While the country is home to boiling mud pools, color-streaked skies ablaze with the Northern Lights, and its now-famous glowing Blue Lagoon, it was one volcano in particular that caught French writer Jules Verne's imagination in Journey to the Center of the Earth.
One of our favorite ways to get inspired for our next trip is by reading a great book—plus, a good read makes a great companion on long plane rides! We asked around for a list of our team's favorite books for getting inspired to travel.
We love when a good book transports us to some far-off destination, but every so often, we appreciate a reminder of what we have right in our backyard. Here, a few of our favorite American reads that stay close to home—while still transporting us to another time or era.
Learning about a new area of the world is always eye-opening—whether you're setting foot in a new city yourself or reading about the adventures of others. With the flip of a page, the following stories take readers to far-flung corners of the world, offering three very different perspectives of the South Pacific.
We love a good travel book for its ability to immediately transport us to different years and places--without us having to leave the comfort of our couch. Here, some of our staffers' favorite Asian reads.