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Forgotten Kingdom

by Peter Goullart

On the eve of Mao’s revolution, brilliant linguist Peter Goullart made himself totally at home in Likiang, capital of the all-but-forgotten Nakhi Kingdom of south west China. He unpicks the complex society,...

China on Foot

by Sheba Blake & Edwin Dingle

Edwin Dingle's book China on Foot details his trip through Hong Kong and Shanghai, and finally into Tibet, where he would be one of the first Westerners to enter a Tibetan Monastery. There he learned certain...

Speak and Read Japanese

by Larry Herzberg

Speak and Read Japanese provides language learners simple, fun, and imaginative ways to remember essential Japanese words and characters. Mastering basic vocabulary and kanji is one of the first challenges any...


by Nicholas Roerich

In "Shambhala" N.Roerich has recorded the way of his journey through Central Asia and Tibet in the terms of spirit. It is a record of legends, of parables, of notes--the very substance of which the larger reality...

Himalayas - Abode of Light

by Nicholas Roerich

Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) is known first and foremost as a painter. His paintings, of which there are thousands around the world, explore the mythic origins, the natural beauty, and the spiritual strivings...


by Nicholas Roerich

An inspiring record of the Roerich Central Asiatic Expedition(1924-1928) to India, Sikkim, Little Tibet, Chinese Turkestan, Mongoliaand Tibet.

Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) is known first and foremost as a painter....

Heart of Asia

by Nicholas Roerich

Nicholas Roerich was fond of saying, "Blessed be the obstacles--through them we grow." He was well qualified to know, for obstacles were a constant in his life. A superficial glance at his life would reveal...

Gleanings in Buddha-Fields

by Lafcadio Hearn

Gleanings in Buddha-Fields

Studies of Hand and Soul in the Far East


Lafcadio Hearn

Zen Gardens and Temples of Kyoto

by John Dougill, Takafumi Kawakami & John Einarsen

This Japan travel guide presents a journey into the true heart of the Kyoto experience—one which brings you deep into the world of Kyoto's ancient Zen Buddhist culture.

This is the first comprehensive guide...

Reverse Engineering Vedic Vimanas

by Enrico Baccarini and Kavya Vaddadi

The book reveals unearthed discoveries explaining scientific and technical details of vimana shasthra. For the first time in history 3D modelling of Vedic Vimanas are done and their CFD analysis revealing the...

White Mountain: A Cultural Adventure Through the Himalayas

by Robert Twigger

A sweeping biography of the Himalayas by the acclaimed author of Angry White Pyjamas.

Home to mythical kingdoms, wars and expeditions, and strange and magical beasts, the Himalayas have always loomed tall...

Berlitz Pocket Guide Singapore

by Berlitz

Berlitz Pocket Guides: iconic style, a bestselling brand, this is the quintessential pocket-sized travel guide to Singapore

? Newly updated edition of Berlitz Pocket Guide Singapore

? Over 45 million copies sold...

Berlitz Pocket Guide Hong Kong

by Berlitz

? Newly updated edition of Berlitz Pocket Guide Hong Kong

? Over 45 million copies sold across the series worldwide

? High production values - fresh colour-coded design, full-colour throughout, with glossy maps...

Insight Guides Pocket Hong Kong

by Insight Guides

? Newly updated edition of Insight Guides Pocket Hong Kong

? Innovative extra = incredible value, and unique in the market. All Pocket Guides come with a free eBook, unlike comparable competitors' products

? High...

Insight Guides Pocket Singapore

by Insight Guides

? Brand new edition of Insight Guides Pocket Singapore

? Innovative extra = incredible value, and unique in the market. All Pocket Guides come with a free eBook, unlike comparable competitors' products

? High...

A Ride to Khiva

by Fred Burnaby, Peter Hopkirk & Barney White-Spunner

Mission Impossible – the Central Asian city of Khiva, closed to Europeans by the Russians and a possible springboard for an invasion of India. The man to undertake it – Captain Fred Burnaby, six foot four...

Travels in a Dervish Cloak

by Isambard Wilkinson

Spellbound by his grandmother’s Anglo-Indian heritage and the exuberant annual visits of her friend the Begum, Isambard Wilkinson became enthralled by Pakistan as an intrepid teenager, eventually working there...

The Story of Anuradhapura

by Senani Ponnamperuma

For nearly 1400 years, the Anuradhapura Kingdom flourished as one of the great civilisations of the ancient world. Its capital, resplendent with gleaming white dagobas and huge monasteries with thousands of...

Family Fun in Thailand

by Eric Archer

Family Fun in Thailand is a must-have travel guide for everyone holidaying in Thailand with children. Over 120 attractions are listed in some of Thailand’s most popular and beautiful towns and cities, together...

IN NORTH KOREA: Lives and Lies in the State of Truth

by Rory Maclean

North Koreans could change the world. Today their country can annihilate South Korea and Japan. By 2020 their aim is to have submarine-launched missiles able to nuke the US mainland. So who are the North Koreans?...