If your New Year’s resolutions include both reading and travelling more, then there’s no better time to check out the most-read travel books on Scridb.
Since studies have found that more than 25% of people give up on their resolutions after only one week, some people may have already lost their drive to get trip-planning. Thankfully, the reading subscription service has analysed their user data and released a list of the most frequently completed books on travel to help you get back on track to reaching your 2018 goals.
The most often completed travel books according to Scribd are:
You Only Live Once: A Lifetime of Experiences for the Explorer in all of Us – If you’re less set on where you want to go, but know you want to experience it to the fullest, then this is the perfect book to start reading. You Only Live Once is designed to inspire readers to seize the moment, explore the world and share the incredible stories of their travels.
Lonely Planet’s Where to Go When – Once you’ve mastered the art of getting the most out of life, it’s time to read up on where exactly to apply your new skills. Thankfully, there’s Lonely Planet’s Where To Go When, the ultimate trip planner that will help you decide where in the world to travel for every month. The beautifully illustrated book presents 30 recommendations that are at their best in each month of the year, so you will never run out of inspiration for 2018.
Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World – Written by Anthony Doerr, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning All the Light We Cannot See, this memoir about art and adventure in Rome will give you a fresh perspective on life in the eternal city.
Notes from a Small Island: Journey Through Britain – Acclaimed travel writer Bill Bryson wrote this story of his travels through Great Britain back in 1995, but his humorous take on the history and people of the island is still enchanting readers.
I’ll Never Be French (no matter what I do): Living in a Small Village in Brittany – Travelling to a country where you don’t speak the language? Get some inspiration from Mark Greenside, who reluctantly moved to Brittany, and learned the ropes of starting a brand-new life. Reading his story may just inspire you to plan a move of your own.
For a bit of bonus trip-planning inspiration, among the company’s trending travel books is Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018. The book ranks the must-visit countries, regions and cities for the year ahead, helping travellers get to all the hottest spots in the world in the coming year.