For many, reading a book during their vacation is something that does not cross their mind, but for many out there, reading books is a must, it is considered a luxury for them. You can read it anywhere and anytime while you are travelling, on the beach, after you are done hiking, sitting in front of a fire, at the airport, during your flight, at the train station, on your train, literally anywhere.
So the next time you are travelling, you should really consider bringing a book a lot, hopefully from one of the top 10 books to read when you travel list! It does not have to be a big book, a small book will be good as well. For those who might want to explore reading, this is your opportunity, while you are flying and there is nothing to do, read a book, or perhaps even read a book in foreign language, preferably the foreign language you are trying to learn.
The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien
For any of the Lord of The Rings fans out there, when you are travelling, you should really consider bringing this book along as well. I mean who doesn’t want to read about a Hobbit going on an adventure. Since you are going on your own adventure, while you are in the flight, you can start reading this book to get ready for some real life adventure for yourself.
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
One of the top 10 books to read when you travel involves…travelling and more. If you are looking for a book that will definitely deliver notes of enlightenment and smiles, then this is the book you are definitely looking for. This book here will inspire you to buy a one-way ticket for months of incredible adventure and it is also a good book if you have already done so. This book will remind you that travelling causes you to grow as a person.
The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
You have watched the movie, “The Life of Pi”, the book way more spectacular. It is also one of the best books around, you can read and marvel about Pi’s unintended adventure on a lifeboat in the middle of the great ocean, let us not forget about the Bengal tiger that is with him. This book will keep you happy at just about anywhere, just as long as you remember to bring it along.
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
This is a book that is a must for hikers and those with wanderlust. If you often contemplate on solitude, humanity and wilderness is your cup of tea, especially when you’re stoking your campfire, then be sure to read this book. So the next time you are going camping, or doing anything in the wild, this is definitely one of the books to read when you travel.
The Art of Happiness by H.H the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler
If your travels are for relaxation, having a good time, or just for yourself, the please, you absolutely need to bring this book along. This book will help you be a much happier person and in addition to that, it will also help you enhance your travel experience. It is highly recommended for people who are looking for some self-reflection while they are travelling.
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
Walden is just like Into the Wild, which makes it a really good book for people who are serious about their outdoor travelling. So if you are planning for a long hiking trip or a camping trip, then this book is something that you definitely need to bring along with your trip. But if you are planning to take a trip to a big city or some cruise then you shouldn’t bring this book along.
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
For the next on one of the top 10 books to read when you travel, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, is a book that must be brought with you if you are planning for a trip to England. Very little things that can be better than travelling around the English countryside, then sitting down to read this classic English book with of course, a cup of English tea and let us not forget about the scones.
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
One of the top 10 books to read when you travel is a classic. This incredible book here is indeed a children’s adventure book that is for adults, it will remind you of all the different people that you are able to meet when you travel all around the world. This is a book recommended for every traveller, but it is especially suitable for people who are looking to travel far a way and for a long time. Children’s book is very interesting as well.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is a really delightful adventure book and bringing along such book for your travels will cause your travels to be just as delightfully adventurous. Reading this book will seriously get you inspired to travel and the best thing is, you can bring this book anywhere with you and read it anytime. You will learn that our expectations in life are not always met and we are greeted by wonderful unexpected things instead.
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
This is yet another book in one of the top 10 books to read when you travel. If India is your destination then you should bring this book with you. If you already love India, then Shantaram will cause you to fall deeper in love with India than you were before. It is a love story between two people named Lin and Karla. But if you are going to India for meditative purposes then you should avoid bringing this book along.
Hope you enjoyed the books from our top 10 books to read when you travel list. As the duration of flights and such may be boring, have some entertainment by reading some of these amazing books, or if you are not interested in these books, you can always read books that you are interested in. These can really help you be inspired to travel more than you already do. But in order to really focus on your vacation instead of any worries of travelling, remember to get travel insurance, MSIG is offering travel insurance from the price of RM 39/trip, visit PolicyStreet.com to find out more.
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