Longing for travel in the time of COVID-19

Longing for travel in the time of COVID-19

 

Dear SMU Community,

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt the world and our ability to travel, many are feeling the sensation of fernweh. SMU Libraries provide a curated list of resources to let you continue exploring the world from within Singapore until travel is an option, once again.

Whether you enjoy armchair travel or are anticipating new adventures in 2022, we invite you to explore our collection of online travel guides, documentaries, podcasts, travel memoirs, and more to help you overcome fernweh as the academic year continues.

Travel Memoirs

Around the World in 80 Trains : A 45,000-Mile Adventure / Rajesh, Monisha

e-Book

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders (2nd ed.) / Foer, Joshua et al.

e-Book

Bicycling with Butterflies : My 10,201-Mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration / Dykman, Sara

e-Book

The Art of Travel / De Botton, Alain

e-Book

The Third Pole : Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest

e-Book

West with the Night / Markham, Beryl

e-Book

Winter Pasture : One Woman's Journey with China's Kazakh Herders / Juan, Li

e-Book

World Travel : An Irreverent Guide / Bourdain, Anthony et al.

e-Book

Travel Books

Entire Lonely Planet Collection

Lonely Planet Australia

e-Book

Lonely Planet Brazil

e-Book

Lonely Planet Cambodia

e-Book

Lonely Planet Canada

e-Book

Lonely Planet China

e-Book

Lonely Planet France

e-Book

Lonely Planet Germany

e-Book

Lonely Planet India

e-Book

Lonely Planet Indonesia

e-Book

Lonely Planet Israel and the Palestinian Territories

e-Book

Lonely Planet Japan

e-Book

Lonely Planet Korea

e-Book

Lonely Planet Mexico

e-Book

Lonely Planet Middle East

e-Book

Lonely Planet Myanmar

e-Book

Lonely Planet Philippines

e-Book

Lonely Planet Singapore

e-Book

Lonely Planet Spain

e-Book

Lonely Planet Sweden

e-Book

Lonely Planet Thailand

e-Book

Lonely Planet USA

e-Book

Lonely Planet Vietnam

e-Book

New York Times Travel*

New York Times Travel Section

36 Hours

52 Places to Go

Around the World at Home

*How to access NYT content as a SMU user:
One-time registration is required using your SMU email address. After you have successfully created your account, you can access the content via website or mobile App.

Articles

Amid the pandemic, an adventure addict finds solace in imagination

I'm traveling even though I'm stuck at home

Stuck at home? The best 18 'Armchair Travel' opportunities from 7 continents

The strange pleasure of planning a post-pandemic vacation

Voyage around my room: Lessons on marveling at the minutiae of our homes in isolation

Documentaries

Cities of the World

Hiking 60 Miles Alone in Hornstrandir Iceland (13 min)

Life in a Day 2020 (85 min)

Motorbike Vietnam: South to North (90 min)

World School (47 min)

Podcasts

Armchair Explorer Podcast

The World Nomads Podcast

Women Who Travel Podcast