MUST READ TRAVEL BOOKS FOR WOMEN
Clark & Mayfield women have an adventurous spirit. They embrace challenges on a daily basis - from managing teams, high stakes contracts, and going after sales goals, to juggling the schedules of multiple family members and volunteering at the local shelter.
Trying new things and exploring new places keeps life interesting. Travel can awaken those adventurous spirits when they've gone into hibernation.
Whether it's living vicariously through others' stories or just needing that extra push toward your travel dreams, we've put together this list of must-read travel books to inspire and equip you for global adventures. Bon voyage!
At Home in the World: Reflections on Belonging While Wandering the Globe by Tsh Oxenreider
While chronicling her family of five’s adventure around the world—seeing, smelling, and tasting the widely varying cultures along the way—Tsh discovers what it truly means to be at home.
A true account of a spirited African adventure by a solo woman traveler who explores the continent on an overland excursion. Despite the set backs and comical mishaps, the author's story makes solo travel - and travel in Africa - seem easier to grasp for the average woman traveler.
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
This is one of the more popular solo female travel stories, thanks to the movie with Reese Witherspoon. It's the account of a young woman forging ahead against all odds on an impulsive journey through the wilderness that ultimately transformed her.
An Intentional Travelers Guide to Unconventional Budget Accommodations by Michelle Chang
Just released - this quick read is authored by Clark & Mayfield's own travel features writer! The book offers a fresh perspective on budget travel. It’ll help you crack the code to meaningful, impactful and low-cost trips by tackling one of the biggest trip expenses: lodging. The strategies in this book open doors to more meaningful, transformational experiences with locals while saving money and allowing you to travel longer and dig deeper in each place.
For frequent travelers and those who have lived abroad, this creative and thought-provoking workbook helps you unpack from travels mentally and emotionally. Learn how to successfully navigate reverse culture shock and find your next global adventure after living, working, studying, volunteering or traveling abroad.
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- Michelle Chang