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Product Description: A brand new collection of remarkable travel tales from ‘Silver Travelers'. Dervla Murphy traveling in Havana at the age of 74, Matthew Parris swimming the Thames at 60, and Colin Thubron climbing the last stronghold of the Assassins in his 60s are among the writers recounting their adventures, often defying expectations – and the odds – and going outside their comfort zone to take a less-traveled path in later life...read more

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9781784770273 | Bradt Pubns, November 7, 2015, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A brand new collection of remarkable travel tales from ‘Silver Travelers'.

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Product Description: As a professional travel writer and editor for the past 40 years, Don George has been paid to explore the world. Through the decades, his articles have been published in magazines, newspapers, and websites around the globe and have won more awards than almost any other travel writer alive, yet his pieces have never been collected into one volume...read more

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9781609521059 | Travelers'' Tales Inc, September 8, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: As a professional travel writer and editor for the past 40 years, Don George has been paid to explore the world.

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Product Description: [Read by Donald Corren] Since graduating from college, Phil Cousineau's wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly one hundred countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker, travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader...read more

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9781481529273 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 1, 2015), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: Since graduating from college with a journalism degree, Phil Cousineau's wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly one hundred countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker, travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader.
9781481529280 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 1, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Donald Corren] Since graduating from college, Phil Cousineau's wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly one hundred countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker, travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader.
9781481529297 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 11, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by Donald Corren] Since graduating from college, Phil Cousineau's wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly one hundred countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker, travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader.

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Product Description: Cousineau’s wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly 100 countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker, travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader. For him, travel gives us what his mentor Joseph Campbell called “the key to the realm of the muses...read more
By Phil Cousineau and Larry Habegger (foreword by)

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9781632280190 | 2 edition (Pgw, August 11, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Cousineau’s wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly 100 countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker, travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader.

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Product Description: More than 20 well-known writers and celebrities share the travel experiences that shaped their personalities and changed their lives. Contributors include Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Pico Iyer, John Berendt, Alexander McCall Smith and Jane Smiley...read more

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9781743603604 | Lonely Planet, December 1, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: More than 20 well-known writers and celebrities share the travel experiences that shaped their personalities and changed their lives.

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Product Description: From the early explorers to space travelers and holiday jetsetters, those in transit have acknowledged both the benefits and downsides of life on the go. The Little Blue Book of Travel Wisdom is a collection of these musings on travel, be it for research purposes, business, or vacation, via a plane, a bus, or a train...read more
By Julie Ganz (editor)

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9781629144726 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 4, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the early explorers to space travelers and holiday jetsetters, those in transit have acknowledged both the benefits and downsides of life on the go.

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Product Description: Scott Mason is the Tar Heel Traveler and he loves to eat hot dogs, cheeseburgers, barbecue, biscuits, and ice cream served in crumbling cinder-block buildings and ramshackle dives along the back roads of North Carolina. As a full-time feature reporter for WRAL-TV in Raleigh since 2007, Scott has discovered that North Carolina is filled with many amusing characters and out-of-the-way places, all of which are part of his Tar Heel Traveler television segment that airs Monday through Thursday on WRAL’s 5:30 pm newscast...read more

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9781493006380 | Globe Pequot Pr, November 7, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Scott Mason is the Tar Heel Traveler and he loves to eat hot dogs, cheeseburgers, barbecue, biscuits, and ice cream served in crumbling cinder-block buildings and ramshackle dives along the back roads of North Carolina.

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Product Description: The Irresponsible Traveller is a light but edgy collection of true tales about the stickiest situations in which travel writers and travel celebrities have found themselves over the years. From being chased by a sea lion to being accosted by Brazilian kidnappers, these are the scrapes they'll never forget – whether entertaining, amusing or downright terrifying...read more
By Jennifer Barclay (editor)

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9781841625621 | Bradt Pubns, October 21, 2014, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: The Irresponsible Traveller is a light but edgy collection of true tales about the stickiest situations in which travel writers and travel celebrities have found themselves over the years.

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Product Description: If you had it all, what would you do? At the age of 20, Daria felt he had everything and nothing. To outside observers, he had it all: a loving family, a beautiful girlfriend, materials riches, and a family business waiting for him to assume leadership, but there was a gnawing feeling that something was missing...read more

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9781618520722 | Red Wheel/Weiser, December 13, 2013, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: If you had it all, what would you do?

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Product Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher A Fork in the Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery on the Road 2014 James Beard Award Nominee and 2014 Society of Travel Writers Foundation Thomas Lowell Travel Journalism Bronze Award Winner for Travel Book Join us at the table for this 34-course banquet of original stories from food-obsessed writers and chefs sharing their life-changing food experiences...read more
By James Oseland (editor)

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9781743218440 | Lonely Planet, November 1, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher A Fork in the Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery on the Road 2014 James Beard Award Nominee and 2014 Society of Travel Writers Foundation Thomas Lowell Travel Journalism Bronze Award Winner for Travel Book Join us at the table for this 34-course banquet of original stories from food-obsessed writers and chefs sharing their life-changing food experiences.

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Product Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*Greedy Lords, dubious heroes, wicked relations and innocents in peril - today's world sounds like a grim fairytale!Travelling along the infamous 'Axis of Evil' led to Tony Wheeler's Bad Lands - now he's going deeper into the world's darkest corners to explore a rogue's gallery of troubled nations...read more

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9781743218464 | Lonely Planet, August 1, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*Greedy Lords, dubious heroes, wicked relations and innocents in peril - today's world sounds like a grim fairytale!

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Product Description: Lucky Peach #7, the TRAVEL issue, is about going places—and sometimes getting lost. ANTHONY BOURDAIN talks Deliverance, Apocalypse Now, and Southern Comfort. HAROLD MCGEE schools us about the (possibly) harmful substances that travel from plastic to-go containers and into our food...read more
By David Chang (editor), Peter Meehan (editor) and Chris Ying (editor)

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9781938073472 | McSweeneys Books, June 18, 2013, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Lucky Peach #7, the TRAVEL issue, is about going places—and sometimes getting lost.

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Product Description: A recipe book with a difference, as well as including some delightful and well-known recipes from around the world, this recipe book also includes some little anecdotes about the author's family and how she came by them. Filled with recipes from across the globe this book includes recipes from South Africa, the Mediterranean, the United Kingdom and the Far East...read more

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9781849632980 | Midpoint Trade Books Inc, April 30, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A recipe book with a difference, as well as including some delightful and well-known recipes from around the world, this recipe book also includes some little anecdotes about the author's family and how she came by them.

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Product Description: Stunning photography by acclaimed photographer Michael Clinton Michael Clinton's travels are ones to which many people today aspire, making Globetrotter Diaries an inspiring, informative, and entertaining guide to world travel today After publishing five previous photography books with Glitterati, this is the author's first foray into text-based book publishing and promises to be an excellent counterpoint to his image-based work In an era when the earth is our oyster, Michael Clinton is the premier globetrotter in search of its pearls...read more
By Michael Clinton and Peter Greenberg (foreword by)

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9780985169664 | Glitterati Inc, February 16, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Stunning photography by acclaimed photographer Michael Clinton Michael Clinton's travels are ones to which many people today aspire, making Globetrotter Diaries an inspiring, informative, and entertaining guide to world travel today After publishing five previous photography books with Glitterati, this is the author's first foray into text-based book publishing and promises to be an excellent counterpoint to his image-based work In an era when the earth is our oyster, Michael Clinton is the premier globetrotter in search of its pearls.

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Celebrates the freedom and new experiences that make traveling an opportunity to enhance and enrich one's life. (view table of contents)
By Jack Canfield (compiler), Mark Victor Hansen (compiler) and Steve Zikman (compiler)

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9781558749719 | Hci, May 1, 2002, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Celebrates the freedom and new experiences that make traveling an opportunity to enhance and enrich one's life.

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Product Description: A book to be plundered and raided.; - New York Times Book Review "A portal into a world of timeless travel literature curated by one of the greatest travel writers of our day."; - USA Today Paul Theroux celebrates fifty years of wandering the globe in this collection of the best writing from the books that have shaped him as a reader and a traveler...read more

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9780547737379 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, July 24, 2012), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A book to be plundered and raided.
9780547336916 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 19, 2011), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Used cancelled library book in gently used good condition.

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9780547549194 | Houghton Mifflin, May 26, 2011, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: The Sportsman by Dhani Jones with Jonathan GrotensteinCincinnati Bengals middle linebacker and host of the popular Dhani Tackles the Globe shares the physical, mental, and spiritual lessons he has learned from his travels.

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9781609611118 | Rodale Pr, June 7, 2011, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Now in his 11th season in the NFL, Dhani Jones has had an unusually long career for a football player.

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9781609614447 | Reprint edition (Rodale Pr, June 5, 2012), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The Sportsman by Dhani Jones with Jonathan GrotensteinCincinnati Bengals middle linebacker and host of the popular Dhani Tackles the Globe shares the physical, mental, and spiritual lessons he has learned from his travels.

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Product Description: Unusual People I Have Met While Traveling by: Robert W. Schmitt

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9781452095486 | Authorhouse, February 9, 2011, cover price $21.23 | About this edition: Unusual People I Have Met While Traveling by: Robert W.

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9781452095479 | Authorhouse, February 9, 2011, cover price $10.68 | About this edition: Unusual People I Have Met While Traveling by: Robert W.

AWOL: absent without leave; absent from one’s post or duty without official permission but without intending to desert. Originally a military term, it gradually entered the vernacular for when someone goes missing unexpectedly. Jennifer Barclay and Amy Logan thought it fit well with the kind of travel pieces they wanted to publish -- irreverent but thoughtful, emotionally honest and opinionated, bold and provocative. AWOL: Tales for Travel-Inspired Minds would be dedicated to the perspectives we gain when away from our regular circumstances. They were tired of opening newspaper travel sections to accounts of five-star hotels or hip restaurants, package holidays and cruises, or extreme, death-defying feats. The tales that excited them were more personal. They wanted to bring back a sense of wonder about the world out there. “Rejecting the consumerist attitude of always wanting something better, which seems to go hand in hand with the concept of extreme travel, we wanted to show that there are different kinds of adventures -- the ones that are more by-the-seat-of-your-pants and that all of us can afford. It’s about slowing down the way we travel, learning to observe and to relish all the moments.” Inviting authors to contribute, they stressed they weren’t looking for detached reportage, but unpublished true tales of pleasure or pain or hilarity that would move and inspire. “Travel has become an important aspect of our lives, and we felt it was important to explore what we get out of it: Whether it makes us better citizens of the planet or enriches our lives. How discovering the world can be about discovering yourself, or help you see life afresh.” They wanted writing that was exciting and creative, that fired the imagination, dazzled with language, captured something emblematic or unique. The stories are full of telling details and do not shirk from emotion. The trips range from a short break close to home, to years living on the other side of the world. When Rick Maddocks leaves for Mexico, his father says “I hope you find what you’re searching for.” But you don’t always find what you expect. “What was I expecting…?” asks Andrew Pyper on arriving in Brazil. Karen Connelly tries to switch off the chattering of her brain in Burma, so she can just “shut up and see.” After a year in China, Rui Umezawa is utterly disoriented: “The world as I’d known it no longer existed. Neither did the man I believed myself to be.” However far or near you travel, an AWOL destination is a place where, says Brad Smith, “the usual rules don’t apply.” Myrna Kostash muses, roaming through Greece, “I cannot be further away from the rest of my life.” But when Camilla Gibb comes home from Ethiopia, her own culture seems bleak, “devoid of all colour, all meaning.”The authors in AWOL have collectively won or been nominated for practically every literary prize in Canada, making it an extraordinary collection of original writing. The editors also decided to add another dimension to the book, a sense of fun and accessibility, by pasting in trip memorabilia -- tickets, snaps, sketches and odd mementoes -- to divide up the text and draw the reader into the stories. They wanted AWOL to feel a bit like a magazine: a reader-friendly paperback with big pages and great design, something to read on the bus for inspiration and escape, or to amble through at the cottage.The Toronto Star called AWOL a “decidedly quirky collection that follows no obvious theme or point of departure -- except the delicious need to go away.” If travel is about broadening the mind and having fun, AWOL is to get us through the rest of the year. The Winnipeg Free Press called it “an all-encompassing armchair travel experience … the kind of collection that, once read, will beckon from the bookshelf to fill a particular longing when it strikes.” For those who dream of having no fixed address, and those happy simply to read about it, AWOL is filled with entertaining, enriching and edifying stories of people getting away from the familiar.

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9780679312154 | Vintage Books, February 1, 2003, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: AWOL: absent without leave; absent from one’s post or duty without official permission but without intending to desert.

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9780307368416 | Vintage Books, July 30, 2010, cover price $24.00

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Product Description: Read Doug Lansky's posts on the Penguin Blog."In a nutshell, the Titanic Awards are the Darwin Awards for travel- only nobody dies." -Los Angeles Times Everyone who's ever checked (and lost) their luggage or discovered that their hotel misplaced their reservation knows there are few perfect vacations...read more

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9780399535840 | 1 edition (J P Tarcher, May 4, 2010), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Read Doug Lansky's posts on the Penguin Blog.

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Product Description: For pure pleasure, few experiences are as satisfying as a chance to explore the world’s great culinary traditions and landmarks—and here, in the latest title of our popular series of illustrated travel gift books, you’ll find a fabulous itinerary of foods, dishes, markets, and restaurants worth traveling far and wide to savor...read more
By National Geographic Society (other contributor)

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9781426205071 | Natl Geographic Society, October 20, 2009, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: For pure pleasure, few experiences are as satisfying as a chance to explore the world’s great culinary traditions and landmarks—and here, in the latest title of our popular series of illustrated travel gift books, you’ll find a fabulous itinerary of foods, dishes, markets, and restaurants worth traveling far and wide to savor.

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Product Description: The perfect gift for the peripatetic and those who want to be. This compilation of over 500 quotations captures the lure of the open road, the magic of far-off places, the mystery of the road not taken, and the joy of returning home...read more
By Gordon S. Jackson (compiler)

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9781887140867 | Intrepid Traveler, July 9, 2009, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The perfect gift for the peripatetic and those who want to be.

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Product Description: What constitutes travel? Two weeks in a foreign city or a year of Sunday drives? Returning to the places you love or stopping by the side of the road to jump into a unfamiliar creek? Going with your significant other or with a group of acquaintances who become fast friends during the experience? Author Linda Jenkins has done it all in her 17-year marriage to Tim, several years her junior and on a wavelength all his own...read more

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9780979066122 | Great Little Books Llc, January 15, 2009, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: What constitutes travel?

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