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What Really Happens in Vegas: True Stories of the People Who Make Vegas, Vegas By James Patterson, Mark Seal Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316406901
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - December 4th, 2023

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas—until now.


Airplane Mode: An Irreverent History of Travel By Shahnaz Habib Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781646220151
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Published: Catapult - December 5th, 2023

Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medals of Excellence

This witty personal and cultural history of travel from the perspective of a Third World-raised woman of color, Airplane Mode, asks: what does it mean to be a joyous traveler when we live in the ruins of colonialism, capitalism and climate change?


100 Bike Rides of a Lifetime: The World's Ultimate Cycling Experiences By Roff Smith, Kate Courtney (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Roff Smith, Kate Courtney (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781426222658
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Published: National Geographic - November 7th, 2023

This inspiring illustrated guide from National Geographic reveals the ultimate bucket list destinations for cyclists, from the vineyards of New Zealand to the peaks of Patagonia.


Best of the World: 1,000 Destinations of a Lifetime By National Geographic Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781426222368
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Published: National Geographic - October 24th, 2023

Discover your next great adventure in this beautifully illustrated guide to the world’s best travel destinations. From the ultimate hiking trails to the most scenic train rides, the most stunning coral reefs to the most epic mountain retreats, you’ll find 1,000 exceptional destinations to add to your travel bucket list!


Round Here and Over Yonder: A Front Porch Travel Guide by Two Progressive Hillbillies (Yes, That's a Thing.) By Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781404117549
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Published: Harper Horizon - September 19th, 2023

Join Southern comedian duo Trae Crowder and Corey Ryan Forrester in this hilarious and irreverent travel guide as they wander about ponderin' the peculiarities beyond their small-town front porches.


Following Caesar: From Rome to Constantinople, the Pathways That Planted the Seeds of Empire By John Keahey Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250792402
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Published: St. Martin's Press - December 12th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A travel narrative following three ancient roads and looking at more than two thousand years of history of Ancient Rome through the modern eye.


The Explorers Club: A Visual Journey Through the Past, Present, and Future of Exploration By The Explorers Club, Jeff Wilser (Editor) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781984859983
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Published: Ten Speed Press - November 14th, 2023

Discover the extraordinary history and thrilling frontiers of exploration with this gorgeously illustrated guide from The Explorers Club, the esteemed home of the world's most prominent explorers.


Hidden Japan: An Astonishing World of Thatched Villages, Ancient Shrines and Primeval Forests By Alex Kerr Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9784805317518
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - September 5th, 2023

"A sharp-tongued spokesman for Japan's environment and traditions" --The New York Times

In Alex Kerr's critically acclaimed Lost Japan and Dogs and Demons, he documented the decline of the traditional landscapes of Japan, his adopted home of many years. Here, in Hidden Japan he makes a journey of rediscovery to find the wonders that still remain.


When Your Heart Says Go: My Year of Traveling Beyond Loss and Loneliness By Judy Reeves Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781647425630
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Published: She Writes Press - October 10th, 2023

Nearing fifty and grieving the death of her husband, Judy Reeves sells everything, buys an around-the-world airline ticket, and sets off on a solo journey. Months of solitude and loneliness in foreign countries challenge her to examine her old ideas and explore her heart's deepest longings as she searches for who she might become in her new life.


The Last Island: Discovery, Defiance, and the Most Elusive Tribe on Earth By Adam Goodheart Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781567926828
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - September 19th, 2023

"A deft combination of adventure, history, reportage and elegy."--Washington Post


A Long Tangent: Musings by an old man & his young dog hiking every day for a year By M. John Fayhee Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781958870082
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Published: Western New Mexico University - September 6th, 2023

WHEN M. JOHN FAYHEE first arrived in New Mexico's rugged Gila Country, he was a naive 20-year-old who didn't know a javelina from an enchilada. Much has changed in the intervening half century.



The Serpent Coiled in Naples (Armchair Traveller) By Marius Kociejowski Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781914982026
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Published: Haus Publishing - November 28th, 2023

A travelogue revealing the hidden stories of Naples.
 
In recent years Naples has become, for better or worse, the new destination in Italy. While many of its more unusual features are on display for all to see, the stories behind them remain largely hidden.