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Great reads for the road

One good book can make all the difference while you’re travelling. Here are our picks for your trip.

books Updated: Dec 03, 2010 01:08 IST

One good book can make all the difference while you’re travelling. Here are our picks for your trip.

* A Year of Festivals, from Lonely Planet: Nothing can introduce you to festivals around the world in a more amusing, interesting way. If diverse cultures fascinate you, this is it.

* On the Road: Penned by Jack Kerouac, it was one of the first novels of the ‘50s beat movement, and came to be a centrepiece of counter-culture inspiration.

* The Bad Girl’s Guide to the Open Road: Written by Cameron Tuttle, it is full of sarcastic and sassy tips on how to take a highly adventurous road trip.

* Testosterone Planet: True Stories from a Man’s World: an action-packed compilation of daring stories by male travellers.