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Extreme Frontiers: Racing Across Canada from Newfoundland to the Rockies

by Charley Boorman

Charley Boorman is back on his bike exploring the world's second largest country - home to some of the most stunning and challenging terrain known to man.

Canada is a country of extremes, and Charley knows all...


A Small Key Opens Big Doors: 50 Years of Amazing Peace Corps Stories: Volume Three: The Heart of Eurasia

by Jay Chen

The Cold War officially ended in 1991 and opened a world of fresh opportunities for the Peace Corps. The fact that PCVs could move seamlessly into a constellation of states that once comprised the USSR is a...


Oil Safari: In Search of the Source of America's Fuel

by Paul F. Salopek

Would Americans pay more attention to their sources of petroleum—the lifeblood of their car-centric society—if gasoline came with a price tag tallying the explicit human costs of each fill-up? What untold...


John Kass's Odyssey: A Journey of Discovery in Greece and Turkey

by John Kass

John Kass's Odyssey is a nine-article Chicago Tribune series from April 2012 that relates the economic and political transformations of Greece and Turkey from the always-honest perspective of an award-winning...


Travels with Lizbeth

by Lars Eighner

"Lars Eighner is the Thoreau of the Dumpsters. Comparisons to Defoe's Robinson Crusoe and Hamsun's Hunger leap to mind. A classic of down-and-out literature." —Phillip Lopate

When Travels with Lizbeth was first...


The road and the backpack

by Paolo Ghidini

A journey of wisdom lost and found An ordinary 26 years old decided to quit his job and endure a two years round-the-world-trip. On the road he found friends, love, amazing sights and changed his way to look...


Adventures of a Compulsive Traveller

by Dominic Dunne

Journalist Dominic Dunne's travels have rarely been ordinary, despite his best intentions. He has been travelling all his life, from the time his parents started their annual pilgrimage to the opal fields of...


Riding the Trains in Japan: Travels in the Sacred and Supermodern World

by Patrick Holland

Arriving late in Kyoto Patrick Holland cannot find a room for the night. Homeless and disorientated and in a place where loitering is not encouraged his only solution is to ride the trains. The train journey...


The Good Life: Up the Yukon Without a Paddle

by Dorian Amos & Ray Mears

The absolutely inspiring true tale of a young couple who gave up the "good life" in England to start a new life in the wilderness of the Yukon Dorian Amos—a painter from Cornwall—and his wife decided that...


Even the Smallest Crab Has Teeth: 50 Years of Amazing Peace Corps Stories: Volume Four: Asia and the Pacific

by Jane Albritton

From land-locked Afghanistan to the smallest of islands in the far reaches of the Pacific Ocean, stories by peace Corps Volunteers from this region come from (mostly) Hindu India—1,269,210 square miles worth...


Gather the Fruit One by One: 50 Years of Amazing Peace Corps Stories: Volume Two: The Americas

by Pat Alter & Bernie Alter

Take some Inca, Aztec, Maya, and Moche, mix in Spanish, French, English, Dutch and Danish, stir it to the rhythmic beat of Africa and what do you get? A zesty brew, expressed in a callaloo soup of language,...


My Venice and Other Essays

by Donna Leon

Donna Leon has won a huge number of passionate fans and a tremendous amount of critical acclaim for her international bestselling mystery series featuring Venetian Commissario Guido Brunetti. These accolades...


Grape Expectations: A Family's Vineyard Adventure in France

by Caro Feely

Filled with vivid descriptions of delicious wines, great food, and stunning views, this is a unique insight into the world of the winemaker, and a story of passion, dedication, and love

When Caro and Sean find...


A Fork In The Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery On The Road

by Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

A Fork in the Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery on the Road

2014 James Beard Award Nominee and 2014 Society of Travel Writers Foundation Thomas...


The Wild Muir: Twenty-Two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures

by Lee Stetson

Here is an entertaining collection of John Muir’s most exciting adventures, representing some of his finest writing. From the famous avalanche ride off the rim of Yosemite Valley to his night spent weathering...


Bicycle Diaries

by David Byrne

A renowned musician and visual artist presents an idiosyncratic behind-the-handlebars view of the world’s cities

Since the early 1980s, David Byrne has been riding a bike as his principal means of transportation...


Absolutely Faking It

by Tiana Templeman

Thirteen luxury hotels, five months... no money. For Tiana Templeman, travel has always meant hiking boots and hostels, so when she wins a trip for two to stay at thirteen of the world's most exclusive five-star...


A Tour on the Prairies: An Account of Thirty Days in Deep Indian Country

by Washington Irving

In 1832, Washington Irving, America’s first literary superstar, returned to the United States after seventeen years abroad and swiftly set out to explore Pawnee country—the wild uncharted territory deep...


French Impressions:: The Adventures of an American Family

by John Littell & Mary Littell

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


The Red Highway

by Nicolas Rothwell

This is the story of a quest - a journey down the red highway.

On returning from a war zone, Nicolas Rothwell begins to explore the deserts and towns, sleepy coastline and hidden worlds of Australia's north....