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Travel the world from the comfort of your chair. The most recent titles in travel are in book, eBook, eAudiobook or large print. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.

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Finding solo by Lynn Paterson

Finding solo

Lynn Paterson

eAudiobook

For years, I have been drawn to the stunning coastlines of Aotearoa. I find them calming, even on stormy days. This grew into my dream to paddle around the country. I wasn't talking about a bay or two, or one section at a time. I wanted to paddle the...

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The magnetic north by Sara Wheeler

The magnetic north

Sara Wheeler

eAudiobook

Smashing through the Arctic Ocean with the crew of a Russian icebreaker, herding reindeer across the tundra with Lapps and shadowing the Trans-Alaskan pipeline with truckers, Sara Wheeler uncovers the beautiful, brutal reality of the Arctic. This book...

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Small bodies of water by Nina Mingya Powles

Small bodies of water

Nina Mingya Powles

eAudiobook

Home is many people and places and languages, some separated by oceans. Where is the place your body is anchored? Which body of water is yours? Is it that I've anchored myself in too many places at once, or nowhere at all? The answer lies somewhere b...

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One Italian summer by Pip Williams

One Italian summer

Pip Williams

eAudiobook

Pip and Shannon dreamed of living the good life. They wanted to slow down, grow their own food and spend more time with the people they love. But jobs and responsibilities got in the way - their chooks died, their fruit rotted and Pip ended up depressed...

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Walking the invisible by Michael Stewart

Walking the invisible

Michael Stewart

eAudiobook

See through the eyes of the Brontës as you immerse yourself in their lives and landscapes, wandering the very same paths they each would have walked in search of the inspiration behind their novels and poetry. An 'imaginative and elegant trek through...

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A walk from the wild edge by Jake Tyler

A walk from the wild edge

Jake Tyler

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. After coming terrifyingly close to suicide, Jake Tyler was determined to take back control of his life from the clutches of depression. With only a pair of walking boots and a backpack, he left his home town of Maldon and began...

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Slow road to San Francisco by David Reynolds

Slow road to San Francisco

David Reynolds

eAudiobook

Travel across the United States with David Reynolds as he explores US Route 50, one of the few remaining two-lane highways running from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Driving as slowly as safety permits, stopping frequently and often going backwards to...

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The gran tour by Ben Aitken

The gran tour

Ben Aitken

eAudiobook

When Ben Aitken learnt that his gran had enjoyed a four-night holiday including four three-course dinners, four cooked breakfasts, four games of bingo, a pair of excursions, sixteen pints of lager and luxury return coach travel, all for a hundred pounds,...

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The Bears Ears by David Roberts

The Bears Ears

David Roberts

eAudiobook

A personal and historical exploration of the Bears Ears country and the fight to save a national monument. The Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah, created by President Obama in 2016 and eviscerated by the Trump administration in 2017, ...

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The garden of Mars by John Gimlette

The garden of Mars

John Gimlette

eAudiobook

A journey - both historical and contemporary - among the fantastical landscapes, beguiling creatures and isolated tribes of the world's fourth island: Madagascar. An improbable world beckons. We think we know Madagascar but it's too big, too eccentric,...

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The nine lives of Pakistan by Declan Walsh

The nine lives of Pakistan

Declan Walsh

eAudiobook

Declan Walsh is one of the New York Times's most distinguished international correspondents. His electrifying portrait of Pakistan over a tumultuous decade captures the sweep of this strange, wondrous, and benighted country through the dramatic lives...

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The colour of the sky after rain by Tessa Keswick

The colour of the sky after rain

Tessa Keswick

eAudiobook

An extraordinary memoir of one woman's experiences in China. Tessa Keswick first travelled to China in 1982 and immediately fell in love with its history, culture and landscape. Over the next thirty years, she travelled extensively in China, visiting...

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Wuhan Diary by Fang Fang

Wuhan Diary

Fang Fang

eAudiobook

From one of China's most acclaimed and decorated writers comes a powerful first-person account of life in Wuhan during the COVID-19 outbreak. On January 25, 2020, after the central government imposed a lockdown in Wuhan, acclaimed Chinese writer Fang...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Last chance to see

Last chance to see

eAudiobook

Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine travel the world in pursuit of species on the brink of extinctionIn 1985, The Observer magazine sent Douglas Adams to Madagascar to look for the exotic and potentially extinct aye-aye lemur. There he met zoologist Ma...

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For the love of Europe by Rick Steves

For the love of Europe

Rick Steves

eAudiobook

After 40+ years of writing about Europe, Rick Steves has gathered 100 of his favorite articles and essays together into one gorgeous collection: For the Love of Europe: My Favorite Places, People, and Stories.From its historic cities to its breathtak...

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Ice diaries by Jean McNeil

Ice diaries

Jean McNeil

eAudiobook

A decade ago, novelist and short story writer Jean McNeil spent a year as writer-in-residence with the British Antarctic Survey, and four months on the world's most enigmatic continent--Antarctica. Access to the Antarctic remains largely reserved for...

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The Socrates express by Eric Weiner

The Socrates express

Eric Weiner

eAudiobook

We turn to philosophy for the same reasons we travel: to see the world from a different perspective, to unearth hidden beauty, and to find new ways of being. We want to learn how to embrace wonder. Face regrets. Sustain hope. Eric Weiner combines his...

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Olive the Lionheart by Brad Ricca

Olive the Lionheart

Brad Ricca

eAudiobook

"Brad Ricca's Olive MacLeod is my favorite sort of woman from history--bold and unconventional, utterly unsinkable--and her story is so full of adventure and acts of courage, it's hard to believe she actually lived. And yet she did! Brad Ricca has found...

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Thirty thousand bottles of wine and a pig called Helga by Todd Alexander

Thirty thousand bottles of wine and a pig called Helga

Todd Alexander

eAudiobook

"Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig. How the hell did we end up here?" Todd and Jeff have had enough of the city. Sick of the daily grind and workaday corporate...

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Chop suey nation by Ann Hui

Chop suey nation

Ann Hui

eAudiobook

In 2016, Globe and Mail reporter Ann Hui drove across Canada, from Victoria to Fogo Island, to write about small-town Chinese restaurants and the families who run them. It was only after the story was published that she discovered her own family could...

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The new Paris by Lindsey Tramuta

The new Paris

Lindsey Tramuta

eAudiobook

The city long-adored for its medieval beauty, old-timey brasseries, and corner café has even more to offer today. In the last few years, a flood of new ideas and creative locals has infused a once-static, traditional city with a new open-minded sensibility...

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Kilimanjaro diaries by Eva Melusine. Thieme

Kilimanjaro diaries

Eva Melusine. Thieme

eAudiobook

When expat blogger and mother of four Eva Melusine Thieme first harbors the idea of ringing out her three years in Africa on the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, it sounds easy. In fact, it has all the trappings of a dream vacation: no cooking, no fighting...

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The lost pianos of Siberia by Sophy Roberts

The lost pianos of Siberia

Sophy Roberts

eAudiobook

Siberia's story is traditionally one of exiles, penal colonies and unmarked graves. Yet there is another tale to tell.Dotted throughout this remote land are pianos - grand instruments created during the boom years of the nineteenth century, and humbl...

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Doctor Who. Genesis of the Daleks.

Doctor Who. Genesis of the Daleks.

eAudiobook

We're talking about the Daleks, the most evil creatures ever invented. You must destroy them - you must complete your mission for the Time Lords!' Genesis of the Daleks: Tom Baker narrates an abridged version of this 1975 television adventure in which...

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Doctor Who. Ghosts of N-Space

Doctor Who. Ghosts of N-Space

eAudiobook

Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen and Nicholas Courtney join forces once more for a specially written Doctor Who adventure.' When the barrier gives way, this planet will be flooded by all the evil in N-Space; and at the moment I have no idea how to stop it.'...

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Something needs to change by David Platt

Something needs to change

David Platt

eAudiobook

While leading a team on a week-long trek of the Himalayas, bestselling author and pastor David Platt was stunned by the human needs he encountered, an experience so dramatic that it "changed the trajectory of my life." Meeting a man who'd lost his eye...

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Feasting wild by Gina Rae La Cerva

Feasting wild

Gina Rae La Cerva

eAudiobook

A writer and anthropologist searches for wild foods--and reveals what we lose in a world where wildness itself is misunderstood, commodified, and hotly pursued. Two centuries ago, nearly half the North American diet was found in the wild. Today, so-c...

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Little books on audio. Volume one by Mark Scott

Little books on audio. Volume one

Mark Scott

eAudiobook

The 'On' series - little books on big ideas - pairs Australia's leading thinkers and cultural figures with some of the big themes in life. This collection includes: On Us by Mark Scott: Stop. Listen. Step outside the echo chamber. On Father by John...

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Gods and demons by Deborah Cassrels

Gods and demons

Deborah Cassrels

eAudiobook

In 2006, journalist Deborah Cassrels embarked n a personal odyssey to the Indonesian island of Bali. She was quickly enchanted by everything that most tourists find - it's beauty, easy lifestyle, exotic culture, stunning beaches and striking landscapes....

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Three tigers, one mountain by Michael Booth

Three tigers, one mountain

Michael Booth

eAudiobook

There is an ancient Chinese proverb that states, "Two tigers cannot share the same mountain." However, in East Asia, there are three tigers on that mountain: China, Japan, and Korea, and they have a long history of turmoil and tension with each other....

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Open house by Jane Christmas

Open house

Jane Christmas

eAudiobook

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The great tours by Patrick Allitt

The great tours

Patrick Allitt

eAudiobook

"Whether you are searching for the past or want to better understand the world as it is today, travel-even virtually, from the comfort of home-offers a unique opportunity to see the world in new ways. Wander the streets of cosmopolitan London, roam t...

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Alta California by Nick Neely

Alta California

Nick Neely

eAudiobook

Nick Neely chronicles his 650-mile trek on foot from San Diego to San Francisco, following the route of the first overland Spanish expedition into what was soon called Alta California. Led by Gaspar de Portolá in 1769, the expedition sketched a route...

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Amazon woman by Darcy Gaechter

Amazon woman

Darcy Gaechter

eAudiobook

Part memoir, part feminist manifesto, this narrative shows what incredible feats we are capable of and will encourage people, especially women, across all backgrounds and ages to find the courage and strength to live the life they've imagined.This 14...

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House of Glass by Hadley Freeman

House of Glass

Hadley Freeman

eAudiobook

The Sunday Times bestseller 'An utterly engrossing book' Nigella Lawson 'Remarkable and gripping' Edmund de Waal 'A near-perfect study of Jewish identity in the 20th century ... I don't hesitate to call it a masterpiece' Telegraph After her grandmother...

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Outpost by Dan Richards

Outpost

Dan Richards

eAudiobook

There are still wild places out there on our crowded planet. Through a series of personal journeys, Dan Richards explores the appeal of far-flung outposts in mountains, tundra, forests, oceans and deserts. Following a route from the Cairngorms of Scotland...

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Captain Cook's epic voyage by Geoffrey Blainey

Captain Cook's epic voyage

Geoffrey Blainey

eAudiobook

In 1768 Captain James Cook and his crew set out on a small British naval vessel in search of a missing continent. 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of that voyage, and Cook's 'discovery' of Australia. Captain Cook's Epic Voyage reveals the hardships a...

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Made in America by Bill Bryson

Made in America

Bill Bryson

eAudiobook

Bill Bryson turns away from travelling the highways and byways of middle America, so hilariously depicted in his bestselling The Lost Continent, The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid and Notes from a Big Country, for a fast, exhilarating ride along...

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Lean out by Tara Henley

Lean out

Tara Henley

eAudiobook

"Beautifully written, brimming with insight and reassurance--I'm so grateful for this book." -Olivia Sudjic, author of Exposure A deeply personal and informed reflection on the modern world--and why so many feel disillusioned by it. In 2016, journalist...

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The adventurer's son by Roman Dial

The adventurer's son

Roman Dial

eAudiobook

"A brave and marvelous book. A page-turner that will rip your heart out."--Jon KrakauerIn the tradition of Into the Wild comes an instant classic of outdoor literature, a riveting work of uncommon depth. I'm planning on doing 4 days in the jungle. . ....

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Ayoade on top by Richard Ayoade

Ayoade on top

Richard Ayoade

eAudiobook

In Ayoade on Top, Richard Ayoade, perhaps one of the most 'insubstantial' people of our age, takes us on a journey from Peckham to Paris by way of Nevada and other places we don't care about. It's a journey deep within, in a way that's respectful and...

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Searching for Hassan by Terence Ward

Searching for Hassan

Terence Ward

eAudiobook

This "astonishing and deeply poignant" (The Washington Post) memoir of one man's search for a beloved family friend explores the depth of Iranian culture and the sweep of its history, and transcends today's news headlines to remind us of the humanity...

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Wanderlust, USA by Flula Borg

Wanderlust, USA

Flula Borg

eAudiobook

Conan fan favorite and eccentric YouTube personality Flula Borg presents his first audiobook, a full-length travel-adventure through America's most coveted cultural events! Flula Borg's fascination with America and its "peoples" have warmed hearts na...

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The easternmost house by Juliet Blaxland

The easternmost house

Juliet Blaxland

eAudiobook

Within the next three years, Juliet Blaxland's home will be demolished, and the land where it now stands will crumble into the North Sea. In her numbered days living in the Easternmost House, Juliet fights to maintain the rural ways she grew up with,...

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Cape Horn to Starboard by John Kretschmer

Cape Horn to Starboard

John Kretschmer

eAudiobook

Legendary account of the author's voyage around Cape Horn in a 32-foot sailboat, sailing east-to-west (thus the Horn is to starboard, or on the right). This is a notoriously difficult and dangerous passage, especially in a boat this size.

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Epic solitude by Katherine Keith

Epic solitude

Katherine Keith

eAudiobook

All her life, Katherine Keith has hungered for remote, wild places that fill her soul with freedom and peace. Her travels take her across America, but it is in the vast and rugged landscape of Alaska that she finds her true home. Alaska is known as a...

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Finding myself in Borneo by Neill McKee

Finding myself in Borneo

Neill McKee

eAudiobook

Finding Myself in Borneo: Sojourns in Sabah is an honest and buoyant chronicle of a young Canadian man's adventures during 1968-70, while teaching secondary school as a CUSO volunteer in Sabah, Malaysia (North Borneo). Travel with Neill McKee on his ...

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Ecuador by Russell Maddicks

Ecuador

Russell Maddicks

eAudiobook

Squeezed between Colombia in the north and Peru in the south, Ecuador is named for its location on the Equator and has a landscape so varied that it has been described as a microcosm of every microclimate found in South America. This diversity makes it...

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The frozen river by James Crowden

The frozen river

James Crowden

eAudiobook

'Imagine if your family had lived in the mountains for a thousand years or more, what effect would that have upon your mind and your thinking?' 'In 1976 James Crowden left his career in the British army and travelled to Ladakh in the Northern Himalaya,...

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Something needs to change by David Platt

Something needs to change

David Platt

eAudiobook

While leading a team on a week-long trek of the Himalayas, bestselling author and pastor David Platt was stunned by the human needs he encountered, an experience so dramatic that it "changed the trajectory of my life." Meeting a man who'd lost his eye...

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How to be a family by Dan Kois

How to be a family

Dan Kois

eAudiobook

"What happens when one frustrated dad turns his kids' lives upside down in search of a new way to be a family? Dan Kois and his wife always did their best for their kids. Busy professionals living in the D.C. suburbs, they scheduled their children's ...

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Doumar and the doctor by Neville De Villiers

Doumar and the doctor

Neville De Villiers

eAudiobook

You will be challenged and inspired as you join Neville on board for this real-life, white-knuckle adventure on the high seas... A magnificent account of courage and perseverance as a young doctor takes time off from his busy practice to sail a 31' y...

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Antarctica's lost aviator by Jeff Maynard

Antarctica's lost aviator

Jeff Maynard

eAudiobook

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 books, wealthy American Lincoln Ellsworth announced he would fly across the unexplored continent, and to...

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Yoga for people who can't be bothered to do it by Geoff Dyer

Yoga for people who can't be bothered to do it

Geoff Dyer

eAudiobook

From Amsterdam to Cambodia, from Rome to Indonesia, from New Orleans to Libya, and from Detroit to Ko Pha-Ngan, Geoff Dyer finds himself both floundering about in a sea of grievances and finding moments of transcendental calm. This aberrant quest for...

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Around the world on 50 bucks by Christopher Schacht

Around the world on 50 bucks

Christopher Schacht

eAudiobook

Christopher Schacht shares his incredible experiences, revealing what he has learned along the way about life, love, and God, describing touching and bizarre encounters and insights that aren't found in any travel guide. Christopher Schacht was only ...

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The impossible first by Colin O'Brady

The impossible first

Colin O'Brady

eAudiobook

Colin O'Brady's awe-inspiring memoir spans his triumphant recovery from a tragic accident to his gripping 932-mile solo crossing of Antarctica. Prior to December 2018, no individual had ever crossed the landmass of Antarctica alone, without support a...

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Slow trains to Venice by Tom Chesshyre

Slow trains to Venice

Tom Chesshyre

eAudiobook

Escaping the rat race for a few happy weeks, Tom Chesshyre indulges in the freedom of the tracks. From France (dogged by rail worker strikes), through Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland he goes, travelling as far east as Odessa by the Black...

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Dear Bob and Sue. Season 3 by Matt (Travel writer) Smith

Dear Bob and Sue. Season 3

Matt (Travel writer) Smith

eAudiobook

A funny and heartfelt travel memoir, Dear Bob and Sue: Season 3 brings to life the joy of the road trip and the humor that comes with experiencing new places and activities. This book is a follow-up to the bestselling book Dear Bob and Sue, a charming...

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North Korea journal by Michael Palin

North Korea journal

Michael Palin

eAudiobook

In May 2018, former Monty Python stalwart and intrepid globetrotter Michael Palin ventured into the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, camera crew in tow, to gain a glimpse of life in the most notoriously secretive and cut-off nation on earth. Hi...

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Exteriors by Annie Ernaux

Exteriors

Annie Ernaux

eAudiobook

In Exteriors, Annie Ernaux concentrates not on the essential details of a relationship with a family member or lover as before but on ephemeral encounters within the larger circle of one's environment and the hundreds of strangers who inhabit it. Here,...

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South by Ernest Henry Shackleton

South

Ernest Henry Shackleton

eAudiobook

On 8 August 1914, five days after the outbreak of World War One, the Endurance, a wooden-hulled, coal-fired icebreaker, set sail for the South Pole, in a bid to complete the first-ever trans-Antarctic expedition, which would cross the continent from ...

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The travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo

The travels of Marco Polo

Marco Polo

eAudiobook

The Travels of Marco Polo is the classic account of Marco Polo's journey to China from Venice, and his discoveries as an emissary to the great Kublai Khan. Polo explores everywhere from Baghdad, Armenia and Russia to the Caspian Sea, the Gobi Desert and...

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Wherever you go by Daniel Houghton

Wherever you go

Daniel Houghton

eAudiobook

When Daniel Houghton was just twenty-four, he took the helm of one of the world's most iconic travel brands, Lonely Planet. This young visionary had to learn a lot, and fast, but luckily, the world was his classroom. He shares his inspiring story of ...

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Around the world in 60 seconds by Nuseir Yassin

Around the world in 60 seconds

Nuseir Yassin

eAudiobook

60 seconds. That's how long it takes to dispel stereotypes in Mexico. Throw a house party for strangers in Israel. Change perspectives in Nebraska. Make friends in Japan. And connect millions of people all over the world. In 2016, Nuseir Yassin quit his...

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Dark summit by Nick Heil

Dark summit

Nick Heil

eAudiobook

The inside story of the deadly 2006 climbing season on EverestOn May 15, 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln...

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A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby

A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

Eric Newby

eAudiobook

A classic of travel writing, 'A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush' is Eric Newby's iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth. It was 1956, and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic...

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Slowly Down the Ganges by Eric Newby

Slowly Down the Ganges

Eric Newby

eAudiobook

'Slowly Down the Ganges' is seen as a vintage Newby masterpiece, alongside 'A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush' and 'Love and War in the Apennines'. Told with Newby's self-deprecating humour and wry attention to detail, this is a classic of the genre and...

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The nomad en suite by Stephen Reynolds

The nomad en suite

Stephen Reynolds

eAudiobook

The third installment from arguably the ninth most famous Stephen Reynolds in the world. This time our intrepid explorer hikes the breathtaking one hundred and eighty-six miles of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. A stunning and dramatic landscape of soaring...

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Walk sleep repeat by Stephen Reynolds

Walk sleep repeat

Stephen Reynolds

eAudiobook

The continued musings of a hapless wanderer. Younger than Bill Bryson, smaller than Levison Wood, and hairier than Julia Bradbury. In his latest adventure, our bumbling yet affable narrator walks the 100 miles of the stunning and dramatic West Highland...

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Expedition by Stephen Backshall

Expedition

Stephen Backshall

eAudiobook

Penguin presents the audio edition of Expedition, written and read by Steve Backshall. Shine a light into the unknownThere are still dark corners of our planet that are yet to be explored. In this remarkable book, Steve Backshall offers an unflinching...

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The Sign and the Seal by Graham Hancock

The Sign and the Seal

Graham Hancock

eAudiobook

The fate of the Lost Ark of the Covenant is one of the great historical mysteries of all time. To believers, the Ark is the legendary vessel holding the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments. The Bible contains hundreds of references to the Ark's power...

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Get thee back to the future! by Ian Doescher

Get thee back to the future!

Ian Doescher

eAudiobook

In the iconic film by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, teenaged Marty McFly travels back in time from the 1980s to the 1950s, changing the path of his parents' destiny...as well as his own. Now fans of the movie can journey back even further--to the 16th...

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Parking the Moose by Dave Hill

Parking the Moose

Dave Hill

eAudiobook

A quarter-Canadian from Cleveland explores his roots--and melts your face with joy.There's an idea most Americans tend to learn as children. The idea that their country is the "best." But this never stuck with Dave Hill, even though he was born and raised...

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A pilgrimage to eternity by Timothy Egan

A pilgrimage to eternity

Timothy Egan

eAudiobook

Tracing an ancient pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Rome, the bestselling and "virtuosic" (The Wall Street Journal) writer explores the past and future of Christianity"What a wondrous work! This beautifully written and totally clear-eyed account of...

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The life and afterlife of Harry Houdini by Joe Posnanski

The life and afterlife of Harry Houdini

Joe Posnanski

eAudiobook

Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Posnanski enters the world of Harry Houdini and his legions of devoted fans in an immersive, entertaining, and magical work on the illusionist's impact on American culture-and why his...

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Notes from a small island by Bill Bryson

Notes from a small island

Bill Bryson

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After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson, the acclaimed author of such best sellers as The Mother Tongue and Made in America, decided it was time to move back to the United States for a while. This was partly to let his wife and kids experience...

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Beyond the trees by Adam Shoalts

Beyond the trees

Adam Shoalts

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A mesmerizing 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, never-before-attempted solo crossing of Canada's mainland Arctic...

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The streets of Paris by Susan Cahill

The streets of Paris

Susan Cahill

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From the author of Hidden Gardens of Paris, The Streets of Paris is Susan Cahill's wonderfully unique guide to present-day Paris following in the footsteps of famous Parisians through the last 800 years. For hundreds of years, the City of Light has set...

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The dirty guide to wine by Alice Feiring

The dirty guide to wine

Alice Feiring

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Still drinking Cabernet after that one bottle you liked five years ago' It can be overwhelming if not intimidating to branch out from your go-to grape, but everyone wants their next wine to be new and exciting. How to choose the right one' In this bo...

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The mapmaker's wife by Robert Whitaker

The mapmaker's wife

Robert Whitaker

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In the early years of the eighteenth century, a band of French scientists set off on a daring, decade-long expedition to South America in a race to measure the precise shape of the earth. Like Lewis and Clark's exploration of the American West, their...

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To the Island of Tides by Alistair Moffat

To the Island of Tides

Alistair Moffat

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In To the Island of Tides, Alistair Moffat travels to--and through the history of--the fated island of Lindisfarne. Walking from his home in the Borders, through the historical landscape of Scotland and northern England, he takes us on a pilgrimage in...

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The road to Oxiana by Robert Byron

The road to Oxiana

Robert Byron

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In 1933, Robert Byron set off from Venice with his friend Christopher Sykes to explore the architecture of the Middle East. Their long and arduous journey took them from Cyprus and Jerusalem to Syria, Iraq, Persia and Afghanistan, and finally Oxiana,...

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In the land of giants by Max Adams

In the land of giants

Max Adams

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Max Adams explores Britain's lost early medieval past by walking its paths and exploring its lasting imprint on valley, hill and field. From York to Whitby, from London to Sutton Hoo, from Edinburgh to Anglesey and from Hadrian's Wall to Loch Tay, each...

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The Frayed Atlantic Edge by David Gange

The Frayed Atlantic Edge

David Gange

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'This is the book that has been wanting to be written for decades: the ragged fringe of Britain as a laboratory for the human spirit' Adam Nicolson Over the course of a year, leading historian and nature writer David Gange kayaked the weather-ravaged...

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It's teatime, my dear! by Bill Bryson

It's teatime, my dear!

Bill Bryson

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How to be british Vor zwanzig Jahren beschloss der Amerikaner Bill Bryson, England zu seiner Wahlheimat zu machen. Damals brach er auf zu einer grossen Erkundungsreise quer über die britische Insel. Inzwischen ist er ein alter Hase, aber dennoch entdeckt...

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Edmund Hillary by Michael Gill

Edmund Hillary

Michael Gill

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Breaking fresh ground, this new and important biography of Sir Edmund Hillary stands apart from previous accounts of this truly great New Zealander. The author, Michael Gill, was a close friend of Edmund Hillary's for nearly 50 years, accompanying him...

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