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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 33 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book East of Croydon: Blunderings through India and South East Asia by Sue Perkins
    East of Croydon: Blunderings through India and South East Asia - by Sue Perkins

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781405938143 | ISBN 10: 1405938145

    Follow Sue Perkins' extraordinary adventures across southern Asia in this fabulously funny travelling tale.   'A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam to the rem ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Woman Walks Wales by Ursula Martin
    One Woman Walks Wales - by Ursula Martin

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781909983601 | ISBN 10: 1909983608

    Ursula Martin never thought she would walk 3700 miles around Wales, but following a cancer diagnosis it seemed like the only reasonable thing to do. In 17 months, she traversed beaches and mountains, farms and urban sprawl. She received unimaginable ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Ride: On the Road in Search of the Real Iran by Lois Pryce
    Revolutionary Ride: On the Road in Search of the Real Iran - by Lois Pryce

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473669987 | ISBN 10: 1473669987

    Adventurer Lois Pryce ignores all warnings and embarks on a 3,000- mile journey across Iran, lifting the veil on a misunderstood country.   Shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Adventure Travel Book of the Year Award.   In 2011, at the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Earth City: A Year in the Heart of Russia by Charlotte Hobson
    Black Earth City: A Year in the Heart of Russia - by Charlotte Hobson

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571340781 | ISBN 10: 0571340784

    Richly observed, this witty and yet deeply moving tale of Charlotte Hobson's year travelling around Russia takes us to the heart of a country that we are continually interested in, yet can struggle to understand. As the TLS put it, Hobson writes with ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love of Country: A Hebridean Journey by Madeleine Bunting
    Love of Country: A Hebridean Journey - by Madeleine Bunting

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781847085184 | ISBN 10: 1847085180

    The Hebrides hold a remarkable place in the imaginations of Scotland and England. On the outer edge of the British Isles and facing the Atlantic Ocean, these iconic islands form part of Europe's boundary. Because of their unique position, they have b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ways to See Great Britain: Curious Places and Surprising Perspectives by Alice Stevenson
    Ways to See Great Britain: Curious Places and Surprising Perspectives - by Alice Stevenson

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910463482 | ISBN 10: 1910463485

    An inspiring visual adventure.  Driven by curiosity, restlessness and a desire to better understand her own country, artist Alice Stevenson spent two years exploring and drawing Great Britain.  With an eye for the odd and an antenna f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland by Lavinia Greenlaw
    Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland - by Lavinia Greenlaw

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910749562 | ISBN 10: 1910749567

    The Victorian artist and activist William Morris travelled to Iceland in search of an answer to the problem of how to live. His intimate journals, written for a friend, unconsciously explore questions of travel, noting his reaction to the idea of lea ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sky is on Fire by Magsie Hamilton Little
    The Sky is on Fire - by Magsie Hamilton Little

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781906251765 | ISBN 10: 1906251762

    One Woman. One camel. Two nomads.   Three years ago Magsie Hamilton Little gave up her home and travelled to the Hoggar Mountains in central Saharan Africa to rethink her life. There, to everyone’s surprise – not least her own – she fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream by Katharine Norbury
    The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream - by Katharine Norbury

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408859261 | ISBN 10: 1408859262

    LONGLISTED FOR THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD  Katharine Norbury was abandoned as a baby in a Liverpool convent. Raised by loving adoptive parents, she grew into a wanderer, drawn by the beauty of the British countryside. One summer, following ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boundless: Adventures in the Northwest Passage by Kathleen Winter
    Boundless: Adventures in the Northwest Passage - by Kathleen Winter

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099587194 | ISBN 10: 009958719x

    In 2010, bestselling author Kathleen Winter took a journey across the legendary Northwest Passage. From Greenland to Baffin Island and all along this arctic passage, Winter witnesses the new mathematics of the melting North where polar bears mate w ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Search of Mary: The Mother of All Journeys by Bee Rowlatt
    In Search of Mary: The Mother of All Journeys - by Bee Rowlatt

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846883781 | ISBN 10: 1846883784

    Toddler in tow, Bee Rowlatt embarks on an extraordinary journey in search of the life and legacy of the first celebrity feminist: Mary Wollstonecraft. From the wild coasts of Norway to a naked re-birthing in California, via the blood-soaked stre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eat, Sleep, Cycle: A Bike Ride Around the Coast of Britain by Anna Hughes
    Eat, Sleep, Cycle: A Bike Ride Around the Coast of Britain - by Anna Hughes

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849536875 | ISBN 10: 1849536872

    For Anna, a cycling enthusiast, the decision to ride 4,000 miles solo around the coast of the UK wasnt that hard. But after epic highs, incredible lows, unforgettable scenery and unpronounceable place names, her simple idea turns into a compelling j ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Nights: Camping Britains Extremes by Phoebe Smith
    Wild Nights: Camping Britains Extremes - by Phoebe Smith

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849536998 | ISBN 10: 1849536996

    Its not until we push ourselves past our perceived limits, till we feel so cold and so tired that we feel we cant go on any further, that we discover what we are truly capable of...   Britains most famous wild camper and best-selling author ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found by Cheryl Strayed
    Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found - by Cheryl Strayed

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782394860 | ISBN 10: 1782394869

    At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Kama Sutra Diaries: Intimate Journeys Through Modern India by Sally Howard
    The Kama Sutra Diaries: Intimate Journeys Through Modern India - by Sally Howard

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781857885897 | ISBN 10: 1857885899

    Sally Howard, a self-confessed child of the Western Sexual Revolution, sets out on a 'sexploration' through modern India, travelling by train, plane and auto-rickshaw.  From the heat of anti-rape protest on the streets of New Delhi to the coo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Things You Need to Know About Rockets by Jessica A. Fox
    Three Things You Need to Know About Rockets - by Jessica A. Fox

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780721712 | ISBN 10: 1780721714

    This is a book for anyone who has ever thought What if?   Jessica Fox is living in Hollywood, a 26-year-old filmmaker with a high-stress job at NASA. Working late one night, craving another life, she is seized by a moment of inspiration and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria by Noo Saro-Wiwa
    Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria - by Noo Saro-Wiwa

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847083319 | ISBN 10: 1847083315

    Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to Nigeria - a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. Then her father, activ ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book of Migrations by Rebecca Solnit
    A Book of Migrations - by Rebecca Solnit

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677085 | ISBN 10: 1844677087

    In this acclaimed exploration of the culture of others, Rebecca Solnit travels through Ireland, the land of her long-forgotten maternal ancestors.  A Book of Migrations portrays in microcosm a history made of great human tides of invasion ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Winter in Arabia: A Journey Through Yemen by Freya Stark
    A Winter in Arabia: A Journey Through Yemen - by Freya Stark

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848851924 | ISBN 10: 1848851928

    Freya Stark is most famous for her travels in Arabia at a time when very few men, let alone women, had fully explored its vast hinterlands. In 1934, she made her first journey to the Hadhramaut in what is now Yemen - the first woman to do so alone. E ... more

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  • Cover image of book Contact! A Book of Glimpses by Jan Morris
    Contact! A Book of Glimpses - by Jan Morris

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571250691 | ISBN 10: 0571250696

    Jan Morris has been a travel writer for over half a century, known for her ability to capture places and atmospheres. But what about the many people she has encountered along the way?   In Contact! she turns her brilliantly observant eye to t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Island That Dared: Journeys in Cuba by Dervla Murphy
    The Island That Dared: Journeys in Cuba - by Dervla Murphy

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906011468 | ISBN 10: 190601146x

    Take a three-generation family holiday in Cuba in the company of Dervla Murphy, her daughter and three young granddaughters and you have a Swallows and Amazon like adventure in the Caribean as they trek into the hills and along the coast as a family, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Honey Gatherers by Mimlu Sen
    The Honey Gatherers - by Mimlu Sen

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846041891 | ISBN 10: 1846041899

    Mimlu Sen is living a bohemian life in Paris when she witnesses an electrifying performance by three wandering minstrels from rural India. They wear flowing, multicoloured robes and play frenetic rhythms on strange instruments made of wood and clay, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Incredible Human Journey by Alice Roberts
    The Incredible Human Journey - by Alice Roberts

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408802885 | ISBN 10: 1408802880

    Alice Roberts traces the epic routes by which our human ancestors set out from Africa and peopled the entire planet.  Alice Roberts has been travelling the world from Ethiopian desert to Malay peninsula and from Russian steppes to Amazon ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coast to Coast by Jan Morris
    Coast to Coast - by Jan Morris

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571241774 | ISBN 10: 0571241778

    Fresh from her successful scoop reporting the first ascent of Everest in 1953, Jan Morris spent a year journeying across the United States, by car, train, ship and aeroplane. In her words a 'period piece', Coast to Coast describes an American identit ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Year in Tibet by Sun Shuyun
    A Year in Tibet - by Sun Shuyun

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780007265121 | ISBN 10: 0007265123

    Sun Shuyun grew up in China and has always been fascinated by Tibet and by Buddhism. Accompanied by a television crew, she spent a year in a remote town in the Tibetan mountain area and recorded what life is like for the people there.  Despit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Horses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage Through the Himalayas by Sienna Craig
    Horses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage Through the Himalayas - by Sienna Craig

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780861715176 | ISBN 10: 0861715179

    At just 19, Sienna Craig made her first venture deep into Mustang, an ethnically Tibetan area of Nepal, in the rainshadow of the Himalayas. As an equestrian and a buddhing anthropologist, she sought not only to understand what it was like to rely on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nobody
    Nobody's Home - by Dubravka Ugresic

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846590191 | ISBN 10: 1846590191

    A whole world seems to orbit within Nobody's Home. It's a world that looks familiar but strange.   Dubravka Ugresic takes us on her whirligig travels through Europe, and across to the US, offering her insightful and unique perspectives on lit ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Trying to Keep Still by Jenny Diski
    On Trying to Keep Still - by Jenny Diski

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781844080168 | ISBN 10: 1844080161

    Jenny Diski's attempt to keep still and mentally idle resulted in a year in which she travelled to New Zealand, spent two months almost alone in a cottage in the country and visited the S mi people of Lapland.  Diski failed to keep still and lik ... more

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  • Cover image of book Croatia: Through Writer
    Croatia: Through Writer's Eyes - by Edited by Stephen Lavington and Francis Gooding

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780907871897 | ISBN 10: 0907871895

    Croatia, with its unspoiled dramatic coast, is a place of bewitching beauty, one of the hidden jewels of the Mediterranean. Yet most travellers know little more than it was once part of Yugoslavia.   Its runined Greek cities, Habsburg gardens ... more

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  • Cover image of book Marrakesh: Through Writer
    Marrakesh: Through Writer's Eyes - by Edited by Barnaby Rogerson and Stephen Lavington

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780907871996 | ISBN 10: 0907871992

    There has never been a more fashionable nor a more instantly exotic destination than Marrakesh. It is a dream landscape, with the steel-blue backdrop of the High Atlas mountains, a hint of the desert, vast, weathered, red earth ramparts, tall ta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Yoga School Dropout by Lucy Edge
    Yoga School Dropout - by Lucy Edge

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780091899233 | ISBN 10: 0091899230

    After over a decade spent working and drinking too much in the world of advertising, Lucy decided she'd had enough of debating what song sunflowers should sing and went in search of a more meaningful way of life. She'd find a guru and strip away the ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Writer
    A Writer's World: Travels 1950-2000 - by Jan Morris

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780571215256 | ISBN 10: 0571215254

    In a wonderfully evocative collection of her travel writing and reportage from over five decades, Jan Morris has produced a unique portrait of the late twentieth century - from New York to Venice, from the first ascent of Everest to the fall of the B ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down the Rat Hole: Adventures Underground on Burma
    Down the Rat Hole: Adventures Underground on Burma's Frontiers - by Edith Miranted

    £17.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9789745240506 | ISBN 10: 9745240508

    A new memoir of the author's journeys among the brave indegenous peoples of some of Asia's most remote and violent regions. Knowledgably obsessed with Burma's struggle for freedom, American artist/activist Mirante breaks laws and infiltrates borders, ... more

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