Culture & Travel3 May 2021
When you are a travel lover, it is almost a ritual to hug the book on long journeys or during rest. Let’s take a look at our list of books that travelers love.
Travels with Charley: In Search of America, John Steinbeck
American author John Steinbeck was known as a complete travel lover, although he touched on social problems. He dreams of opening up to the Pacific Ocean and shares his journey to America with his book ‘Travels with Charley: In Search of America’ with his readers. Hearing the voice of true America, feeling the smell of trees and grass, and seeing the colors and sky wasa dream that Steinbeck always wanted to explore. You can keep the company of this dream.
The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
“The Alchemist” by the master writer Paulo Coelho describes the adventurous journey of an Andalusian shepherd from Spain to Egypt. It is a book full of both philosophy and adventure, and literally, the kind of travelers enjoy reading. The story of the shepherd, who witnessed the difficult journeys, will take his readers away.
Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
As we all know, Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love” book, which has been adapted to the big screen, manages to mesmerize its readers with a magnificent expression. It is about the journey of a woman who has difficulties in her private life in search of faith and happiness. The journey of the character who takes it as her duty to rest her soul in this journey and her experiences are worth reading. Let us point out that it is a book that travelers would definitely love.
The Seyâhatnâme (Book of Travel), Evliya Çelebi
This book, which sheds light on all the travel books written in the 17th century, is a magnificent work that Evliya Çelebi presented to the history of literature. Evliya Çelebi’s work about the countries he has visited is among the must-read books for a traveler. It is absolutely essential to read and be inspired by this literary work for different cultures, social approaches, country-specific works, different beliefs, and more.
Under the Tuscan Sun, Frances Mayes
There is hardly a traveler who is not in love with Italy. This work of the American author conveys the beauties and delicious cuisine of Tuscany to its readers in a very beautiful language. The “Under the Tuscan Sun,” where the melodies of Tuscany, the pearl of Italy, can be felt and inspires wonderful emotions, takes its place in the list of things to read.
Wild, Cheryl Strayed
The book titled “Wild”is about the journey that the lead character Cheryl, who has a difficult life, has made with her decision. The book’s protagonist tells of his journey through wild atmospheres such as the deserts of California and the cold Nevada hills, covering a distance of more than 1,800 kilometers. This fascinating and inspiring book is beautiful to appeal to travelers.
The Motorcycle Diaries, Ernesto Che Guevara
This book, written by the revolutionist Cuban Che, describes the details of Che’s journey to South America with Alberto Granado. Although they aimed to discover America in the first place, the difficulties they saw are expressed with their travels to different countries. The book, which has also been adapted for the big screen, deserves to be read.
Claudius Bombarnac, Jules Verne
Written by master writer and traveler Jules Verne, “Claudius Bombarnac” book sheds light on journalist Cladius Bombarnac’s journey from the Caspian Sea to China. This book is the right choice for exploring new locations and witnessing many adventures. The book is alsoa great choice among different travel books, from the science fiction master authorasthe one on the list to read.