Books have the ability to transport us between trips, to introduce us to new and exotic destinations to which we wish to travel, and to be travel companions. Be inspired to read and travel by the books Jules Verne Reads.



5 Books that Will Inspire You to Visit India

Whilst we may not be able to visit India just yet, the next best thing is to delve into one of these book which we hope will inspire you to explore this incredible country

October 2020 • Jules Verne

10 Books that Will Inspire You to Visit Africa

From Morocco’s heady mix of souk-filled medinas and mountainous landscapes, to the savannah grasslands home to the most famous wildlife spectacle in the world, to the paradise archipelagos of Tanzania, Africa is a treasure trove of cultural gems and natural jewels.

June 2020 • Jules Verne

Light Holiday Reads Perfect for Summer

Even those with the most highbrow-tastes enjoy a light read during the summer months. Kick back and be inspired to travel with Jules Verne.

May 2020 • Jules Verne

Recommended reading for 2020

“An hour spent reading is one stolen from paradise” – Thomas Wharton

March 2020 • Jules Verne

The Best Holiday Books Inspired by Travel

Let Jules Verne’s selection of the best holiday books inspired by travel soothe your wanderlust and maybe inspire your next travel plans

June 2019 • Jules Verne

Books about River Journeys

These voyages of discovery and wonder have been inspiring writers for generations

February 2018 • Jules Verne

Our Top Picks from the 2017 Man Booker International Prize Longlist

Great literature makes great travel inspiration, and the Man Booker International Prize is the epitome of great literature.

October 2017 • Jules Verne

Books about Sicily

The beautiful island of Sicily is one of our most popular destinations, and with good reason.

July 2017 • Jules Verne

5 Inspiring Books Set In The Balkans

The intense fighting and political unrest has drawn writers from all over the world to this deeply divided region.

May 2017 • Jules Verne

5 Amazing Books Inspired by Russia

Our top five books inspired by Russia will kindle a desire to visit this impressive country.

April 2017 • Jules Verne

Spring Poetry from Around the World

Spring is the season of flashes of colour and bursts of new life.

February 2017 • Jules Verne

5 Inspiring Books About Burma

Here we share our favourite books that have been inspired by travels to this beautiful country

5 Jan 2017 • Jules Verne

5 Inspiring Books Set in Italy

Italy’s rich culture, fascinating history and beautiful landscapes have been inspiring literature since time immemorial.

January 2017 • Jules Verne