The Art of Being a Tourist at Home
Jenny Herbert, Hardie Grant Travel, RRP $24.99
A bright and beautiful cover entices the reader to travel without straying far from home.
Author Herbert says she starting writing this book in 2019 when travel was common but as COVID changed our perspective in 2020 it provided an altered approach to travel.
Starting with the idea that holidays are a time to recalibrate and renew - it's all really about disrupting normal routine.
This book is delightful journey through our local streets, parks, theatres, galleries and bookshops to find wonder all around us. She suggests meeting new friends through hobbies and clubs and taking time to plan to better enjoy our staycations.
The book demonstrates that with thought, travelling at home offers the greatest potential to discover what contributes to our wellbeing.