Inspiring travelling books to get your teeth into

If you love reading and you love travelling, you are sure to love our pick of the top four travelling books of all time.

These will not only entertain you on long plane rides or keep you company as you relax by the sea, they will also inspire your travelling.

Coasting by Jonathan Raban
If you are looking for adventure inspiration then Jonathan Raban’s Coasting is just for you. The author travels 4,000 miles around Britain in a 32-foot ketch.

Venice for Pleasure by JG Links
If you are heading to Venice then this is the book for you. the book will guide you on the not so touristy places to visit and shows off the beauty of Venice in the beautiful pictures.

The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
This book will help you see that when you put your mind to it you can overcome any obstacle. While the book may put you off travelling by boat, it will certainly open your eyes to the magic of the sea and what leaves there.

The Beach by Alex Garland
You have probably already watched the movie, but there is something inspiring about sitting on a beach reading a book about a couple of backpackers and their journey to escape from the real world.