Who doesn’t traveling to new places and discovering new cultures? My parents trained me at a young age to love the thrill of boarding an airplane to discover new corners of the world, so I’ve caught the travel bug for over twenty years now. I often like to combine my love of travel with my bookworm tendencies – and this marriage between adventure and literature is an extra-sweet one.
Whenever I have an upcoming trip, I select a few titles to read in preparation for the journey. I like to mix it up with both fiction and non-fiction choices. My dad and I are going to India this fall (!!!!!), a country I’ve been mildly obsessed over since I read my childhood copy of The Secret Garden, and I’ve started picking out a few books to read. Here is a sampling: