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Havana: A Subtropical Delirium
Kurlansky, Mark

58% off list price of $26.00

Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider's view of Havana: the elegant, tattered city he has come to know over more than thirty years. Part cultural history, part travelogue, with recipes, historic engravings, photographs, and Kurlansky's own pen-and-ink drawings throughout, Havana...

See You Again in Pyongyang: A Journey Into Kim Jong Un's North Korea
Jeppesen, Travis

86% off list price of $28.00

In See You Again in Pyongyang, Travis Jeppesen, the first American to complete a university program in North Korea, culls from his experiences living, traveling, and studying in the country to create a multifaceted portrait of the country and its idiosyncratic capital city in the Kim Jong Un Era....

Imagined London
Quindlen, Anna

49% off list price of $10.95

Anna Quindlen first visited London from a chair in her suburban Philadelphia home - in one of her beloved childhood mystery novels. She has been back to London countless times since, through the pages of books and in person, and now, in Imagined London, she takes her own readers on a tour of this...

Driving Home: An American Journey
Raban, Jonathan

64% off list price of $19.95

Jonathan Raban, author of Passage to Juneau, brings eloquent intellect and wry wit to his exploration of the American scene. Written over the past two decades, roughly the span of Raban's residence in his adopted city of Seattle, these essays delve into what it means, as immigrant, to feel rooted...

How to Talk About Places You've Never Been: On the Importance of Armchair Travel
Bayard, Pierre

78% off list price of $25.00

Written in the irreverent style that made How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read a critical and commercial success, Pierre Bayard takes readers on a trip around the world, giving us essential guidance on how to talk about all those fantastic places we've never been. Practical, funny, and though...

Eat My Globe: One Year in Search of the Most Delicious Food in the World
Majumdar, Simon

72% off list price of $16.00

Now in paperback, an internationally popular food savant and blogger chronicles his yearlong, worldwide search for everything delicious.

Eating Viet Nam: Dispatches from a Blue Plastic Table
Holliday, Graham

57% off list price of $26.99

A journalist and blogger takes us on a colorful and spicy gastronomic tour through Viet Nam in this entertaining, offbeat travel memoir, with a foreword by Anthony Bourdain.  Growing up in a small town in northern England, Graham Holliday wasn’t keen on travel. But in his early twentie...

Journeys Home: Inspiring Stories, Plus Tips and Strategies to Find Your Family History
McCarthy, Andrew

83% off list price of $26.00

Addressing the explosive growth in ancestral travel, this compelling narrative combines intriguing tales of discovery with tips on how to begin your own explorations. Actor and award-winning travel writer Andrew McCarthy's featured story recounts his recent quest to uncover his family's Irish his...

AA Gill is Away
Gill, A.A.

60% off list price of $14.00

A. A. Gill is one of the most feared writers in London, noted - according to the New York Times - for his "rapier wit." Some even consider the mere assignment of a subject to Gill a hostile act. But when the notice "AA Gill Is Away" runs in the Sunday Times of London, the city can rest peacefully...

The Comfort Food Diaries: My Quest for the Perfect Dish to Mend a Broken Heart
Nunn, Emily

77% off list price of $17.00

One life-changing night, reeling from her beloved brother’s sudden death, a devastating breakup with her handsome engineer fiancé, and eviction from the apartment they shared, Emily Nunn had lost all sense of family, home, and financial security.After a few glasses of wine, heartbroken and unmoor...

Safari: A Memoir of a Worldwide Travel Pioneer
Kent, Geoffrey

75% off list price of $19.99

Geoffrey Kent had nothing but an East African shilling and an old Land Rover when he pioneered the luxury tent safari business in 1962 with his parents in Nairobi. Today Kent takes thousands of adventurers hungry for extraordinary and life-changing experiences, to the planet's wildest frontiers.I...

Palestinian Walks: Forays into a Vanishing Landscape
Shehadeh, Raja

56% off list price of $15.00

Raja Shehadeh is a passionate hill walker. He enjoys nothing more than heading out into the countryside that surrounds his home. But in recent years, his hikes have become less than bucolic and sometimes downright dangerous. That is because his home is Ramallah, on the Palestinian West Bank, and ...

TSA Baggage: An Inside Look at the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly at America's Airports
Becker, Scott

63% off list price of $14.99

Scott Becker spent over 12 years working for the TSA at Chicago’s O’Hare airport and served it in numerous capacities, from baggage screener to manager. He brings to TSA Baggage a wealth of experience and stories that have something for everyone:•Candid Cameos: Several stories in TSA Baggage feat...

The Turk Who Loved Apples: and Other Tales of Losing My Way Around the World
Gross, Matt

65% off list price of $15.99

While writing his celebrated Frugal Traveler column for the New York Times, Matt Gross began to feel hemmed in by its focus on what he thought of as “traveling on the cheap at all costs.” When his editor offered him the opportunity to do something less structured, the Getting Lost series was born...

Nine Hills to Nambonkaha
Erdman, Sarah

81% off list price of $15.00

A portrait of a resilient African village, ruled until recently by magic and tradition, now facing modern problems and responding, often triumphantly, to change. When Sarah Erdman, a Peace Corps volunteer, arrived in Nambonkaha, she became the first Caucasian to venture there since the French col...

Nine Hills to Nambonkaha
Erdman, Sarah

67% off list price of $15.00

A portrait of a resilient African village, ruled until recently by magic and tradition, now facing modern problems and responding, often triumphantly, to change. When Sarah Erdman, a Peace Corps volunteer, arrived in Nambonkaha, she became the first Caucasian to venture there since the French col...

The Drive: Searching for Lost Memories on the Pan-American Highway
Bruce, Teresa

74% off list price of $16.99

The Drive follows Teresa Bruce on her 2003 road trip through Mexico and onto the Pan American Highway, in a rickety camper with her old dog and new husband in tow. Bruce first set off on the exact same route in 1973, her parents at the helm and their two young daughters in tow, as a reaction to t...

Self, Will

64% off list price of $30.00

Provocateurs Will Self and Ralph Steadman join forces in this post-millennial meditation on the vexed relationship between psyche and place in a globalized world, bringing together for the first time the very best of their 'Psychogeography' columns for the Independent. The introduction, 'Walking...

The Joys of Travel and Stories That Illuminate Them
Swick, Thomas

65% off list price of $24.99

The Joys of Travel: And Stories that Illuminate Them is a collection of Thomas Swick’s personal essays on what he has identified as "the seven joys of travel": anticipation, movement, break from routine, novelty, discovery, emotional connection and heightened appreciation of home.The Joys of Trav...

Paris, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down
Baldwin, Rosecrans

63% off list price of $15.00

Rosecrans Baldwin had always dreamed of living in Paris, ever since vacationing there when he was nine. So he couldn't refuse an offer to work at a Parisian ad agency - even though he had no experience in advertising and hardly spoke French. But the Paris that Rosecrans and his wife, Rachel, arri...

The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit, and Desire
Zoellner, Tom

63% off list price of $15.00

When he proposed to his girlfriend, Tom Zoellner gave what is expected of every American man - a diamond engagement ring. But when the relationship broke apart, he was left with a used diamond that began to haunt him. His obsession carried him around the globe: from the "blood diamond" rings of...

Atlas of the Human Heart
Gore, Ariel

64% off list price of $17.00

Like Jack Kerouac's intrepid little sister, Ariel Gore spins the spirited story of a vulnerable drifter who takes refuge in fate and the shadowy recesses of a string of glittering, broken relationships. With just a few pennies and her I Ching, a change of clothes and a one-way ticket to Hong Kong...

Apologies to My Censor
Moxley, Mitch

84% off list price of $14.99

The story of a young man's outrageous adventures in China and his search for identity in the most unexpected of places. Mitch Moxley came to Beijing in the spring of 2007 to take a job as a writer and editor for China Daily, the country's only English-language national newspaper. The Chinese econ...

Travels with Henry James
James, Henry

78% off list price of $19.99

Brimming with charm, wit, and biting criticism, this new collection of travel essays reintroduces the iconic novelist Henry James as a formidable travel companion. Whether for a trip to Lake George or an afternoon visit to an art exhibit in Paris James will delight readers with his insights and m...

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