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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

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It's a fascinating story that [Palin] brings full-bloodedly to life.' Guardian `This is an incredible book . Carefully researched... [more]

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Nicholas Jubber

Literary studies: poetry & poets; European history; Political geography; Travel writing

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Award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber journeys across Europe exploring Europe's epic poems, from the Odyssey to Beowulf,... [more]

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain...

Stephan Orth

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Travel writing

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'In the late summer of 2016,' writes award-winning travel writer Stephan Orth, 'a journey to Russia feels like visiting enemy... [more]

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Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

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Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

Mary Norris

Language: history & general works; Humour; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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The Comma Queen returns with a fun, witty and wise romp through language and the crystalline Greek coast. [more]

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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

Graham Robb

History; British & Irish history; Historical geography; Travel writing

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Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author Graham Robb turns his attention on his homeland for the first time in this beautifully-written... [more]

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Travel writing

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From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.... [more]

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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing

Hardback

The second volume of exuberant, lively letters from legendary travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor The first collection of... [more]

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The Best Moment of Your Life: 100 Life-Changing Travel Experiences

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The Best Moment of Your Life: 100 Life-Changing Travel Experiences

Lonely Planet

Anthologies (non-poetry); Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Hardback

Familiar faces from the world of travel, plus Lonely Planet writers, share their most remarkable, poignant and memorable experiences... [more]

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Bradshaw's Handbook

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Bradshaw's Handbook

George Bradshaw

History; British & Irish history; Trains & railways: general interest; Classic travel writing

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Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s - Bradshaw's Handbook deserves... [more]

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

Christopher Hope

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; Politics & government; Travel writing

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From one of South Africa's finest writers comes a powerful exploration of politics, race and population in the post-Apartheid... [more]

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Journeys

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Journeys

Stefan Zweig

Literary essays; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Essays taken from Auf riesen --T.p. verso. [more]

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Autumn Light: Japan's Season of Fire and Farewells

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Autumn Light: Japan's Season of Fire and Farewells

Pico Iyer

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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For decades now, Pico Iyer has been based for much of the year in Nara, Japan, where he and his Japanese wife, Hiroko, share... [more]

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

Paul Theroux

Memoirs; Literary essays; Travel writing

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A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose. [more]

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The Bells of Old Tokyo: Travels in Japanese Time

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The Bells of Old Tokyo: Travels in Japanese Time

Anna Sherman

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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A hauntingly original book about Tokyo and the Japanese relationship to time, memory and history, seen through the eyes of... [more]

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From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

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From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

Tembi Locke

Biography; Memoirs; Travel writing

Paperback

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the... [more]

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Alice to Prague: The Charming True Story of an Outback Girl Who Finds Adventure - and Love - on the Other Side of the World

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Alice to Prague: The Charming True Story of an Outback Girl Who Finds Adventure...

Tanya Heaslip

Biography; Memoirs; Travel writing

Paperback

'I loved it! I laughed and cried and it was very hard to put down.' Fleur McDonald, bestselling author of Where the River... [more]

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Walking: One Step at a Time

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Walking: One Step at a Time

Erling Kagge

Mind, Body, Spirit; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Originally published in Norway as A g a. Ett skritt av gangen by Kagge Forlag AS, Oslo, in 2018. [more]

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The Pianist of Damascus

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The Pianist of Damascus

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing

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A powerful, moving account of life in Damascus, and a story of how the power of music can unite people in the face conflict.<br... [more]

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Horizon

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Horizon

Barry Lopez

Memoirs; Society & culture: general; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Taking us nearly from pole to pole - from modern megacities to some of the earth's most remote regions -- and across decades... [more]

$37.99

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Imperium

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Imperium

Ryszard Kapuscinski

History; Travel writing

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'The most passionate, engaging and historically profound account of the Soviet empire that I have read' Michael Ignatieff... [more]

$22.99

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South: The Illustrated Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

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South: The Illustrated Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Paperback

South, now in paperback to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the original publication and including images discovered... [more]

$35.00

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The Pull of the River: A Journey Into the Wild and Watery Heart of Britain

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The Pull of the River: A Journey Into the Wild and Watery Heart of Britain...

Matt Gaw

The countryside, country life; Boating; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Uplifting and utterly immersive tales of escape and adventure on Britain's waterways [more]

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Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1950-2013

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Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1950-2013

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Biography; Memoirs; Travel writing

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Motorcycle Diaries for a new generation, this long-awaited volume provides a panoramic portrait of art and life across the... [more]

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Around the World in 80 Novels: A Global Journey Inspired by Writers from Every Continent

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Around the World in 80 Novels: A Global Journey Inspired by Writers from...

Henry Russell

Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

Hardback

Whether you're a regular globe-trotter or an armchair traveller, these 80 works conjure up the spirit of place for locations... [more]

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Stranger Country

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Stranger Country

Monica Tan

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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'Will I ever really belong to this country? As a Chinese Australian? As a non-Indigenous Australian?... I was 32 years old... [more]

$32.99

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