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Whether you’re planning a cultural trip to Paris, backpacking around Asia, cruising in the Caribbean, or simply wish to visit faraway places from the comfort of your sofa, start your journey here. Discover our huge range of new and classic travel writing, and browse inspiring travel books on the British Isles, Africa, the Americas, Australia and the Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, as well as exhilarating books on expeditions and outdoors pursuits.

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Our Best Travel Writing

The Wild Silence
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Shackleton
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Journeys to Impossible Places
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The Salt Path
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The Clanlands Almanac
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The Amur River
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The Story of the World in 100 Moments
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The Moth and the Mountain
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Nala's World
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Step By Step
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Underland
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Around the World in 80 Trains
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Journeys to Impossible Places
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Erebus: The Story of a Ship
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How to Survive Family Holidays
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The Places In Between
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The Great British Bucket List
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Journeys to Impossible Places
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The Clanlands Almanac
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The Amur River
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Cry of the Kalahari
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The View from the Hill
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Islands of Abandonment
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Vuelta Skelter
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Becoming Forrest
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A Thing of Beauty
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World Travel
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Sea Fever
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Madhouse at the End of the Earth
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I Belong Here
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Epic Train Journeys
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About Britain
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Lucky
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The Gold Machine
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Outlandish
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Perfect Gifts for Travellers

Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel List 2
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Brilliant Maps
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Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2022
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The Book Lover's Bucket List
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Where To Go When
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Secret Britain
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Bradshaw's Handbook
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Pretty Little London
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Epic Drives of the World
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Epic Hikes of the World
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Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition
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The Flightless Traveller
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Great Cities
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Epic Train Journeys
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Lonely Planet's Trip Builder
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Unforgettable Journeys
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Our Best Travel Calendars for 2022

2022 National Trust Seasons Wall Calendar
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2022 Art of Japan Wall Calendar
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2022 Amazing Planet Wall Calendar
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2022 England By Rail Wall Calendar
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2022 Where the Crawdads Sing Calendar
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2022 Vintage Travel Posters Wall Calendar
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2022 National Geographic Oceans Wall Calendar
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2022 Japanese Woodblock Desk Calendar
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2022 Antique Maps Wall Calendar
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2022 Amazing Planet Mini Wallcalendar
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2022 London Underground Posters Wall Calendar
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2022 Cabin Porn Wall Calendar
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London Calling Wall Calendar 2022
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2022 Vintage Maps Desk Calendar
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2022 Italy Photographic Wall Calendar
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2022 Japanese Woodblocks A3 Wall Calendar
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2022 Italia A3 Wall Calendar
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Paperbacks of the Year

The Wild Silence
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The Moth and the Mountain
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Coasting
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To the Island of Tides
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The Lost Pianos of Siberia
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Wanderers
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The Gran Tour
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Signs of Life
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Dark, Salt, Clear
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The Great North Road
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Owls of the Eastern Ice
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Minarets in the Mountains
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Walking the Great North Line
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Magdalena
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The Modern Explorers
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Treasure Islands
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Eat, Gay, Love
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Get Outdoors! - Write Your Own Travel Adventures

The Great British Bucket List
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Take the Slow Road: Scotland
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Take the Slow Road: England and Wales
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Wild Guide Wales and Marches
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The Camper Van Bible
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Wild Swimming: 4
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Scottish Bothy Walks
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Wild Swim
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50 Things to Do in the Wild
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Countryfile: Great British Walks
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Forage
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The England Coast Path
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Scottish Island Bagging
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Wild Swimming Hidden Beaches
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Wild Camping
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Tiny Campsites
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Max's Picnic Book
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Wilderness Chef
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Our Best British Travel Writing

Notes From A Small Island
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The Old Ways
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The Road to Little Dribbling
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Walking Home
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Waterlog
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Attention All Shipping
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Walking Away
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Round Ireland With A Fridge
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Pies and Prejudice
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Watling Street
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Sea Room
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Raw Spirit
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Once Upon A Time In The West...Country
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The Marches
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The Debatable Land
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Islander
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The Stopping Places
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Love of Country
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Our Best Travel Writing on Europe

Driving Over Lemons
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Neither Here, Nor There
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Why the Dutch are Different
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Travels with Epicurus
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The Land Where Lemons Grow
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Round Ireland With A Fridge
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Trieste
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French Revolutions
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A Year in Provence
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Paris
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Homage to Barcelona
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Four Seasons in Rome
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Trans-Europe Express
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A Time in Rome
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The Durrells of Corfu
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Icebreaker
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Originally published in 1984, this immersive memoir co-written by the author of Where the Crawdads Sing details a remarkable seven-year odyssey in the desolate Kalahari as the young couple embarked upon pioneering zoology research.
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Our Best Travel Writing on Africa

No Picnic on Mount Kenya
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The Shadow of the Sun
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Dark Star Safari
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Africa Solo
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Blood River
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A Year in Marrakesh
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Green Hills of Africa
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Journey Without Maps
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The Innocent Anthropologist
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Adventures in Morocco
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I Dreamed of Africa
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Saharan Journey
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The Impossible Five
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Travels with a Tangerine
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The Timbuktu School for Nomads
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The Masque of Africa
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Our Best Travel Writing on The Americas

The Penguin Lessons
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Into the Wild
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Travels with Charley
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Walking the Americas
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In Patagonia
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Deep South
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Short Walks from Bogota
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Turn Right At Machu Picchu
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Our Woman in Havana
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Kings of the Yukon
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Bad Times In Buenos Aires
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America
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The Golden Door
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The Trouble I've Seen
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The Traveller's Tree
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I Left My Tent in San Francisco
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Ghost Riders
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The Collector of Leftover Souls
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Our Best Travel Writing on Asia

Eat the Buddha
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Lost Japan
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Nothing To Envy
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The Great Railway Bazaar
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Hokkaido Highway Blues
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A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
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Around India in 80 Trains
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Indonesia Etc.
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Ottoman Odyssey
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The Lost Heart of Asia
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Looking for Adventure
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In Search of Kazakhstan
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Travels on my Elephant
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Shadow of the Silk Road
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A Dragon Apparent
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The Epic City
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The Waiting Land
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White Mountain
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Arguably our greatest living travel writer tracks the path of the mysterious Amur river from the Mongolian mountains to the Russian-Chinese border in this revelatory slice of geographic and political description.
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Our Best Travel Writing on Australasia & the Pacific

Down Under
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The Songlines
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The Kon-Tiki Expedition
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Terra Nullius
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The Journals of Captain Cook
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In the Land of Oz
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30 Days in Sydney
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The Happy Isles of Oceania
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In Tasmania
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Our Best Travel Writing on the Middle East

The Places In Between
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Arabia
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From the Holy Mountain
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Arabian Sands
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Sultan in Oman
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The Road to Oxiana
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Palestinian Walks
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Walking to Jerusalem
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Arabia through the Looking Glass
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Revolutionary Ride
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Mirror To Damascus
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The 8.55 To Baghdad
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Fifty Miles Wide
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My House in Damascus
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To Jerusalem and Back
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Yemen
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Syria
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Our Best Travel Writing on the Outdoors & Exploration

Shackleton
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The Moth and the Mountain
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A Voyage For Madmen
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Great Expeditions
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No Picnic on Mount Kenya
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Up
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Cold
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South
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The Accidental Adventurer
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The Worst Journey in the World
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Arctic Dreams
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Expedition
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I May Be Some Time
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The Great Explorers
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There and Back
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The Faber Book of Exploration
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Captain Scott
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Frozen in Time
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Destination Reads: The Best Books for a Great British Holiday

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Destination Reads: The Best Books to Transport You to Italy

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