Exactly how excited are you to start your yes life and – finally! – your traveling? A whole buttload? Well so are we and that’s why we’ve put together this small but fierce list of books that will teach you all you need to know to get started, and all you never knew if you’re saying yes to traveling already. Got your shopping goggles on and ready to have a look? Go right ahead!
Pro tip: If you don’t feel quite ready for big adventures yet, we’ve got lots of tips on how to start saying yes on a smaller scale!
As the name so suitably suggests, this book looks at traveling from a philosophical angle and provides the reader (that’s you) with a whole new way to see the world: you’ll learn how to find more meaning and purpose in your journeys and to explore the delicate web of connections between nations and regions. Sounds a bit too deep and profound for you? Don’t worry, it’s also packed with really useful and practical travel advice as well as inspiring stories and photos from all over the world. It’s the perfect mix!
This book is so perfect for anyone looking to start living a life of yes it might as well have been written with us – and you – in mind. It inspires its readers to take a break from your busy 9 to 5 (or perhaps closer to 8?) jobs and go explore the world in all its beauty, all at your own pace so that life doesn’t pass you by. It provides you with the three T’s – tips, tools and techniques – that you need to take that first step and actually do it – it’s never been more simple to live the life of your dreams!
Monisha Rajesh really is a woman with a somewhat crazy plan, because traveling the globe in 80 train journeys sounds a bit crazy to me – crazy fun, that is! With a witty and a bit cheeky tone she takes you with her on her train adventures through countries like Tibet, Mongolia and Canada and you’ll never get bored – trains tend to take you straight to where the action is and during the rides there are loads of friendships made, hilarious stories being told and just a lot of fun and inspiration – will trains be your next preferable means of transportation?
With a witty and a bit cheeky tone she takes you with her on her train adventures through countries like Tibet, Mongolia and Canada and you’ll never get bored – trains tend to take you straight to where the action is and during the rides there are loads of friendships made, hilarious stories being told and just a lot of fun and inspiration – will trains be your next preferable means of transportation?
What have we here, another book tailored for our yes fam, who would have thought! This one highlights all the things that might be in the way in your search for a yes life, like time, money and other responsibilities and commitments you might have in your day-to-day life and shows you how to get over, under and around them. It’s also filled with stories and wisdom from people who have been there, done that, and got a large collection of t-shirts – old, young, men, women.. If they can do it, then so can you!
After reading this book, you’ll have all the information, inspiration and motivation you need to take that break and embark on a journey that’s completely on your terms. Whether you want to be out experiencing the world for six weeks or two years – or even longer – this book knows what’s up and how to make the most out of it all: it gives you tips on how to finance your trip, how to choose the perfect destination and how to adjust to life on the road and find jobs or volunteering opportunities if you’d like. It even helps you to get used to your ordinary life afterwards!
This little guy (ie book) is a serious candidate for the position of a digital nomad’s best friend. It knows all the new, exciting destinations to explore – and of course some oldies but goodies – and it can tell you about where to go and where to stay to make the most of your visit, wherever you are. A whole network of travelers have contributed with tips, suggestions, and anecdotes, creating a compelling, inspiring book that can be read by anyone, anywhere – it even teaches you how to be a better traveler and give back. Go get a BFF bracelet right this moment!
Far from everyone wants to put their lives in a storage facility, pack a bag and go chasing the horizon, and for those fellows, we give you: micro adventures! They’re as exciting, fun as refreshing as a full-blown adventure but they’re cheaper, simpler and closer to home – “Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes” will teach you all about it!
You’re on your way to super-exciting experiences and thrilling (or just chilling) adventures! Well done! And even if you’re not quite there yet, well done for starting to have a look and considering your options. That’s an equally big step, so go get yourself a well-deserved cookie. Also, if there’s anything else you’re wondering about or want to know, don’t hesitate to ask, we’ll be here all day!