Travel writing, research, maps, historicals, finding the right gear, getting everything to fit in, packing and repacking, reading up on the destination, learning a few key words in a foreign language – its all part of what makes travel exciting. This is our selection of books, good reads,  bags, gear, accessories, field guides, biographies and much more – all tried, tested and recommended. If you know of something worthy that we have not listed please share,  let us know and we will update this section.