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Off the Rails: 10,000 Km by Bicycle Across Russia, Siberia and Mongolia to China

by Chris Hatherly & Tim Cope

This is the true story of two twenty-year old Australians who travelled for fourteen months on recumbent bicycles from Russia, across Siberia and Mongolia, to Beijing. It is as much a story of perseverance,...


The Best Women¿s Travel Writing, Volume 9: True Stories from Around the World

by Lavinia Spalding

Since publishing the original edition of A Woman’s World in 1995, Travelers’ Tales has been the recognized national leader in women’s travel literature, and with the launch of the annual series The Best...


Alaska Days with John Muir

by Samuel Hall Young & Richard F. Fleck

An engaging record of Samuel Hall Young's friendship with naturalist John Muir that was grounded in the shared wonders of Alaska's wild landscapes.


Rooster in the Rice: An Ecological View of Life, Study, and Citizenship along Culture's Edges

by George Holmes Honadle

Rooster in the Rice captures the excitement of living, studying, and working abroad. Between two cultures lies a nether world of edges, where the rules of neither culture dominate. This book presents sixty incidents...


The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess 2nd Edition: Confessions from My Years Afloat with the Rich and Famous

by Julie Perry

Welcome to the World of the Rich and Famous. . .Travel, Adventure, and Multi-Million-Dollar Yachts: Part how-to guide, part travelogue, The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess: Confessions from My...


Old Men Can't Wait: A Septuagenarian Odyssey through the Americas

by Simon Gandolfi

Run down by three trucks, leg in plaster, not a good first day... So begins septuagenarian Simon Gandolfi's ten-month ride on a pizza delivery bike, from the tip of South America to New York. This epic exploration...


Snake Lake

by Jeff Greenwald

In a circular valley beneath the looming peaks of the Himalaya lies Kathmandu, Nepal. It’s a city of shimmering prayer flags, sacred cows, lavish festivals, and violent political turbulence—and a world that...


Mobile Narratives: Travel, Migration, and Transculturation

by Eleftheria Arapoglou, Mónika Fodor & Jopi Nyman

Emphasizing the role of travel and migration in the performance and transformation of identity, this volume addresses representations of travel, mobility, and migration in 19th-21st-century travel writing, literature,...


Delirious Delhi: Inside India's Incredible Capital

by David Prager

When the Big Apple no longer felt big enough, Dave Prager and his wife, Jenny, moved to a city of sixteen million people—with seemingly twice as many honking horns. Living and working in Delhi, the couple...


The Lure of the Honey Bird: The Storytellers of Ethiopia

by Elizabeth Laird

In 1967, at the age of 23, Elizabeth Laird set off for Addis Ababa to take up her first teaching post. She was introduced to Haile Selassie, made a pilgrimage across the mountains on foot to the ancient city...


A Tramp Abroad

by Mark Twain

Cast in the form of a walking tour through Germany, Switzerland, France, and Italy, A Tramp Abroad sparkles with the author's shrewd observations and highly opinionated comments on Old World culture, and showcases...


A Guide to Hemingway's Paris

by John Leland

Retracing for modern-day visitors the Paris of "The Sun Also Rises" and "A Moveable Feast," of James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ezra Pound, thsi guidebook uncovers the cafes, hotels, restaurants,...


On a Shoestring to Coorg: A Travel Memoir of India

by Dervla Murphy

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


Reeling In Russia

by Fen Montaigne

In the summer of 1996, award-winning journalist Fen Montaigne embarked on a hundred-day, seven-thousand-mile journey across Russia. Traveling with his fly rod, he began his trek in northwestern Russia on the...


The Log from the Sea of Cortez

by John Steinbeck

In the two years after the 1939 publication of Steinbeck's masterful The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck and his novel increasingly became the center of intense controversy and censorship. In search of a respite...


Roughing It

by Mark Twain

A fascinating picture of the American frontier emerges from Twain's fictionalized recollections of his experiences prospecting for gold, speculating in timber, and writing for a succession of small Western newspapers...


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

by Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau's account of his 1839 boat trip is a finely crafted tapestry of travel writing, essays, and lyrical poetry. Thoreau interweaves descriptions of natural phenomena, the rural landscape, and local characters...


Colonial American Travel Narratives

by Various

Four journeys by early Americans Mary Rowlandson, Sarah Kemble Knight, William Byrd II, and Dr. Alexander Hamilton recount the vivid physical and psychological challenges of colonial life. Essential primary...


A Russian Journal

by John Steinbeck

Steinbeck and Capa's account of their journey through Cold War Russia is a classic piece of reportage and travel writing.

Just after the Iron Curtain fell on Eastern Europe, Pulitzer Prize-winning author John...


Into Thin Air

by Jon Krakauer

When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10,1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned...