52 Books For Travelers of Every Age

Written by  Ted Hayes

         52 Books For Travelers of All Ages

Great reads and grand gift ideas for the intrepid explorer or the armchair traveler.  

1. Travels with Charley in Search of America: (Centennial Edition) – John Steinbeck

2. In a Sunburned Country - Bill Bryson

3. - Travels - Michael Crichton

4. Tao of Travel - Paul Theroux

5. Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel - Rolf Potts

 6. Gulliver’s Travels - Jonathan Swift

 7. The Travels of Marco Polo (The Broadway Travellers) – Marco Polo

8. Backpacking Wyoming: From Towering Granite Peaks to Steaming Geyser Basins - Lorain Douglas

 9. Halfway to Each Other: How a Year in Italy Brought Our Family Home - Susan Pohlman

10. The Road to Oxiana - Robert Byron

11. Facing the Congo - Jeffrey Taylor

 12. The Size of the World - Jeff Greenwald

13. Road Fever by Tim Cahill

14. All the Wrong Places by James Fenton

15. Rag and Bone: A Journey Among the World’s Holy Dead by Peter Manseau

16. Nomad’s Hotel: Travels in Time and Space by Ceese Nooteboom

17. Johnny Ginger’s Last Ride by Tom Fremantle

18. The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen

19. Tiger for Breakfast by Michel Peissel

20. The Ascent of Rum Doodle by W.E. Bowman

21. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

 22. The Climb by Anatoli Boukreev

23. Annapurna by Maurice Herzog

24. Hiking the Continental Divide Trail by Jennifer Hanson

 25. Imagine: A Vagabond Story by Greg Lingel

 26. Empty Nest to Life Vest by Christie Gorsline

27. Big Earth: 101 Amazing Adventures by Russ Malkin

28. Next Stop Grand Central by Maira Kalman

29. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die: 2nd Edition by Patricia Schultz

30. Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

31. The River of Doubt by Candice Millard

32. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

33. This is Rome (Paris, London, New York) by Miroslav Sasek

 34. Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams

35. Touching the Void by Joe Simpson

36. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

37. Hiking Through History by Kirk Ward Robinson

38. Life is a Trip by Judie Fein

39. Raining Cats and Rats by Donna Gottardi

40. Oh, the Thinks You Can Think by Dr. Suess

41. Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert by William Langewiesche

42. Come Hell on High Water by Gregory Jaymes

43. The Hidden Europe by Francis Tapon

44. On the Road by Jack Kerouac

45. Coasting by Jonathan Raban

46. Venice by Jan Morris

47. In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin

48. A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby

49. The Journals of Captain Cook by James R. Cook and Phillip Edwards

50. The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto Che Guevara, Cintio Vitier, and Aleida Guevara

51. The Lost Girls by Jennifer Baggett, Holly C. Corbett, and Amanda Pressner

52. Seven Years In Tibet by Henry Heinrich Harrer