Spring is blooming here in Colorado. It feels like everything is waking up, stretching their limbs, and getting ready for some warm weather. That includes those pesky travel bugs! If you’ve been bit, chances are you’ll be looking for some wanderlust inspiration. There are some great new travel books coming out – check out our reading list and let us know what you’re adding to your shelf this Spring!
Love, Africa by Jeffrey Gettleman
In what promises to be an incredible memoir, Love, Africa is the story of a New York Times foreign correspondent who spent much of his life torn between his two loves: Africa and the woman of his dreams. Gettleman is a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and has covered conflicts around the world, but fulfilled a life-long dream when he was stationed in East Africa. Love, Africa looks to cover everything from love, adventure, and parenthood. It will be released on May 16th.
White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World by Geoff Dyer
Known as one of Britain’s funniest writers, Geoff Dyer’s newest books explores the notion of travel and why we do it. Dyer visits the Lightning Field in New Mexico, looks for Gauguin in French Polynesia, and ventures into Beijing’s Forbidden City. Classic to Dyer, you’ll find a mix of essays, fiction, non-fiction, criticism, and everything in between. If anything, this will be an enlightening read! White Sands will be released on May 30th.
The Writer Abroad: Literary Travels from Austria to Uzbekistan by Lucinda Hawksley
Why not return to the roots of great travel writing with Lucinda Hawksley’s collection of extracts by Charles Dickens, Henry James, George Orwell, and Mary Wollstonecraft? The Writer Abroad re-explores early travel writing with some of our favorite authors who may, or may not, be remembered for their bouts of wanderlust! The Writer Abroad will be released on June 1st.
Let us know if you’ll be hitting the road soon! We’d love to hear about your adventures around the world and hope you’ll be carrying eNZees Foot Soother with you to keep your feet happy, healthy, and blister-free along the way.