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10 Travel Related Books To Read In 2021

As featured on CNN, Forbes and Inc – BookAuthority identifies and rates the best books in the world, based on recommendations by thought leaders and experts.



For the topic, 'best travel related books to read in 2021', the titles are recommended by Adam Savage, the name might be familiar since he is the former co-host of the widely popular documentary 'MythBusters', David Plotz; CEO of AtlasObscura and Shanon Cuneta.


So, in this new year, why don't we start reading something new (or old) to get that travelling spirit alive.


Here are the best (new) travel related books to read in 2021 :



#1. Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 62 Parks


They've been dubbed America's best idea for a reason: get inspired, get outdoors, and discover the wild beauty of the United States with Moon USA National Parks.


Why you should have a copy :

  • Coverage of all 62 national parks, from the misty mountains of the east and the redwoods of the west to the glaciers of Alaska and volcanoes of Hawaii, organized by region

  • Strategic lists and itineraries: Choose from lists of the best parks for hiking, wildlife, families, and scenic drives or make your way down the list of the top ten national parks experiences across the country

  • The best outdoor adventures in every park, including backpacking, biking, climbing, kayaking, rafting, and more, plus detailed hike descriptions and trail maps marked with distance, duration, effort level, and trailheads and more!


Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 62 Parks
Author : Becky Lomac
Pages : 700
Price : RM+/- 99
Available via paperback or e-book here. 



#2. A Beginner's Guide to Japan: Observations and Provocations


Pico Iyer (the author) has called Japan home for more than three decades. In the book, he shares his years of experience—his travels, conversations, readings, and reflections—to craft a playful and profound book of surprising, brief, incisive glimpses into Japanese culture.

















A Beginner's Guide to Japan: Observations and Provocations 
Author : Pico Iyer
Pages : 208
Price : RM+/-48
Available via paperback or e-book here. 

#3. Top 10 Munich - DK Eyewitness



Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you’ll find your way around Munich with absolute ease. As we know, DK Eyewitness is one of the best travel guidebook besides others big name like Lonely Planet, Rough Guides etc and DK Eyewitness Top 10s have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002.


So, in the Top 10 Munich, it will be breaks down the best of Munich into helpful lists of ten — from their own selected highlights to the best museums, traditional taverns, places to eat, shops and festivals!





DK Eyewitness Top 10 Munich
Author : DK Eyewitness
Pages : 160
Price : RM+/-49
Available via paperback here. 

Since most of the 'Top 10 Travel Related Book' are by DK Eyewitness, we just collapse the list and put it here.


See also : DK Eyewitness Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast , DK Eyewitness Barcelona and Catalonia, DK Eyewitness Spain, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Tokyo, DK Eyewitness India.



#4. The Monocle Travel Guide to Brussels + Antwerp



Brussels and Antwerp are both cosmopolitan hubs – and this guide by Monocle take a dip in and out of a few of Belgium’s smaller, canal-laced cities in between.


Brussels is the capital of both the country and the rest of Europe, while Antwerp offers a more relaxed affair, where the creative and cultural scenes almost outshine the city’s famous diamonds.


For this travel guide they toured both destinations and found plenty of gems throughout. A good reads if you are planning to visit Brussels or Antwerp.






The Monocle Travel Guide to Brussels + Antwerp
Author : Monocle
Pages : 148
Price : RM+/-75
Available via paperback here. 

#5. Wanderlust: A Traveler's Guide to the Globe



Dream, discover, and uncover your next great adventure. Moon Travel Guides takes you on a journey around the world with Wanderlust: A Traveler's Guide to the Globe.


Filled with natural wonders, dazzling celebrations, quirky festivals, road trips, bucket-list sites, epic outdoor adventures, and cultural treasures, Wanderlust is the definitive book for the curious traveler.








Wanderlust: A Traveler's Guide to the Globe
Author : Moon Travel Guides
Pages : 368
Price : RM+/-147
Available via paperback here. 

#6. Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition

An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders


Dream, discover, and uncover your next great adventure. Moon Travel Guides takes you on a journey around New York Times Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust.


Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published and changed the way we think about the world, expanding our sense of how strange and marvelous it really is. the world with Wanderlust: A Traveler's Guide to the Globe.








This second edition takes readers to even more curious and unusual destinations, with more than 100 new places, dozens and dozens of new photographs, and two very special features: twelve city guides, covering Berlin, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Cairo, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Moscow, New York City, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Plus a foldout map with a dream itinerary for the ultimate around-the-world road trip