Jen Rose Smith
THE WASHINGTON POST – A great travel read is an ideal companion for warm-weather vacation time, whether you’re beach-bound or staying home. After all, books are fellow travellers on demand: In their company, you can catch vicarious thrills without budging from your preferred mix of sun and shade. And this year has brought a fresh crop of travel writing worth exploring, tales that include illustrated Siberian journeys, brooding mysteries and a continent-hopping memoirs.
Craving distant horizons? Scratch the itch with some of the best travel books of 2022 – so far.
THE SLOW ROAD TO TEHRAN: A REVELATORY BIKE RIDE THROUGH EUROPE AND THE MIDDLE EAST BY REBECCA LOWE
When reporting on Lebanon’s 2014 simmering refugee crisis – a trip that included a bicycle journey against all recommendations – London-based writer Rebecca Lowe drew one important conclusion: “Never trust people who say things can’t be done.” Such…