Book Region Finder

Ever wanted to pick a travel book from a certain geographical region, but never knew where to start? Best Travel Books has gone to the effort of sorting all the books which we've personally read and can vouch for, and placed these into our own defined geographical areas. Click on one of the regions listed below and you'll be taken to a range of books from each location. Within each region, links are also provided to books that have been reviewed by Best Travel Books - simply click on the book's title and you'll be taken to the review.

Total books read and rated: 111
Total books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 61

If you'd rather view these on a country basis, then make sure to check out Best Travel Books page on travel books sorted by country by clicking here.

North Africa and The Horn of Africa

Containing what is generally referred to as the Maghreb, Nile valley and Sahara regions that constitute North Africa plus the Horn of Africa. This region ranges from Morocco and Western Sahara in the West to Somalia in the East.

Books read and rated: 7
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 7

Sub-Saharan Africa

This is very much a modified version of what geographically would normally represent an area referred to as Sub-Saharan Africa. Comprising predominantly those countries located south of the Sahara from Senegal in the West through Central Africa to Kenya in the East and down to the Cape of Good Hope.

Books read and rated: 9
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 7

North America

Including Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Books read and rated: 8
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 4

Central America and the Caribbean

This area includes the southernmost portion of the North American continent and the large number of island groups and territories that inhabit the Caribbean Sea to the east.

Books read and rated: 7
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 6

South America

Encompassing the fifteen countries that make up the continent of South America from Colombia and Venezuala in the north to Chile and Argentina in the South.

Books read and rated: 9
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 5

Oceania and Australasia

Consisting most of the South Pacific, Australia and Papua New Guinea, this area includes all of island nations that make up the geographical regions of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.

Books read and rated: 9
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 4

Western Europe

Comprising the British Isles, Nordic countries and western part of continental Europe.

Books read and rated: 7
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 2

Eastern Europe, Russia and Caucasus

Includes all of Eastern and Central Europe, Baltic States, Balkan States, Russia and South Caucasus.

Books read and rated: 6
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 3

Middle East and Arabian Peninsula

Containing the Middle East (excluding Egypt), Iran and the Gulf Arab States that comprise the Arabian Peninsula.

Books read and rated: 8
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 5

Central and South Asia

Containing the regions that are commonly referred to as the "Stans" and Indian subcontinent and stretching from Kazakhstan in the North to Bangladesh in the East along with the island countries of Sri Lanka and Maldives in the South.

Books read and rated: 8
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 4

East Asia

Spread across the continent of Asia from China in the West to Japan in the East and Mongolia in the North and also including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau.

Books read and rated: 9
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 5

South East Asia

A region that includes Myanmar to the West, Indonesia to the East and The Philippines in the North.

Books read and rated: 9
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 5

GLOBAL

A catch-all category for books that don't predominantly fit in any of the regions above.

Books read and rated: 13
Books reviewed on Best Travel Books: 4