Jam-packed with glorious full-page pictures and expert insight, travel-themed coffee table books can be a great source of wanderlust.
Oh, and casually left around the home (read: carefully placed where visitors can’t miss them), they have the added bonus of making their owners look worldly and smart too.
Here’s our pick of the 10 best, all of which are still available at affordable prices.
“Condé Nast Traveler Photographs: 25th Anniversary Collection” by Condé Nast Traveler
“World’s Best Travel Experiences: 400 Extraordinary Places” by National Geographic
“The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World” by Lonely Planet
“Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips” by National Geographic
“The National Parks: Our American Landscape” by Ian Shive
“Great Journeys: Travel the World’s Most Spectacular Routes” by Lonely Planet
“Earth From Above (Third Edition)” by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
“20th Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas” by Phaidon
“Africa” by Sebastião Salgado
“1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die: UNESCO Edition” by Michael Bright and Koichiro Matsuura
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