Jack Kerouac’s On the Road captures the burning need to be going somewhere. Anywhere. Just to be on the road. In motion. In the moment.
Also in On the Road, Kerouac sums up the thrill of travel and the adventures that lie in wait mixed with a tinge of guilt when he makes this confession:
On the Road and 19 other books are on the Telegraph’s top 20 picks for best books about travel. And you can bet they are on our reading list in 2013 .