Time spent in the toilet is often time spent distracting oneself from the graffitied and mold-ridden walls of your cubicle, but with these bathrooms, you might forget what you went there for in the first place. Located everywhere from the frigid Himalayan plateau and on a picturesque desert island in the Caribbean Sea, to a waterfall washroom in a Taiwanese national park, they are part of a selection of 100 of the world’s most scenic and unique bathrooms compiled by Lonely Planet in a new guidebook titled Toilets: A Spotter’s Guide. “As any experienced traveler knows, you can tell a whole lot about a place by its bathrooms,” says Lonely Planet in the book’s introduction. “Toilets are a window into the secret soul of a destination.”
A must-read for the W.C. aficionado, Toilets: A Spotter’s Guide will become available at bookstores internationally for $12 USD from April 12 onwards.