According to me, reading is important not just to become educated but also to stay informed about the latest happenings around the world. If you want to travel the world and want to do it is a smart way than nothing is better than reading some of the best books on travel and acquiring knowledge that will guide you in your traveling plans. These books are the best source of information for you gain some insight on traveling as whole.

These are just some of my favorite picks that have helped me a lot in my traveling:

DK Eyewitness Top 10 World:

This book is a savior if you want to know the facts of your preferred destination all around the globe. DK’s city guides have always proved to the perfect guide for you on your exciting trips. Filled with a comprehensive Top 10 of everything, this bestseller also includes a themed list of the tradition, history and culture of the places. You also get an additional bonus of top 10 lists of hotels, restaurants, bars, spas, hostels, shops, etc. to help you in your plans.


How to Travel the World on $50 a day:

This is a popular travel book from none other than Matt Kepnes, the Nomadicmatt.com guy. Master the art of travel and learn how to travel the world in a cheaper and smarter way. This will book will tell you that it doesn’t matter whether you are rich or not if you know how to travel affordably. You will get some of the best tricks to save money on your trips from this book.


The Great Railway Bazaar:

Featured in many all time travel classic books, this bestseller is a travel masterpiece. Paul Theroux in an uncanny manner convinces us that there is no better way to know about a country and its people than to travel in its trains. The visual landscape that has been painted in this book is sure to draw you towards trying to travel in the trains once in your lifetime. This is a journey you wouldn’t want to miss.


How to Become a Travel Hacking Ninja:

This book is the best if you are looking to travel on a budget. From mastering frequent flier and hotel loyalty programs, to using the system for gaining thousands of points every year, this book is the ultimate guide to teach you how to reap the benefits of the loyalty programs.