For diverse books that take us on a journey of discovery.
I’m on a journey to seek out books that broaden our horizons. From cultural identity and traditional customs to diverse subject matter and historical events, I’m fascinated by life outside of our own experiences.
Join me, Backpacking Bookworm, and explore a range of reading lists, snapshot reviews, and unique travel experiences, from books around the world.
Check out my latest posts:
Must-read historical fiction based on true events
Covering everywhere from Iceland and Texas to Poland and Burma, this list includes our top recommendations for historical fiction based on true events.
15 Nordic noir books that give you all the spooky feels
Strap in for some spine-chilling reads – this list covers the best of grisly, gritty and gruesome Nordic noir books you won’t be able to put down.
22 culturally diverse books around the world
Culturally diverse books are a great way to explore unfamiliar customs and traditions across the globe. Get set to armchair travel with this ever-expanding list.
Meet the bookworm
Hi, I’m Hayley, the Bookstagrammer behind Backpacking Bookworm. I’m a seasoned reader, book-inspired adventurer, and a copywriter in my spare time (i.e. Monday to Friday, 9 to 5).
I’m travelling around the world (both fictionally and in real life) to uncover books that explore culture and diversity, sharing those less mainstream so together, we can put them on the map.