5 travel books to feed your wanderlust
The Assouline travel books are renowned for their high-quality design, stunning photography, and insightful content. They focus on specific destinations, exploring the culture, history, and unique aspects of each place. Whether it’s a city, a region, or a country, the books aim to provide readers with a comprehensive and immersive experience of the destination.
The New York Times Explorer. 100 Dream Trips Around the World
Whether it’s a culinary adventure in vibrant Mexico City, an historic and meditative train ride through Siberia, or a solo trip to Paris, get your bucket lists ready with the discoveries of Explorer, a curated collection of 100 dream trips from the distinguished travel writers and photographers of The New York Times. The writers offer guidance, from the personal to the practical, with vibrant photographs that capture the catch-your-breath awe of each location.
Explore the art of mindful travel with Kinfolk, the pioneers of ‘slow living’, their philosophy of simplicity, authenticity, purposefulness, and community. Based on the magazine’s global community of writers and photographers, Kinfolk Travel takes readers to more than 20 locations on five continents, with travel tips from locals, stunning imagery, and thoughtful essays.
The Art of Travel, by Alain de Botton
A departure from travel books where the author recounts their adventures on the road, this book examines the why of travel. Why do we travel? What drives us? Botton delves into every aspect of travel, from the journey to the destination to the return home. His sophisticated prose and vivid imagery suck you in as he examines the mundane, the beautiful, and the wondrous.
1,000 Places to See Before You Die, by Patriciaa Schultz
First published in 2003, the book is a comprehensive guide that highlights various destinations around the world that travelers should consider visiting. It aims to inspire a sense of wanderlust and appreciation for the diversity of cultures and landscapes.