We've all had that feeling of wanting to escape. Unplug. Get out of town. Reset. Open your mind. But few actually act on it.
Martijn Doolaard most certainly did. Trading his car and daily distractions for a cross-continental cycling journey from Amsterdam to Singapore, he documented the entire trek in One Year on a Bike, a beautiful, 368-page coffee table book.
From the intimate hosting culture in Iran to the jaw-dropping sceneries across Europe to all the gear used throughout the adventure, this packs a serious punch of wanderlust and style.
Maybe, just maybe, it'll inspire you to do something a little similar. Or at the very least–take a vacation. You deserve it.