Travel Books Designed to Take You Away

Here are some book recommendations to get you into vacation mode without leaving home. Reading is an excellent way to sate your travel desires while patiently waiting to plan your next trip.

"Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay were we are." – Mason Cooley

Staycation: How to Get Away Without Going Away

One vacation destination that is fast, easy, and ultra-affordable awaits you any time of year, and it can be one of the most rewarding experiences you and your family can have. Welcome to your staycation, a time when you can reconnect with yourself and your family and gain a new appreciation for the place you call home. This book by Dennison Berwick and Simone Pertuiset provides you with over 100 ideas and suggestions to make you and your family say “there’s no place like home.”

24 Travel Stories From Around The World

The world is a place filled with beauty and wonder, and a good storyteller can take you there. This book of 24 short stories by The Unnamed Traveler documents one man’s experiences around the globe, offering funny and entertaining stories about places around the globe and the people he meets along the way. You’ll love his ironic take on life while gaining a wider appreciation of the world around you.

Born to Travel: A Life-Changing Story of Leadership Development Through 15 Countries

Travel can be one of the healthiest things you can do, especially for business. This memoir by Amy McCune, Ph.D., documents her travels to 15 countries and how her experiences led to deeper introspection and improved communication skills while boosting her desire for lifelong learning and business growth. This book touches on traits that help you better develop your brand, increase your ambition and curiosity, learn to ask the right questions, and map your goals with her specially formulated mind mapping system.

The Art of Fully Living: 1Man. 10 Years. 100 Life Goals.

To feel fully alive means immersing yourself in your goals. This is proven true through the firsthand experience of author Tal Gur. This book documents his path toward achieving 100 life goals in only ten years - and these goals weren’t easy. From eliminating his student debt in one year to mastering English and competing in the Iron Man, his focused approach teaches you how to dive deep into your goals and use your strengths to obtain them. You will learn what it feels like to feel truly free and feel deeply fulfilled with the paths you have chosen.

Tightwads on the Loose: A Seven Year Pacific Odyssey

Ever wonder if you can survive with your spouse for seven years in a boat that’s 31-feet long? This couple did and learned a wealth of experiences along the way. Wendy Hinman takes you on a journey into the Pacific Ocean to places like the Solomon Islands and Marshall Islands, all the way to Asia and back to America. Along the way, they lived without many of life’s necessities and learned that survival with the one you love takes teamwork and a sense of humor.

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