Whether you're looking for some travel inspiration or want to know more about the routes and destinations you've been planning to visit for a long time, these 7 terrific travel books will definitely pique your interest. We've gathered together a mix of travel books themed around different locations and types of traveller so whatever kind of travelling you're interested in, we have something for you in our range.
Sunday Times Travel Magazine
This is a book for travel lovers by travel experts. The editors of the Sunday Times Travel Magazine share their favourite destinations with tips on how to make the most of out your time there. From the best time to visit the Empire State Building to how to join the Rio Carnival, you'll be finding holiday inspiration on every page.
Sometimes you have the most exciting adventures on your home turf. This book of activities and weekend stay ideas incorporates destinations from across England, Scotland and Wales and shares activities and experiences the whole family can enjoy. Whether you prefer places of historical significance or a sporty retreat, this is the book for you.
This unusual travel book sees Dixe Wills investigate Britain's tiniest treasures. From the smallest counties to the shortest river and with stops at the tiniest castles, cathedrals, pubs and more along the way, not one small attraction is left behind. This quirky read is perfect for road trippers and those who like a day out with a twist.
If you never jet off without your running shoes then this unusual travel book might well appeal to you. Find out where in the world you should be racing towards with training tips and key information on how to enter 50 marathons across all seven continents.
500 of the world's best sites are ranked in this book from Lonely Planet. The list comes from Lonely Planet's travel experts with sites ranging from well-known destinations like the Taj Mahal to hidden gems off the tourist trail.
Take a step off the beaten track and find some places to visit that few tourists travel to with the suggestions in this extensive The Road Less Travelled book. There are 1,000 spots to see in this guide, from beautiful but unusual destinations to stunning sites just around the corner from world landmarks to suit every kind of traveller.
Patricia Schultz is well-seasoned traveller and in this book she shares 1,000 places you have to see on your own trips. Featuring travel hot-spots and lesser known destinations in the likes of Greenland, Qatar and Estonia, this is a fantastic read for aspiring and keen travellers alike.
Whether you're a keen traveller or are just venturing out on your first big trip, having a handy travel book in your luggage can help you find your next adventure. Or, if you're an armchair explorer, these books can help you see the world from the comfort of your own home. So, sit down with a travel book and see what far-off land your mind flies to.