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Travel Planning – Book Recommendations

From destination ideas to travel guides and a lot more in between, here are some of the best reads to help you plan your next trip.

Around the World in 80 Scams: An Essential Travel Guide by Peter John

Asia Overland by Mark Elliott and Wil Klass

Australia and New Zealand Gap Pack: The Ultimate Guide to Your Working Holiday by R.L. Jordan

Before You Go: The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Gap Year by Tom Griffiths

Bug Australia: The Backpacker’s Ultimate Guide by Tim Uden

Bug New Zealand: The Backpacker’s Ultimate Guide by Tim Uden

Europe by Eurail: Touring Europe by Train by LaVerne Ferguson-Kosinski & C. Darren

First-Time Europe: The Rough Guide by Louis Casabianca

How to Travel the World on $50 a Day: Revised: Travel Cheaper, Longer, Smarter by Matt Kepnes

Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring by Danny Palmerlee

Lonely Planet Southeast Asia on a Shoestring by China Williams

The Savvy Backpacker’s Guide to Europe on a Budget: Advice on Trip Planning, Packing, Hostels & Lodging, Transportation & More! by James Feess

The Gap-year Guidebook 2014: Everything You Need to Know About Taking a Gap-year or Year out edited by Jonathan Barnes

The Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu by Richard Danbury and Alexander Stewart

The Man in Seat 61: A Guide to Taking the Train Through Europe by Mark Smith

The Rough Guide First-Time Around the World: A Trip Planner for the Ultimate Journey by Doug Lansky

The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget by David Abram

The Rough Guide First-Time Asia by Lesley Reader and Lucy Ridout

The Rough Guide to Nepal by David Lowell Reed

Work Your Way Around the World by Susan Griffith