If your New Years’ resolutions were to travel more and read two books a month and you’re not working your way through novel number seventeen with a passport full of stamps, it’s time to catch up. Snag one of these wanderlust-inspiring reads and you’ll be booking a flight before you need a bookmark. You might even be able to use the book to get out of those baggage fees so take a note from Rory Gilmore and leave traveling light to Kerouac.
Here are 8 books to inspire your next adventure:
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, Pamplona Spain
Yeah we know, you read the CliffsNotes for this in high school. But Hemmingway’s defense of the “lost generation” will ring true for anyone whose coworkers treat them as a millennial poster child and if you don’t have the stomach to actually watch a bullfight, you should at least read about one.