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  • Castles In The Airby Judy Corbett

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.09

    Castles in the Air is a beautifully written, autobiographical story of rescuing an ancient mansion. Gwydir Castle was inhabited by ravers and rats until Judy Corbett and her husband Peter Welford found and acquired this 500-year-old house mouldering in the foothills of Snowdonia. Despite the toads, strange smells and squatters, they decided to mortgage... more...

  • Speaking in Tonguesby Basil Eliades

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2017; US$ 9.00

    Basil Eliades may have travelled this world, but he has seen other worlds within it. Worlds of profound love, of incredible cities, inhabited by shamans, gods, where physics becomes elastic, where time travels uphill and hum more...

  • Britain and the Narration of Travel in the Nineteenth Centuryby Kate Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Interrogating the multiple ways in which travel was narrated and mediated, by and in response to, nineteenth-century British travelers, this interdisciplinary collection examines to what extent these accounts drew on and developed existing tropes of travel. The three sections take up personal and intimate narratives that were not necessarily designed... more...

  • Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggieby Andrew P. Sykes

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 6.49

    Exchanging his job as a teacher for an expedition on Reggie the bike, Andrew P Sykes sets off on his most daring trip yet: a journey from Tarifa to Nordkapp ? from Europe?s geographical south to its northernmost point. Taking on nearly 8000 km of Europe, the duo prove that no matter where you?re headed, life on two wheels is full of surprises. more...

  • The New York Times: Footstepsby New York Times

    Crown/Archetype 2017; US$ 16.00

    A curated collection of the New York Times ' travel column, "Footsteps," exploring iconic authors' relationships to landmarks and cities around the world   Before Nick Carraway was drawn into Daisy and Gatsby?s sparkling, champagne-fueled world in The Great Gatsby , F. Scott Fitzgerald vacationed in the French Riviera, where a small green lighthouse... more...

  • Miamiby Joan Didion

    Open Road Media 2017; US$ 14.99

    An astonishing account of Cuban exiles, CIA informants, and cocaine traffickers in Florida by the New York Times ?bestselling author of South and West . In Miami , the National Book Award?winning author of The Year of Magical Thinking looks beyond postcard images of fluorescent waters, backlit islands, and pastel architecture to explore the... more...

  • Cutting Backby Leslie Buck

    Timber Press 2017; US$ 18.50

    This absorbing debut memoir recounts an American gardener?s apprenticeship with the most prestigious gardening firm in Kyoto.  more...

  • All Over the Placeby Geraldine DeRuiter

    PublicAffairs 2017; US$ 30.00

    Some people are meant to travel the globe, to unwrap its secrets and share them with the world. And some people have no sense of direction, are terrified of pigeons, and get motion sickness from tying their shoes. These people are meant to stay home and eat nachos. Geraldine DeRuiter is the latter. But she won't let that stop her. Hilarious,... more...

  • We Stood Upon Starsby Roger W. Thompson

    The Crown Publishing Group 2017; US$ 15.99

    Get Lost. . . and Find What Really Matters   We are made for freedom and adventure, friendship and romance. Yet too much of life is spent unfulfilled at work, restless at home, and bored at church.  All the while knowing there is something more. You?ll find some of life?s best moments waiting for you over a campfire, on a river?even in that coffee... more...

  • At Home in the Worldby Tsh Oxenreider

    Thomas Nelson 2017; US$ 18.39

    As Tsh Oxenreider, author of Notes From a Blue Bike, chronicles her family?s adventure around the world---seeing, smelling, and tasting the widely varying cultures along the way---she discovers what it truly means to be at home. more...