Inspirational Books: These books will make you think - For travellers!
You love getting lost in your thoughts? You like to ponder about life and get inspired? These novels will broaden your horizon and make you think outside the box. Especially for backpackers, globetrotters, frequent travellers and everybody else who loves to reflect upon life.
“Only by getting in touch with books one does discover their own wings!”
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"The Little Prince lives on the planet Asteroid B 612 with his rose. One day he decides to visit the Earth. There he gets to know the storyteller who had to make an emergency landing with his plane in the desert. Then he meets the fox who explains to him how to familiarize with foreign things. „Your whole lifetime you are answerable for what you familiarize.“ A world-famous book full of wisdom and many common quotes. „It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
"Live your life more happily and more fulfilled. With the power of your thoughts you can customize your life as you want it. We create our existence by ourselves and are also responsible when our life is not going well. A book that can change your life and makes you start reflecting. Are you ready?"
"He just wants to take a letter for a dying friend to the post office. Something inside of him lets him walk past the office. Far beyond the city. Until he decides to deliver the letter personally. Harold Frey starts his journey without planning it. Only with the letter in his hand, his sailing shoes and a strong will. A book for those who want discover something new in life or just to broaden their horizon."
Incredible Journey, Sailing Shoes, Courage, Will, Life, Sense of Life
"Some would call him a vagabond, others would describe him as an adventurer. Christopher Many would describe himself as a traveling philosopher. One day he decides to get into his Land Rover and drives away. Eight years later he summarizes his journey in this book. A journey into the big world and in the end to himself."
Land Rover, Round-the-world-trip, Adventure, Self-discovery, Life
"Have you been thinking about leaving everything behind and just go? Doing whatever you want to? Perhaps now is the right moment to do so. After a broken marriage, Elisabeth packs her bags and leaves New York to take a year of a break. She has high times and low times in Italy, India and Bali. In the end, she comes to the conclusion that the search for your true self can take place anywhere in the world, the only thing you have to do is to open up for it."
"Usually, Hape Kerkeling is a couch potato. But one day he decides to walk the long and mystical Camino the Santiago. An authentic book about the painful walk, which is nevertheless worth to go. Plenty of useful wisdoms and some questions about the sense of life are included. So in case you are thinking about walking the Camino the Santiago: When you read this book you definitely want to leave right now..."
Journey, Adventure, Humor, Sense of Life, Camino de Santiago, Backpacking
"The prayer Jared Brock thinks that something is missing in his life. Therefore he decides to go on a yearlong journey to rediscover the power of prayer... and to eat delicious meals. On that 37,000-mile-trip he is having a blast. He dances with jews, burns his clothes and attempts fire walking. Funny and at the same time plenty of food for thought..."
"The good Christian woman Julie is married for 10 years to a man she deeply loves. But his alcoholism destroys their marriage. She then decides to go on a journey in exotic South East Asia. There she does things she shouldn't do being accompanied solely by her backpack and a broken heart. Dancing at the Full Moon Party, crashing a scooter, eating "happy" food, kissing various men, breaking into monuments or couchsurfing through India. Then she takes part in a ten day silent meditation... True story!"
"Chris McCandless finishes college and decides against living an ordinary life. So he burns all the money he owns and starts a journey with the goal of reaching Alaska. A journey full of experiences and adventures. He always dreams of freedom and liberty in the beautiful, lonesome wilderness. Based on a true story. The author Jon Krakauer wrote this book with the help of journal entries and interviews with Chris' family and friends. A really sad and at the same time beautiful book. Would you be able to let everything behind to be alone in the wilderness?"
Journey, Alaska, Adventure, Drama, Desire, Biography, Sense of Life, Backpacking
"For those who like spirituality, this book is a must have. An American doctor called Marlo Morgan receives the rare possibility to live three months with the Aborigines in Australia. At their side, she wanders through the red contintent. She learns a lot from their relationship to the land and to nature. A huge enrichment for life..."
Australia, Aborigines, Transformation, Spirituality, Sense of Life
"How must it feel when your life changes completely from one day to the other? Smithy Ide goes through this experience and it almost makes him collapse. Both his parents die on the same day. A few days later he gets the message that his sister who lives on the other side of the country is dying too. At this point he comes to a decision. He grabs his old bicycle and sets off on a tour through America to see his sister for one last time. An adventurous journey begins."
"Sara Maitland is in her late forties. She grew up as one of six children, is a mother now herself and a vocal feminist. You can imagine that her life was pretty noisy. Too noisy. One day, Sara finds herself alone on the countryside again and falls in love with silence. She describes the silence and her love for it. She spends time in the Sinai deserts, the Scottish hills and a remote cottage on the Isle of Skye. Shen then hunts and gathers knowledge about silence and its history, also its meaning for psychoanalysis or artistic expressions. Be sure that there is no noise while you read this book!"