Reading while travelling is more than pleasurable; it’s a necessity. It means resting our heads against the window while travelling on the subway, train, or bus, and immersing ourselves in distant worlds and other people’s lives. These waves of words help us make the journey seem shorter and distance ourselves from the noise. Whether it's a live author Q&A session, a virtual book club gathering, or a guided discussion led by fashion experts, video chat brings the world of fashion literature to life in an immersive and dynamic way. So, grab your favorite fashion book, set up a video chat session, and embark on a journey through the pages of history, style, and creativity that have shaped the captivating world of fashion.
1. The Kite Runner
With over seven million copies sold in the U.S. and translated into 42 languages, this book surely needs to be included in the top 5 best books to read while on vacation. It follows the story of two inseparable boys, Amir and Hassan, that grow up together in Kabul, Afghanistan covering a period of change and destruction while focusing on an unlikely friendship. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction.
2. Into The Wild
Into the Wild tells the true story of the journey of 24-year-old Christopher McCandless into Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve, where he starved to death in an abandoned bus after spending four months foraging and hunting game. Intelligent but burdened by anger at his brilliant but overbearing and imperfect father, McCandless went entirely without human contact for four months in an attempt to purify himself of what he felt were the evils of civilization.
3. The Beach
With animation and clarity, The Beach Book tells sunbathers why beaches widen and narrow, and helps boaters and anglers understand why tidal inlets migrate. It gives home buyers insight into erosion rates and provides natural-resource managers and interested citizens with rich information on beach nourishment and coastal-zone development. And for all of us concerned about the long-term health of our beaches, it outlines the latest scientific information on sea-level rise and introduces ways to combat not only the erosion of beaches but also the decline of other coastal habitats.
4. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
The intergalactic adventures of Arthur Dent begin in the first volume of the 'trilogy of five', Douglas Adams' comedy sci-fi classic The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. This edition, with a metallic sheen cover, includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by former Doctor Who showrunner, Russell T Davies. On 12 October 1979 the most remarkable book ever to come out of the great publishing corporations of Ursa Minor (and Earth) was made available to humanity - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
5. Eat, Pray, Love
Around the time Elizabeth Gilbert turned thirty, she went through an early-onslaught midlife crisis. She had everything an educated, ambitious American woman was supposed to want—a husband, a house, a successful career. But instead of feeling happy and fulfilled, she was consumed with panic, grief, and confusion. She went through a divorce, a crushing depression, another failed love, and the eradication of everything she ever thought she was supposed to be.
Reading while traveling is not only pleasurable but also a necessity as it helps us to escape the noise and immerse ourselves in different worlds. The top best books to read while traveling include The Kite Runner, Into the Wild, The Beach, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and Eat, Pray, Love. However, it's important to note that excessive movement can be harmful to our eyes, so it's best to avoid reading during such conditions. Overall, taking a book with you while traveling can make your journey meaningful and help you start your day with renewed energy and enthusiasm.