The Travel Continuum – Edinburgh International Book festival

They say that the journey is as important or possibly more, than the destination. This depends I guess on your point of view and perspective. We all love a journey meeting new people, trying new food but what about the time it takes to reach your destination? Whether you are on a personal journey or on a journey to a luxury destination, here are some interesting books to travel with that throw thoughtful questions into the wind, that you don’t want to miss!

Interesting Books to Travel With: Edinburgh International Book Festival

Mysteries of the Quantum Universe

Mathieu Burniat and Thibault Damour have collaborated to bring us, best selling French graphic novel Mysteries of the Quantum Universe. Explore with Bob and his dog Rick as they discover the mind bending world of quantum physics in an easy to digest form for all to enjoy.

interesting books to travel with. Mysteries of the Quantum Universe
Mysteries of the Quantum Universe ©MDHarding

Timekeepers

Have you ever considered why you would pay to get on a plane first, then have to wait till everyone else has boarded? Today priority boarding and fast track is sold to us, to save time but isn’t time just an illusion? Are you curious? Delve into a journey of time travel with Timekeepers by Simon Garfield.

 

interesting books to travel with. Timekeepers - Simon Garfield
Timekeepers – Simon Garfield ©MDHarding

How To Train Your Dragon

Sometimes we need time to ponder, think, to be curious and brave. Jump into an adventure without leaving the comfort of your own home. Cressida Cowell author of How To Train Your Dragon has done just that and wrapped the book like a sweetie to entice you into a foreign land.

 

interesting books to travel with. How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell ©MDHarding

Cleverlands

Lucy Crehan frustrated with politicians and education policy has traveled the world gaining a wider insight into education systems. Discover the truth behind education mythologies in Cleverlands. Novelist Jonathan Stroud joined Lucy at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival to discuss all things educational and the Freedom to Think campaign.  We all need time to think, come up with ideas, digest the day’s events and rest. “At least once a day, allow yourself the freedom to think and dream for yourself” – Albert Einstein.

Freedom to Think image. interesting books to travel with
Freedom to Think image ©Chris Riddell

Cartes Postales From Greece

Are you looking for some travel inspiration, dreaming of sunnier climes with olives and ouzo? Go forth on a journey with Cartes Postales From Greece written by Victoria Hislop bestselling author of The Island.

 

interesting books to travel with. Cartes Postales From Greece by Victoria Hislop
Cartes Postales From Greece by Victoria Hislop ©MDHarding

I hope you have enjoyed reading about interesting books to travel with and inspired to go on your own journey. Happy Travels:) x

P.s  Wish You Were Here!

About MichelleDeansHarding

Website: http://WWW.MDHardingTravelPhotography.com

 Michelle has a love of travel and photography, which has currently taken her to six continents. Experiencing other cultures/history and food both independently and while working on-board luxury cruise ships. Discover more about Michelle, her enthusiasm for travel and photography via: www.MDHardingTravelPhotography.com

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