Wanderers at heart need doses of exploration and new scenery every so often. But, we all know that life sometimes has a habit of getting in the way of those traveling desires. Work, lack of money or life situations can keep us from traveling as often as we’d like, but there are band-aids that can help assuage that wanderlust. Picking up a good travel memoir or travel guide can sometimes take the edge off of not having a vacation booked for the near future. Whether you’re in a traveling rut or you just need a mental escape during this long winter, these 6 entertaining travel books are sure to reignite that adventurous spark and inspire your next getaway!
1. The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost, By Rachel Friedman
This easy-to-read personal memoir follows Rachel through her hasty decision to head to Ireland after college. While there, she meets new friends and finds herself along with a previously-latent love of travel. The story then details her adventures throughout 3 continents that bring with them numerous escapades. The “Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost” is filled with personal stories that focus on the ups and downs of working abroad and trying to hustle while also enjoying the travel experience.