Ibn Battutah set out in 1325 from his native Tangier on the pilgrimage to Mecca. By the time he returned twenty-nine years later, he had visited most of the known world, travelling three times the distance Marco Polo cove... read more

Travels with a Tangerine: A Journey in the Footnotes of Ibn Battutah

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Tourists come to Bangkok for many reasons - a sex change operation, a night with two prostitutes dressed as nuns, and a stay in a luxury hotel. This title takes us to the place where a blend of ancient Buddhist practice and sexual mores has created a version of modernity only superficially indebted to the West.

Bangkok Days

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Reading Level:very good

Thrust into the unlikely role of professional "literary walking tour" guide, an expat writer provides the most irresistibly witty and revealing tour of Paris in years.In this enchanting memoir, acclaimed author and long-time Paris resident J... read more

The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris

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A ride from the Alto Plano of Bolivia and Peru to the frozen tip of Patagonia; on the world's most dangerous road, where the stakes are high, on to Argentina's fabled Ruta 40, where the steaks are large and cheap. Across salt pans, into mud holes, up the Andes and down again; pa... read more

Up The Andes

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Frank Camorra, chef of the renowned Spanish restaurant MoVida, teams up with food writer Richard Cornish in this beautifully illustrated, insider's guide to Barcelona. They share the best culinary experiences the city offers, from small, hidden bars to the hot new ... read more

Movida's Guide to Barcelona

Award winning Paul Theroux has written many iconic shorter pieces of travel writing which have been collected together in the captivating "Sunrise with Seamonsters". "Sunrise with Seamonsters" is Paul Theroux's immensely entertaining... read more

Sunrise with Seamonsters: Travels and Discoveries 1964-1984

Winston Churchill famously described Russia as 'a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma' and even today it remains a country little understood by the West.
In this revealing portrait, Jonathan Dimbleby crosses eight time ... read more

Russia: A Journey to the Heart of a Land and Its People

Rotorua is one of the North Island's most popular tourist destinations for both Kiwis and overseas visitors alike. In 2007 there were an estimated 2.9 million visitor arrivals. Here, in this first book of Stories Behind the Scenery series, Mike Hollman's stunni... read more

Rotorua: Stories Behind the Scenery

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 Travel Guides

Series:DK Eyewitness Pocket Map & Guide

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