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Accidentally Istanbul
black & white illustrations 240

Nancy Knudsen never meant to go to Istanbul. Maybe she might have included it as part of a holiday along with dazzling European cities such as Venice, Paris or Salzburg. But, Anglican that she was, actually to liv

Knudsen, Nancy
$25.00

Africa Solo: My World Record Race from Cairo to Cape Town
352

In the spring of 2015, Mark Beaumont set out from the bustling heart of Cairo on his latest world record attempt - solo, the length of Africa, intending to ride to Cape Town in under 50 days. Seven years since he smashed the world record for

Beaumont, Mark
$35.00

All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World
336

After years of studying Arabic, Zora O'Neill faced an increasing certainty that she was not only failing to master the language but was also driving herself crazy. So she stepped away. But a decade later she still couldn't shake her fascinat

O'Neill, Zora
$35.00

Altitude

Baikie, Barbara and Delores Cummins
$29.00

American Journeys

Only in America - the most powerful democracy on earth, home to the best and worst of everything - are the most extreme contradictions possible. In a series of journeys acclaimed author Don Watson set out to explore the nation that has influenc

Watson, Don
$20.00

Among the Cannibals
Hardback , 229 x 152mm. 272

"Among the Cannibals" began when Paul Raffaele, Australian travel writer, made his first trip up an obscure New Guinea river in search of one of the last practicing cannibal cultures on Earth. What he found were a peo

Raffaele, Paul
$10.00

Among the Russians
224

Among the Russians is a marvellous account of a solitary journey by car from St. Petersburg and the Baltic States south to Georgia and Armenia. A gifted writer and intrepid traveller, Thubron grapples with the complexities of Russian identit

Thubron, Colin, Thubron, Joan
$25.00

Andes
ill 592

Stretching for over 5,500 miles, and containing the highest active volcanoes in the world, the largest salt flat, the highest lake, and peaks rivalled in size only by the Himalayas, the Andes impress by statistics alone. But beyond the r

Jacobs, Michael
$30.00

Appian Way
24 halftones, 3 line drawings 136

To walk on remnants of the storied Appian Way today, from Rome to the heel of Italy, is to walk in the footsteps of ghosts. Our guide to those ghosts-and the layers of history they represent-is Robert A. Kaster.

Kaster, Robert A.
$29.95

Archipelago
100 colour plates 240

Indonesia is the worlds largest archipelago nation comprising as many as 17,000 islands spread over the same distance as Los Angeles to New York, or Perth to Sydney. Indonesia is also the most culturally diverse nation on t

Burnet, Ian
$40.00

As the Romans Do
304

Rome is steeped in history and tradition, and this is reflected in the sheer vibrancy and variety of its food. In As the Romans Do, Instagram star and Roman native Eleonora Galasso will take you on a journey amongst the houses, the sanpietri

Galasso, Eleonora
$40.00

Beijing Tai Tai
272

'Beijing Tai Tai' is a collection of witty observations on Beijing expat life, from a mother, wife and woman intent on capturing her love-hate affair with China. Intensely personal, at times a little controversial, it's a rollercoaster ride

McCartney, Tania
$25.00

Best Women's Travel Writing Volume 8
350

Since publishing the original edition of "A Woman's World" in 1995, Travelers' Tales has been the recognized leader in women's travel literature, and with the launch of the annual series The Best Travel Writing in 2004, the obvious next step

Spalding, Lavinia
$25.00

Black Dragon River
360

Black Dragon River recounts a personal journey down one of Asia's great rivers. The world's ninth largest river, the Amur serves as a large part of the border between Russia and China. As a crossroads for the great empires of Asia, this area

Ziegler, Dominic
$49.00

By the Seat of My Pants 3
197(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 320

Humorous tales of travel and misadventure. A hilarious anthology of travel stories, penned by a mix of comedians, travel writers and previously unpublished authors. These stories from the road focus on universal themes

Lonely Planet
$25.00

Call of the Camino
1 map 176

Call of the Camino commences as an account of a walk along the Camino Frances from the French town of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, at the foot of the Pyrenees, to the shrine of Saint James at Santiago de Compostela and then on to Finisterr

Robert, Mullen
$27.95

Circle to Circle
colour photos 352

Plenty of retirees take a holiday. When Brian Rix retired after 36 years as a policeman in Victoria rather than hitching up the caravan, he put his wife, journalist Shirley Hardy-Rix, on the back of his motorcycle and headed of

Hardy-Rix, Shirley, Rix, Brian
$32.95

Cloud Road
A Journey Through the Inca Heartland 350

In every atlas there is a country missing from the maps of South America: the Andean nation. For five months John Harrison journeys through this secret country, walking alone into remote villages where he

Harrison, John
$30.95

Colossus of Maroussi
208

'Out of the sea, as if Homer himself had arranged it for me, the islands bobbed up, lonely, deserted, mysterious in the fading light'. Enraptured by a young woman's account of the landscapes of Greece, Henry Miller set off to explore the Gre

Miller, Henry
$27.00

Congo Journey Popular Penguins
480

Congo Journey (1996) is an autobiographical novel by British author Redmond O'Hanlon, following his trip across Congo-Brazzaville (now Republic of the Congo), taking a friend to Lake Tele in search of Mokèlé-mbèmbé, a legendary Congo dinosau

O'Hanlon Redmond
$9.95

Covetables - Snippets, Trinkets and Truffles from the South of France
colour photos 96

This story began in 2008 in a tiny village called Champagnac de Belair a quiet resting place with only the sounds of birdsong, the cool rushing of a river through the forest and a church bell that tells you the time if you are w

Johnson, Lisa
$29.95

Cruel Way
13 halftones, 2 maps 240

In 1939 Swiss travel writer and journalist Ella K. Maillart set off on an epic journey from Geneva to Kabul with fellow writer Annemarie Schwarzenbach in a brand new Ford. As the first European women to travel alone on A

Maillart, Ella, Crispin, Jessa
$26.95

Delicious Days in Paris
256

Romantic, mouth-watering Paris - where do you start? Let food-lover and Paris expert Jane Paech show you around the city's mille-feuille of history and culture, with its tempting pastry and chocolate shops on every corner. You'll visit both

Paech, Jane
$35.00

Down Under
432

It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life - a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can

Bryson, Bill
$25.00

Driving Over Lemons
An Optimist in Andalucia Lemons Trilogy 240

Chris, eternal optimist and itinerant sheep shearer, moves with his wife Ana to a mountain farm in Las Alpujarras, an oddball region in the south of Spain. Misadventures gleefully unfold as Chris disco

Stewart, Chris
$20.00

Elephant Complex
352

Everyone has wanted a piece of paradise Sri Lanka is a small island with a long, violent and enthralling history. Home to thousands of wild elephants, this is a place where natural beauty has endured, indifferent to human tragedy. Journeying

Gimlette, John
$33.00

Empire of the East
216

Norman Lewis was eighty-three years old when in 1991 he embarked on a series of three arduous journeys into the most contentious corners of Indonesia: into the extreme western edge of Sumatra, into East Timor and Irian Jaya. He never drops h

Lewis, Norman
$30.00

Engel's England
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 560

England, says Matthew Engel, is the most complicated place in the world. And, as he travels through each of the historic English counties, he discovers that's just the start of it. Every county is fascinating, the prod

Engel, Matthew
$25.00

Europe @ 2.4 Km/h
312

Wheelchair traveller Ken Haley crosses the Continent the long way round from Russia to Portugal via the Arctic covering 26,000 km by train, bus, plane and ship. At the pace of 2.4 km/h this former Age journalist is not out to break too many

Haley, Ken
$32.95

Expatriate Paris
320

Paris has long been a storied center of art and culture, and of romance, but in the 1920s its magnetism was especially irresistible. From around the world writers, artists, and composers steamed in, to visit or linger, some to reside. For tr

Hansen, Arlen
$17.95

Flaneuse
336

'Flaneuse [flanne-euhze], noun, from the French. Feminine form of flaneur [flanne-euhr], an idler, a dawdling observer, usually found in cities. That is an imaginary definition.' If the word flaneur conjures up visions of Baudelaire, bouleva

Elkin, Lauren
$35.00

Florence
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 192

Why has Florence always drawn so many English and American visitors? (At the turn of the century, the Anglo-American population numbered more than thirty thousand.) Why have men and women fleeing sex scandals tradition

Leavitt, David
$30.00

Florence Diary
178(Ht mm) 111(Wdt mm) 64

A recently discovered gem from the bestselling author of Somewhere Towards the End and Alive, Alive Oh!: the charming and vivacious diary of Diana Athill's holiday to Florence in the late 1940s. In August

Athill, Diana
$25.00

Food Lover's Pilgrimage to Santiago
352

A constant on my camino was the powerful sensation of a message across time, a guiding hand reaching out to me from those who had passed this way before.'

A thousand-year-old pilgrimage route and food traditions stretc

Nolan, Dee
$50.00

Full Tilt

Murphy, Dervla
$34.95

Ghost Empire
512

'A brilliant reconstruction of the saga of power, glory, invasion and decay that is the one-thousand year story of Constantinople. A truly marvellous book.' - Simon Winchester In 2014, Richard Fidler and his son Joe made a journey to Istanb

Fidler, Richard
$40.00

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 480

Thirty years ago Paul Theroux left London and travelled across Asia and back again by train. His account of the journey - "The Great Railway Bazaar" - was a landmark book and made his name as the foremost travel writ

Theroux Paul
$25.00

Great Railway Bazaar
By Train Through Asia 384

The Orient Express; The Khyber Pass Local; the Delhi Mail from Jaipur; the Golden Arrow of Kuala; the Trans-Siberian Express; these are just some of the trains steaming through Paul Theroux's epic rail journey from Lond

Theroux Paul
$24.95

Great Railway Bazaar Popular Penguins
By Train Through Asia 384

The Orient Express, the Golden Arrow of Kuala and the Trans-Siberian Express are just some of the trains steaming through Paul Theroux's epic rail journey from London across Europe through India and Asia. This was a jou

Theroux, Paul
$13.00

Growing Old Outrageously
200(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 304

Two old school friends reconnect unexpectedly after thirty-five years and discover that they both love travelling - and the more exotic and far-flung the location, the better! Not having a clue whether they will get al

Linstead, Hilary, Davies, Elisabeth
$30.00

Growing Old Outrageously
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 326

Two old school friends reconnect unexpectedly after thirty-five years and discover that they both love travelling - and the more exotic and far-flung the location, the better! Not having a clue whether they will get al

Linstead, Hilary, Davies, Elisabeth
$23.00

Hack in a Flak Jacket
304

'Flak jackets are dreadful things. Sure, they have a purpose, and if one ever stopped a bullet or piece of shrapnel from spearing into my vital organs, I would kiss it, hang it up, and frame it. But that hasn't happened, yet.' For almost ten

Stefanovic, Peter
$30.00

Harlem is Nowhere
304

A walker, a reader and a gazer, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts is also a skilled talker whose impromptu kerbside exchanges with Harlem's most colourful residents are transmuted into a slippery, silky set of observations on what change and opportunity

Rhodes-Pitts, Sharifa
$30.00

Hemingway's Paris
Color illustrations, 150 B&W photos 208

Walk through the Streets of Paris with Ernest Hemingway. In gorgeous black and white images, Hemingway's Paris depicts a story of remarkable passion--for a city, a woman, and a time. No other city in any

Wheeler, Robert
$38.00

Holy Cow
An Indian Adventure

MacDonald Sarah
$19.95

Hotel Years
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 288

The hotel that I love like a fatherland is situated in one of the great port cities of Europe, and the heavy gold Antiqua letters in which its banal name is spelled out shining across the roofs of the gently banked hou

Roth, Joseph, Hofmann, Michael
$23.00

House in Fez
Paperback 368

Clarke Suzanna
$39.95

House of Snow
240(Ht mm) 170(Wdt mm) 512

In April 2015, catastrophic earthquakes left Nepal devastated. Over 7,000 people lost their lives and more than twice as many were injured. Hundreds of thousands were made homeless and UNESCO World Heritage sites were

Fiennes, Sir Ranulph, Bt OBE, Douglas, Ed
$45.00

How to Travel Without Seeing
224

A dizzying, fast-paced tour of Latin America provides one of the Spanish-speaking world's most outstanding writers with the occasion for an experimental travelogue somewhere between personal diary and critical essay. Lamenting not having mor

Neuman, Andres, Lawrence, Jeffrey
$25.00

Icons of England
B&W illustrations throughout 368

This celebration of the English countryside does not only focus on the rolling green landscapes and magnificent monuments that set England apart from the rest of the world. Many of the contributors bring their ow

Bryson, Bill
$25.00

In Patagonia
Vintage Classic 272 pages.

Beautifully written and full of wonderful descriptions and intriguing tales, "In Patagonia" is an account of Bruce Chatwin's travels to a remote country in search of a strange beast and his encounters with the people w

Chatwin Bruce
$15.00

India
10 Black and White Photos 336

In "India: A Sacred Geography," renowned Harvard scholar Diana Eck offers an extraordinary spiritual journey through the pilgrimage places of the world's most religiously vibrant culture and reveals that it is, in f

Eck, Diana L.
$35.00

Inside a Pearl
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 272

Edmund White was forty-three years old when he moved to Paris in 1983. He spoke no French and knew just two people in the entire city, but soon discovered the anxieties and pleasures of mastering a new culture. White f

White, Edmund
$20.00

Irresponsible Traveller
240

Publishing to coincide with Bradt's 40th anniversary, The Irresponsible Traveller is a light but edgy collection of travellers' tales. Travel writers and celebrities alike recount their exciting, and often dangerous, adventures which include

Barclay, Jennifer, Phillips, Adrian
$23.00

Istanbul
2 x 8pp plate sections 432

Istanbul, A Traveller's Reader is an wide-ranging and carefully chosen selection of writings, offering a richly layered view of Byzantine Constantinople and Turkish Istanbul. During the thousand-year Byzantine empire t

Kelly, Laurence
$25.00

Italians
336

Sublime and maddening, fascinating yet baffling, Italy is a country of endless paradox and seemingly unanswerable riddles. John Hooper's marvellously entertaining and perceptive book is the ideal companion for anyone seeking to understand co

Hooper, John
$27.00

Je Suis Australienne
Remarkable Women in France, 1880-1945 320

Profiles extraordinary Australian women who travelled to France at different times through history and who formulated their impressions in fiction, diaries, letters, and autobiographies, between 1880 and

Lancaster, Rosemary
$29.95

Journey into Barbary
240

In the spring and summer of 1931, Wyndham Lewis travelled to the westernmost part of the Berber heartland in Morocco, known traditionally as 'Barbary'. Wanting to avoid what he called 'the Baedekered blight' of Anglo-American tourism, he set

Lewis,Wyndham
$29.95

Kindness of Strangers 3
197(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 320

Tales of fate and fortune on the road. A collection of original stories by acclaimed writers including Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simon Winchester, Anthony Sattin and Dave Eggers, exploring the theme of finding good fortu

Lonely Planet
$25.00

Land of Eagles
11 colour in 8pp plate section, map 232

Determined to discover the Albanian that lies behind so many stereo types and preconceptions, Robin Hanbury-Tenison and his wife Louella crossed the country on horseback, from Theth in the north to the bor

Hanbury-Tenison, Robin
$29.95

Land Where Lemons Grow: The Story of Italy and its Citrus Fruit The
272

This is a delightful book about Italy's unexpected history, told through its citrus fruits. The story of citrus runs through the history of Italy like a golden thread, and by combining travel writing with history, recipes, horticulture and a

Attlee, Helena
$25.00

Lights Camera... Travel!
320

Lights, Camera Travel!
Since the Ancient Greeks, actors have been society 's storytellers. And ever since Hollywood first left the back lot, these storytellers have been traveling to far-flung corners of the world to tell those tales. We

George, Dan, McCarthy, Andrew
$25.00

Like a Tramp, Like A Pilgrim
272

Watching in disbelief as his computer was struck by lightning in 2007, Harry Bucknall had no idea that the subsequent trail of events would lead him to Rome - five years later, on foot. Following the Via Francigena, the ancient pilgrim path

Bucknall, Harry
$35.00

Little Pleasures of Paris
illustrations 112

Take an enchanting tour of Paris's most charming places, objects, and pasttimes in this lovingly compiled Francophile handbook. Organized by season, The Little Pleasures of Paris takes the reader through a year's worth of quint

Jonath, Leslie, Stewart, Lizzy
$35.00

Londoners
ill 448

Here are the voices of London - rich and poor, native and immigrant, women and men - witnessed by Craig Taylor, an acclaimed journalist, playwright and writer, who spent five years exploring the city and listening to its residents. From

Taylor, Craig
$25.00

Lonely Planet Travel Anthology
320

In 2016, Lonely Planet launches the first of its annual anthologies of travel writing, celebrating true tales by great writers from all over the world. Writers range from big names - including Richard Ford, TC Boyle and Cheryl Strayed - to u

Lonely Planet
$28.00

Lost Art of Finding Our Way
171 halftones, 54 line illustrations, 3 tables 520

Long before GPS, Google Earth, and global transit, humans traveled vast distances using only environmental clues and simple instruments. John Huth asks what is lost when modern technology substi

Huth, John Edward
$59.95

Malay Archipelago
549

Alfred Russel Wallace's The Malay Archipelago is a work of astounding breadth and originality that chronicles the British naturalist's scientific exploration of Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and New Guinea between 1854 and 1862. An intrepid

Wallace, Alfred
$25.00

Malay Archipelago
black and white drawings and maps 512

Alfred Russel Wallace deserves equal billing with Charles Darwin for his independently drawn but parallel conclusions on the theory of evolution. Darwin himself called Wallace 'generous and noble' and referr

Wallace, Alfred Russel, Whitten, Tony
$28.00

Mammoth Book of Antarctic Journeys
512

This is the very best writing on the Antarctic, from James Cook's eighteenth-century assertion that 'no man will ever venture further than I have done' to Lynne Cox's description of her epic, icy swim in the twenty-first century - 32 first-h

Lewis, Jon E.
$13.00

Mantras and Misdemeanours
Paperback 312 pages.

The home of the Dalai Lama, McLeod Ganj, is a town of quiet beauty and surprising violence, where reality has the wide open sense of a dream. A compelling journey into the heart of Tibetan Buddhism.

Walker, Vanessa
$24.95

Me, Myself & Prague
228 pages.

Armed only with a romantic soul and a 1973 guide to communist Czechoslovakia, Rachael Weiss heads off in search of adventure, love and her Bohemian roots in this funny, flippant and fabulous story of her year of living and loving in P

Weiss, Rachael
$24.95

Memories - From Moscow To The Black Sea
216(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 336

The writer and satirist Teffi was a literary sensation in Russia until war and revolution forced her to leave her country for ever. Memories is her blackly funny and heartbreaking account of her final, frantic journey

Teffi, Chandler, Robert, Jackson, Anne Marie, Steinberg, Irina, Kluz, Ed
$35.00

Minaret of Djam
An Excursion in Afghanistan 168

The 12th century minaret of Djam is one of Afghanistan's most celebrated treasures, a magnificent symbol of the powerful Ghorid Empire that once stretched from Iran to India. The second tallest brick minaret in th

Stark, Freya
$23.00

Moscow
8 pp plate section 352

Founded in 1147, Moscow was for much of its early history in thrall to other nations - to the Khans, the Tartars and the Poles. The city was devastated by fire time and again, but with each rebuilding, it grew ever more ma

Kelly, Laurence
$25.00

Moscow Tales
15 black-and-white halftones 416

Presenting stories which represent each layer of the city of Moscow, from the centre of power to the outer rings of desolate estates and tumbledown shacks, this fascinating collection offers a lively and varied p

Constantine, Helen
$20.95

Moveable Feast 2
197(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 320

Life-changing food adventures around the world. A Moveable Feast is a collection of traveller's tales set around the world. It transforms the planet into an endless all-you-can-eat buffet for mind, soul and stomach. Wr

Lonely Planet
$25.00

Neither Here, Nor There
320

Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In Neither Here nor There he brings his unique brand of humour to bear on Europe as he shoulders his backback, keeps a tig

Bryson, Bill
$25.00

New World Order - Every Country on Earth. Sorted.
Paperback , 198 x 129mm.

Left-field geographer and anti-travel author Dixe Wills presents a uniquely new look at each of the 198 countries of the world. With a handy grading system to reveal who are the globe's real top nations and which ones a

Wills, Dixe
$22.95

Nile
352

Egypt is the most populous country in the world's most unstable region. It is the key to Middle East peace, the voice of the Arab world and the crossroads between Europe and Africa. Its historical and strategic importance is unparalleled. In

Wilkinson, Toby
$30.00

Nine Lives
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 304

Award-winning, critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling William Dalrymple takes us to the heart of an undiscovered India. A Buddhist monk takes up arms to resist the Chinese invasion of Tibet - then spends the

Dalrymple, William
$23.00

Not Another Greek Salad
364

We walk up to the castle, an 18th century thing that is now just neglected ruins. We scamble around but it is obvious from the pungent odour and stains on the crumbling old walls that several hundred men have used this as a convenient place

Rickard, Ann
$19.95

Notes from A Small Island
384

In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family, Bill Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island

Bryson, Bill
$25.00

Old Man and the Sea
same plate section as HB - no LS help required 208

Octogenarian Anthony Smith's journey was originally inspired by both the Kontiki Expedition of Thor Heyerdahl (who he knew) and the incredible story of the survivors of a 1940 boat disaster, who

Smith, Anthony
$23.00

On the Road to Babadag
272

Andrzej Stasiuk is a restless and indefatigable traveller. His journeys - by car, train, bus, ferry - take him from his native Poland to small towns and villages with unfamiliar yet evocative names in Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Al

Stasiuk, Andrzej, Kandel, Michael
$35.00

On Trails
216(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 360

A strikingly original debut from a tremendous new talent, Rob Moor explores the nature of trails, from hiking the Appalachian trail to the biological phenomenon of how the trails of ants are formed. In the vein of Rebe

Moor, Robert
$35.00

Only in New York
224

New York is a walker's city. You can walk for hours. The streets slip by. There is so much to look at, so much to take in. I walk a lot. Especially when I am not writing ...Lily Brett's love affair with New York began as an outsider in her l

Brett, Lily
$23.00

Only in New York
224

New York is a walker's city. You can walk for hours. The streets slip by. There is so much to look at, so much to take in. I walk a lot. Especially when I am not writing...Lily Brett's love affair with New York began as an outsider in her la

Brett, Lily
$30.00

Oregon Trail: A New American Journey
illustrations 464

The #1 "New York Times" bestseller: Rinker Buck s awe-inspiring charming, big-hearted, impassioned fun to read ("The Boston Globe") account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way in a covered wagon wi

Buck, Rinker
$27.00

Ox-Travels

"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. Proceeds will be given to Oxfam. You have to go back to the 1980s and Granta's bestselling travel iss

Palin, Michael, Theroux, Paul, Wheeler, Sara, Dalrymple, William, Fermor, Patrick Leigh, Jones, Lloyd, Stewart, Rory, Morris, Jan, Murphy, Dervla, MacLean, Rory
$25.00

Paris Metro Tales
336

Following on from Helen Constantine's hugely successful Paris Tales, the twenty-two short stories included in More Metro Tales take the reader on an fascinating journey around Paris by metro. The journey begins at the Gare du Nord, stops at

Constantine, Helen
$21.95

Paris to the Past
6 maps 381

In one of the most inventive travel books in years, Ina Caro invites readers on twenty-five one-day train trips that depart from Paris and transport us back through seven hundred years of French history. Whether taking us to Orleans t

Caro, Ina
$22.95

Parrot in the Pepper Tree
Lemons Trilogy 240

Chris Stewart's "Driving Over Lemons" (9780956003805) told the story of his move to a remote mountain farm in Las Alpujarras - an oddball region of Spain, south of Granada. Funny, insightful and real, the book became an intern

Stewart, Chris
$20.00

Piano Shop on the Left Bank
Paperback 256 pages.

Ever since the piano was invented, people have longed to own one. In the nineteenth century, an age without recorded music or television, this craze reached its apex. When Thad Carhart discovered Luc and his hidden cache of

Carhart TE
$23.00

Pier Review : A Road Trip in Search of the Great British Seaside
320

Fifty-five piers. Two weeks. One eccentric road trip. Before the seaside of their youth disappears forever, two friends from the landlocked Midlands embark on a peculiar journey to see all the surviving pleasure piers in England and Wales. W

Bounds, Jon, Smith, Danny
$25.00

Ransacking Paris
288

It must mean something, a dream that can propel you to the other side of the world. Couldn't it be the heart wanting something it needs, this longing for elsewhere? After all, we are all strangers wandering around this planet, apparently los

Miller, Patti
$29.95

Red Wake: A Hybrid of Travel, History and Journalism
352

In a hybrid of travel and journalism, Kurt Johnson takes a historical rollick through the uStans. Since childhood, Kurt was alert to 'the communists' his immigrant grandparents spoke of and became transfixed by stories of the Soviet Union.

Johnson, Kurt
$35.00

Regions of Thick-Ribbed Ice: Short Black 4
64

'They say that tourist ships to Antarctica, even more than ordinary human conveyances, are loaded down with aching hearts. Deceived wives and widowers, men who've never been loved and don't know why, Russian crew forced to leave their childre

Garner, Helen
$7.00

Rivers and the Sea - With a Touch of Broulee
"The Rivers and the Sea wanders the world from Sydney to Ireland, from Germany to India, and from China to a little piece of heaven. The stories are united only by their relationship with the author's love of the sea, of travel, and especially of th
Magee Stuart
$22.95

Road Headed West
352

It seemed a terrible shame to meet my end in Iowa; I couldn't imagine anywhere more disappointing to die. If I were a betting man I'd have reckoned on the most dangerous thing in this state being sheer boredom. The scenery hadn't changed for

McCarron, Leon
$25.00

Road To Little Dribbling
480

Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was taken to the nation's heart and became

Bryson, Bill
$25.00

Road to Little Dribbling
320

Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was taken to the nation's heart and became

Bryson, Bill
$40.00

Road to Oxiana
Paperback 368 pages.

In 1933, Robert Byron began a journey through the Middle East via Beirut, Jerusalem, Baghdad, and Teheran to Oxiana - the country of the Oxus, the ancient name for the river Amu Darya. This book offers not only a record of h

Byron, Robert
$9.95

Running Away from Home
288

Jane de Teliga had it all - a glamorous and fulfilling career as style director for Australia's best-loved magazine, a happy family life and a beautiful home in Sydney's stunning eastern suburbs. But when empty nest syndrome struck, she sudd

De Teliga, Jane
$40.00

Running with the Blood God
384

Matthew Thompson is a writer and adventurer with a University Medal in English and a broken nose. Areas of his reportage include pool hustling, nudist colonies, mixed-sex boxing and war zones. Matt's writing has appeared in the Sydney Mornin

Thompson, Matthew
$33.00

Saint-Germain-des-Pres: Paris's Rebel Quarter
181(Ht mm) 127(Wdt mm) 256

From the bestselling author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World comes this first book in an exciting new series of narrative "biographies" of Paris's great neighborhoods, beginning with Saint-Germain-des-Pres-the c

Baxter, John
$23.00

Santiago Pilgrimage
240

"Whenever I was asked: 'Why did you go to Santiago?', I had a hard time answering. How could I explain to those who had not done it that the way has the effect - if not the virtue - to make you forget all reasons that led you to become invol

Rufin, Jean-Christophe, Imrie, Malcolm, Dervis, Martina
$35.00

Sea Room
197 x 130mm. 256

Nicolson, Adam
$19.95

Secret Life of the Gold Coast
328

The Gold Coast: City of the Future; metropolis of dreams. In less than fifty years a tiny holiday town of fibro shacks and mangrove swamps has grown to become a city of almost a million people and an embodiment of our unquenchable lust for s

Shanahan, Brendan
$24.95

Shadow of the Silk Road
Paperback 384 pages.

Chinese silk has turned up in the hair of a 10th-century-BC Egyptian mummy; the tartan plaids of 3000-year-old mummies in the Chinese desert echo those of early Celts. This work says that to be travelling the Silk Road, is t

Thubron, Colin
$25.00

Sicily, It's Not Quite Tuscany : And Other Revelations from a Mediterranean Sea Change
420

Sicily, It's Not Quite Tuscany is a captivating tale of an Italian sea change. Over the course of 12 romantic months, two Australian newlyweds restore a rundown villa in a rustic corner of Italy, seeking the very essence of la dolce vita, st

Sillar, Shamus
$25.00

Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot
352

Sunday Times Besteller. Think back to when you first flew. When you first left the Earth, and travelled high and fast above its turning arc. When you looked down on a new world, captured simply and perfectly through a window fringed with ice

Vanhoenacker, Mark
$25.00

Slow Train to Switzerland: One Tour, Two Trips, 150 Year and a World of Change Apart
black & white 320

A bestseller in Europe and the United Kingdom, "Slow Train to Switzerland" is now in paperback! Diccon Bewes, author of the immensely popular "Swiss Watching," follows Thomas Cook's groundbreaking tour from England to the Swiss

Bewes, Diccon
$28.00

Songlines
Vintage Classic 304 pages.

The songlines are invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, ancient tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. Along these lines, Aboriginals passed the songs which revealed the creation of th

Chatwin, Bruce
$15.00

South from Alaska
304

Ever since I was seven years old, I have been convinced that one of the fundamental upsides of being alive is that it gives you the chance to do things like sailing across oceans ...When marine biologists Mike Litzow and his partner Alisa ma

Litzow, Mike
$34.95

Southern Cross Safari
516

Join Bruce Gall on the trip of a lifetime, as bus and train drivers safely chauffer you 26,000 kilometres around amazing Australia. Think of all those places you've ever wanted to visit, and this journey will take you to most of them. We vis

Gall, Bruce
$34.95

Stalin's Nose
Paperback

In Rory MacLean's groundbreaking debut travel book, Winston the pig drops on to Uncle Peter's head and kills him dead. Unwilling to be left alone in her house Aunt Zita, a faded Austrian aristocrat and a vivacious eccentric, hijacks h

MacLean, Rory
$32.00

Stasiland
304 pages.

In the former East there was one agent of the Stasi, the secret police, for every six citizens. What did it do to people to be so watched? And what sort of people were they, all those watchers? In her internationally acclaimed debut,

Funder Anna
$24.95

Stones of Aran
528

Tim Robinson's "Stones of Aran" is one of the most striking and original literary undertakings of our time. Robinson's ambition is to find out both what it is to know a landscape, know it as extensively and intimately as possible, and what i

Robinson, Tim, Dr, Elder, John
$42.00

Swimming with Warlords
black & white halftones 393

In this electrifying first-person account, journalist and author Kevin Sites goes deep into the geopolitical morass of Afghanistan to emerge with critical insights into both a people and a war that few truly comprehen

Sites, Kevin
$25.00

Tales from Nowhere 3
197(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 320

Unexpected stories from unexpected places. These 30 real-life tales all celebrate and illuminate one simple truth: if we embark on each adventure with an open heart and an open mind, travel will take us places we never

Lonely Planet, George, Don
$25.00

Terra Nullius
A Journey Through No One's Land 256

In the critically acclaimed Desert Divers and Exterminate All the Brutes, Sven Lindqvist travelled through Africa's deserts and unearthed the cruelty of colonialism. Now he has done the same for Australia. Lin

Lindqvist, Sven
$23.00

Thousand Days in Venice
Paperback 288 pages.

When Fernando spots her in a Venice cafe and knows immediately that she is The One, Marlena de Blasi is caught off guard. A divorced American chef and food writer, she is happy with her life; yet is soon quitting her job to

De Blasi, Marlena
$23.00

To the Edge of the World
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white) 304

Christian Wolmar expertly tells the story of the Trans-Siberian railway from its conception and construction under Tsar Alexander III, to the northern extension ordered by B

Wolmar, Christian
$25.00

Train in Spain
256

This is not a book about trains but about the variety of Spain. The bestselling author Christopher Howse makes ten great railway journeys that explore the interior of the peninsula, its astonishing landscapes and ancient buildings. The focus

Howse, Christopher
$35.00

Trains
272

HOP ON BOARD, SIT BACK AND ENJOY THE RIDE! Whether you pine for the romantic age of the steam engine, thrill at the speeds of today's superfast trains, dream of travelling on the world's great long-distance rail journeys or yearn to take th

Hamilton, Ray
$28.00

Travels with Epicurus
192

Travels with Epicurus: A Journey to a Greek Island in Search of an Authentic Old Age is a humorous, uplifting meditation on finding the pleasures of old age, by the New York Times bestselling co-author of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar

Klein, Daniel
$20.00

Tunnel Vision
195(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 264

The highly entertaining true story of a bloke who decides to make his favourite pastime (surfing) his profession for a year. It started as a joke and then got serious. Sort of.Inveterate traveller Sullivan McLeod got

McLeod, Sullivan
$24.95

Uke of Wallington
288

BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week - 14th May 2012. When the only gig Mark Wallington's R&B band can get is in a nursing home they decide it's time to call it a day. But then Mark discovers an instrument he might just have enough talent for -

Wallington, Mark
$19.95

Under the Mountain Wall
32 288

In the Baliem Valley in central New Guinea lived a Stone Age tribe which survived into the twentieth century - the Kurelu. Matthiessen joined the Harvard-Peabody Expedition of 1961 which set out to study the tribe as unobtrusively as poss

Matthiessen, Peter
$32.95

Under the Tump
222(Ht mm) 143(Wdt mm) 320

Hay-on-Wye is world famous as the Town of Books. But when travel writer Oliver Balch moved there, it was not just the books he was keen to read, but the people too. After living in London and Buenos Aires, what will he

Balch, Oliver
$33.00

Under the Tuscan Sun
198 x 129mm. , Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 287

The story of Frances Mayes' experiences of buying and restoring an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. Captures the essence of the Tuscan way of life as Peter Mayle did for Provence

Mayes Frances
$19.95

Unfathomable City
39 color illustrations, 7 b/w photographs 176

Like the bestselling Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas, this book is a brilliant reinvention of the traditional atlas, one that provides a vivid, complex look at the multi-faceted nature of New Or

Solnit, Rebecca, Snedeker, Rebecca
$41.95

Unholy Pilgrims
276

Tom Trumble and his friend Dave flee the unmade decisions and looming responsibilities of everyday life to walk the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, a well-known and well-populated pilgrimage from France into the mountains of Spain. This is

Trumble, Tom
$24.95

Visiting the Neighbours
320

A million Australians went to Bali last year, following the millions of others who have made their way across Asia over the past century. Many travellers returned thinking they knew Asia and their personal experiences helped shape popular at

Sobocinska, Agnieszka
$35.00

Viva South America!
432

!Viva South America! sets out to discover if the dream of Simon Bolivar - for independence, freedom and equality - lives on in modern South America. Armed with a reporter's notebook and an open mind, Oliver Balch hits the road in search of a

Balch, Oliver
$25.00

Waiting for a Wide Horse Sky

The plight of mirgrant factory workers in South Korea leads Katoomba-based author Elaine Kennedy to question her own motives for travel and working in Daegu. Heartbreaking and surprisingly intimate, Kennedy's memoir is full of true drama and i

Kennedy Elaine
$29.95

Walk Across Australia
224

David Mason walked across Australia because no-one else had done it. He did it on is own with no suport crew. After his experiences in the French Foreign Legion it was at once a challenge and a way to reconnect with life, people and Australi

Mason, David
$29.95

Walking Away
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 288

Not content with walking the Pennine Way as a modern day troubadour, an experience recounted in his best-seller and prize-wining Walking Home, the restless poet has followed up that journey with a walk of the same dist

Armitage, Simon
$23.00

Walking Home
198(Ht mm) 126(Wdt mm) 250

Join Simon Armitage on his heroic, hilarious and moving feat to walk the Pennine Way without a penny in his pocket. In 2010 Simon Armitage decided to walk the Pennine Way. The challenging 256-mile route is usually appr

Armitage,Simon
$23.00

Walking Palestine
224

?With the images of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict so dominant in our minds, walking for leisure is the one activity probably least associated with the West Bank region. But Stefan Szepesis book wanders well off the beaten track of Palesti

Szepsi, Stefan, Szepesi, Stefan
$29.95

Walking the Camino
Paperback , 198mm. 320

2008 ACT Book of the Year Award In May 2006, armed only with a small rucksack and a staff, Tony Kevin, an overweight, sedentary, 63- year-old former diplomat, set off on an eight-week trek across Spain. But this was not ju

Kevin, Tony
$27.00

Walking the Woods and the Water
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 336

In 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm his way across Europe, like a tramp, a pilgrim or a wandering scholar. The books he later wrote about this wa

Hunt, Nick
$23.00

Walking the Woods and the Water
216(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 336

A modern-day adventurer boldly follows in the footsteps of Patrick Leigh Fermor's 'Great Trudge' across Europe to discover how much has changed - and yet not. In 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out

Hunt, Nick
$28.00

Walking With Plato
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 224

A self-confessed malcontent takes to the road and discovers the joy to be found in the simplest of pursuits "If one keeps on walking, everything will be alright." So said Danish writer Soren Kierkegaard, and so thought

Hayden, Gary
$30.00

Well at the World's End
320

When A.J. Mackinnon quits his job in Australia, he knows only that he longs to travel to the Well at the World's End, a mysterious pool on a remote Scottish island whose waters, legend has it, hold the secret to eternal youth. Determined not

Mackinnon, A.J.
$20.00

Wild
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 336

'One of the best books I've read in the last five or ten years... Wild is angry, brave, sad, self-knowing, redemptive, raw, compelling, and brilliantly written, and I think it's destined to be loved by a lot of

Strayed, Cheryl
$20.00

Wild (Film Tie In)
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 336

Wild - the movie - with Reese Witherspoon playing Cheryl Strayed is coming soon! Opens Australia 5th February. At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid dea

Strayed, Cheryl
$20.00

World Railway Journeys: Discover 50 Of The World's Greatest Railways
210(Ht mm) 148(Wdt mm) 304

Discover the fascinating histories and routes of 50 of the world's most scenic railways. Railway expert Julian Holland takes you on a journey around the world. Take a journey around the world by rail, from the American

Holland, Julian
$30.00

Worst Journey in the World
Paperback 704 pages.

Cherry-Garrard, Apsley
$38.00

Year in Provence Popular Penguins
poppenguin

Peter Mayle's A Year in Provence is the much-loved account of an English couple living their dream abroad. When they buy a 200-year-old farmhouse in the South of France, Peter Mayle and his wife little expect the delights that await

Mayle Peter
$13.00