Seven Books to Spark your Wanderlust

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    1. 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA and Canada

    You have a weekend to spend in a great North American city – what should you do? “36 Hours” has all the answers. A collection of recommendations from a long-running New York Times travel column, this book guides you through simple pleasures like a waterfront stroll in Brooklyn and sublime experiences like dining Oprah-style in DC. With more than a 1,000 photos, illustrations and detailed maps, “36 Hours” whisks you from city hotspots to little-known hideaways, leaving you with limitless possibilities for your next weekend trip.

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    2. Travels With Charley In Search of America

    You have a weekend to spend in a great North American city –what should you do? “36 Hours” has all the answers. A collection ofrecommendations from a long-running New York Times travel column, this bookguides you through simple pleasures like a waterfront stroll in Brooklyn andsublime experiences like dining Oprah-style in DC. With more than a 1,000photos, illustrations and detailed maps, “36 Hours” whisks you from cityhotspots to little-known hideaways, leaving you with limitless possibilitiesfor your next weekend trip.

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    3. The National Parks: Our American Landscape

    Sometimes, amid the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life, you can forget how vast and gorgeous America really is. Well, nature photographer Ian Shive, whose work has appeared in National Geographic and Time, is here to remind you. With more than 200 large-format photos, this book presents the grandeur of America’s national parks, from Miami’s glittering Biscayne Bay to Alaska’s Denali Mountain, not to mention a Grand Canyon in between. Shive’s camera captures America’s most storied and scenic spots not to satisfy your desire to be there yourself, but to make the desire even stronger.

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    4. Places To Go, People To See

    Sometimes, amid the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life, you can forget how vast and gorgeous America really is. Well, nature photographer Ian Shive, whose work has appeared in National Geographic and Time, is here to remind you. With more than 200 large-format photos, this book presents the grandeur of America’s national parks, from Miami’s glittering Biscayne Bay to Alaska’s Denali Mountain, not to mention a Grand Canyon in between. Shive’s camera captures America’s most storied and scenic spots not to satisfy your desire to be there yourself, but to make the desire even stronger.

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    5. The Luxury Collection Hotel Stories

    The Luxury Collection Hotel Stories is a visually stimulating book that explores more than 80 of the Luxury Collection's exquisite hotels from around the world. The book shares their tales of glamour, adventure, intrigue and escape. Each hotel is as timeless and elegant as the next, and their charms are revealed in this colorful book. A must-have for travel and history enthusiasts alike.

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    6. Here Is New York

    Witty, wistful and wise, this slender book by the author of Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little is an enduring love letter to the greatest city on earth. “No matter where you sit in New York you feel the vibrations of great times and tall deeds,” White wrote. In 54 compact pages, Here Is New York, named one of the ten best books ever written about the Big Apple by the New York Times, paints a picture that you won’t be able to get out of your head during your next visit to the city. Thankfully, you won’t want to.

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    7. Follow Me To: A Journey around the World through the Eyes of Two Ordinary Travelers

    If you’re one of Murad Osmann’s nearly 4 million Instagram followers, you’ve probably seen his gorgeous photos of his partner, Nataly Zakharova, leading him by the hand through some of the most awe-inspiring sites in the world. The couple have turned the now iconic photo series into a hardback book that showcases love and adventure in a state of perpetual motion as they travel to Moscow, Madrid, Ibiza, Hong Kong, New York, London and other fabulous global destinations.

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Seven Books to Spark your Wanderlust


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