St. Albert Gazette Great Reading

Book picks as published in the January 31, 2018 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.

World's most travelled manThe World’s most travelled man: a twenty-three year odyssey through every country on the planet

By Mike Spencer Bown

An eye-opening account of the universal human experience. Blending a romantic connection to nature through solitude and the social examination of culture, Bown fully immerses himself in each experience, however diverse, dangerous or dirty, veering way, way off the backpacker circuit to see the world through an unparalleled perspective.



yellow envelopeThe Yellow envelope: one gift, three rules, and a life-changing journey around the world

By Kim Dinan

After Kim and her husband decide to quit their jobs to travel around the world, they’re given a yellow envelope containing a check and instructions to give the money away. The only three rules for the envelope: Don’t overthink it; share your experiences; don’t feel pressured to give it all away.

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