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East Coast Australia  by Cristian Bonetto

East Coast Australia

Cristian Bonetto

Book

This guide is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Snorkel the Whitsundays, tour the Opera House or bushwalk at Wilsons Prom; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover...

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How to live Korean  by Soo Kim

How to live Korean

Soo Kim

Book

How to Live Korean takes a deep-dive into Korean culture, unpacking what it means to be Korean in all its forms and uncovering the way the locals think, what they enjoy getting up to and who they do it with. Whether it's Korean movie Parasite sweeping...

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The flightless traveller  by Emma Gregg

The flightless traveller

Emma Gregg

Book

Travel needn't cost the Earth: discover how to explore our beautiful world sustainably and responsibly with this definitive guide. Packed full of practical information about planning an air-mile-free adventure, from route planning to budgeting, accom...

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New Zealand's best trips  by Brett Atkinson

New Zealand's best trips

Brett Atkinson

Book

Discover the freedom of the open road with New Zealand's Best Trips. We've selected 25 amazing road trips through Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Marlborough, Nelson, Canterbury and Queenstown, from two-day escapes to eight-day adventures, and packed them...

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Sydney  by Delia Falconer

Sydney

Delia Falconer

Book

As I set out from the city's southern end, the sandstone walls beneath the Central railway line still held the day's heat ... The moon rose from the invisible harbour into a sky of such a deep royal blue it was almost hard to believe in. The street smelled...

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Melbourne  by Sophie Cunningham

Melbourne

Sophie Cunningham

Book

Melbourne's a city you get to know from the inside out - you have to walk it to love it. My favourite time to do this is at night. That's when you capture glimpses of people - eating, laughing, talking, arguing, watching TV and reading - through half...

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Hobart  by Peter Timms

Hobart

Peter Timms

Book

MONA has done a lot more than just rescue a flagging tourism economy. It has changed the city's body language, teaching it to stand up straight and look others squarely in the eye, even putting on a swagger in its step. From Hobart's convict legacy,...

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Brisbane  by Matthew Condon

Brisbane

Matthew Condon

Book

I keep coming back to the light of Brisbane. If you are born into it, this palette of gentle pinks and oranges at dawn and dusk, the blast white of midday in summer, the lemon luminescence of mid-morning and mid-afternoon, you keep it with you, and measure...

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Adelaide  by Kerryn Goldsworthy

Adelaide

Kerryn Goldsworthy

Book

A painting, a frog cake, a landmark, a statue, a haunting newspaper photograph, a bucket of peaches, pink shorts in parliament, concert tickets, tourist maps. Kerryn Goldsworthy's Adelaide is a museum of sorts, a personal guide to the city through a ...

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My four seasons in France  by Janine Marsh

My four seasons in France

Janine Marsh

Book

A little over ten years ago, Janine Marsh and her husband Mark gave up their city jobs in London to chase the good life in the countryside of northern France. Having overcome the obstacles of starting to renovate her dream home - an ancient, dilapidated...

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Drive your adventure. Norway  by Clémence Polge

Drive your adventure. Norway

Clémence Polge

Book

Travelling in a van is emerging as a popular way to see the world. Back to nature, away from mass tourism, you can experience a country in a way that's fresh, unscheduled, and autonomous. This book on getting the most from your trip to van-friendly N...

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Winds of the steppe by Bernard Ollivier

Winds of the steppe

Bernard Ollivier

eBook

Bernard Ollivier pushes onward in his attempt to become the first person to walk the entire length of the Great Silk Road. "A gripping account. More than just a travel story'this is a quest for the Other."'Alexis Liebaert, L'evenement Picking up where...

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Walking Broadway  by William J. Hennessey

Walking Broadway

William J. Hennessey

Book

Walking Broadway offers readers an architectural tour of the entire length of Broadway from Bowling Green to the Harlem River. Through fourteen structured walks the book not only presents the history of New York's most famous avenue, but also explores...

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Captain James Cook and the search for Antarctica  by James C. Hamilton

Captain James Cook and the search for Antarctica

James C. Hamilton

Book

During parts of his three voyages in the southern Pacific and Southern Oceans, Cook narrowed the options' for the location of Antarctica. Over three summers, he completed a circumnavigation of portions of the Southern Continent, encountering impenetr...

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Into the Arctic ice  by Esther Horvath

Into the Arctic ice

Esther Horvath

Book

In September 2019, a team of 600 researchers from 19 countries united in a common mission known as MOSAiC--the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate--whose mission is to chart conditions in the Arctic for one continuous...

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Accidentally Wes Anderson  by Wally Koval

Accidentally Wes Anderson

Wally Koval

Book

Accidentally Wes Anderson began as a personal travel bucket list, a catalog of visually striking and historically unique destinations that capture the imagined worlds of Wes Anderson. Now, inspired by a community of more than one million Adventurers,...

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Magdalena by Wade Davis

Magdalena

Wade Davis

eAudiobook

Travellers often become enchanged with the first country that captures their hearts and gives them license to be free. For Wade Davis, it was Colombia. Here he revisits the mighty Magdalena, the river that made possible the nation. Along the way, he finds...

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A year at the château  by Dick Strawbridge

A year at the château

Dick Strawbridge

Book

Like many couples, Dick and Angel had long dreamed of living in France, but where others might settle for a modest bolthole in the French countryside, the Strawbridges fell in love with a 19th-century fairytale chateau, complete with 45 rooms, seven....

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Shadow of the Silk Road  by Colin Thubron

Shadow of the Silk Road

Colin Thubron

Book

There was never one Silk Road - but several. The route chosen by Colin Thubron passes through China, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey, taking in the most sterile desert on earth (the Taklamakan) and the strife-torn mountain valleys...

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The sustainable travel handbook  by Sarah Reid

The sustainable travel handbook

Sarah Reid

Book

This practical and inspiring guide, the latest in the popular Handbook series, motivates travellers to take a responsible approach to the impact of travelling. Whether you're looking to reduce your carbon emissions, enjoy more a responsible wildlife-...

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Tough women adventure stories

Tough women adventure stories

Book

It's time we celebrated women in adventure What does toughness mean to you? Perhaps it's being physically fit and mentally resilient. Perhaps it's doing something no one else has done before. Perhaps it's breaking down boundaries and proving what you...

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Ultimate campsites  by Penny (Travel writer) Watson

Ultimate campsites

Penny (Travel writer) Watson

Book

In Ultimate Campsites: Australia, Penny Watson maps out 75 of the country's most wild and wondrous nature-based campgrounds, from the turquoise and white sandy beaches of Queensland and pristine national parks of New South Wales, to the wineries of S...

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Antarctica's lost aviator  by Jeff (Filmmaker) Maynard

Antarctica's lost aviator

Jeff (Filmmaker) Maynard

Book

The astonishing voyage of the first solo crossing of Antarctica by the unlikeliest of arctic explorers. By the 1930s, no one had yet crossed Antarctica, and its vast interior remained a mystery frozen in time. Hoping to write his name in the history ...

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World's greatest cities

World's greatest cities

Book

World's Greatest Cities is an illuminating visual guide to 30 incredible cities around the globe and with annotated 3-D reconstructions and cutaway models that allow you to journey right to the soul of each of them.

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Beyond the trees  by Adam Shoalts

Beyond the trees

Adam Shoalts

Book

A thrilling odyssey through an unforgiving landscape, and the rich history it reveals. What does it mean to explore and confront the unknown? Beyond the Trees recounts Adam Shoalts's epic, solo crossing of Canada's mainland Arctic in a single season--the...

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Slow road to San Francisco  by David Reynolds

Slow road to San Francisco

David Reynolds

Book

As he moseys from east to west, driving slowly, stopping frequently he meets a huge variety of Americans - white, black, Hispanic, Asian, native American; Christian, Muslim, atheist, Mormon, Mennonite; rich, middling, poor. They talk about everything...

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Survive the savage sea  by Dougal Robertson

Survive the savage sea

Dougal Robertson

Book

After their 43-foot schooner was stoved in by a pod of killer whales, the six members of the Robertson family spent 37 days adrift in the Pacific. With no maps, compass or navigation instruments, and rations for only three days, they used every survi...

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Blue sky kingdom by Bruce Kirkby

Blue sky kingdom

Bruce Kirkby

eBook

Awarm and unforgettable portraitofa family letting gooftheknown world to encounter an unfamiliar one filled withrich possibilities and new understandings. Bruce Kirkby hadfallen into a pattern of looking mindlessly at his phone for hours, flipping be...

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#wanderlust by Sabina Trojanova

#wanderlust

Sabina Trojanova

eBook

Plan your next unforgettable trip with this lush, boldly designed, full-color compendium covering more than 500 memorable destinations that offers personal insights, information, invaluable advice, and where to take the most Instagram-worthy photos.From...

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The women I think about at night by Mia Kankimäki

The women I think about at night

Mia Kankimäki

eBook

What can a forty-something childless woman do? Bored with her life and feeling stuck, Mia Kankimäki leaves her job, sells her apartment, and decides to travel the world, following the paths of the female explorers and artists from history who have lo...

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Love America  by Jenny Robin Jones

Love America

Jenny Robin Jones

Book

"For New Zealand writer Jenny Robin Jones the United States has always been an enigma, a series of questionable notions formed through a lifetime. 'What is America?' she asks herself. Can she rely on her own personal impressions? Jones' journey takes...

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The road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

The road to Little Dribbling

Bill Bryson

eAudiobook

Following a route from Bognor Regis to Cape Wrath, by way of places that many people never get to, Bryson sets out to rediscover the wondrously beautiful, magnificently eccentric, endearingly and unique country that he thought he knew. Yet, despite B...

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Back roads  by Heather Ewart

Back roads

Heather Ewart

Book

During the five years it has been appearing on our screens, ABC TV's Back Roads has taken us across Australia, through scorched deserts, along sapphire coasts, up breathtaking mountains and over gentle, rolling plains. It has shown us the rugged land...

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Towards Compostela  by Catharina Van Bohemen

Towards Compostela

Catharina Van Bohemen

Book

"One day Catharina van Bohemen left her Auckland home to fly to Spain and walk the Camino de Santiago. Her journal was the most important thing she carried."--Publisher's website.

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Between each step  by Patrice La Vigne

Between each step

Patrice La Vigne

Book

"Shedding years of societal conditioning that dictates school, work and life, Patrice and Justin La Vigne do their best to maintain a nomadic whimsy. However, this nontraditional life presents just as many moments of joy and grace as moments of stress...

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Best day walks New Zealand  by Craig McLachlan

Best day walks New Zealand

Craig McLachlan

Book

Lonely Planet Best Day Walks New Zealand is your passport to 60 easy escapes into nature. Stretch your legs away from the city by picking a walk that works for you, from just a couple of hours to a full day, from easy to hard. Wind your way around vo...

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Blockchain chicken farm by Xiaowei Wang

Blockchain chicken farm

Xiaowei Wang

eBook

From FSGO x Logic: stories about rural China, food, and tech that reveal new truths about the globalized worldIn Going Down to the Country, the technologist and writer Xiaowei Wang explores the political and social entanglements of technology in rural...

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Owls of the eastern ice by Jonathan C. Slaght

Owls of the eastern ice

Jonathan C. Slaght

eBook

'A refreshingly old-school, tautly strung adventure' Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk'Remarkable. If only every endangered species had a guardian angel as impassioned, courageous and pragmatic as Jonathan Slaght' Isabella Tree, author of...

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Other people's houses by Hilary McPhee

Other people's houses

Hilary McPhee

eAudiobook

Fleeing the aftermath of a failed marriage, Hilary McPhee embarks on a writing project in the Middle East for a member of the Hashemite royal family, a man she greatly respects. There she finds herself faced with different kinds of exile, new kinds o...

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Where This Service Will Terminate by Katherine Jakeways

Where This Service Will Terminate

Katherine Jakeways

eAudiobook

Rosie Cavaliero and Justin Edwards star in this romantic comedy about a couple who meet on a train'Had me gripped from the start ... Just lovely' - Miranda Sawyer, ObserverSuzie's never been to Cornwall before, but one day she finds herself on the Co...

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Loving country by Bruce Pascoe

Loving country

Bruce Pascoe

eAudiobook

Listeners are encouraged to discover sacred Australia by reconsidering the accepted history and hearing diverse stories of her Indigenous people. The intention of this audiobook is to foster communication and understanding between all peoples and country,...

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New Zealand coastlines  by Darryl Torckler

New Zealand coastlines

Darryl Torckler

Book

"A pictorial book of New Zealand’s coastlines, featuring the stunning images of innovative photography of Darryl Torckler, with text commentary from Gillian Torckler. Divided geographically, the photographed areas include: North: Bay of Islands to the...

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Sacred places  by Clare Gogerty

Sacred places

Clare Gogerty

Book

This is an illustrated guide to the world and its sacred wonders. Wellness travellers are seeking transformative experiences, wellness is, by nature, a journey and a quest. The concept of transformative travel is about finding experiences through trips...

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Kid-friendly Auckland

Kid-friendly Auckland

Book

Discover more than 100 of the best kid-friendly adventures that Auckland has to offer. Clamber up ancient volcanoes, squelch through tidal mudflats, walk through bush-clad gorges or picnic on Hauraki Gulf islands - it's all in here! This essential fa...

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Down south by Bruce Ansley

Down south

Bruce Ansley

eBook

In Down South, writer Bruce Ansley goes on a journey of rediscovery, back to his beloved South Island. From Curio Bay in Southland to Totaranui in Golden Bay, this is both a provocative history and a vast expedition across the land once known as Middle...

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Stalin's wine cellar by John Baker

Stalin's wine cellar

John Baker

eAudiobook

In the late 1990s, John Baker was known as a purveyor of quality rare and old wines. Always entrepreneurial and up for adventure, he was the perfect person for an occasional business partner to approach with a mysterious wine list that was foreign to...

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Melbourne  by Rod Ritchie

Melbourne

Rod Ritchie

Book

Compact and affordable, Fodor's 25 Best Melbourne is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most exciting cities in Australia. Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a co...

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Into the wild  by Jon Krakauer

Into the wild

Jon Krakauer

Book

The story of Chris McCandless, a young man who embarked on a solo journey into the wilds of Alaska and whose body was discovered four months later, explores the fascinating allure that the wilderness has for the American imagination.

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Only way home by Liz Byron

Only way home

Liz Byron

eBook

On a warm day in May 2004, Liz Byron set off from Cooktown with her two companions, donkeys Grace and Charley, on a self-imposed challenge to walk 2500 kilometres of the Bicentennial National Trail over 9 months. This epic journey was a rite of passage...

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Clanlands  by Sam Heughan

Clanlands

Sam Heughan

Book

Two men. One country. And a lot of whisky. As stars of Outlander, Sam and Graham eat, sleep and breathe the Highlands on this epic road trip around their homeland. They discover that the real thing is even greater than fiction. Clanlands is the story...

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Scotland's Highlands & Islands  by Neil Wilson

Scotland's Highlands & Islands

Neil Wilson

Book

Lonely Planets Scotlands Highlands & Islands is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sip the water of life, whisky, in an ancient pub; walk the West Highland Way (or a little...

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Mystical places by Sarah Baxter

Mystical places

Sarah Baxter

eBook

Discover 25 mystical destinations from around the globe in this enchanting guide full of magic, folklore and exquisitely beautiful places. Seeking a transcendent travel experience? Take a magical pilgrimage to Alfaborg, the City of Elves; marvel at t...

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My journal by Angie Allanby

My journal

Angie Allanby

eBook

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Wild at heart by Miriam Lancewood

Wild at heart

Miriam Lancewood

eBook

Miriam Lancewood's first book Woman in the Wilderness told how she and her husband, Peter, lived for six years in the wilderness of New Zealand, hunting and gathering, and roaming the mountains like nomads. A year later they left New Zealand to explore...

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In search of the woman who sailed the world by Danielle Clode

In search of the woman who sailed the world

Danielle Clode

eBook

A voyage of discovery, nature and untold histories - in the vein of Clare Wright, Edmund de Waal and Helen Macdonald.When the first woman to circumnavigate the world completed her journey in 1775, she returned home without any fanfare at all.Jeanne Barret,...

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The man who cycled the world by Mark Beaumont

The man who cycled the world

Mark Beaumont

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. The inspiring story of one young man's record-breaking solo cycle journey around the worldOn 15 February 2008, Mark Beaumont pedalled through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. 194 days and 17 hours previously, he had begun his attempt...

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Stranger Country by Monica Tan

Stranger Country

Monica Tan

eAudiobook

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Signs of life  by Stephen Fabes

Signs of life

Stephen Fabes

Book

A young doctor cycles around the world and discovers how societies treat their most vulnerable, in this thought-provoking and witty medical odyssey In 2010, Stephen Fabes rode away from his career as an emergency doctor in London, on a journey that would...

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I'm in a United State by Paul Henry

I'm in a United State

Paul Henry

eBook

Paul Henry reflects on his life and times in this homage to the land of the slightly shabby stars and stripes.

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On travel by Tony Wheeler

On travel

Tony Wheeler

eAudiobook

Tony Wheeler, travel addict, Lonely Planet founder and intrepid traveller over five decades, has discovered that the more you travel, the more extraordinary the world becomes. His enthusiasm for trekking the globe is contagious: it is impossible to listen...

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Maiden voyages  by Siân Evans

Maiden voyages

Siân Evans

Book

Before convenient air travel, transatlantic travel was the province of the great ocean liners and never more so than in the glory days of the interwar years. It was an extraordinary undertaking made by many women. Some travelled for leisure, some for...

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Enemy of all mankind  by Steven Johnson

Enemy of all mankind

Steven Johnson

Book

Henry Every was the seventeenth century’s most notorious pirate. The press published wildly popular—and wildly inaccurate—reports of his nefarious adventures. The British government offered enormous bounties for his capture, alive or (preferably) dead....

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Loving country  by Bruce Pascoe

Loving country

Bruce Pascoe

Book

Loving Country is a powerful and essential guidebook that offers a new way to travel and discover Australia through an Indigenous narrative. In this beautifully designed and photographed edition, co-authors Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou show tra...

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Fair weather hitchhiker  by Julia Millen

Fair weather hitchhiker

Julia Millen

Book

"A restless 17-year-old seeking fame, fortune (and romance) goes hitchhiking with three older girls. What begins as a holiday frolic becomes a survival recipe for life. Radiating hope and energy, the narrative follows this naive New Zealander to London...

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Magdalena by Wade Davis

Magdalena

Wade Davis

eBook

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The Monocle book of Japan

The Monocle book of Japan

Book

The Monocle team celebrates the endlessly fascinating and culturally rich country of Japan. Ever since it launched in 2007, Monocle has had a rich and deep connection with Japan. From day one the magazine has had a Tokyo bureau – which today also encompasses...

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Between the woods and the water  by Patrick Leigh. Fermor

Between the woods and the water

Patrick Leigh. Fermor

Book

The sequel to A Time of Gifts, Leigh Fermor's classic account of his adventure on foot to Constantinople in 1933 covering his trip down the Danube and across Hungary into Romania. The book ends at the Iron Gates, which divide the Carpathian mountains...

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Around the world  by Mark MacKenzie

Around the world

Mark MacKenzie

Book

Since Ferdinand Magellan first circumnavigated the world 500 years ago, many have succeeded (or failed) in completing the greatest journey of all. Discover the incredible stories of their travels around the world by boat, bicycle, balloon, train, pla...

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In Bibi's kitchen by Hawa Hassan

In Bibi's kitchen

Hawa Hassan

eBook

"Grandmothers from eight eastern African countries welcome you into their kitchens to share flavorful recipes and stories of family, love, and tradition in this transporting cookbook-meets-travelogue"--

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Field Notes from a Pandemic by Ethan Lou

Field Notes from a Pandemic

Ethan Lou

eBook

Equal parts travelogue and pandemic guide, journalist Ethan Lou examines the societal effects of COVID-19 and takes us on a mesmerizing journey around a world that will never be the same.Visiting Beijing in January to see his dying grandfather, Canad...

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My Scotland by Val McDermid

My Scotland

Val McDermid

eAudiobook

In My Scotland, number one bestselling author Val McDermid takes readers to the landscapes she has known all her life, and the places where her stories and characters reside. This remarkable book uncovers Val's own Scotland in all its glory - from the...

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Last chance to see by Douglas Adams

Last chance to see

Douglas Adams

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin.Join Douglas Adams, bestselling and beloved author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and zoologist Mark Carwardine on an adventure in search of the world's most endangered and exotic creatures.In this book, Adams'...

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The golden maze by Richard Fidler

The golden maze

Richard Fidler

eAudiobook

In 1989, Richard Fidler was living in London as part of the provocative Australian comedy trio The Doug Anthony All Stars when revolution broke out across Europe. Excited by this galvanising historic, human, moment, he travelled to Prague, where a de...

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Green hills and blue lagoons  by John Penisten

Green hills and blue lagoons

John Penisten

Book

"This is a reminiscence of life as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in the Fiji Islands, South Pacific in 1968-69. These sketches describes the experiences , difficulties, and rewards of earning one's living in a foreign culture where one must learn to speak...

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Best day walks Australia  by Anna Kaminski

Best day walks Australia

Anna Kaminski

Book

Lonely Planet Best Day Walks Australia is your passport to 60 escapes into nature. Stretch your legs away from the city by picking a walk that works for you, from just a couple of hours to a full day, from easy to hard. Stroll vine-striped hillsides,...

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Fearless footsteps

Fearless footsteps

Book

Travelling the world is an exhilarating, eye-opening, life-affirming experience. But it can also be scary to even think about. There are language barriers, borders to cross, planes to fly in, and of course, the mystery of an unknown land. It can be d...

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The rainbow atlas  by Taylor Fuller

The rainbow atlas

Taylor Fuller

Book

An inspiring and uplifting collection of the most vibrant and colourful locations around the world, including natural landscapes and built environments, permanent structures and ephemeral displays.

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A New Zealander's guide to touring natural New Zealand  by Peter (Peter Leon) Janssen

A New Zealander's guide to touring natural New Zealand

Peter (Peter Leon) Janssen

Book

Wild coasts, jaw-dropping cliffs and caves, tranquil bays, thermal hotspots, towering alps, primeval forests, lakes and braided rivers, offshore islands. New Zealand's natural wonders are at the top of anyone's must-see list. Peter Janssen's magnific...

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Paris and Other Disappointments by Adam Rozenbachs

Paris and Other Disappointments

Adam Rozenbachs

eAudiobook

Paris and Other Disappointments is a hilarious memoir about fathers and sons, and the joys and challenges of travel, from one of Australia's most talented comedians. Adam Rozenbachs decided he would take his father on the trip of a lifetime to Europe;...

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On Robyn Davidson by Richard Cooke

On Robyn Davidson

Richard Cooke

eBook

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Sinning across Spain by Ailsa Piper

Sinning across Spain

Ailsa Piper

eAudiobook

Pilgrim seeks sinners for mutually beneficial arrangement. Tireless. Result-oriented. Reliable. Seven Deadlies a specialty. On her 1300 kilometre pilgrimage from Granada to Galicia, Ailsa Piper carried an unusual cargo. Walking in the tradition of me...

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The spirit of Waiheke

The spirit of Waiheke

Book

WHAT MAKES WAIHEKE ISLAND SO SPECIAL? We asked local artists, musicians, winemakers, chefs, restaurateurs, historians, kaumātua and more why they are so proud to call this unique island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf home. What results is a loving homage...

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Tamatea Dusky  by Peta Carey

Tamatea Dusky

Peta Carey

Book

"Tamatea/Dusky Sound, in the southwestern corner of Fiordland National Park, contains a magnificent archipelago of over 700 islands. It has a fascinating history, both Maori and European, but best known for being the place where Captain Cook and the...

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Italian life by Tim Parks

Italian life

Tim Parks

eBook

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Endurance by Louis Rudd

Endurance

Louis Rudd

eBook

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He Started It by Samantha Downing

He Started It

Samantha Downing

eBook

"Wholly original. Scarily clever. Completely mesmerizing. You will never look at family road trips the same way again."? Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author From the twisted mind behind mega hit My Lovely Wife comes the story of a fami...

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The gringo trail by Mark Mann

The gringo trail

Mark Mann

eBook

'... there I was in the middle of Bogotá, coked up to my eyeballs, in a hallway holding two machetes, while some drunk Colombians argued about whether or not to blow up a bar with a live hand grenade...' Asia has the hippie trail. South America has the...

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The longest climb by Dominic Faulkner

The longest climb

Dominic Faulkner

eBook

The Longest Climb is the utterly compelling account of Dominic and his team's expedition from the Dead Sea to the peak of Everest. His team EverestMax were the first ever to make this extraordinary journey. Following an old Victorian route, Dominic c...

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The light garden of the Angel King by Peter Levi

The light garden of the Angel King

Peter Levi

eBook

From time immemorial Afghanistan has both been a fortress of faith and a mountainous crossroads. Through its high valleys merchants traded Chinese porcelains, bundles of indigo cloth, sacks of lapis lazuli, golden jewellery, emeralds and fine carvings...

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The world's most amazing places  by Erika Hueneke

The world's most amazing places

Erika Hueneke

Book

What's on your travel bucket list? Touring ancient marvels like the Colosseum or the Great Wall of China? Perhaps standing before stunning natural wonders like Igauzu Falls or Ayers Rock? Or maybe it's the mystique of sacred sites like Angkor Wat and...

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The Socrates Express by Eric Weiner

The Socrates Express

Eric Weiner

eBook

The New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss embarks on a rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history's greatest thinkers and showing us how each'from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir'offers practical...

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The golden maze by Richard Fidler

The golden maze

Richard Fidler

eBook

In 1989, Richard Fidler was living in London as part of the provocative Australian comedy trio The Doug Anthony All Stars when revolution broke out across Europe. Excited by this galvanising historic, human, moment, he travelled to Prague, where a de...

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Chile  by Steph Dyson

Chile

Steph Dyson

Book

Snow-covered mountains, bustling cities, temperate rainforests, and coastal wineries: get to know this country of contrasts. Spend the night star-gazing in the Atacama Desert or wander the enigmatic Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Hike through Patagonia's ...

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The border  by Erika Fatland

The border

Erika Fatland

Book

Erika Fatland travels along the seemingly endless Russian border, from North Korea in the Far East through Russia's bordering states in Asia and the Caucasus, crossing the Caspian Ocean and the Black Sea along the way. The Border is a book about Russia...

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Places we swim Sydney  by Caroline Clements

Places we swim Sydney

Caroline Clements

Book

From lap pools to ocean pools, harbour pools to waterfalls, Sydney is arguably the best major city in Australia for swimming, if not the world! And Places We Swim Sydney covers the very best of the city's famous and hidden swimming spots.

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