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