1. Love with a Chance of Drowning by Torre DeRoche: Torre is deathly afraid of deep water but gives up her city life for a year-long sailing trip across the Pacific with an Argentinean man she met at a bar. http://amzn.to/2xLVJGy

2. The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World by Jennifer Baggett, Holly C. Corbett and Amanda Pressner: Three friends decide to take a year off from their NYC jobs and document the adventures of their self-discovery journey from Peru to India. http://amzn.to/2eHj1sx

3. What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman: At a time in her life when her friends are getting married and having kids, Kristin decides to travel the world and shares her adventures in this funny narrative. http://amzn.to/2vIfNMM

4. The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost by Rachel Friedman: This good girl, “heroine” as the author calls her, usually plays it safe but after graduating she escapes life decisions by buying a ticket to Ireland. Unexpectedly she meets an Australian girl there and they decide to embark on a yearlong tour through South America and Australia. http://amzn.to/2x7t9SV

5. Girls Who Travel by Nicole Trilivas: Kilka loves traveling and just back from a backpacking trip around the world itches to travel again. She takes a nanny job in London where she shares her funny travel and love adventures. http://amzn.to/2iZUKzg

6. Graduates in Wonderland by Jessica Pan and Rachel Kapelke-Dale: Two friends from college, keeping in touch through weekly e-mails, document their journey through adulthood from China to Australia. http://amzn.to/2eH95iA

7. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed: Cheryl’s memoir shares her epic and painful 1,100 mile hike alone along the Pacific Crest Trail, which she says “was my way back to the person I used to be.” http://amzn.to/2w2CPsS

8. Adventure Divas by Holly Morris: Holly quits her job to document, with a film crew, a variety of women’s stories of adventure as a lifestyle. http://amzn.to/2w33qpK

9. Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert: Despite having everything you’re supposed to have, a home, husband and great career, she leaves it all for Italian pleasure, India devotion and balance in Bali. http://amzn.to/2w2oFbm

10.   Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail by Suzanne Roberts: Suzanne and her two friends decide to hike the John Muir Trail and despite being inexperienced hikers they find their way through the wilderness. http://amzn.to/2vI7U9T

11. Tracks by Robyn Davidson: Robyn takes solo travel to another level when she treks 1,700 miles of the Australian Outback by camel finding herself in the beauty of her desert solitude.  http://amzn.to/2eHgTB9

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