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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Magdalena by Wade Davis

Magdalena

Wade Davis

eBook

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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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On Robyn Davidson by Richard Cooke

On Robyn Davidson

Richard Cooke

eBook

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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 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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Travel goals

Travel goals

eBook

Be inspired and empowered by this collection of transformative travel experiences. From sleeping under the stars or learning a new craft, to more ambitious challenges like taking a big trip alone, helping to rebuild a community or saving an endangered...

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The dog lover's guide to travel by Kelly E. Carter

The dog lover's guide to travel

Kelly E. Carter

eBook

"National Geographic's ultimate resource for traveling with your furry friend features hundreds of dog-friendly places to pamper your pooch, from doggie daycare to canine cruises. Special features include walks you can take with your dog, insider tips...

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Grounded by Seth Stevenson

Grounded

Seth Stevenson

eBook

In the spirit of AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS, an intrepid writer rediscovers the magic of travel by circumnavigating the world with one simple rule: no planes, ever. How to really see the world by not flying over it ... 'I have good news and bad news....

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Fodor's Alaska by Teeka Ballas

Fodor's Alaska

Teeka Ballas

eBook

Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, attractions, outdoor activities, national parks, and shopping in Alaska.

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Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country

eBook

From visiting the iconic Liberty Bell during a relaxed Old City ramble to enjoying a concert at Penn's Landing, discover all the best things to do in Philadelphia and beyond with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Dutch Country....

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Fodor's travel Bermuda by Robyn Bardgett

Fodor's travel Bermuda

Robyn Bardgett

eBook

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Bermuda is famous for pink-sand beaches, impossibly blue water, and Kelly-green golf courses, but that's only the beginning. The combination...

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Adding a little levity by Robert J. Licalzi

Adding a little levity

Robert J. Licalzi

eBook

"In today's world of uncertainty and weighty decisions, Adding A Little Levity, is the perfect bedtime read. A chapter a night will leave you smiling, as you drift off into a peaceful sleep. The problem is-you'll be chuckling in your dreams." - Sally...

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Wild coast by John Gimlette

Wild coast

John Gimlette

eBook

Between the Orinoco and the Amazon lies a fabulous forested land, barely explored. Much of Guiana seldom sees sunlight, and new species are often tumbling out of the dark trees. Shunned by the conquistadors, it was left to others to carve into coloni...

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Visiting Rwanda by Dervla Murphy

Visiting Rwanda

Dervla Murphy

eBook

Between April and July 1994, the tiny Central African state of Rwanda experienced unprecedented carnage as more than three-quarters of a million people, mostly minority Tutsi, were killed in a carefully planned genocide. In January 1997 Dervla Murphy...

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Unsavory elements

Unsavory elements

eBook

Featuring entirely original writings written exclusively for this work, this anthology is filled with 28 essays from foreigners who live or have lived in China for a significant period of time. The book contains beautiful and enlightening stories about...

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Two years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn

Two years in the French West Indies

Lafcadio Hearn

eBook

Two Years in the French West Indies is one of two books Lafcadio Hearn produced during his two-year stay in Martinque and other Caribbean islands, where he fell under their tropical spell. Published in 1890, this enchanting collection details his sojourn...

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Tropic of hockey by Dave Bidini

Tropic of hockey

Dave Bidini

eBook

One hot afternoon in 1998, Dave Bidini ' who loves hockey, watches it, plays it, and breathes it ' found the Stanley Cup final so tedious to watch that at one point he clicked channels to Martha Stewart ' and never switched back. This made him wonder...

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Greenery by Tim Dee

Greenery

Tim Dee

eBook

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Waking up in Eden by Lucinda Fleeson

Waking up in Eden

Lucinda Fleeson

eBook

Like so many of us, Lucinda Fleeson wanted to escape what had become a routine life. So, she quit her big-city job, sold her suburban house, and moved halfway across the world to the island of Kauai to work at the National Tropical Botanical Garden. Imagine...

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Travels by Paul Bowles

Travels

Paul Bowles

eBook

A collection of travel writings by Paul Bowles written from 1950-1993.

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The indifferent stars above by Daniel James Brown

The indifferent stars above

Daniel James Brown

eBook

A chronicle of the mid-nineteenth-century wagon train tragedy draws on the perspectives of one of its survivors, Sarah Graves, recounting how her new husband and she joined the Donner party on their California-bound journey and encountered violent perils,...

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Island dreams by Gavin Francis

Island dreams

Gavin Francis

eBook

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Miles from nowhere by Barbara Savage

Miles from nowhere

Barbara Savage

eBook

"A first-person adventure narrative about a couple's 23,000-mile bicycle odyssey in the late 1970s. Barbara and Larry Savage rode their ten-speeds the long-way "across" the USA and then continued their adventure by bike in Europe, Northern Africa, and...

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Beyond the Coral Sea by Michael Moran

Beyond the Coral Sea

Michael Moran

eBook

A romantic and adventurous journey to the hidden islands and lagoons beyond Papua New Guinea and north of Australia. East of Java, west of Tahiti and north of the Cape York peninsula of Australia lie the unknown paradise islands of the Coral, Solomon...

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The house on Dream Street by Dana Sachs

The house on Dream Street

Dana Sachs

eBook

"For years after the Vietnam War, Americans were unable to visit the country, but once tourist visas became available, young Dana Sachs eagerly applied. Born in the early 1960s, she had little memory of the war and its history, but yearned to know more...

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Braver than you think by Maggie Downs

Braver than you think

Maggie Downs

eBook

"Braver Than You Think is the life-affirming story of how Downs, newly married and established in her career as a journalist, quits her job, sells her belongings, and embarks on the solo trip of a lifetime: Her mother's. Over the course of one year b...

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The poetry of strangers by Brian Sonia-Wallace

The poetry of strangers

Brian Sonia-Wallace

eBook

"Before he became an award-winning writer and poet, Brian Sonia-Wallace set up a typewriter on the street with a sign that said "Poetry Store" and discovered something surprising: all over America, people want poems"--

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The 100 best affordable vacations by Jane. author. Wooldridge

The 100 best affordable vacations

Jane. author. Wooldridge

eBook

Offers advice on out of the ordinary vacation opportunities, from the Texas state fair to "unknown" national parks, with profiles of inspirational travelers and sidebars about off-season travel.

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Thailand by Christopher Evans

Thailand

Christopher Evans

eBook

This is the journal of a 16-day, 4,500-kilometer adventure we undertook to discover some of the least-known areas of Thailand. We were a little apprehensive about leaving the tourist towns and venturing into what was, to us, the unknown. Each day was...

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The teardrop island by Cherry Briggs

The teardrop island

Cherry Briggs

eBook

""'Here again, Mr Cossey?' asked the young Spanish embryologist, shooting me a welcoming smile as I followed him down the corridor. He had recognised me by sight and that wasn't good. I was now the one thing you don't want to be in a fertility clinic....

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Terra Australis by Matthew Flinders

Terra Australis

Matthew Flinders

eBook

First published in two-volumes in 1814, this is the enthralling account of the circumnavigation of Australia, by the man who gave our country its name. Edited and introduced by Tim Flannery, Terra Australis is a vital step toward a new understanding of...

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Squirting milk at chameleons by Simon Fenton

Squirting milk at chameleons

Simon Fenton

eBook

The tale of an Englishman making a life for himself in Senegal. Khady pulled out a breast and with a deadly aim fired milk at the chameleon. "If I don't offer it milk, our son will grow up to look like a lizard," she explained. Clearly I had a lot to...

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Spain's Segovia, Ávila, Salamanca & León by Kelly Lipscomb

Spain's Segovia, Ávila, Salamanca & León

Kelly Lipscomb

eBook

With the northern half of the Spanish Meseta all its own, this is unmistakably big sky territory. It is the largest autonomous region in Spain, covering a full one-fifth of the country''s territory, and is larger than some EU countries, including nei...

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South Vietnam by Janet. author. Arrowood

South Vietnam

Janet. author. Arrowood

eBook

This guide focuses on Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong River Delta, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Dalat & the Southern Highlands - all of the southern half of Vietnam. Huge lakes, tremendous waterfalls, elephant rides, jungles, wonderful people, fabulous food. The sense...

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Small steps with paws and hooves by Spud Talbot-Ponsonby

Small steps with paws and hooves

Spud Talbot-Ponsonby

eBook

The clouds disappeared and gave us a clear day. No more excuses. No more newspapers, radio, beds, hot water, china mugs ... 'Meet Barnie, 11 months old, dangerously learning to walk ... Tess the dog, who likes rolling in smelly things ... Ben the cart...

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Rowed trip by Colin. author. Angus

Rowed trip

Colin. author. Angus

eBook

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Fifty places to run before you die  by Chris Santella

Fifty places to run before you die

Chris Santella

eBook

Fifty places to run before you die is a beautifully illustrated collection of the most exhilarating running courses in the world. Featuring a balance of popular races (marathons, 10Ks, and endurance runs) and scenic trails off the beaten path, as well...

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The spirit-wrestlers by Philip Marsden

The spirit-wrestlers

Philip Marsden

eBook

In Moscow, a man points on a map to the place where he was born. He is a Doukhobor, a 'spirit-wrestler', a member of a group of radical Russian sectarians. He is pointing to a village beyond the southern steppe, at the far south of the old Russian empire:...

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The rugged road by Theresa Wallach

The rugged road

Theresa Wallach

eBook

The remarkable story of two women, the first to drive the length of Africa, and the first to cross the Sahara on a motorcycle: all this in 1935 with no roads, no back-up, arguing with the French Foreign Legion, breakdowns and adventure all the way. A...

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River of time by Jon. author. Swain

River of time

Jon. author. Swain

eBook

Between 1970 and 1975 Jon Swain, the English journalist portrayed in David Puttnam's film, The Killing Fields, lived in the lands of the Mekong river. This is his account of those years, and the way in which the tumultuous events affected his perceptions...

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Return to Zanzibar by Roger. author. Webber

Return to Zanzibar

Roger. author. Webber

eBook

Return to Zanzibar is a personal story of Africa in all its many facets.

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Wild nature by John Blay

Wild nature

John Blay

eBook

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Reeds ocean handbook by Bill (William Walter) Johnson

Reeds ocean handbook

Bill (William Walter) Johnson

eBook

In the bestselling style of the Reeds Handbook series, Reeds Ocean Handbook follows on from Reeds Skipper's Handbook for skippers or crew planning to venture further afield. Complimenting the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster course, this handy pocketbook provides...

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Feasting wild by Gina Rae La Cerva

Feasting wild

Gina Rae La Cerva

eBook

"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-...

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Olive the lionheart by Brad Ricca

Olive the lionheart

Brad Ricca

eBook

"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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My name is not Konnichiwa! by Rodney Ee

My name is not Konnichiwa!

Rodney Ee

eBook

Rodney Ee loves to travel. But he's not just a traveller - he's an addict. Few things make him happier than being on the road and tumbling headfirst into yet another adventure. From hunting down Santa Claus' Finnish hometown and getting the ""Five Mi...

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Pacific by Simon Winchester

Pacific

Simon Winchester

eBook

Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future. The Pacific is a world of tsunamis and Magellan,...

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No room for watermelons by Ron Fellowes

No room for watermelons

Ron Fellowes

eBook

In 2012, while others his age were enjoying quiet retirement, Ron Fellowes set off on the challenge of a lifetime. His dream to ride a 102 year-old FN motorcycle across the world - to the Belgian factory where the bike originated - had all the hallmarks...

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Marco Polo didn't go there by Rolf Potts

Marco Polo didn't go there

Rolf Potts

eBook

Marco Polo Didn't Go There is a collection of rollicking travel tales from a young writer USA Today has called "Jack Kerouac for the Internet Age." For the past ten years, Rolf Potts has taken his keen postmodern travel sensibility into the far fringes...

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Mama Koko and the hundred gunmen by Lisa Shannon

Mama Koko and the hundred gunmen

Lisa Shannon

eBook

International human rights activist Lisa Shannon spent many afternoons at the kitchen table having tea with her friend Francisca Thelin, who often spoke of her childhood in Congo. Thelin would conjure vivid images of lush flower gardens, fish the size...

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The Miss Tutti Frutti contest by Graeme Lay

The Miss Tutti Frutti contest

Graeme Lay

eBook

This marvelous collection of travel stories from the South Pacific reveals Paul Gauguin's shocking Tahitian secrets, retraces the last tragic days of Robert Louis Stevenson, and recounts the author's own haunting by Herman Melville, as well as his attempts...

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Lost in the jungle by Yossi Ghinsberg

Lost in the jungle

Yossi Ghinsberg

eBook

A harrowing true story of adventure and survival. Four backpackers meet in Bolivia and set off into the rainforest on a dream expedition, lured by the promise of uncharted villages and forgotten tribes hidden in places tourists only dream of seeing. But...

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Live fast, die young by Chris Price

Live fast, die young

Chris Price

eBook

One autumn, radio producers Chris and Joe drive across America, roof down, stereo up, and discover the roots of the sounds they love.

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The lost landscape by Joyce Carol Oates

The lost landscape

Joyce Carol Oates

eBook

A momentous memoir of childhood and adolescence from one of our finest and most beloved writers, as we've never seen her before. In The Lost Landscape, Joyce Carol Oates vividly recreates the early years of her life in western New York state, powerfu...

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Kingdom of ten thousand things by Gary Geddes

Kingdom of ten thousand things

Gary Geddes

eBook

From war-torn Afghanistan, through the snow-capped Himalayas and across the burning sands of the Taklamakan desert, to a rapidly modernizing China and on to the Central American jungles: it seems an impossible journey, but one that Gary Geddes eagerl...

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Kibbutz virgin by Jonathan Nicholas

Kibbutz virgin

Jonathan Nicholas

eBook

1978. Jonathan was a naïve eighteen-year-old who had just finished his A-levels. His cousin Andy suggested they fly to Israel in order to experience life on a kibbutz as a 'volunteer'. Jonathan had never even heard the word kibbutz and he knew very l...

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It's not about the tapas by Polly Evans

It's not about the tapas

Polly Evans

eBook

After working for four years at a leading London book publisher, Polly Evans moved to Hong Kong where she spent many happy hours as a senior editor on the city's biggest entertainment weekly. But fighting deadlines from a twizzly office chair and free...

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Embracing the dragon by Polly Greeks

Embracing the dragon

Polly Greeks

eBook

This vivid recollection follows one woman's remarkable journey walking the Great Wall of China. Polly Greeks walked further than any European woman to dateover jagged mountain passes, into villages which had never seen a European woman, and through a...

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Drums along the Congo by Rory Nugent

Drums along the Congo

Rory Nugent

eBook

In the heart of the Congo is rumored to live a dinosaur called Mokele-Mbembe, or the god-beast. A handful of scientific expeditions have searched for it over the years with little success, but Nugent relied less on science than a desire to document t...

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Due North by James Viles

Due North

James Viles

eBook

An Australian food adventure, from the stark beauty of Tasmania due north through red earth to the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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How I found Livingstone by Henry M. (Henry Morton) Stanley

How I found Livingstone

Henry M. (Henry Morton) Stanley

eBook

In 1869, Sir Henry Morton Stanley was instructed by James Gordon Bennett Jr, the son of the founder of the New York Herald, to find the famous explorer David Livingstone, who no-one had seen for years after travelling to explore Africa. This is Stanley's...

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Midnight in Siberia by David Lawrence Greene

Midnight in Siberia

David Lawrence Greene

eBook

"Travels with NPR host David Greene along the Trans-Siberian Railroad capture an overlooked, idiosyncratic Russia in the age of Putin. After two and a half years as NPR's Moscow bureau chief, David Greene travels across the country--a 6,000-mile journey...

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Heart of Africa by Sihle Khumalo

Heart of Africa

Sihle Khumalo

eBook

More hilarious, more deeply experienced travelling from the author of Dark Continent My Black Arse.

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¡Guerra! by Jason Webster

¡Guerra!

Jason Webster

eBook

Jason Webster embarks on a journey across Spain in order to look at the Spanish Civil War and explore its lasting effects upon modern Spain. He raises the question, could the divisions that led to the Civil War still be simmering under the surface, and...

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Greek Pilgrimage by John Carroll

Greek Pilgrimage

John Carroll

eBook

This is a travel book in the grand sense. The horizons it explores are of land and sea, and of the mind. Greek Pilgrimage is a meditation on classical Greece, journeying through its great sites, monuments, and cultural works. On the way, it examines ...

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On the trail of Genghis Khan by Tim Cope

On the trail of Genghis Khan

Tim Cope

eBook

For young Australian adventurer Tim Cope, this was the journey of a lifetime - travelling 10,000kms alone on horseback across the Eurasian steppe through Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Hungary. From the former Mongol capital Karakorum to the...

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Alone in Antarctica by Felicity Aston

Alone in Antarctica

Felicity Aston

eBook

What would it feel like to be out there alone in that empty vastness? Just before midnight on 24 November 2011, Felicity is left completely alone on the coast of Antarctica. The isolation is instant and devastating. Only three people in the world have...

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Beijing tai tai by Tania McCartney

Beijing tai tai

Tania McCartney

eBook

Intensely personal, at times a little controversial, 'Beijing Tai Tai' is a rollercoaster ride of honesty and openness as a wife ('tai tai') and mother juggles suburban family life in urban Beijing. Presented in a series of love/hate column-like snippets...

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Get Sponsored by Jeff Blumenfeld

Get Sponsored

Jeff Blumenfeld

eBook

Christopher Columbus needed a sponsor for a dangerous expedition, but the king of Portugal wasn't interested. He repackaged his proposal for the queen of Spain. She put Columbus on retainer, and the rest is history. Columbus may not have been the first...

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From Reindeer Lake to Eskimo Point by Peter Kazaks

From Reindeer Lake to Eskimo Point

Peter Kazaks

eBook

Canoe across large lakes, up and down rivers and rapids; labour over portages and through a miasma of blackflies; bask in the golden evenings of the Subarctic. In this account of an 800-mile canoe trip -- which begins at Reindeer Lake on the...

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First footsteps in East Africa by Richard F. Burton

First footsteps in East Africa

Richard F. Burton

eBook

One of the great adventure classics. Victorian scholar-adventurer's firsthand epic account of daring 1854 expedition to forbidden East African capital city. A treasury of detailed information on Muslim beliefs, manners and morals; plus pleasures and perils...

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Dreams of elsewhere by Robert Louis Stevenson

Dreams of elsewhere

Robert Louis Stevenson

eBook

A comprehensive and representative sampling of Stevenson's prolific travel output, including excerpts from his most famous travel books, travel essays and travel poetry, and includes some lesser-known works from US collections.

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Dancing with the vodka terrorists by Robert W Ferguson

Dancing with the vodka terrorists

Robert W Ferguson

eBook

When Rob Ferguson went off to the five former Soviet 'Stans of Central Asia to work on a project to save the rapidly disappearing Aral Sea, he expected to have challenges and adventures, but he didn't anticipate ending up a suspect in a brutal murder...

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Coming of age in the Middle East by Trevor Mostyn

Coming of age in the Middle East

Trevor Mostyn

eBook

From romance in post-revolutionary Algeria, through revolution and civil war in Iran, Lebanon and Sudan to the crumbling aristocracy of Egypt and the celebration of desert travel in the Sahara, Saudi Arabia's Empty Quarter and North Yemen, Coming of Age...

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