The sun is shining and summer is here. And, while many of us are feeling the itch to get out and see the world, travelling is still not quite as easy as we'd all like it to be. That's why we've compiled this list of some of the best classic titles in travel-themed fiction, covering stories from around the globe. So get stuck in, take your mind where your body cannot go, and enjoy a perilous or exciting adventure from the comfort and safety of your favourite reading spot!
Today is the day we wish a very happy birthday (or a very happy un-un-birthday...) to the fabulous Lewis Carroll, and offer up our thanks for the literary legacy he left behind - a legacy which remains ever strong and influential. Over one hundred and fifty years have passed since the publication of his 1856 classic novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (more commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland), and yet the story continues to touch the hearts of the masses who read it to this day. It's hard to not be moved by the brilliant and colourful madness of such a zany and memorable tale, which is why we're using this special day to explore Carroll's many wacky and wonderful characters - characters which make Wonderland worthy of its name, a world which would not be the same without each and every one of its unique inhabitants.
And that's a wrap on the 2010s, folks! We hope you all had a fantastic decade, made great memories, achieved whatever goals you set for yourselves, and experienced all the adventures you wanted to. But, now that we're rolling into the 2020s, it's time to start planning whatever adventures you want to tackle next - and to get you feeling particularly adventurous, we've compiled a list of the most exciting adventure books and novels to get you started on the right foot!
Every now and then we all need a pick-me-up to get us through the day. Sometimes it's a cup of coffee, sometimes it's ten minutes alone with one of our favourite books, and sometimes it's both. Here's a list of some of the best vintage books and pieces of classic literature to get your mind racing while you sip at the nectar of the gods.
A book always looks great on an insta pic, but they can also be fun to read while you are waiting on a bus or train because let's face it there is a lot of waiting around when you're travelling around the world.
So here are 6 GREAT book recommendations to go with your #instatravels Australia, Mexico, Paris, London and Round the world.