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The Timbuktu School for Nomads

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by Nicholas Jubber
The Sahara: a dream-like, far away landscape of Lawrence of Arabia and Wilfred Thesiger, The English Patient and Star Wars, and home to nomadic communities whose ways of life stretch back millennia. Today it's a teeth-janglingly dangerous destination, where the threat of jihadists lurks just over the horizon. Following in the footsteps of 16th century traveller Leo Africanus, Nicholas Jubber went on a turbu...
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It's All Greek to Me: Ruins, Retsina, a Mad Dog... and an Englishman

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by Mole, John
'A little whitewashed house with a blue door and blue shutters on an unspoilt island in a picturesque village next to the beach with a tavern round the corner...' This was the dream of the Mole family in search of a piece of Greek paradise. But a beautiful view and a persuasive local prompted the impulsive purchase of 'a tumbledown ruin on a hillside with no water, no electricity, no roof, no floor, no door...
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Slow Train to Switzerland: One Tour, Two Trips, 150 Years - and a World of Change Apart

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by Bewes, Diccon
In June 1863 an English lady set off by train on the trip of a lifetime: Thomas Cook's first Conducted Tour of Switzerland. A century and a half later, travel writer Diccon Bewes, author of the bestselling Swiss Watching, decided to go where she went and see what she saw. Guided by her diary, he followed the same route to discover how much had changed and how much hadn't. She went in search of adventure, he...
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Head Over Heel: Seduced by Southern Italy

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by Harrison, Chris
When Chris travelled from Sydney to Dublin, he never dreamed his life was about to change forever. There he meets Daniela - one L, smile as you say it to pronounce it correctly - and it's amore at first sight. Before he can say si, he's uprooted to follow her to her sun-kissed hometown of Andrano, Puglia, tucked in the heel of southern Italy. The whitewashed houses, olive groves and cobblestone lanes are be...
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Around India in 80 Trains

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by Rajesh Monisha
To understand India you have to see it, hear it, breathe it and feel it. Living through the good, the bad and the ugly is the only way to know where you fit in and where India fits into you. In 1991 Monisha and her family uprooted from Sheffield to Madras in the hope of making India their home again. But fed up with soap-eating rats, severed human heads, paying bribes, and the creepy colonel across the roa...
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The Trouble with Europe: Why the EU isn't Working, How it Can be Reformed, What Could Take its Place

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by Bootle, Roger
'This is a credible plan for life outside Europe and deserves to be widely read' The Week - Business Books of the Year FULLY REVISED EDITION FOR THE 2016 UK EU REFERENDUM The EU hasn't delivered the prosperity and growth it promised; the euro has turned out to be a disaster; and the EU's share of world GDP is set to fall sharply. Moreover, no one is clear what the EU is for, or how 'ever closer union' can...
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Don't Run What Ever You Do: My Adventures as a Safari Guide

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by Allison, Peter
The Okavango Delta, Botswana: a lush wetland in the middle of the Kalahari desert. Aged 19, Peter Allison thought he would visit for a short holiday before going home to get a 'proper job'. But Peter fell in love with southern Africa and its wildlife and before long had risen to become a top safari guide. In Don't Run, Whatever You Do, you'll hear outrageous-but-true tales from the most exciting safaris. Yo...
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Slow Train to Switzerland: One Tour, Two Trips, 150 Year and a World of Change Apart

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by Bewes, Diccon
A bestseller in Europe and the United Kingdom, "Slow Train to Switzerland" is now in paperback! Diccon Bewes, author of the immensely popular "Swiss Watching," follows Thomas Cook's groundbreaking tour from England to the Swiss Alps. Bewes uses traveler Jemima Morell's diary from 1863 to retrace the trip and explore the revolutionary affect the journey had on both Britain and Switzerland.
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Why the Dutch are Different: Into the Hidden Heart of the Netherlands

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by Ben Coates
Stranded at Schiphol airport, Ben Coates called up a friendly Dutch girl he'd met some months earlier. He stayed for dinner. Actually, he stayed for good.
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Walking the Woods and the Water: In the Footsteps of Patrick Leigh Fermor from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn

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by Nick Hunt
Shortlisted for the 2015 Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year. In December 1933, an eighteen-year-old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm his way across Europe, 'like a tramp, a pilgrim or a wandering scholar,' on foot from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. The books he later wrote about this walk, A Time of Gifts (1977), Between the Woods and the Wat...
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Almost French

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by Sarah Turnbull
Number 1 on the Bestseller list (Australia) with over 20,000 copies sold in the UK alone and over 250,000 world-wide! Almost French has been a huge success and now with the new-look, mass market B Format it is ready to go stellar! Publication timed for major trade promotions including summer reading and airport holiday exodus. In the bestselling tradition of Frances Mayes' Under the Tuscan Sun, Chris Stewar...
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The Gilded Chalet: Off-Piste in Literary Switzerland

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by Rooney, Padraig
'With a sharp eye for detail and a historian's capacious knowledge, Padraig Rooney has written a superbly amusing guide to all the writers who've been drawn to or emerged from Switzerland. This is a book that should be stuffed into every stocking - the perfect Christmas gift!' --Edmund White, author of THE FLANEUR In the summer of 1816 paparazzi trained their telescopes on the goings on of poets Byron and ...
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Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor's Footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn

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by Hunt, Nick
In 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm his way across Europe, like a tramp, a pilgrim or a wandering scholar. The books he later wrote about this walk, A Time of Gifts, Between the Woods and the Water, and the posthumous The Broken Road are a half-remembered, half-reimagined journey through cultures now extinct, landscapes irrevocably alt...
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With Respect to the Japanese - Going to Work in Japan

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by Condon/2
??????????? ! OR, WELCOME TO WORKING IN JAPAN! Why, in Japan, can't you blow your nose in public? Why can't you drink from a bottle of water? Why, when referring to yourself in conversation, should you point to your nose, not your heart? The second edition of With Respect to the Japanese answers all these questions and many more. C...
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The Leader's Way

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by The Dalai Lama
Born out of a decade of discussion and collaboration between an international management consultant and the head of state and spiritual leader of Tibet, "The Leader's Way" is an inspiring manifesto for leading change which can have an impact at every level. To deal with the world's economic and environmental problems requires a different kind of leadership which see things as they really are and understands...
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Never Mind the Bullocks

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by Vanessa Able
One Girl's 10,000km Adventure Around India in the World's Cheapest Car. What does it take for one woman to drive 10,000 km around India - a land where bullock carts vie for space with SUVs on eight-lane super-highways, where GPS systems fail to give directions, and where a blessing from the gods is considered better road insurance than safer driving? As Vanessa Able learnt, all it takes is a little bit...
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Modern Day Vikings - A Practical Guide to the Swedes

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by Robinowitz, Christina Johansson
Modern-Day Vikings is a window into contemporary Sweden. True to its title, the book traces many of Sweden's cultural traits back to its Viking heritage: self-sufficiency, fairness, egalitarianism, and democracy. But this just scratches the surface; the authors also examine the famous "cradle-to-grave" social democracy and the social and economic challenges brought on by immigration and other twenty-first c...
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This is Not a Drill

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by Paul Carter
More toe-curling adventures from the oil fields. Hectic, hellraising and hilarious, world-class rig-pig Paul Carter's at it again: breaking machinery, defying death and causing mayhem - Just another glorious day in the oilfield! This time, he's stuck in the middle of the Russian sea on a rig staffed by a crew from Azerbaijan. The choppers are older than him and can only fly by line of sight, turning back r...
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Granada: The Light of Andalucia

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by Nightingale, Steven
Yearning for a change, Steven Nightingale took his family to live in the ancient Andalucian city of Granada. But as he journeyed through its hidden courtyards, scented gardens and sun-warmed plazas, Steven discovered that Granada's present cannot be separated from its past, and began an eight-year quest to discover more. Where once Christians, Muslims and Jews lived peacefully together and the arts and scie...
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Stuff Brits Like

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by McAlpine, Fraser
As the lead writer for BBC Anglophenia, Fraser McAlpine (a man assembled from almost every region of the UK) spends his life explaining Brits to foreigners. Now he lifts the lid on our Marmite pot of nations and takes you on a journey from the Isle of Wight to Inverness, Belfast to Bangor, exploring the joyful enthusiasms (and pet hates) of an endlessly multifarious Britain. 'Stuff Brits Like' celebrates wh...
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