Carrying a travel guide in your pocket while exploring a new place can be critical to navigating the do’s and don’ts of the area. Flipping through the pages before your trip can also provide essential research before you take off. There are many famous contributors to these guides and some of the books themselves have become icon names synonymous with travel. In this space we hope to call out some of the best contributors to guide books and publications, where to find them, and what’s a piece of theirs you should read straight away. You won’t be disappointed by reading anyone from this group before your next getaway.