Category: Travel Book Reviews

Turn Right at Machu Picchu

Turn Right at Machu Picchu

Mark, you can’t finish the Inca Trail and not know that this was the endpoint of a pilgrimmage. John Leviers, Turn Right at Machu Picchu Book Info Author: Mark Adams Published: 2011 Geographic Area:...

Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel

Book Info Author: The Lonely Planet Team Published: 2015 Geographic Area: Worldwide Original Language: English My Thoughts I’ve always been interested in rankings. What’s the tallest building, the biggest desert, the hottest place, etc....

Kon-Tiki

The closer we came into contact with the sea and what had its home there, the less strange it became and the more at home we ourselves felt. And we learned to respect the...

The Best Things in Life Are Free

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 Book Info Author: The...

The Great Railway Bazaar

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...

Make the Most of Your Time on Earth

Make the Most of Your Time on Earth

Book Info Author: Phil Stanton, and the Rough Guides Team Published: First Edition, 2007; Second Edition, 2010; Third Edition, 2016 Geographic Area: Worldwide Original Language: English Synopsis Some of you may have heard of...

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

What is it that these white people did? Why is it so important for their tribe to find them? Comaeda Bakairi, one of the last people to see Percy Fawcett alive Book Info Author:...

The Travel Book

The Travel Book

The A to Z format allowed us to view the world with a pleasing kind of egalitarianism, giving equal weight to superpowers like the United States of America and less high-profile nations like Burkina...

The Alchemist

O Alquimista (The Alchemist)

Everyone, when they are young, knows what their Personal Legend is. Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Book Info Author: Paulo Coelho Published: 1988 Geographic Area: Spain and Northern Africa Original Language: Portuguese Synopsis I decided...