If you’re planning a road trip, be sure to read one of the books from our selection:
Notes from a Small Island
by Bill Bryson
In this book, Bill Bryson has written a warm and often hilarious
account of his farewell journey across England before returning home to
the USA. This is a charming book of English tradition, strange name
places and scarily accurate observations – anyone planning a trip to
England should definitely read this book first.
The Long Way Round by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman
Follow the journey of Ewan and Charley as they ride from London to New York on motorbikes. The long journey takes them across France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Siberia, Alaska and Canada - a total distance of 18,887 miles!
Road Fever by Tim Cahill
Cahill takes his readers on a ludicrous 15,000 road trip from Tierra
del Fuego, Argentina, to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in a record-breaking
twenty-three and a half days. Follow Cahill on his hilarious journey
into the Guinness Book of Records.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson
Hunter’s crazy road trip to Las Vegas will leave readers gasping for air. The hazy, hallucinogenic descriptions and scenes aren’t all fiction either – Hunter took his job so seriously he decided to live his life through his books. This story is gonzo journalism at its best.
Roadfood by Jane & Micheal Stern
This book is a bible for food lovers looking for good, honest American dishes. If you’re going to be hitting the road in the US, then read this book first, as it will tell you where to get the best lobster, barbecue and homemade pies in the land.