Long before the Eat Pray Love phenomenon, Frances Mayes was writing about her divorce and subsequent life with her second husband in rural Tuscany in Under the Tuscan Sun. Every Day in Tuscany is a love letter to the region, chock full of anecdotes, free flowing journal entries and recipes.
Inspirational Travel Books
The best books about travel take us to a different place, regardless of being a first-person tale or a brilliant work of fiction. These are some of the most inspirational travel books for women, as recommended and reviewed by Her Packing List readers themselves!
Need a good, inspiring read for an upcoming trip? Caroline reviews The Lost Girls’ recent book about their life-changing round-the-world trip.
Do you remember the moments you’ve seen a series of photographs, watched a movie, or read a book about another country and suddenly found yourself saying or thinking, “I have to go there some day”? Heather remembers the book that inspired her to go to Turkey.
Eat, Pray, Love is a book and movie that swept across the entire world, plucking a special note in many lives. Nancy is one of those women that felt a special connection with the book, which you can read more about in the post!
It’s okay to follow your own path. Sheryll shares why The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost is an inspirational book for both herself and all the female travelers in the world. Enjoy!
Deidre often read the book “Maiden Voyage” in high school hoping that some of Tania Aebi’s bravery would rub off on her. Did it work? Read on to find out why this book was so inspiring.