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6 Months in the Fridge: Travels through Northern Europe

What does winter look like in the far north? According to the cliches: as dark and cold as a refrigerator. And yet it is precisely in these wintertime months that photographer Michael Koenigshofer pic..

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A Brief Atlas of the Lighthouses at the End of the World

There is something beautiful and wild in the impossible architecture of lighthouses. They have been the homes and workplaces of men and women whose romantic guardianship has saved countless lives from..

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A River Runs Through Me: A Life of Salmon Fishing in Scotland

Tracing the shifts and moods of four seasons along Scotland's River Tweed, Andrew Douglas-Home weaves a story of a close relationship with nature and one of its most iconic denizens; the salmon. Threa..

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A Window to Heaven: The Daring First Ascent of Denali: America's Wildest Peak

The captivating and heroic story of Hudson Stuck-an Episcopal priest-and his team's history-making summit of Denali. In 1913, four men made a months-long journey by dog sled to the base of the ta..

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A Woman in the Polar Night

In 1934, the painter Christiane Ritter leaves her comfortable life in Austria and travels to the remote Arctic island of Spitsbergen, to spend a year there with her husband. She thinks it will be a re..

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Abroad in Japan

The hilarious and insightful memoir of a Brit trying assimilate into life in Japan. Over ten years we follow Chris Broad as he unravels the wonders and eccentricities of one of the world's most myster..

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Adventures in Volcanoland: What Volcanoes Tell Us About the World and Ourselves

Adventures in Volcanoland charts journeys across deserts, through jungles and up ice caps, to some of the world's most important volcanoes, from Nicaragua to Hawaii, Santorini to Ethiopia, exploring T..

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All Veils Are Off: The True Housewives of Qatar

"Qatar? It sounds like a bad lung condition!" was Marguerette Heding's first reaction to her husband about moving there. Back in July 2008, this ultra-conservative Islamic country bordering Saudi Ar..

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America's Greatest Road Trip!: Key West to Deadhorse: 9000 Miles Across Backroad USA

Tom Cotter undertakes his most epic adventure in America's Greatest Road Trip. Launching from Key West, Florida, Cotter and photographer Michael Alan Ross pilot their Ford Bronco/Airstream camper comb..

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Bibliomaniac: An Obsessive's Tour of the Bookshops of Britain

***A Waterstones Best Books of 2022 pick*** 'A unique, funny picture of Britain... A love letter to bookshops and the vagaries of public transport.' - Richard Osman 'Ince's love of books is ..

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Black Ghosts: A Journey Into the Lives of Africans in China

China today is both a land of opportunity for Africans blocked from commerce with most of Europe and Northern America, and an intersection of racism and prejudice. Noo Saro-Wiwa goes in search of..

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Book of Migrations, A

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 histor..

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Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country: Travelling Through the Land of My Ancestors

In Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country she travels, with her 18-month-old daughter, to the terrain her ancestors inhabited for centuries: the lakes and is-lands of southern Ontario. Summoning to life ..

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Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe

When Kapka Kassabova was a child, the borderzone between Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece was rumoured to be an easier crossing point into the West than the Berlin Wall so it swarmed with soldiers, spies a..

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Cinematic Places: Volume 7

Go beyond the big screen and explore the real places that inspired some of the greatest films of all time - brought to life through comprehensively researched text and stunning hand-drawn artwork. Tra..

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City of Lions

Lviv, Lwow, Lvov, Lemberg. Known by a variety of names, the City of Lions is now in western Ukraine. Situated in different countries during its history, it is a city located along the fault-lines of E..

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City Parks: A Stroll Around the World's Most Beautiful Public Spaces

A visually stunning and beautifully written celebration of park life around the world. The pandemic brought into sharp relief what city dwellers already realised: parks are an absolutely esse..

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Clanlands in New Zealand: Kiwis, Kilts, and an Adventure Down Under

*With a foreword by Sir Peter Jackson* Buckle up, grab a dram, and get ready for another unforgettable wild ride. They're back! Stars of Outlander, Sam Heughan and Graham McTavi..

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Down South

In Down South, writer Bruce Ansley goes on a journey back to his beloved South Island of New Zealand in search of what makes it unique. From Curio Bay to Golden Bay, in Down South writer Bru..

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Elixir: A Voyage into Alchemy

Set in the valley of the Mesta, one of the oldest inhabited river valleys in Europe and a nexus for wild plant gatherers, Elixir is an unforgettable exploration of the deep connections between people,..

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Elixir: In the Valley at the End of Time

Set in the valley of the Mesta, one of the oldest inhabited river valleys in Europe and a nexus for wild plant gatherers, Elixir is an unforgettable exploration of the deep connections between people,..

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Endurance: 100 Tales of Survival, Adventure and Exploration

100 of the most astonishing stories of human survival, adventure and exploration, chosen by Levison Wood. We are always captivated by tales of courage and bravery, of world-firsts and death-defyi..

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Epic Road Trips of the Americas: Lonely Planet

Buckle up for the next installment in our Epic series and the follow-up to Epic Drives of the World. Showcasing 50 of the Americas' greatest road trips across North and South America as well as the Ca..

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Foodie Places

Eat your way around the globe with this mouthwatering tour of the tastiest, most inventive, most diverse food on the planet. A region's food is truly a window into its rich history and culture - nothi..

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Greatest Walks of the World: 200 incredible hikes of a lifetime: amazing adventures and epic trails

Explore the most epic walking routes of the world from the comfort of your armchair: chart the routes, read details only a local would know, and see the beautiful destinations for yourself. Use this b..

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Greece: The Passenger Volume 2

Few countries have received more media attention in recent years and even fewer have been represented in such vastly divergent ways. There's a down- side to all this attention: everyone seems to have ..

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Grounded: A Journey Through Landscapes, Sanctuaries and Sacred Places

From the author of The Oak Papers, a beautiful meditation on how to foster a profound and healing spiritual communion with the natural world 'Intensely alive to the landscape- its pasts, people a..

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High Hopes and Big Dreams: 165 NZ Small Towns in Their Twilight

For High Hopes and Big Dreams, Peter Janssen and Elizabeth Anderson set out to profile 165 small historic towns, that had once flourished and have now faded. But it turned out to be much more th..

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High: A Journey Across the Himalayas Through Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal and China

An ambitious and magnificent new travelogue by internationally bestselling, prizewinning writer Erika Fatland. The Himalayas meander for more than two thousand kilometres through many diffe..

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History of the World in 500 Walks

History is never more alive than when youre walking through it. The smell of earth long-trodden by pilgrims; mountain vistas unchanged for millennia; the feel of weathered wall, built centuries before..

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Hotel Milano

Set in a grand hotel as Milan shuts down in early 2020, this is a classic story of a man's emotional reckoning and the unexpected kindness of strangers From the bestselling writer of Italian Ways..

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In Italy: Venice, Rome and Beyond

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India:Passenger

From its very first contact with the West, India has been subject to great mystification. India's long history, the survival of ancient rituals, and its variety of languages and cultures, continues to..

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Into Iraq

A fascinating and rare insight into the history and culture of Iraq, by Britain's best-loved travel writer. In March 2022, former Monty Python stalwart and intrepid globetrotter Michael Palin jou..

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Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape

THE SUNDAY TIMES' BESTSELLER AND SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT CONSERVATION AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH ..

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Italian Wine: The History, Regions, and Grapes of an Iconic Wine Country

Journey through all twenty regions of Italy to discover the grapes, terrain, and historical techniques that have influenced modern Italian winemaking in this accessible and stunning guide to Italian w..

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K Culture: K-pop, Cuisine, On Screen, And More - Celebrating The Korean Wave

In recent years, Korean popular culture has taken the form of a tidal wave sweeping over the West. Whether it's music, film, drama series, fashion or cuisine, South Korea is establishing itself as a k..

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Kinfolk Islands

Join Kinfolk on a journey off the beaten track, to islands big and small, in this collection of eighteen new travel stories. Whether it's a tour of the otherworldly landscape of Socotra in Yemen or a ..

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Kinfolk Wilderness

Discover the joy of the great outdoors and the pleasures of slow travel with Kinfolk Wilderness. Whatever your pace or purpose, the stories within will provide you with a fresh perspective on what it ..

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Learning to be French (and Failing): A New Zealander, a tiny village & an ancient stone house

Anna Bibby owned a successful art gallery in New Zealand until one day, on holiday in France, she bought a falling-down house in a picturesque medieval village. So began the process of renovatin..

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Leaving the Comfort Zone: The Adventure of a Lifetime

When you are leaving the comfort zone for an outdoor adventure the most incredible things can happen. This book showcases what it's like to experience the full spectrum of life. From encountering diff..

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London Perceived: A Portrait of The City

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Lonely Planet Experience Provence & the Cote d'Azur

Lonely Planet's Experience Provence & the Cote d'Azur travel guide reveals exciting new ways to explore this iconic destination with one-of-a-kind adventures at every turn. Dine at sunset in idyllic S..

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Lonely Planet The Islands Book

Islands have long been a source of fascination for travellers and there's an endless variety to explore: from storm-battered Faroes to the sort of tropical islands where long-gone pirates may have bur..

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Lonely Planet Where to Go When

The ultimate trip planner for every month of the year: discover the best places to visit throughout the seasons. Spark your curiosity with decision-making flowcharts to inspire your next unforgettable..

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Lost Places: Images of Bygone America

This photo essay's laser focus on the effects of American mobility sets it apart from other books in the "abandoned" genre. The United States has been shaped by mobility like no other nation on Earth..

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May We Be Spared to Meet on Earth: Letters of the Lost Franklin Arctic Expedition

May We Be Spared to Meet on Earth is a privileged glimpse into the private correspondence of the officers and sailors who set out in May 1845 on the Erebus and Terror for Sir John Franklin's fateful e..

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Michel the Giant: An African in Greenland

The gripping true story of one man's ten-year expedition from a village in West Africa to the Arctic Circle - a rare gem of travel writing which has inspired a generation 'The play of moonlight o..

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Mountains Of The Mind: A History Of A Fascination

WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD Once we thought monsters lived there. In the Enlightenment we scaled them to commune with the sublime. Soon, we were racing to conquer their summits in the..

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