Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

Books that Inspire Travel

Reading the evocative tales, fictional or otherwise, of a journey to a foreign land can be a powerful prompt for walking in the author’s or character’s footsteps. Here are 10 books ranging from classic to more contemporary works that inspire travel.

1. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

Translated into over 70 languages from its original Portuguese, this iconic book follows the journey of a simple shepherd boy, Santiago, who travels from his homeland of Andalucia to Egypt in pursuit of a recurring dream of finding treasures. Thought provoking sentences reach out of The Alchemist in a way that will find you wanting to set out in search of your own dreams.

To read the full article, see: Adventure Planner.

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This entry was posted on July 19, 2012 by in Inspiration and tagged , , .
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