Transport yourself to 18th century Japan, or 21st century China, or wherever this summer by reading books and poetry about journeys. Photo: Getty Images
Transport yourself to 18th century Japan, or 21st century China, or wherever this summer by reading books and poetry about journeys. Photo: Getty Images

From Paul Theroux to the poet Basho, stories about journeys real and imagined for the frustrated traveller

  • Let these books containing adventures both actual and fictional whisk you away from reality this summer
  • Try contemporary travelogue Three Tigers, One Mountain or The Narrow Road to the Deep North from the 18th century

Transport yourself to 18th century Japan, or 21st century China, or wherever this summer by reading books and poetry about journeys. Photo: Getty Images
Transport yourself to 18th century Japan, or 21st century China, or wherever this summer by reading books and poetry about journeys. Photo: Getty Images
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