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Books That Will Make You Fall In Love With the World

National Geographic’s travel literature expert, Don George, shares four books guaranteed to make you fall in love with the world (and itch to start planning your next trip).

How to Fall in Love With the World

Those of us who follow the way of wanderlust are wild romantics. When we encounter the pheromone of the unfamiliar, we feel, see, touch, taste, and smell more keenly. Our minds are on high alert, noticing and processing everything—from the geometry of cobbled paths and thatched roofs to the tones of stray dogs and wild birds to the smell of new flowers and old dust. We fall in love with the world.