Friday, April 15, 2016

SF Travel Book Club

San Francisco Travel Book Club (details)

I joined a face-to-face book club with a travel theme. I am looking forward to arm chair traveling, learning tips and tricks for travel as well as planning for future trips.

FEEL free to comment and share any awesome travel books you have come across.

As this club started a few years ago, I have a list of books to catch up with (see below).

Meanwhile, here is the current line-up.

AUGUST: Travels in a Thin Country:
A Journey Through Chile
by Sara Wheeler
Amazon | Goodreads | my review -coming soon

JULY: On Rue Tatin
The Simple Pleasures of Life in a Small French Town
by Susan Loomis
Amazon | Goodreads | my review

JUNE: The Book of Roads:
Travel Stories from Michigan to Marrakech
by Phil Cousineau
Amazon | Goodreads | my review

MAY: In Patagonia
by Bruce Chatwin
Amazon | Goodreads | my review

APRIL: A Year in the World:
Journeys of a Passionate Traveller
by Frances Mayes
Amazon | Goodreads

MARCH: Better Than Fiction 2:
True Adventures from 30 Great Fiction Writers
edited by Don George
Amazon | Goodreads

FEBRUARY: The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho
Amazon | Goodreads


CHALLENGE: Catch up with these past reads...

An Innocent Abroad: Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers edited by Don George
The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George

Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown by Paul Theroux
The Best American Travel Writing 2014 edited by Paul Theroux
The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia by Paul Theroux

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson
Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne
Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco by Gary Kamiya
Crazy River: Exploration and Folly in East Africa by Richard Grant
French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew by Peter Mayle
Marco Polo Didn't Go There by Rolf Potts
Never Mind the Bullocks by Vanessa Able
The Best Travel Writing, Volume 9: True Stories from Around the World by James O'Reilly
The World of Venice by Jan Morris

1 comment:

  1. Now this is a neat club. I think you'll have a lot of fun. Nice hefty stack you have there. ;) I have A Walk in the Woods that I'll get to eventually and of course I have an All Roads Lead to Jane Austen that I must finish, but I'll have to check out a couple of these.

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