LONGLISTED FOR THE ANGLO-HELLENIC LEAGUE RUNCIMAN AWARD 2022
‘Peter Fiennes’s road trip around Greece [is] engagingly described’ Mary Beard, TLS
‘Fiennes is a brilliant and generous guide through Greece’ Observer
What do the Greek myths mean to us today?
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This collection of "eloquent essays that examine the relationship between the American landscape and the national character" serves to remind us that despite our differences we all belong to the same land (Publishers Weekly).
Three men. 470 kilometres. Twenty-one days.
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- Highlights from 10 years of mountain photography: Stefan Bogner's most beautiful aerial photos of Alpine routes, mountain passes, and scenic roads worldwide- Unique, limited coffee-table book in a slipcase, including four prints autographed by the photographer of the bestselling Escapes and the popular Curves magazines- Over 200 fascinating aerial shots by the multi-award winning designerDriving
Travel Writing in an Age of Global Quarantine is an anthology of travel accounts, by a diverse range of writers and academics. Challenging conventional academic 'authority', each contributor writes, from memory during the Covid-19 lockdown, about a place they have previously visited, 'accompanied' by an historical traveller who published an account of the same place.
Ever since he can remember, Dom Joly has been fascinated by travel to odd places. In part this stems from a childhood spent in war-torn Lebanon, where instead of swapping marbles in the schoolyard, he had a shrapnel collection -- the schoolboy currency of Beirut.
This captivating and compelling combination of anecdotes and inspiration will leave you yearning to explore the world. Through this book, Maisel colorfully depicts how travel can be used as a vehicle for transformation and growth. Through personal examples, he shows how travel has changed his life. And how it can do the same for you.
In 2016, desperate for a drastic change, Bex Band decided to walk the length of Israel with her husband: a 1000km trek including a dangerous crossing through the vast Negev desert. She'd never done anything like it before and the experience changed her life, building back her confidence and self-esteem.
Paul Murton journeys the length and breadth of the spectacularly beautiful Scottish Highlands. In addition to bringing a fresh eye to popular destinations such as Glencoe, Ben Nevis, Loch Ness and the Cairngorms, he also visits some remote and little-known locations hidden off the beaten track.