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The best travel related books to get you dreaming of your next adventure.
On Roads That Echo – Charlie Walker
What started as a crazy idea turned into one of the most epic journeys in the world, cycling from England to Singapore.
Europe United – Matt Walker
Matt travels to all 55 UEFA nations to watch a top division football match in one season.
The Man Who Cycled The World – Mark Beaumont
The adventurer trying to beat the world record for the time taken to cycle around the world.
The Man Who Cycled The Americas – Mark Beaumont
Mark returns with another cycling adventure, this time throwing in some mountain climbing as well.
Down Under: Travels In A Sunburnt Country – Bill Bryson
Jupiters Travels – Ted Simon
One man and a motorbike in a time before technology. Ted Simon rides around the world in the epitome of slow travel in the 1970’s
Through Sand And Snow – Charlie Walker
Charlie’s follow up book takes him from working in Beijing, riding a horse across Mongolia, taking a pirogue down the Congo river all whilst cycling back to England.
The Sex Lives of Cannibals – J Maarten Troost
The author gets posted to Kiribati in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Round Ireland With A Fridge – Tony Hawks
I Survived The Killing Fields – Seng Kok Ung
The true story of surviving the Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia
The Bridge Over The River Kwai – Pierre Boulle
Based on the true story of the WW2 prisoners of war in Thailand
Shantaram – Gregory David Roberts
Don’t Tell Mum I Work On The Rigs – Paul Carter
A story of misadventure in some of the worst places in the world
Getting Stoned with Savages – J Maarten Troost
J Maarten Troost goes back to the pacific, this time to Fiji and Vanuatu
Lost on Planet China – J Maarten Troost
After experiencing working in the pacific, this journey takes him around China to see if he can live there.
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