Get a taste of the real Vietnam and its people on a sometimes funny, always fascinating journey from the bustling cities to out of the way villages, into Buddhist monasteries and along the Mekong From the crazy heat and color of Saigon to the quiet... read more

Destination Saigon: Adventures in Vietnam
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In Couchsurfing in Iran, award-winning author Stephan Orth spends sixty-two days on the road in this mysterious Islamic republic to provide a revealing, behind-the-scenes look at life in one of the world's most closed societies. Experiencing d... read more

Couchsurfing in Iran: Revealing a Hidden World
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"It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life u a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than a... read more

Down Under (PB)
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Awards:Shortlisted for Samuel Johnson Prize 2005 and British Book Awards: History Book of the Year 2006.

Turkey's greatest living novelist guides us through the monuments and lost paradises, dilapidated Ottoman villas, back streets and waterways of Istanbul - the city of his birth and the home of his imagination. This is a supremely moving account of one man's love affair with the city that has been his home since his birth.

Istanbul: Memories of a City
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Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life, de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic... read more

The Art of Travel
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When Jessa Crispin was thirty, she burned her settled Chicago life to the ground and took off for Berlin with a pair of suitcases and no plan beyond leaving. Half a decade later, she's still on the road, in search not so much of a hom... read more

The Dead Ladies Project: Exiles, Expats, and Ex-Countries
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The acclaimed author of The Wild Places examines the subtle ways we are shaped by the landscapes through which we move In this exquisitely written book, which folds together natural history, cartography, geology, and literature, Robert Macfarlane sets off t... read more

The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot
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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 them - from six-course ... read more

Year in Provence (Popular Penguin)
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Neil Ansell's THE LAST WILDERNESS is a mesmerising book on nature and solitude by a writer who has spent his lifetime taking solitary ventures into the wild. For any readers of the author's previous book, DEEP COUNTRY, Robert Macfarlane's THE OLD... read more

The Last Wilderness - A Journey into Silence
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Series:The\I. B. Tauris Literary Guides for Travellers Ser.
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Based on the author's popular seminars and walking tours of Venice, this entertaining and comprehensive "guide for literary travelers" is a work of literature itself, chronicling the writers and artists who have worked in or travelled to Venice over ... read more

Venice: A Literary Guide for Travellers
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A writer for whom the journey has always mattered reinvents the very form itself in this inviting collection of in-the-moment impressions of his journeys. A writer of enormous erudition and wide-ranging travels, Claudio Magris selects for this volume writings penned during... read more

Journeying
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The stretch of the longest river in the world that nurtured the world's first great civilization has drawn and impressed visitors since ancient times. The Greeks were fascinated by the mysterious annual flood of the Nile that brought b... read more

A Nile Anthology: Travel Writing Through the Centuries
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