A Travel Collection That Will Really Take You Places

Reading is, in itself, a form of travel. Any bookworm can agree – often a novel set in an distant land or about an exotic culture can transport you instantly into another world. Our new travel collection is a nod to that amazing feeling books can give us. We’ve coupled some of our favorite travel narratives and memoirs with Lonely Planet guidebooks to those very same places. Prepare to be inspired (to take a vacation).

CubaCuba Diaries: An American Housewife in Havana

In this diary, Isadora Tattlin takes readers on a vibrant, explicit, and often hilarious trip back to Cuba during the 1950′s from the perspective of a young American mother.

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GreeceGreece on My Wheels

In this enchanting exploration of motorcycle journeys, Edward Enfield will take readers on a mini-Odyssey of both mainland Greece and its famous islands.

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The Middle EastWalking the Bible

Walking the Bible is the story of one man’s personal quest to re-enact famous stories from the Bible. From crossing the Red Sea, to climbing Mount Sinai, Bruce Feiler’s entire journey is incredibly memorable.

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The Grand CanyonDown the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell’s 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon

Though the Grand Canyon is now known as one of this country’s greatest tourist attractions, there was a time when visiting the canyon was both dangerous and unknown. This is the story of that adventure.

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Feel like you’re ready to plan your next adventure now? Check out this collection of Lonely Planet’s Top Destinations for 2014.

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