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Travel writing books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Travel writing category. Presented with a red border are the Travel writing books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

On the New Silk Road Journeying through China's Artery of Power by Wade Shepard On the New Silk Road Journeying through China's Artery of Power

An enthralling journey across China's `New Silk Road', through which it hopes to transform Asia and the world economy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

On the New Silk Road Journeying through China's Artery of Power by Wade Shepard On the New Silk Road Journeying through China's Artery of Power

An enthralling journey across China's `New Silk Road', through which it hopes to transform Asia and the world economy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

The Long Ride from Singapore Two Surgeons on a Cancer Journey by Philip Iau The Long Ride from Singapore Two Surgeons on a Cancer Journey

In 2014, breast surgeons Philip Iau and Mikael Hartman from the breast cancer team at National University Hospital set off on an epic journey by motorcycle from Singapore to Sweden, over 100 days.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Icebreaker A Voyage Far North by Horatio Clare Icebreaker A Voyage Far North

'We are celebrating a hundred years since independence this year: how would you like to travel on a government icebreaker?' A message from the Finnish embassy launches Horatio Clare on a voyage around an extraordinary country and an unearthly place,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Eastern Horizons Hitchhiking the Silk Road by Levison Wood Eastern Horizons Hitchhiking the Silk Road

Award-winning TV adventurer and travel writer's enthralling account of his youthful expedition to Central Asia.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

House of Snow An Anthology of the Greatest Writing About Nepal by Sir Ranulph, Bt OBE Fiennes, Ed Douglas House of Snow An Anthology of the Greatest Writing About Nepal
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A collection of stories, poems and articles about Nepal covering the length and breadth of this enchanting nation and its people.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Rule of the Land Walking Ireland's Border by Garrett Carr The Rule of the Land Walking Ireland's Border

In the wake of the EU referendum, the United Kingdom's border with Ireland has gained greater significance: it is set to become the frontier with the European Union. To uncover its secret landscape, with a troubled past and an uncertain...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Beyond the Fell Wall by Richard Skelton Beyond the Fell Wall

Beyond the Fell Wall is Richard Skelton's meditition on his explorations of a particular landscape of one valley high in the Cumbrian hills, where he lived and worked for many years. Part prose-poem and part word-hoard recording the ancient names...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Better than Fiction True Travel Tales from Great Fiction Writers by Alexander McCall Smith, Kurt Andersen, Stefan Merrill Block, Bryce Courtenay Better than Fiction True Travel Tales from Great Fiction Writers
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Travels Through Time in Italy Eight Cities Past and Present by David M. Addison Travels Through Time in Italy Eight Cities Past and Present


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Eastern Horizons Hitchhiking the Silk Road by Levison Wood Eastern Horizons Hitchhiking the Silk Road

Award-winning TV adventurer and travel writer's enthralling account of his youthful expedition to Central Asia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Lakeside Ramblings A Year of Walks at Stanwick Lakes by Bob Gotch Lakeside Ramblings A Year of Walks at Stanwick Lakes

This book describes, month by month, the author's experience of walking throughout the year every morning at Stanwick Lakes. He describes the wildlife, and discusses the people he meets (as well as their dogs).
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Bolt and Keel - The Wild Adventures of Two Rescued Cats by Kayleen VanderRee, Danielle Gumbley Bolt and Keel - The Wild Adventures of Two Rescued Cats
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Stunning photographs of two adorable cats-Instagram stars-who hike, paddle and snowshoe through the wilderness.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Coming Soon

Goethe: Journey of the Mind by Nancy Boerner Goethe: Journey of the Mind


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2017

The Alps A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond by Stephen O'Shea The Alps A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

A blend of contemporary travelogue and historical narrative about the Alps from a graceful and passionate writer (The Washington Post).
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/01/2018

A Hero for High Times A Younger Reader's Guide to the Beats, Hippies, Freaks, Punks, Ravers, New-Age Travellers and Dog-on-a-Rope Brew Crew Crusties of the British Isles, 1956-1994 by Ian Marchant A Hero for High Times A Younger Reader's Guide to the Beats, Hippies, Freaks, Punks, Ravers, New-Age Travellers and Dog-on-a-Rope Brew Crew Crusties of the British Isles, 1956-1994

Deep in a wood in a valley in the Marches of Wales, by an abandoned railway line, there lives an old man called Bob Rowberry. His home is an ancient school bus whose engine has died and whose wheels have...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

Walking the Americas by Levison Wood Walking the Americas

From the bestselling author of Walking the Himalayas and Walking the Nile, explorer Levison Wood begins his next challenging adventure - walking 1,700 miles along the spine of the Americas from Mexico to Colombia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/01/2018

Travelling Light Journeys Among Special People and Places by Alastair Sawday Travelling Light Journeys Among Special People and Places

A charming and beautifully written account of the pleasures of slow travel - for readers of Patrick Leigh Fermor, Colin Thubron and Eric Newby.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Warrior Herdsmen Life with the Dodoth of Northern Uganda by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas Warrior Herdsmen Life with the Dodoth of Northern Uganda

This is the personal journal of a young American woman, living for six months amongst the Dodoth cattle-herdsmen in Northern Uganda.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Aristocrats and Archaeologists An Edwardian Journey on the Nile by Toby (University of Lincoln) Wilkinson, Julian (Third Millennium Publishing) Platt Aristocrats and Archaeologists An Edwardian Journey on the Nile
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A collection of letters in a small painted box passed down through three generations of a London family is the starting point for a vivid account of a three-month journey up and down the Nile in a bygone age. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Meaning of Rice And Other Tales from the Belly of Japan by Michael Booth The Meaning of Rice And Other Tales from the Belly of Japan

'The next Bill Bryson.' New York TimesIn this often hilarious yet deeply researched book, food and travel writer Michael Booth and his family embark on an epic journey the length of Japan to explore its dazzling food culture.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

A Wild Call - One Man's Voyage in Pursuit of Freedom by Martyn Murray A Wild Call - One Man's Voyage in Pursuit of Freedom

Suffocated by a lack of freedom in modern life, Martyn Murray sought an alternative. Restoring an old ketch, he cruised the Western Isles with an aim to sail to St Kilda: the remotest part of the British Isles. Considering the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Van Life by Foster Huntington Van Life

Showcasing hundreds of gorgeous and inspirational photographs of vans in idyllic settings from around the world, VAN LIFE is perfect for anyone who daydreams about life off-the-grid and on the open road.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Alaskan Lonely Hearts Club And Other Unlikely Travel Tales by Paul Gogarty, Nicholas Crane Alaskan Lonely Hearts Club And Other Unlikely Travel Tales
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Vignettes of travel writing from around the globe in 26 A - Z stories, peopled with eccentric characters
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Istanbul Memories and the City (The Illustrated Edition) by Orhan Pamuk Istanbul Memories and the City (The Illustrated Edition)

Like the Dublin of Joyce and Jan Morris' Venice, Orhan Pamuk's bestselling Istanbul: Memories of a City is a triumphant encounter of place and sensibility, beautifully written and immensely moving.Since the publication of Istanbul, Pamuk has continued to add to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Wonders of the World The Greatest Man-made Constructions from the Pyramids of Giza to the Golden Gate Bridge by Hugh Thomson Wonders of the World The Greatest Man-made Constructions from the Pyramids of Giza to the Golden Gate Bridge

From Stonehenge to the Empire State Building, and from Angkor Wat to the Pyramids, this book surveys every continent to discover the most impressive, exotic and intriguing man-made wonders of the world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Endeavourist How one man tried to beat extreme poverty in Kenya by Ken King The Endeavourist How one man tried to beat extreme poverty in Kenya


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Islander A Journey Around Our Archipelago by Patrick (Y) Barkham Islander A Journey Around Our Archipelago

An enticing exploration of the smallest islands of Britain from the award-winning, bestselling author of The Butterfly Isles
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

20,000 Miles for a Glass of Champagne The Cambridge 1960 Indo-African Expedition by Christopher Fenwick 20,000 Miles for a Glass of Champagne The Cambridge 1960 Indo-African Expedition

At Cambridge University the author realised that the lengthy vacations were going to be the last periods of freedom before old age approached. Three friends chose to go on an expedition. This book describes that adventure where, never tiring of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Journey An Illustrated History of Travel by DK Journey An Illustrated History of Travel

A lavishly illustrated account of human travel with a foreword by Simon Reeve, from the voyages of the Vikings to the flight to the Moon. Journeys have arisen from all manner of impulse, from migration and the search for food,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Chasing Our Dream in La Rochelle by Gillian Broome Chasing Our Dream in La Rochelle

When the newly married Gillian and Bill leave Britain for rural France, little could they imagine the adventures they will have: from expert house renovation to wily language-school owners, to becoming involved in village life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Chasing Our Dream in La Rochelle by Gillian Broome Chasing Our Dream in La Rochelle

When the newly married Gillian and Bill leave Britain for rural France, little could they imagine the adventures they will have: from expert house renovation to wily language-school owners, to becoming involved in village life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Wit and Wisdom from the Road A Collection of Quotes and Tidbits About Life on the Road by Cider Mill Press Wit and Wisdom from the Road A Collection of Quotes and Tidbits About Life on the Road


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

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