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Shopping for Buddhas: An Adventure in Nepal
Shopping for Buddhas: An Adventure in Nepal
by Jeff Greenwald
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Jeff Greenwald's classic travelogue follows his quest for the "perfect" Buddha statue. At turns hilarious and moving, his quest features a cast of amazing characters — from a passionate palmist to a flying lama —who provide unforgettable... (read more)

Available August 2014
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Eagle Dreams: Searching for Legends in Wild Mongolia
Eagle Dreams: Searching for Legends in Wild Mongolia
by Stephen Bodio
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Mongolia is a vast country located between Siberia and China, and little known to outsiders. As Mongolia had long been under Soviet rule, it was inaccessible to westerners. That was until 1990, when Bodio began planning his trip. As a boy, Stephen J... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Alexandria: The Last Night of Cleopatra
Alexandria: The Last Night of Cleopatra
by Peter Stothard
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When Peter Stothard, editor of the Times Literary Supplement, finds himself stranded in Alexandria in the winter of 2010 after his flight to South Africa has been canceled, he sets out to explore a nation on the brink of revolution. Guided by two native... (read more)

Available July 29, 2014
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Like a Tramp, Like a Pilgrim: On Foot, Across Europe to Rome
Like a Tramp, Like a Pilgrim: On Foot, Across Europe to Rome
by Harry Bucknall
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Like Continuum's bestselling A Pilgrim in Spain by Christopher Howse, Harry Bucknall's book concerns a long journey on foot from St Paul's to St Peter's in Rome (1,300 miles). Though not as well known as the Road to Compostella, this route, known as the... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Kerr's Voyages 4: Captain Cook and the Southern Hemisphere
Kerr's Voyages 4: Captain Cook and the Southern Hemisphere
by Robert Kerr
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This second set brings together voyages in the southern hemisphere and towards the Pole by James Cook as well as accounts of voyages of discovery in the southern oceans by other important figures .The accounts of Captain Cook's voyages are particularly... (read more)

Available December 15, 2017
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The Wet and the Dry: A Drinker's Journey
The Wet and the Dry: A Drinker's Journey
by Lawrence Osborne
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Selected as a Top Ten Book of the Year by Dwight Garner, New York Times A “stylish and engaging…fearlessly honest account” (Financial Times) of man’s love of drink, and an insightful meditation on the meaning of alcohol... (read more)

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Best Travel Writing #10: The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World
Best Travel Writing #10: The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World
by James O'reilly
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The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10 is the latest in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global... (read more)

Available September 2014
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The Irresponsible Traveller: Tales of Scrapes and Narrow Escapes
The Irresponsible Traveller: Tales of Scrapes and Narrow Escapes
by Jennifer Barclay
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Featuring tales of sticky situations from famous travel writers and celebrities, The Irresponsible Traveller celebrates Bradts 40th anniversary.... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Memories of London
Memories of London
by Edmondo De Amicis
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The first English translation, presented with pictures and a piece by De Amicis's contemporary Louis Laurent Simonin As a first-time visitor to London, De Amicis was awestruck by the bustle and magnificence of the Victorian metropolis and wrote a... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Traveling Light: A Year of Wandering, from California to England and Tuscany and Back Again
Traveling Light: A Year of Wandering, from California to England and Tuscany and Back Again
by Bill Barich
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Here is a travel book with a difference: ten chronological chapters from a year of wandering, from the Pacific Northwest to Tuscany and back again to the trout-laden streams of California. Join Bill Barich as he travels the globe, from the trout streams... (read more)

Available February 2015
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The Long Hitch Home
The Long Hitch Home
by Jamie Maslin
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Tasmania to London. 800 hitchhiking trips. One year. Intrepid traveler and author Jamie Maslin does it again as he undertakes one of the most grueling, enlightening, and hilarious journeys of his life. How many rides does it take to hitch from Tasmania... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor's Footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn
Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor's Footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn
by Nick Hunt
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In 2011 travel writer Nick Hunt sets off on an epic adventure few people in modern times even would attempt—walking from the city of Rotterdam in The Netherlands through Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Turkey. He... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Riding Sky High: A Bicycle Adventure Around the World
Riding Sky High: A Bicycle Adventure Around the World
by Pierre-yves Tremblay
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That's just what Pierre-Yves Tremblay did. Leaving his hometown Chicoutimi, Quebec, in July 1994, he took a flight to Europe and from Paris, hopped on his bike and went for a long ride around the world that lasted all of 836 days. Along the way he even... (read more)

Available January 2015
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Around the World in 50 Years: My Adventure to Every Country on Earth
Around the World in 50 Years: My Adventure to Every Country on Earth
by Albert Podell
Available February 24, 2015
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South: The Last Antarctic Expedition of Shackleton and the Endurance (Adlard Coles Maritime Classics)
South: The Last Antarctic Expedition of Shackleton and the Endurance (Adlard Coles Maritime Classics)
by Ernest Shackleton
Available October 21, 2014
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My Venice and Other Essays
My Venice and Other Essays
by Donna Leon
Available November 2014
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Meet Me in Atlantis: My Quest to Find the 2,500-Year-Old Sunken City
Meet Me in Atlantis: My Quest to Find the 2,500-Year-Old Sunken City
by Mark Adams
Available March 10, 2015
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Artist and a Writer Travel Highway 1 #2: An Artist and a Writer Travel Highway 1 Central
Artist and a Writer Travel Highway 1 #2: An Artist and a Writer Travel Highway 1 Central
by Janice Stevens
Available November 1, 2014
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First Wilderness: My Quest in the Territory of Alaska
First Wilderness: My Quest in the Territory of Alaska
by Sam Keith
Available September 2014
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Journeys Home: Inspiring Stories, Plus Tips and Strategies to Find Your Family History
Journeys Home: Inspiring Stories, Plus Tips and Strategies to Find Your Family History
by Andrew Mccarthy
Available February 3, 2015
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