Stuck at home? Need some inspiration? We’ve got you covered.
You may have already taken a virtual tour of some amazing parks, museums and more from all over the world. But if you’re in need of some good reading materials about different destinations and traveling in general to help inspire your future travels, here are our top picks of the best travel books to enjoy in 2020.
Drinking French by David Lebovitz is a unique travel book perfect for foodies. The book features beautiful photographs of drinks ranging from coffee and tea to old and new cocktails from various regions around France. For many of us staying home for the time being, this can be a great way to try some new drinks you can share with friends on social media and while attending virtual dates.
This famous cat has taken over Instagram and now the bookshelves. Nala’s World by Dean Nicholson tells readers of the story of how Dean found Nala the cat in Bosnia and of all of their adventures together since then. They have traveled the world together, and this book shows the strong bond formed between man and animal while doing so.
World Travel: An Irreverant Guide
Anthony Bourdain was known for his travels to uncharred territories and places some of us only dreamed of. This novel compiles his experiences in a fun and entertaining way with several excerpts provided by his colleagues, friends and family. World Travel will help you understand why a destination Anthony Bourdain visited was so unique and worthy.
Hidden Places by Sarah Baxter is full of illustrations from different parts of the world Sarah has been to. They are completely off the beaten path, most of which can only be reached by foot. The book highlights 25 places and tells readers why they should be there—from hidden fortresses and Mayan remains to forgotten ruins and large forests featured in fairytales.
Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020
Lonely Planet offers a variety of inspirational books that will have you planning your next vacation quickly. Every year, Lonely Planet releases a new guide to help you decide on where to go next while taking into consideration the environment and sustainability. In the 2020 edition, you can find the top 10 best destinations (country, region, city), new places, sustainable trips designed for the family, hiking ideas to clear the mind, and ways to give back and help locals while you go from one place to another.