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Best Books to Read While Traveling or On Vacation in 2018

Morry Travels Best Books to Read While Traveling
A List of Books I Recommend Reading While Traveling, Working Remote, or On Vacation in 2018

One of the great things I love about traveling is that I suddenly have more time to read and enjoy a good book. When you are bored at the airport or on an airplane, this is the best time to read.

🌟 The best way to enjoy books on the go is by purchasing an E-Book Reader like The Amazon Kindle. This tiny device has a long battery life and an easily fit into your bag without taking up much space.

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There are a few versions of the Kindle, but the version I recommend getting is The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. The version to be released Nov. 7, 2018 will be waterproof and have a 300 ppi glare-free display, so you can read indoors and outdoors, daytime and night time, just like when you read from a piece of paper. It will also come with Audible so you can pair the device with your bluetooth headset to listen to your E-Books.
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If you prefer listening to audiobooks over reading, you can get a Free 30-Day Trial from Audible by signing up, and you will also get one free audiobook of your choice.

Reading not only allows you to reflect on yourself, it is a great way to educate yourself and learn more new skills. If you want to grow and learn how to manage a successful location-independent business, then I definitely recommend reading the following books. I will continue to add to the list as I read more. With that said, here are the Best Books to Read While Traveling.


1️⃣ The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris

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Timothy Ferris was probably one of the first people to start a location-independent business way before everyone even understood what it is. In his book, he explains the ways you can escape the 9-5 job, work from anywhere in the world, and create a business while outsourcing work to virtual assistants all over the world. Even though this book was written over 10 years ago, a lot of the basic concepts remain the same and can be applied to many aspects of your business. One of my top recommended reads.


2️⃣ Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

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In this book, Napoleon Hill teaches you the importance of having a successful mindset by giving examples of stories from Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and more. If you want to become rich, you literally must think yourself rich. Another must read.

3️⃣ The Magic of Thinking Big by David J Schwartz

The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz | Best Books to Read While Traveling | Morry Travels
Another book that elaborates on the importance of having a successful mindset. David J. Schwartz explains that in order to become successful, you must start by determining the size of your belief. In order to get to where you want, you must understand the thinking that will get you there.

4️⃣ The One Thing by Gary Keller

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If there is “One Thing” you can get out of this book, it is the importance of focusing on the ONE thing that will move you towards your goal. Nothing else in the world matters except this one goal. Anything else is a distraction and will just slow down the rate you get to your end goal. This one was a very eye opening read.

5️⃣ Rich20Something by Daniel DiPiazza

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Rich20Something by Daniel DiPiazza is probably one of the books with advice that applies more to our current modern state of technology. He tells you how to utilize social media and digital marketing to create a successful online business. In my opinion, this is a more modern take on Timothy Ferris’s 4-Hour Workweek.

6️⃣ Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki 

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Rich Dad Poor Dad is one of the classic books I cannot leave off this list. The book explains that you do not need to have a high income to be rich. It also explains to you the difference between poor thinking and rich thinking. It reinstates the fact that having the rich mindset and belief is important to success.

7️⃣ How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

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Another classic book that has been popular over the generations. The book will teach you how to make people like you, ways to win people to your way of thinking, and ways to influence people without creating resentment. A must read if you want to improve your relationship with people.

8️⃣ The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson | Best Books to Read While Traveling | Morry Travels
In his book, Mark Manson argues that one only have a limited number of f*cks to give, so one should choose wisely who to give those f*cks to. Life is short, and one should learn how prioritize experiences that align with one’s personal values. This is the key to living a good life. Another great read using a different approach from the traditional self improvement books.

9️⃣ I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships by Michael S. Sorensen

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In this book, Michael Sorensen explains the importance of emotional bids and validation. Knowing this simple skill will do great deals in improving your relationships with people. The book is a short read and gets to the point. You can easily read it all in one sitting.

1️⃣0️⃣ How to American by Jimmy O. Yang

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This autobiography by Jimmy O. Yang, who plays Jian Yang on HBO’s TV Show, Silicon Valley and also starred in the recent big movie hit, Crazy Rich Asians, talks about how he made it to become a successful Hollywood Actor as an Asian immigrant. Not exactly a business self-help book, but it relates to myself personally as an Asian-American.

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1️⃣1️⃣ The Confidence Gap: A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt by Russ Harris 

The Confidence Gap by Russ Harris | Best Books to Read While Traveling | Morry Travels
The worst thing about trying to achieve our goals is the negative self-doubt our mind tells ourselves. This negative self talk causes low confidence in our lives. Every person has insecurities, and this is just part of being human. Russ Harris explains that rather than trying to get over our fears, we should learn to embrace and form new relationships with them. Only then can we free ourselves from its influences.

1️⃣2️⃣ Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

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Brene Brown teaches us how exposing our vulnerability doesn’t mean being weak but instead shows how  courageous we are. Being vulnerable changes the way we live, love, lead and interact with others. Being vulnerable creates better relationships with people. Worth the read.

1️⃣3️⃣ The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone

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Grant Cardone explains that the biggest mistake most people make in life is not setting high enough goals. You should set goals 10x higher than what you believe in. This in turn forces you to take massive action to achieve big things.

Morry Travels Asian-American Solo Travel Blog Conclusion

There you have it–a list of books I have read that are great for everyone interested in learning some new skills and changing their mindset. All these books are very educational and are a great read while traveling, during commutes, or during down times. If there’s anything else I should add to the list, please let me know in the comments below! Hope you enjoyed this list!

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