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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

David Grann

$17.95 $16.51

This nonfiction page-turner dives into the disappearance of British explorer Percy Fawcett and his son in the Amazon.

The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho

$16.99 $15.63

This one became an international bestseller when it was translated from Portuguese in 1988. It's basically required reading for anyone trying to will themselves to follow their dreams and explore the world.

A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines

Anthony Bourdain

$16.99 $15.63

Anthony Bourdain can do no wrong. In this one, he's on the hunt for the perfect meal, pretty much, a worthy adventure.

No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach

Anthony Bourdain

$35.00 $32.20

You'd think he'd be more hangry, but Anthony Bourdain is here to eat with vigor in this one.

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Anthony Bourdain

$16.99 $15.63

The things you've heard about the restaurant business are likely true. Confirm those thoughts with this one from Anthony Bourdain.

Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook

Anthony Bourdain

$15.99 $14.71

Anthony Bourdain gets reflective in this one, going through his favorite experiences and what he had learned since becoming a household name.

A Year in Provence

Peter Mayle

$16.00 $14.72

This witty memoir will indeed make you want to move to Provence, but also laugh.

A Woman Alone: Travel Tales from Around the Globe


I'm not a solo traveler, but love reading about the brave adventures of women who are.

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

Bill Bryson

$8.99 $8.27

Bill Bryson is one of my favorite travel writers. See why with a more hilarious take on tackling the Appalachian Trail.

In a Sunburned Country

Bill Bryson

$18.00 $16.56

This one from Bill Bryson made me want to study abroad in Australia, despite all of the allusions to critters that could kill you there.

Notes from a Small Island

Bill Bryson

$16.99 $15.63

The "small island" here is Great Britain, and this one's another witty winner from Bill Bryson.

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America

Bill Bryson

$16.99 $15.63

This is OG Bill Bryson, as it's his first travel book. Go on a journey nearly 14,000 miles long with him.

The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain

Bill Bryson

$16.95 $15.59

A sequel of sorts to Bill Bryson's first foray into the "small island" that is Great Britain, he returns to said island here to see if anything's changed.

Neither Here Nor There:: Travels in Europe

Bill Bryson

$16.98 $15.62

This travelogue will take you back to Bill Bryson's college days and escapades in Europe.

I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away

Bill Bryson

$17.00 $15.64

Also known as Notes from a Big Country in some circles, this one chronicles Bill Bryson's return to America.

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Cheryl Strayed

$16.95 $15.59

I always pretend like I'm having my own personal Wild moments when I'm hiking short sections of the Pacific Crest Trail. If you don't get the reference, you need to read this one.

The Bird Man and the Lap Dancer: Close Encounters with Strangers

Eric Hansen


The unusual stories in this one will make you think this one reads like fiction, but they're all true.

Honouring High Places: The Mountain Life of Junko Tabei

Junko Tabei

$32.00 $29.44

Junko Tabei was the first woman to climb Mount Everest, which is reason enough for you to pick this one up. Who run the world?

In Patagonia

Bruce Chatwin

$17.00 $15.64

This is a real masterpiece in travel writing, no fluff and all escapism, this time in Patagonia.

Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains

Jon Krakauer

$18.95 $17.43

Jon Krakauer can be high-drama, and this one is no exception, a series of essays on mountaineering and rock climbing.