If you’ve ever been travelling you probably know that one way to survive long flights, bus trips or delays is to carry a good book.
These are just a few of my favourites, after all I love books and often read one a day if I’m on a beach day!
1. The Motorcycle Diaries – Che Guevara
One of my favourite books, short, easy to read and essential reading before any trip to South America or Cuba.
2. The Martian Chronicles – Ray Bradbury
This will make you question how you judge a people and a place, so whilst pushing your travel boundaries, push your literary ones too.
3. His Bloody Project – Graeme Macrae Burnet
Perfect for reading on a train to Scotland, or a hike around the highlands. Atmospheric and a fantastic sense of place.
4. The Sympathizer – Viet Thanh Nguyen
Surprisingly witty, read it whilst sipping coffee and imagine you’re back in Ho Chi Minh.
5. Sapiens – Yuval Noah Harari
OK, I know, so it’s not fiction but oh my word, you absolutely need to read this and on your travels is the ideal time as I strongly recommend getting the audio book! Perfect for airport lounges or long flights.
I’d love to hear your suggestions for great books, and please join me on Goodreads and share your favourites.
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