The Wayfarer's Handbook: A Field Guide for the Independent Traveler

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The Wayfarer’s Handbook is a twist on traditional travel genres. The book covers everything from the world’s 33 most common travel scams and the fascinating history of hot air balloons to everyday gestures that are offensive in foreign cultures and how to avoid a hippopotamus attack. One of the best books of 2017.

What makes this book stand out?

This book gives all the information about travel scams and gives the best possible information on hot air balloons and their invention.

Read it for

its inventive and visually-appealing style of writing, inspired by the look of vintage field guides, with hordes of information presented stylishly and concisely.

Don't read it for

Although offering a wide range of information, it reads like a book of trivia with no obvious organization.

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