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Travel Books for Summer!

"All of us, when we travel, look at the places we go, the things we see, through different eyes. And How we see them is shaped by our previous lives, the books we've read, the films we've seen, the baggage we carry." --Anthony Bourdain, World Travel: An Irreverent Guide

Summer 2024 is just around the corner and if you've got the travel bug, try reading these best-selling travel books while you wait to start your adventure!

My Twenty-Five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now by Peter Mayle

One of the most-asked for books in our travel writing section, this classic and well-loved book about Peter Mayle and his wife leaving their lives in England to live in Provence, France, and the beauty and simplicity of country life in France.

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson

After twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson is back in American and decides to hike the historic 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail--while having no backpacking experience and with his friend, Stephen Katz, with equal amount of experience and quite out of shape. What follows is hilarious, beautiful, and a wonderful tale of one of America's most notorious hikes. 

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

This is another highly asked for book in store: this is the story of 24-year-old Chris McCandless leaves his native DC and heads into the Alaskan wilderness with a rifle and a 10-pound bag of rice. His body is found four months later.

World Travel: An Irreverent Guide by Anthony Bourdain and Laurie Woolever

Anyone who knows food and travel knows the name Anthony Bourdain. This incredible collection of travels, where to go when, where to eat when you get there, and sometimes even what to avoid, is an essential read for anyone with an inkling of wanderlust in them.

Interested in buying? Check out the list here!