Patrick Leigh Fermor
The long-awaited final volume of the trilogy by Patrick Leigh Fermor - hailed as the greatest travel writer of his generation.
Jacek Hugo-Bader; Antonia Lloyd-Jones
The Kolyma region was the prime site of the Soviet Gulag, a wintry hell of permafrost and gold mines, where tens of thousands of Soviet prisoners died of exhaustion and...
Travellers have always been thrilled by the sight of citrus in Italy, where dark leaves and bright fruit seem to charge the landscape, making the trees symbols of a sun-soaked...
The Ho Chi Minh Trail is one of the greatest feats of military engineering in history. But since the end of the Vietnam War much of this vast transport network...
When Gertrude Bell's uncle was appointed Minister in Tehran in 1891, she declared that the great ambition of her life was to visit Persia. Several months later, she did. And...
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Rudyard Kipling; Andrew Lycett
Edited and with a commentary by Kipling expert and author of the much-praised Kipling Abroad, Kipling and the Sea illuminates a side of Kipling's work that has for too long...
Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of a ancient network of routes criss-crossing the British Isles and beyond, the author discovers a lost world -...
Deals with bad journeys and fated decisions. This title offers an epic walk in the footsteps of Malcolm Lowry, Charles Olson, Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, Gary Snyder and more, heated...
From the early sketches of philosophers and explorers through to Google Maps and beyond, this title examines how maps both relate and realign our history. It explores the legendary, impassable...
Deals with the places, people and events that have shaped modern Britain. Starting with the death of Queen Victoria, to the Battle of the Somme and the General Strike, and...
Bon Voyage is an indispensable companion for your cabin, or even for a deckchair up on the sun deck.
William J. Dobson
It's not easy being a dictator these days. Since the end of the Cold War, dictatorships worldwide have been on the decline and those that survive have changed dramatically. This...
A funny and fascinating night-owl's guide to Britain, exploring the truth of what night means in Britain and what we do in the dark
Heather Reyes; James Rann
Alec Baldwin; Bruce Beresford; Sandra...
Since the anWe decided to ask some of the most widely traveled people in the film industry to sit down and tell us their own stories - personal, inspiring, funny...
An atlas that takes us across the oceans of the world to fifty remote islands. It features rare animals and lost explorers, marooned slaves and lonely scientists, mutinous sailors and...