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  • Atlas
    Atlas Obscura (English, Hardback) Joshua Foer, Ella Morton

    It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world.

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    A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush (Paperback) Eric Newby

    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.

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    Tracks (English, Paperback) Robyn Davidson

    A revised, reissued edition of this prize-winning, bestselling account of one woman's solo journey across 1,700 miles of Australian Outback

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    Full Tilt (English, Paperback) Dervla Murphy

    Shortly after her tenth birthday, inspired by an atlas she was given, Dervla Murphy decided that she would one day cycle to India. Almost twenty years later she set out to achieve her ambition on her bicycle, Roz. Here she describes her journey and experiences.

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    All at Sea (Paperback) Tim FitzHigham

    Follows the author's death-defying 200-mile journey in his antique Thomas Crapper bath - not just across the Channel, but around Kent - right up to the tremendous reception and huge media attention which awaited him under Tower Bridge.

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  • Homage
    Homage to Barcelona (Paperback) Colm Toibin

    Written with deep knowledge and affection, Homage to Barcelona is a sensuous and beguiling portrait of a great Mediterranean city.

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  • Dispatches
    Dispatches from Pluto (English, Paperback) Richard Grant

    Adventure writer Richard Grant explores one of the most derided, enigmatic, and fascinating regions of America: his new home, the Mississippi Delta.

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    The Durrells of Corfu (Paperback) Michael Haag

    The Durrell family are immortalised in Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals and its ITV adaptation, The Durrells. But what of the real life Durrells? Why did they go to Corfu in the first place - and what happened to them after they left? The real story of the Durrells is as surprising and fascinating as anything in Gerry's books, and Michael Haag, with his first hand knowledge of the...

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    Venice (Paperback) Jan Morris

    An impassioned work on the magnificent but often maddening city called Venice. This book analyses the particular temperament of Venetians, as well as its waterways, its architecture, its bridges, its tourists, its curiosities, its smells, sounds, lights and colours.

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    Insomniac City (English, Hardback) Bill Hayes

    A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls "the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected" of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late Oliver Sacks.

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    The Travels of Ibn Battutah (English, Paperback) Ibn Battutah

    Ibn Battutah -- ethnographer, bigrapher, anecdotal historian and occasional botanist -- was just twenty-one when he set out in 1325 from his native Tangier on a pilgramage to Mecca ...

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    An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington (English, Paperback) Karl Pilkington

    Karl Pilkington: Adventurer. Philosopher. Idiot. Join the orange-headed one as he travels the world and discovers its wonders...

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    Travels into Bokhara (English, Paperback) Sir Alexander Burnes

    The author has travelled up the Indus to Lahore and to the Khanates of Afghanistan and Central Asia in the 1830s, spying on behalf of the British Government in what was to become known as the Great Game. This title provides an account his travels.

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    Travel Listography (English, Record book) Lisa Nola

    Listography for travel! This guided journal features 4-colour illustrations and over 70 thought-provoking list topics for journalers to list all their travel adventures, near and far.

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  • Sushi
    Sushi and Beyond (Paperback) Michael Booth

    Japan is the pre-eminent food nation on earth. The creativity of the Japanese, their dedication and ingenuity, not to mention courage in the face of dishes such as cod sperm and octopus ice cream, is only now beginning to be fully appreciated in the sushi-saturated West, as are the remarkable health benefits of the traditional Japanese diet.

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    Walking the Nile (English, Paperback) Levison Wood

    In November 2013, former soldier Levison Wood embarked on one of the last great explorations; to walk the Nile from source delta. Here is his story...

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    Why the Dutch are Different (English, Paperback) Ben Coates

    A SCOTSMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR A personal portrait of a fascinating people, a sideways history and an entertaining travelogue, Why the Dutch are Different is the story of an Englishman who went Dutch. And loved it.

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    Geek in Japan (English, Paperback) Hector Garcia

    A playful traveler's guide to Japan

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    Waterlog (English, Paperback) Roger Deakin

    Roger Deakin set out in 1996 to swim through the British Isles. Encompassing cultural history, autobiography, travel writing and natural history, this title is a personal journey, a bold assertion of the native swimmer's right to roam, and a celebration of the magic of water.

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    Bradshaw's Handbook (English, Hardback) George Bradshaw

    Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s - Bradshaw's Handbook deserves a place on the bookshelf of any traveller, railway enthusiast, historian or anglophile.

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