10 Globetrotting Books Books to stuff into a suitcase or backpack Travellers are notorious book sharers, so stick these in your backpack and you’re sure to find friends on your travels. 1. Around the World in 80 Days Jules Verne 2. The Geography of Bliss Eric Weiner 3. Round Ireland with a Fridge Tony Hawks 4. The New Arabian Nights Robert Louis Stevenson 5. Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift 6. Life of Pi Yann Martel 7. Into the Wild Jon Krakauer 8. In Patagonia Bruce Chatwin 9. Down Under Bill Bryson 10. The Great Railway Bazaar Paul Theroux View the discussion thread.