Sunday, March 10, 2013

Armchair Adventures: Voyages Around the World

Some days, don't you just want to get away from it all?  Well, for those of us without imminent travel plans, here's a few armchair travel titles to help you get away from it all...or to help you get inspired to take a long, long vacation!

Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race around the World by Matthew Goodman

The Man Who Cycled the World by Mark Beaumont [eBook only in our catalog]

The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, The High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe by Glynis Ridley

Wild Romance: A Victorian Story of a Marriage, a Trial, and a Self-Made Woman by Chloë Schama

The Lost Girls: Three Friends, Four Continents, One Unconventional Detour Around the World by Jennifer Baggett

Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie Londonderry's Extraordinary Ride by Peter Zheutlin

The Scent Trail: How One Woman's Quest for the Perfect Perfume Took Her Around the World by Celia Lyttelton

Adventures of a Continental Drifter: An Around-the-World Excursion into Weirdness, Danger, Lust, and the Perils of Street Food by Elliott Hester

Fair Wind and Plenty of It: A Modern-Day Tall Ship Adventure by Rigel Crockett

Feeling inspired?  Consider consulting the books below before you go!

Life is a Trip: The Transformative Magic of Travel by Judith Fein

Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel by Rolf Potts

First-Time Around the World

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