of Rum Doodle by W.E. Bowman


21. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer


 22. The Climb by Anatoli Boukreev


23. Annapurna by Maurice Herzog


24. Hiking the Continental Divide Trail by Jennifer Hanson


 25. Imagine: A Vagabond Story by Greg Lingel


 26. Empty Nest to Life Vest by Christie Gorsline


27. Big Earth: 101 Amazing Adventures by Russ Malkin


28. Next Stop Grand Central by Maira Kalman


29. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die: 2nd Edition by Patricia Schultz


30. Born to Run by Christopher McDougall


31. The River of Doubt by Candice Millard


32. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak


33. This is Rome (Paris, London, New York) by Miroslav Sasek


 34. Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams


35. Touching the Void by Joe Simpson


36. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis


37. Hiking Through History by Kirk Ward Robinson


38. Life is a Trip by Judie Fein


39. Raining Cats and Rats by Donna Gottardi


40. Oh, the Thinks You Can Think by Dr. Suess


41. Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert by William Langewiesche


42. Come Hell on High Water by Gregory Jaymes


43. The Hidden Europe by Francis Tapon


44. On the Road by Jack Kerouac


45. Coasting by Jonathan Raban


46. Venice by Jan Morris


47. In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin


48. A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby


49. The Journals of Captain Cook by James R. Cook and Phillip Edwards


50. The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto Che Guevara, Cintio Vitier, and Aleida Guevara


51. The Lost Girls by Jennifer Baggett, Holly C. Corbett, and Amanda Pressner


52. Seven Years In Tibet by Henry Heinrich Harrer