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Where the Wild Winds Are: Walking Europe's Winds from the Pennines to Provence

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by Nick Hunt
Nick Hunt sets off on an unlikely quest: to follow four of Europe's winds across the continent. His wind-walks begin on Cross Fell, the highest point of the Pennines, as he chases the roaring Helm - the only named wind in Britain. In southern Europe he follows the Bora - a bitter northerly that blows from Trieste through Slovenia and down the Croatian coast. His hunt for the 'snow-eating' Foehn becomes a me...
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Why the Dutch are Different: A Journey into the Hidden Heart of the Netherlands

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by Coates, Ben
*A SCOTSMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR* 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. In the first book to consider the hidden heart and history of the Netherlands from a modern perspective, the author explores the length and breadth of his adopted homeland and discovers why one of the world's smallest ...
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Almost French

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by Sarah Turnbull
A delightful twist on the travel memoir, Almost French takes readers on a tour fraught with culture clashes but rife with insight and deadpan humour - a charming true story of what happens when Sarah meets a very French Frenchman.
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Revolutionary Ride: On the Road in Search of the Real Iran

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by Pryce, Lois
In 2011, at the height of tension between the British and Iranian governments, travel writer Lois Pryce found a note left on her motorcycle outside the Iranian Embassy in London: ...I wish that you will visit Iran so you will see for yourself about my country. WE ARE NOT TERRORISTS!!! Please come to my city, Shiraz. It is very famous as the friendliest city in Iran, it is the city of poetry and gardens and...
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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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Around India in 80 Trains

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by Rajesh, Monisha
In 1991, Monisha Rajesh's family uprooted from Sheffield to Madras in the hope of making India their home. Two years later, fed up with soap-eating rats, severed human heads and the creepy colonel across the road, they returned to England with a bitter taste in their mouths. Two decades on, she turns to a map of the Indian Railways and takes a page out of Jules Verne's classic tale, embarking on an adventu...
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Swiss Watching

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by Bewes Diccon
In Swiss Watching, Deacon Bewes looks inside Europe's landlocked "island" of Switzerland. Travelling around one of the most individual and misunderstood country in Europe, Bewes asks what lies beyond the emblematic stereotypes of the Swiss and what does life really look like from the inside?
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Dare to Do: Taking on the Planet by Bike and Boat

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by Sarah Outen MBE FRGS
Shortlisted for a 2016 Edward Standford Travel Writing Award. On 1 April 2011, rower and adventurer Sarah Outen set off in her kayak from Tower Bridge for France. Her aim was simple: to circle the globe entirely under her own steam - cycling, kayaking and rowing across Europe, Asia, the Pacific, the Americas, the Atlantic and eventually home. A year later, Sarah was plucked from the Pacific ocean ami...
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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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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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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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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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Don't Tell Mum I work on the rigs

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by Paul Carter
A take no prisoners' approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the oil business. Amazingly, he's survived (so far) to tell these stories from the edge of civilization. He has been shot at, hijacked and held hostage; almost died of dysentery in Asia and toothache in Russia; watched a Texan lose his mind in the jungles of Asi...
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The Geography of Thought - How Asians and Europeans Think Differently

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by Richard Nisbett
When Richard Nisbett showed an animated underwater scene to his American students, they zeroed in on a big fish swimming among smaller fish. Japanese subjects, on the other hand, made observations about the background environment...and the different "seeings" are a clue to profound underlying cognitive differences between Westerners and East Asians. As Professor Nisbett shows in The Geography of Thought peo...
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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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With Respect to the Japanese - Going to Work in Japan

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??????????? ! 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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American Ways

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by Gary Althen
Whether you're a business person visiting for a week or a foreign student visiting for a semester, American Ways, A Cultural Guide to the United States covers all your basic needs-from the trends and customs of day-to-day activities to the more esoteric customs regarding cultural values, politics, education, religion and relationships. In this revised edition, Gary Althen and Janet Bennett have added mater...
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Don't Look Behind You!

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by Peter Allison
In Peter's own words: These are the stories of a not particularly brave safari guide...As a child I knew that I was afraid of heights, and while uncomfortable admitting any phobia, was glad to have only one. Then I met my first crocodile. Now I know that there are at least two things in the world that unhinge my knees with fear, sour my breath, and overwhelm me with an urge to squeeze my eyes shut and wake ...
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