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Travel Writing and Guides - Europe -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 26 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 A Chip Shop in Poznan: My Unlikely Year in Poland by Ben Aitken
    A Chip Shop in Poznan: My Unlikely Year in Poland - by Ben Aitken

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785785580 | ISBN 10: 1785785583

    WARNING: CONTAINS AN UNLIKELY IMMIGRANT, AN UNSUNG COUNTRY, A BUMPY ROMANCE, SEVERAL SHATTERED PRECONCEPTIONS, TRACES OF INSIGHT, A DOZEN NUNS AND A REFERENDUM.  Not many Brits move to Poland to work in a fish and chip shop. Fewer still come ... more

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  • Cover image of book Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova
    Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe - by Kapka Kassabova

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783783205 | ISBN 10: 1783783206

    Winner of the 2017 Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Winner of the Saltire Society Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2017 Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2017 Shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize 2017   W ... 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 Lingo: A Language Spotter
    Lingo: A Language Spotter's Guide to Europe - by Gaston Dorren

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781254172 | ISBN 10: 1781254176

    Welcome to Europe as you've never known it before, seen through the peculiarities of its languages and dialects.   Combining linguistics and cultural history, Gaston Dorren takes us on an intriguing tour of the continent, from Proto-Indo-European ... more

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  • Cover image of book Borderland: A Journey Through the History of Ukraine by Anna Reid
    Borderland: A Journey Through the History of Ukraine - by Anna Reid

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780229270 | ISBN 10: 1780229275

    A classic and vivid history of Ukraine, fully updated to cover the Euromaidan Revolution in 2014 and ongoing crisis in the Donbass.   Centre of the first great Slav civilisation in the tenth century, then divided between warring neighbours for ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor
    The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos - by Patrick Leigh Fermor

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848547544 | ISBN 10: 1848547544

    The long-awaited final volume of the trilogy by Patrick Leigh Fermor.   A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water were the first two volumes in a projected trilogy that would describe the walk that Patrick Leigh Fermor undertook at the ag ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Danube: A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest by Nick Thorpe
    The Danube: A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest - by Nick Thorpe

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300205459 | ISBN 10: 0300205457

    The magnificent Danube both cuts across and connects central Europe, flowing through and alongside ten countries: Romania, Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, and Germany. Travelling its full length from east to w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Assassin from Apricot City by Witold Szabłowski
    The Assassin from Apricot City - by Witold Szabłowski

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780957391253 | ISBN 10: 0957391250

    Turkey – a country torn between East and West, Islam and Islamophobia; permeated with both conservatism and post-modernity. As he travels across this fascinating and beautiful country, Szabłowski heads for the most remote villages and towns to m ... more

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  • Cover image of book On the Road to Babadag: Travels in the Other Europe by Andrzej Stasiuk
    On the Road to Babadag: Travels in the Other Europe - by Andrzej Stasiuk

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099507147 | ISBN 10: 0099507145

    A brilliant and ground-breaking collection of travel narratives from Central and Eastern Europe.  Andrzej Stasiuk is a restless and indefatigable traveller. His journeys - by car, train, bus, ferry - take him from his native Poland to small tow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Finding Poland by Matthew Kelly
    Finding Poland - by Matthew Kelly

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099515999 | ISBN 10: 0099515997

    An expansive, insightful and moving history of the Polish experience during World War Two, and its lasting legacy.  Following the partitioning of Poland by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939, Matthew Kelly’s great grandmother and her tw ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy and Me: A Pyrenean Adventure by Steve Taylor
    The Boy and Me: A Pyrenean Adventure - by Steve Taylor

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848766631 | ISBN 10: 1848766637

    The Boy and Me is a no holds barred account of a father and son’s extraordinary walk as they struggle and muddle their way through a perilous distance trek with an edge...   June 2006. Steve and his son, Michael, set out on a journey that ... more

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  • Cover image of book OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers by Various authors, introduced by Michael Palin
    OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers - by Various authors, introduced by Michael Palin

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846684968 | ISBN 10: 184668496x

    OxTravels is a collection of travel writing, which will act as a focus for the Oxfam Bookfest in 2011 donated by world class travel writers.   You have to go back to the 1980s and Granta's bestselling travel issue to find a book that com ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales from Nowhere by Don George (Editor)
    Tales from Nowhere - by Don George (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781741795202 | ISBN 10: 1741795206

    Unexpected stories from unexpected places.  Many places can feel like nowhere: a desert, an isolated village, even themiddle of a bustling, impersonal city. And then something happens: an adventure, a revelation, an experience that changes the whole ... more

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  • Cover image of book Along the Enchanted Way: A Story of Love and Life in Romania by William Blacker
    Along the Enchanted Way: A Story of Love and Life in Romania - by William Blacker

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780719598005 | ISBN 10: 0719598001

    When William Blacker first crossed the snow-bound passes of northern Romania, he stumbled upon an almost medieval world. There, for many years he lived side by side with the country people, a life ruled by the slow cycle of the seasons, far away from ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Country in the Moon: Travels in Search of the Heart of Poland by Michael Moran
    A Country in the Moon: Travels in Search of the Heart of Poland - by Michael Moran

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847081049 | ISBN 10: 1847081045

    Michael Moran gives an insider's view of what was once the largest country in Europe; one what evolved under a succession of brutal invasions, which suffered through the Holocaust and was plunged into communism.   This entertaining memoirand ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crete: Discovering the
    Crete: Discovering the 'Great Island' - by John Freely

    £11.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781845116927 | ISBN 10: 1845116925

    Crete, the 'Great Island' of Greece, has been home to such figures as the legendary King Minos, El Greco and Nikos Kazantzakis. In myth it is associated with Daedelus and Icarus and the story of Theseus and the Minotaur. Today it is one of the most p ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Europe by Michael Palin
    New Europe - by Michael Palin

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780753823972 | ISBN 10: 0753823977

    Until the early 1990s, when the Berlin Wall came tumbling down, travelling behind the iron curtain was never easy. In undertaking his new journey through Eastern Europe, breathing in its rich history, filming its exquisite sights and talking to its d ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Search of Kazakhstan: The Land That Disappeared by Christopher Robbins
    In Search of Kazakhstan: The Land That Disappeared - by Christopher Robbins

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781861971098 | ISBN 10: 1861971095

    The only thing most people know about Kazakhstan is that homeland to Borat – and he isn’t even real. Actually this vast place – the last unknown inhabited country in the world - is far more surprising and entertaining.  For one thing, it is as var ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barcelona the Great Enchantress by Robert Hughes
    Barcelona the Great Enchantress - by Robert Hughes

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781426201318 | ISBN 10: 1426201311

    Robert Hughes has been going to Barcelona regularly since the 1960s, and in 1992 he published a book about the city that was quickly hailed as a classic.  Now, Hughes returns to his beloved city in Barcelona the Great Enchantress, a new and more ... more

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  • Cover image of book Magic Bus: On the Hippie Trail from Istanbul to India by Rory Maclean
    Magic Bus: On the Hippie Trail from Istanbul to India - by Rory Maclean

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141015958 | ISBN 10: 0141015950

    In the 1960s hundreds of thousands of young Westerners, inspired by Kerouac and the Beatles, blazed the 'hippie trail' overland from Istanbul to Kathmandu in search of enlightenment and a bit of cheap dope.  Since the Summer of Love, the coun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lost Cosmonaut: Travels to the Republics that Tourism Forgot by Daniel Kalder
    Lost Cosmonaut: Travels to the Republics that Tourism Forgot - by Daniel Kalder

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780571227815 | ISBN 10: 0571227813

    "As the world has become smaller, so its wonders have diminished. There is nothing amazing about the Taj Mahal, The Great Wall of China or the Pyramids of Egypt. They are as banal and familiar as the face of a Cornflakes packet.  The true unknown fro ... 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 Behind the Curtain: Travels in Eastern European Football by Jonathan Wilson
    Behind the Curtain: Travels in Eastern European Football - by Jonathan Wilson

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780752879451 | ISBN 10: 0752879456

    From the war-ravaged streets of Sarajevo, where turning up for training involved dodging snipers' bullets, to the crumbling splendour of Budapest's Bozsik Stadium, where the likes of Puskas and Kocsis masterminded the fall of England, the landscape o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages by Mark Abley
    Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages - by Mark Abley

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099460220 | ISBN 10: 009946022x

    Mark Abley's journeys among the speakers of languages at the brink take him to aboriginal Australia, to American Indian reservations and to elderly Canadian speakers of Yiddish, as well as to places where the languages are fighting back: Wales, the F ... 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 A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe by Ben G Frank
    A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe - by Ben G Frank

    £21.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781565547766 | ISBN 10: 1565547764

    A practical, anecdotal and adventurous journey through historic Jewish Europe, including kosher restaurants, cafes, synagogues and museums, plus cultural and heritage sites. ... more

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