Travel Books Reimagined

If Our Favourite Fictional Characters Had Written Popular Travel Books

The Christmas season is almost here (woohoo), which means it’s time to start looking for presents for your loved ones. If you have an intrepid traveller among your friends and family, you’ll know that an inspiring travel book is always a good idea. With this in mind we got chatting about some of our most-loved travel books, and how different they would be if they had been written by one of our favourite film and TV characters. For fun, we decided to create new covers for our reimagined iconic travel books…who wouldn’t want to read these?

29 November 2017

Travel Books Reimagined

Eat, Slay, Love by Daenerys Targaryen Eat, Slay, Love

Eat, Slay, Love by Daenerys Targaryen

We’ve all heard of, and most likely read, the iconic Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert – which was also adapted to a box office hit starring Julia Roberts. Eat, Pray, Love tells the story of divorcee Elizabeth as she travels to Italy, India and Bali in search of true happiness. Now we want to read the story of dragon queen Danenerys as she travels the seven kingdoms in Eat, Slay, Love to find her place as ruler. With the help of her dragons, she won’t let anyone or anything stand in her way, and she might just learn a few lessons about herself on her journey too.


Vroom with a View Broom with a View

Broom with a View by Harry Potter

Vroom with a View is Peter Moore’s tale of hitting 40 and living out a boyhood dream of exploring Italy on his Vespa. Now it’s time for the tale of Harry Potter’s Broom with a View. The young wizard is ready to explore the great wide world outside of Hogwarts, and what better way to see the wonders of the world than atop a broom. Expect love, laughter and revelations as Harry discovers that travelling the world brings its own kind of magic.


Around the World in 80 Days Around the World in 80 As follows Alison DiLaurentis

Around the World in 80 As by Alison DiLaurentis

The classic story of Around the World in 80 Days tells the tale of Phileas Fogg who takes on a bet that he can travel the world in just 80 days. Now, the much darker, Around the World in 80 As follows Alison DiLaurentis and the rest of the gang as they leave Rosewood for a girls’ trip around the world. But the girls’ plans for exploring are derailed, when a new A takes the game global. Will the girls make it back to Rosewood alive?


Into The Wild Into The Shire

Into the Shire by Gandalf the Grey

Into the Wild follows graduate Christopher McCandless as he shirks of his wealthy background - giving his savings to charity, ridding himself of his possessions and heading on a journey into the Alaskan wilderness. Now, Into the Shire reveals the secret past of wizard Gandalf the Grey, detailing the life the wizard led before arriving in Middle-earth and the turn of events that directed him to his new home.


Notes from a Small Island Notes from the Upside Down Eleven

Notes from the Upside Down by Eleven

Bill Bryson’s Notes from a Small Island is Bryson’s account of his last trip around the UK, where he lived for over 20 years, before returning to his native US. Now, in the enlightening Notes from the Upside Down Eleven shares her experiences of her visits to the Upside Down and contemplates one last visit - will she be able to find the secret to keeping the rest of the world safe from what lingers below for good?


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Fear and Loving in Monstropolis

Fear and Loving in Monstropolis by Mike Wazowski & James P. Sullivan

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a semi-autobiographical account of a journalist and his attorney driving towards Las Vegas in a drug infused search for the American dream. Now, in a family-friendly re-imagination of the book, monsters Mike and Sully share their story of travelling between their home in Monstropolis and the human world. The tale details how the two characters’ initial fear of the unknown developed into a curiosity and love for the new world, and people, they discovered.


Life of Pi Life of Pie

Life of Pie by Jim Levenstein

The fantasy adventure novel Life of Pi follows the story of a young Indian boy, Pi, as he survives for 227 days stranded on a lifeboat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger by the name of Richard Parker. Now in the laugh-out-loud Life of Pie we are reunited with Jim Levenstein and his old school friends as they approach their 40th birthdays. The boys escape from their adult lives to relive their teenage antics on a European holiday, but the world has changed a lot since Jim and his friends were teens, and they might not be able to keep up anymore.


The Alchemist The Al(buquerque) Chemist

The Al(buquerque) Chemist

The Brazillian novel The Alchemist tells the tale of a young Andalusian shepherd as he travels to Egypt, following a recurring dream of finding treasure there. Now in The Al(buquerque) Chemist never seen before memoirs tell the tale of Walter White as he tries to evade the nationwide manhunt for him. The emotional tale brings a different perspective to Walter’s story and provides new insight into the mind of the multi-faceted character.


Murder on the Orient Express How to Get Away with Murder on the Orient Express

How to Get Away with Murder on the Orient Express by Annalise Keating

The famous Agatha Christie mystery Murder on the Orient Express tells a gripping tale of a passenger murdered aboard the Simplon-Orient Express. Fellow passenger private detective Hercule Poirot is tasked with solving the crime. Now, in How to Get Away with Murder on the Orient Express notorious attorney Annalise Keating is tasked with covering up a murder aboard the Orient Express when one of her team gets the group into trouble once more. But with Annalise on-board they’re sure to be able to cover their tracks again…right?


The Motorcycle Diaries The Death Star Diaries Darth Vader

The Death Star Diaries by Darth Vader

The Motorcycle Diaries is a lively and entertaining travel diary from a young Che Guevara. Now in The Death Star Diaries Darth Vader displays his own surprisingly humorous side in his personal diary detailing his travels aboard the death star, his descent into the dark side, and his struggles with fatherhood.


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