Inspirational books and travel destinations are inextricably linked. And what better way to learn a little about your holiday spot than from an author who either hails from or has spent time in your chosen destination!
Top picks include the superb ‘The Long Song’ by Andrea Levy (who boasts a ton of literary awards), which charts the demise of slavery in Jamaica and the green shoots of freedom; the perfect introduction to the colonial history of the Caribbean. And delve into the classic ‘Captain Corelli's Mandolin’ by Louis de Bernières (skip the film version) for a glimpse into ancient Athens, prior to embarking on your very own Eastern Mediterranean adventure.
Become completely immersed in the story of your Thomson Cruises holiday by packing some hand-picked books to read on the way. To help with the selection (of book and itinerary) here is an InfoGraphic to get you started: