Top 10 Travel Books to Spark Your Wanderlust

Top 10 Travel Books to Spark Your Wanderlust

Bitten by the wanderlust bug? Looking for some travel inspiration? Need some tips on how to get started? Wanna learn from the pros?


Well, you're in luck. Here's a great collection of some of the best inspirational travel books out there that pretty much answer every travel question you could have!


Rolf Potts' Vagabonding is like the instruction bible for long-term travelers. It's a comprehensive resource and guide all in one. 

How to Travel the World on $50 a Day

Nomadic Matt's super awesome book on the hows of full-time traveling including tons of useful details, tips and tricks.

How to Travel Full-Time

Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle pens this amazing best seller that covers everything about traveling as a lifestyle, including packing tips, practical details and more. 

Big Travel Small Budget

Ryan Shauers of Desk to Dirtbag wrote this awesome resource on world travel with how to travel well for less money.

The Happiness of Pursuit

Chris Guillebeau's books all spark inspiration and wanderlust, especially since he's been to every country in the world. This one is no different, exploring life goals, finding yourself and happiness.

The Geography of Bliss

Eric Weiner's entertaining tale of happiness and unhappiness, investigations and stories from around the world. 

The 4-Hour Workweek

This classic by Timothy Ferriss is the ultimate location independent lifestyle how to guide. Learn how to live, work and travel better.

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding

Author Kristin Newman wrote this hilarious memoir about her travels around the world that makes you want to immediately start traveling and having fun worldly adventures.

How Not to Travel the World

Never Ending Footsteps travel blogger Lauren Juliff tells hilarious tales of her adventures and mishaps on her world travels. 

The Ultimate Guide To Travel The World

A comprehensive guide by Norbert Figueroa of GloboTreks on how to be a location independent digital nomad anywhere in the world.