Getting a deep feel for and understanding of a culture can take months or even years. For the majority of us, though, we can only hope to take a week or two out in a foreign setting. With such constraints, it can be difficult to know how to maximise your time abroad and best connect with the place and people.
For those bookworms among you, here we have some suggestions that could inspire you to get your head out of those books and on the road or into the wilderness. These stories offer some escapism for the restless soul, and they might even get you planning your own excursion into the great outdoors, with wanderlust stirring in your belly. On the way,