Last Updated: June 28, 2024

Here Not There: 100 Unexpected Travel Destinations by Andrew Nelson

Design a unique vacation with 100 alternatives to more predictable, expensive, and over-crowded destinations.

A Walk in the Park: the true Story of a Spectacular Misadventure in the Grand Canyon by Kevin Fedarko

From the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author comes the most dramatic and deeply moving account ever of walking the Grand Canyon, a highly dangerous, life-changing 750-mile trek. The Grand Canyon is an American treasure, visited by more than 6 million people a year, many of whom are rendered speechless by its vast beauty, mystery, and complexity. Now, in A Walk in the Park, author Kevin Fedarko chronicles his year-long effort to find a 750-mile path along the length of the Grand Canyon, through a vertical wilderness suspended between the caprock along the rims of the abyss and the Colorado River, which flows along its bottom.

North: Finding My Way While Running the Appilachian Trail by Scott Jurek with Jenny Jurek

From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. Scott Jurek is one of the world’s best-known and most-beloved ultrarunners. But after two decades of racing, training, speaking, and touring, Jurek felt an urgent need to discover something new about himself. He embarked on a wholly unique challenge, one that would force him to grow as a person and as an athlete: breaking the speed record for the Appalachian Trail.

Swimming Holes New England: 50 of the Best Swimming Spots by Sarah Lamagna

With so many people flocking to the outdoors these days, it’s not easy to find more secluded spots to dip your toes in the water. This book provides the best places to not only find a perfect spot to cool off from the humid summers, but also places to find a bit of solitude.

Hiking Ruins of New England: a Guide to 40 Sites in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island by Nick Bellantonu and Barbara Ann Kipfer

A guide to hiking archaeological sites in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

Taiwan 101: Studying, Working, and Traveling in Today’s Taiwan by Matthew B. Christensen, Henrietta Yang, PhD

Taiwan 101: Studying, Working, and Traveling in Today’s Taiwan
by Matthew B. Christensen, Henrietta Yang, PhD.

This book provides a practical, up-to-date, guide to navigating life in Taiwan. It is not a travel guidebook, but rather provides detailed information for the foreign resident in Taiwan. It provides information from renting apartments, taking care of your daily needs, what and where to eat, Taiwanese business culture, and how to get around.