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Best Travel Adventure Books You Should Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Travel Adventure books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Blanket of Stars: Thru-Hiking the Camino de Santiago (Travel Adventures) (2018)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should Read– Winner of an IAN Book of the Year Award! – Finalist in the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA).An unlikely pilgrim battles agoraphobia to reclaim life beyond the sofa. The 800-kilometer journey along the Camino Frances provides a scenic backdrop to ponder midlife crisis and chronic illness, an empty nest and marital discord, military service and posttraumatic stress, rage and grief, heartbreak and fear – And the way forward.El Camino de Santiago, known fondly as The Way, is a matrix of trails with starting points across Europe leading to the sacred relics of Saint James the Apostle in…
Author(s): C.W. Lockhart

2. George Washington’s Socks (Time Travel Adventure) (1993)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should ReadElvira Woodruff’s million-copy seller, GEORGE WASHINGTON’S SOCKS, returns in time for the book’s anticipated HC sequel — Ben Franklin’s Boots!A mysterious rowboat transports five adventurous kids back in time to the eve of the Battle at Trenton where they experience the American Revolution. Through encounters with Hessian soldiers, revolutionaries, and even George Washington himself, Matthew, Quentin, Hooter, Tony, and Katie watch history unfold before their eyes as they see first-hand, the grim realities of war and the cost of freedom….
Author(s): Elvira Woodruff

3. An Adventure: A true story about time travel (2016)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should ReadOn 10th August 1901, two English women walked into the past. This is a documented true story that was extensively researched by the women who experienced this timeslip. During a visit to the Palace of Versailles, on the anniversary of the French Revolution, two ordinary women saw the French Queen, Marie Antoinette, sitting in the gardens in front of them, along with nobles, gardeners, houses, bridges and stones that when they went back, were no longer there. Backed up by a decade of research, the two women decided to publish their extraordinary adventure in 1910. Their timeslip experience has…
Author(s): Eleanor Jourdain, Charlotte Moberly, et al.

4. Theodore’s Spanish Adventure: Books about Spain for Kids (Theodore’s Travel Adventures Book Series) (2018)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should ReadThis cute, well-designed book about Spain for Kids featuring hand-drawn artwork of cute, Theodore the bear teaches young readers all about Spain, basic Spanish words and what life is like in Spain. Theodore travels to the on his journey eating all types of exciting spanish foods like paella, churros and tapas. Your child will love learning about Spain as they join in the adventure of cute Theodore the Bear….
Author(s): Trent Harding, Ashlee Harding

5. Marco Polo: his travels and adventures. (2018)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should ReadThis edition is presented complete and unabridged, with larger text for easier reading by younger readers, and all the original illustrations and decorations.“I have attempted to transform the somewhat dry and monotonous translation of this narrative into an entertaining story, that may engage the attention and the interest of my young readers; for which it certainly presents ample opportunities. If the task is properly done, no one can fail to follow Marco Polo from his Venetian home, across the entire continent of Asia to the court of Kublai Khan, and in his…
Author(s): George Makepeace Towle

6. The Orphan Of Ellis Island (Time Travel Adventures) (2000)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should ReadOne day, on a class trip to Ellis Island, Dominic Cantori faces his worst fantsty–a tour guide asks the children about their families. Filled with shame, Dominic flees from his class and hides until the museum is dark and deserted. Now, his only solace is the recorded voices on the display telephones of the immigrants who came to Ellis Island so long ago. But to Dominic’s surprise, the voice of the Italian immigrant suddenly begins to speak to him! And before he knows it, he’s transported back in time–to Italy in 1908. There he unlocks the door to his past, and discovers what it…
Author(s): Elvira Woodruff

7. The Travels of Ibn Battuta: in the Near East, Asia and Africa, 1325-1354 (Dover Books on Travel, Adventure) (2004)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should ReadThe Arab equivalent of Marco Polo, Sheikh Ibn Battuta (1304-77) set out as a young man on a pilgrimage to Mecca that ended 27 years and 75,000 miles later.The only medieval traveler known to have visited the lands of every Muslim ruler of his time, Ibn Battuta was born into a family of highly respected religious judges and educated as a theologian. Leaving his native city of Tangier in 1326, he traveled — over the next several years — to East Africa, Byzantium, Iraq, southern Russia, India, Ceylon, and China. His account of the journey, dictated on his return, not only provides vivid accounts of an odyssey that took…
Author(s): Ibn Battuta, Samuel Lee

8. Tent Life in Siberia: An Incredible Account of Siberian Adventure, Travel, and Survival (2016)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should ReadIn the 1860s, the Russian-American Telegraph Company set out to telegraphically connect the United States and Europe using lines running through the Bering Strait and Siberia. The failed expedition marked one of the first explorations of the vast Siberian wilderness, and George Kennan’s tale of a seemingly endless land filled with wildlife and nomadic tribes is as entertaining today as it was 140 years ago. With biting humor and poignant insight, Kennan details his years fighting to survive a doomed mission. He depicts the quiet loneliness of the desolate landscape, the eerie glow of the sun at…
Author(s): George Kennan, Larry McMurtry

9. George Washington’s Spy (Time Travel Adventures) (2012)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should ReadTen-year-old Matt Carlton and six friends are accidentally swept back in time–to Boston in 1776! The British now occupy the city, and redcoat guards are everywhere! While the boys are being held captive by a den of Patriot spies, the girls have been taken in by a wealthy Tory family.The pox is rampant; danger lies around every corner–and there’s no hope for returning home to their own time. How will these seven children survive?Readers will relish the nonstop action and humorous dialogue in this riveting sequel to Woodruff’s bestselling novel, GEORGE WASHINGTON’S…
Author(s): Elvira Woodruff

10. 52 Days by Camel: My Sahara Adventure (Adventure Travel Series) (2008)

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should ReadShare the adventure of a lifetime in this revised edition of a multiple-award-winning title. “Fascinating information.., an attractive choice for libraries…” – Booklist (on the original edition) A lifelong fascination with the desert led Lawrie Raskin to undertake a remarkable trek across the Sahara to the fabled city of Timbuktu. Together with author Debora Pearson, he chronicles his journey to the ancient city — and beyond. Readers will discover first-hand what it’s like to travel over vast seas of orange sand. They’ll experience the nasty smell of a camel’s breath,…
Author(s): Lawrie Raskin, Debora Pearson

Best Travel Adventure Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some travel adventure books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Singapore Dream and Other Adventures: Travel Writings from an Asian Journey

Author(s): Hermann Hesse, Sherab Chodzin Kohn
Publisher: Shambhala, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2236229

Chance Particulars: A Writer’s Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life

Author(s): Sara Mansfield Taber, Maud Taber-Thomas
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, Year: 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2257647

North Carolina Adventure Weekends: A Traveler’s Guide to the Best Outdoor Getaways

Author(s): Jessie Johnson, Matt Schneider
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press, Year: 2017, Size: 18 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2228172

Time Machine Tales The Science Fiction Adventures and Philosophical Puzzles of Time Travel

Author(s): Paul J. Nahin
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2016, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1607705

The Culinary Adventures of a Travelling Cook

Author(s): Natasha Barnes
Publisher: Random House Struik, Year: 2015, Size: 117 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1321649

Have Blade Will Travel: The adventures of a traveling chef

Author(s): David Paul Larousse
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 277 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1322222

Universal Orlando 2015 : the ultimate guide to the ultimate theme park adventure

Author(s): Monaghan, Kelly
Publisher: The Intrepid Traveler, Year: 2015, Size: 24 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2085130

The Alaska Account of John Muir : Travels in Alaska, The Cruise of the Corwin, Stickeen & Alaska Days with John Muir (Illustrated): Adventure Memoirs and Wilderness Essays from the author of The Yosemite, Our National Parks, The Mountains of California, A Thousand-mile Walk to the Gu

Author(s): John Muir, S. Hall Young
Publisher: e-artnow, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2091250

Green Kitchen Travels Healthy Vegetarian Food Inspired by Our Adventures

Author(s): David Frenkiel
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books, Year: 2014, Size: 61 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1549341

Bali: The Legendary Isle

Author(s): Patrick R. Booz, R. Ian Lloyd
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing, Year: 2014, Size: 43 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2217347

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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