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Here are 20 female travel memoirs that are sure to inspire your inner adventurer. “Wine o'clock was getting earlier every night”, avg rating 3.57 — 4,875 ratings — Here is a list of some of the best travel memoirs published between 2009 and 2014: Woman of the World The Lost Girls: Three Friends, Four Continents, One Unconventional Detour Around the World , by Jennifer Bagget (Harper Paperbacks, 2011) 50 Best Christmas Gift Basket Ideas For Everyone on Your Shopping List, Lauren Smith Brody Offers Boredom Busting Ideas for Pandemic Parents (We're Stealing the Slips of Paper in a Jar Idea Pronto! published 1991, avg rating 3.93 — Inspiration. Memorial Drive by Natasha Tretheway: At the age of nineteen, Natasha Tretheway’s former stepfather shot and killed her mother. 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With an unplanned timeout from rigorous shoot schedules and travel itineraries this year, many of your favourite names have been using the time to pen down their life story. published 2015, avg rating 4.03 — (Hardcover), The Good Girl's Guide to Getting Lost: A Memoir of Three Continents, Two Friends, and One Unexpected Adventure (Paperback), The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World (Paperback), Almost French: Love and a New Life in Paris (Paperback), Travels with Charley: In Search of America (Paperback), Lost on Planet China: The Strange and True Story of One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation, or How He Became Comfortable Eating Live Squid (Hardcover), The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific (Paperback), Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World (Paperback), A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller (Paperback), Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude (Hardcover), At Home in the World: Reflections on Belonging While Wandering the Globe (Hardcover), An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude (Paperback), Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone (Paperback), Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucía (Paperback), No Baggage: A Minimalist Tale of Love and Wandering (Hardcover), What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding (Paperback), River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (Paperback), Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu (Paperback), The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America (Paperback), I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away (Paperback), 360 Degrees Longitude: One Family's Journey Around the World (Paperback), First Comes Love, then Comes Malaria: How a Peace Corps Poster Boy Won My Heart and a Third World Adventure Changed My Life (Hardcover), The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca (Paperback), Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback (Paperback), Educating Alice: Adventures of a Curious Woman (Paperback), The Yellow Envelope: One Gift, Three Rules, and a Life-Changing Journey Around the World (Paperback), The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain (Hardcover), The Year of Living Danishly: My Twelve Months Unearthing the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country (Paperback), A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines (Paperback), Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time (Hardcover), No Touch Monkey! Slow down. Please check your email to confirm your subscription. published 2000, avg rating 4.06 — It isn’t until years later that Maya realizes her mother has Alzheimer’s. published 2018, avg rating 4.04 — What We Carry: A Memoir by Maya Shanbhag Lang: Maya always looked up to her mother—the woman who immigrated to the U.S. and pursued her career while keeping a traditional Indian home. Digging into her family’s past to share their story with the world, she finds that she’ll have to overcome a series of obstacles to expose the truth. published 2005, avg rating 3.69 — The 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years The New York Times’s book critics select the most outstanding memoirs published since 1969. Slow down. It wasn’t until he escaped with his mother and brother that he got any real sense of family. It’s unimaginable for me to relate to the pain, … Goodreads users have selected these as the best autobiographical tales. published 1996, avg rating 4.07 — 91,292 ratings — We've Got Tons of Info to Help You Decide. Memoirs give you the chance to jump into another life and live someone else's story, at least for a little while. published 2011, avg rating 3.84 — 7,831 ratings — A deeply personal, poignant memoir about overcoming tragedy, domestic abuse, and loss. Of Bill Bryson’s many travel memoirs, his book detailing his trip through Australia stands out as exceptionally funny and warm-hearted. 63,400 ratings — Sorry, comments are currently closed. I’m Still Here: A Memoir by Martina Reaves: At 31, Reaves found her true life partner, Tanya, and the two began a new life together. published 2009, avg rating 3.91 — Refresh and try again. Whoops! The first volume of Obama's presidential memoirs, "A Promised Land," which hit shelves Tuesday, sold more than 887,000 … Eat, Pray, Love, the best-selling memoir and travelogue by Elizabeth Gilbert, was nothing short of a phenomenon when it came out in 2006. career. Happy reading! But when their teenage son, Nick, is diagnosed with schizophrenia, everything Miriam knows about parenting goes out the window. But the more I read the more confused I become about what exactly is a travel … LEAVELL: Imagine how hard you think the market is for a completely unknown writer trying to sell their memoir. Location: Pacific Ocean Voyage. 12 Most anticipated books of 2021. : And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late (Paperback), The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious - and Perplexing - City (Hardcover), Sideways on a Scooter: Life and Love in India (Hardcover), I'll Never Be French (no matter what I do): Living in a Small Village in Brittany. published 1999, avg rating 3.94 — 32,544 ratings — The 30 Best Beach Reads of 2020, The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir, 20 Upcoming Books By Black Female Authors You Don’t Want to Miss, Quest for Eternal Sunshine: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey from Darkness to Light, Live in Love: Growing Together Through Life's Changes, He Came in With It: A Portrait of Motherhood and Madness, Girl Decoded: A Scientist's Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology, Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls: A Memoir of Women, Addiction, and Love, Once a Girl, Always a Boy: A Family Memoir of a Transgender Journey, Handsome: Stories of an Awkward Girl Boy Human, Gone: A Memoir of Love, Body, and Taking Back My Life, Better Not Cry, Better Not Pout! 415 likes. 12,349 ratings — Here are 25 of the best celebrity memoirs ever written. published 2014, avg rating 3.36 — After passing away in 2012, his daughter Myra found an unfinished memoir about his life titled Quest for Eternal Sunshine. “If you can do it, I can do it,” becomes their family mantra. Akins’ first book is an intimate glimpse into her relationship, her work in Uganda and balancing motherhood and adoption, much of which has not been made public before. To Shake The Sleeping Self. Tips. To keep her memories alive, she tells her daughter everything about her past, and it turns out Maya didn’t know as much about her mother as she thought. We’ve scoured the year’s releases to bring you some of the best memoirs 2020 has to offer. After which her husband declares through his tears, “I didn’t marry your arms and your legs.” The two choose not to be victims and go on to succeed in careers as physicians, become parents and travel the world. conditions of our, Your use of this website constitutes and manifests your acceptance 1,531 ratings — He Came in With It: A Portrait of Motherhood and Madness by Miriam Feldman: Miriam and Craig and their four children live in the perfect Los Angeles neighborhood. published 2010, avg rating 3.79 — My Life in France by Julia Child. Love with a Chance of Drowning. The Dragons, the Giant, the Women by Wayétu Moore: In Moore’s engrossing memoir of survival, of her family’s escape from the First Liberian Civil War, of fleeing on foot, smuggled across the border to Sierra Leone, of starting a journey and building a life in the United States, she spotlights the power of family and love in the midst of war and migration.