Location: Madagascar, Indonesia, the Congo, New Zealand, China, Mauritius
Sub-genre: travelogue, biology, humor
Publication Date: 1992
Why oh why didn’t Douglas Adams, best known for his Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, write more travel books before his untimely passing? This book whisks you away to numerous amazing places, introduces you to a cast of intriguing characters, teaches about endangered species, and is laugh-out-loud funny.