Aussies are opting for culturally and naturally enriching getaways, with globally renowned cultural hotspots such as Europe, India and South America making the top ten travel books purchased since we launch in December 2017.

Alongside the more far-flung destinations, Aussies are still passionate about their home turf, with Tasmania making it to the top five and Australia landing within the top ten most popular destinations.

A trip to Japan has emerged as the most popular travel destination ahead of the Easter weekend. From world-class sushi in one of its many Michelin-starred restaurants, to the breathtaking temples and vibrant nightlife, Japan is topping the nation’s most desired destinations to explore.

The ten most popular holiday destinations ahead of Easter, based on book sales on Amazon.com.au since launch in December 2017 are:

1. Japan
2. Europe
3. Tasmania
4. Hawaii
5. Italy
6. India
7. USA
8. Australia
9. South America
10. Spain

Other popular travel books were compilations such as Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Most Unusual Places and The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World, showing that Australians are looking for inspiration. Alongside compilations, Australians also want to combine a love of travel with their favourite means of getting from A to B with Epic Bike Rides of the World.

Customers who are looking to travel to Japan may also want to brush up on their Japanese before their trip with Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary, read more about the major cities to decide where to visit with Pocket Kyoto & Osaka, or purchase some maps to help them navigate whilst on holiday.

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