Travel Literature

This list via Insider shows some of the best travel writing. I’ve crossed off the ones I’ve already read.

  1. ‘On the Road’ by Jack Kerouac
  2. ‘The Great Railway Bazaar’ by Paul Theroux
  3. ‘Into the Wild’ by Jon Krakauer
  4. ‘The Sun Also Rises’ by Ernest Hemingway
  5. ‘The Geography of Bliss’ by Eric Weiner
  6. ‘In Patagonia’ by Bruce Chatwin
  7. ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ by Hunter S. Thompson
  8. ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ by Elizabeth Gilbert
  9. ‘Venice’ by Jan Morris
  10. ‘Notes From a Small Island’ by Bill Bryson
  11. ‘The Road to Oxiana’ by Robert Byron
  12. ‘In Search of Captain Zero’ by Allan Weisbecker
  13. ‘Travels with Charley: In Search of America’ by John Steinbeck
  14. ‘A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush’ by Eric Newby
  15. ‘Wild Coast: Travels on South America’s Untamed Edge’ by John Gimlette
  16. ‘Our Man in Havana’ by Graham Greene
  17. ‘Arabian Sands’ by Wilfred Thesiger
  18. ‘Blue Highways’ by William Least Heat-Moon
  19. ‘The Shadow of the Sun’ by Ryszard Kapuscinski
  20. ‘A Year in Provence’ by Peter Mayle
  21. ‘Vagabonding’ by Rolf Potts

 

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