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10 Gift Ideas for Travel-Loving Bookworms

1. 1000 Places to See before You Die

This book is a New York Times #1 bestseller for a reason – it is ideal for those who need a wish list of where to go on their next adventure and is an informative and practical read.

2. World’s Best Travel Experience’s: 400 Extraordinary Places

400 beautiful destinations around the world have been chosen by National Geographic’s best globe-trotting contributors. This book is great for an active traveller who is looking for their next big adventure.

3. The World’s Must-See Places: A Look inside More Than 100 Magnificent Buildings and Monuments

This book inspires people to see the more than 100 sites within its pages. If getting out of the comfort of your own home is not for you, then this book is perfect for you as you get transported to these sites by just the turn of a page.

4. Fifty Places to Hike to before you Die

Fifty Places is a bestselling series by top exploration contributors, and this is the most recent offering. For those active travellers who can’t sit still on their travels, this one is perfect. It includes notes from expert expedition leaders and insider tips for you to make the most of your hiking adventures in these destinations.

5. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

For those who want a fictional story about a young girl who thought she’d lost everything and had nothing to lose made an impulsive decision to hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone. This book captures the fears and joy of a young woman pushing ahead against all odds on a journey that helped her find her place in the world.

6. Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s greatest trips

National Geographic reveals their picks for the world’s most amazing journeys, along with lots of helpful information. ‘Journeys of a Lifetime’ travels the globe in search of the most famous and unknown places.

7. 1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die

Beautiful descriptions of natural wonders which have been selected by UNESCO. These are the places you must see before you die, and if you can’t get there in person, this book transports you their through its pages, with amazing full colour photos.

8. The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World

The Lonely Planet’s The Travel Book is the international bestseller which features every country in the world ready to explore, along with beautiful images to inspire everyone to get out of the comfort of their own home.

9. 100 Places Every Woman Should Go

This book encourages women of any age to see the world. It doesn’t matter whether in a group, with a friend, or solo. It helps you to realize what you want in life, and create a list of your top places you always dreamed of going to.

10. 65 Things To Do When You Retire: TRAVEL

Just hit retirement age and don’t know what to do next? Why not take a page out of this book and go travel? This book offers practical, advice about how to have the time of your life. It describes getaways for retirees, and includes lists of fun things retirees can do overseas, it even suggests packing it all in and taking a belated GAP year.

Jessica Ellen


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