FREE ADVICE
Browse Our Travel Ads
Receive Our Newsletter
Use Our Search Engine
Discover Hermail.Net
Where's Journeywoman?
 
BEST SHE CAN BE
 
JUST FOR HER
Her Travel Tales
Her Cities of the World
She Travels Solo
She Loves to Cruise
The Older Adventuress
She Travels to Learn
Her EcoAdventures
She's a Biz Traveller
She Shops the World
She Travels with Kids
GirlTalk Cyberguides
 
THINGS SHE LOVES
Men Have Their Say
Travel Love Stories
Tour Guides Worldwide
Restaurants Worldwide
Books She Suggests
We Love Our Sponsors
 
HEALTH & WELLNESS
She Visits Spas
JourneyDoctor Advice
 
CONTACT US
Letter to the Editor
Send a travel tip
Media request
Speaking Engagements
Want to Advertise?
 
LINKS
Bloggers We Recommend



 

 

Travel Pros Pick Their Favorite Books...

Indigo.caSharon B. Wingler is a 30 year veteran flight attendant and a columnist for Senior News in Dundee, USA. We�re delighted that Sharon invited Journeywoman to adapt one of her recent articles for our website. Sharon writes...

I have the good fortune to know many travel experts. For this column, I�ve asked some of them to recommend their favorite travel books.

"Which books will inspire travelers to pack their bags, or carry their imaginations to distant civilizations?" was my query. Here are their choices...


Jens Jurgen...

Jens Jurgen is Editor of Travel Companions, the acclaimed newsletter of travel information for bargain hunters and single people seeking travel partners ( For further information about this newsletter, call 516-454-0880)

Traveler�s Tool Kit: How to Travel Absolutely Anywhere
Author: by Rob Sangster


"This book," says Jens, "is a great resource for international travelers. It offers lots of excellent safety tips and budget tips. It will aid the traveler who has qualms about foreign customs, languages and currencies.
book

Traveling Europe�s Trains
Author: Jay Brunhouse

Jens pronounces this book, "Excellent! It guides you to find the best, most scenic train routes, how to get the most out of rail passes and how to avoid problems."

Traveling Europe's Trains

Diane Redfern...

Diane Redfern publishes Connecting: Solo Travel News filled with information on tours and travel for single people of all ages (Contact Diane at PO Box 29088, 1996 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V6J5C2, Canada to find out more about this excellent publication).


Diane writes, "For a pleasant time while on the road solo, I particularly enjoy dropping into local shops to browse for a book that helps me dream myself into the local fabric. For instance, Pierre Burton�s Klondike Quest while traveling in Canada�s Yukon Territory, or Cry the Beloved Country in South Africa. Alternatively, I might pick up an appealing work of fiction by a local writer."
Klondike Quest Cry the Beloved Country
Klondike Quest
Author: Pierre Burton
Cry, the Beloved Country
Author: Alan Paton

Robert Kahn...

Robert Kahn writes the weekly Solo Traveler column for The Boston Herald (Take a look at www.bostonherald.com).

Bad Trips
Author: Keath Fraser

A compilation of travel writing by famous people about their less fortunate travel experiences.

Bad Trips

The Songlines
Author: Bruce Chatwin

"Considered one of the best travel books of all time," says Robert of this tale of Aboriginal life in Australia, which artfully weaves together adventure, philosophy, memoir and history.

. Songlines

More books...

 

 

 

Back to Best Books

Home

 
     

free newsletter | gal-friendly city sites | go-alone travel tips | love stories
travel classifieds | ms. biz | journey doctor | women's travel tales | she goes shopping
what should I wear? | letters to the editor | the older adventuress | travel 101 | girl talk guides
women helping women travel | her spa stop | her ecoadventures | best books
travel with kiddies | shopping | cruise holidays | awards and kudos | home|
search engine