Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Awesome Travel Books

Every Tuesday, The Broke & the Bookish host Top Ten Tuesday. Technically, this week’s post is supposed to be all about beach literature or summer reads.

However, I’m not a beach bum and probably into more heavy-duty stuff than Sun, Sea & Romance chick lit. So I decided to post my Top 10 Travel Books instead. It’s still summer holiday related, right?

If you’ve never read a travel book before you have missed out! But if you’d like to try some, I recommend the following: For lighter, witty yet authentic accounts I’d start with Bill Bryson. Then move on to Paul Theroux for some of the best (and vivid) armchair travelling you’ll ever do. And then pick your way around the world. After all, travel reading is just as addictive as actually travelling.

Here’s my Top 10 of Awesome Travel Books (in no particular order):

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