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Revolutionary Ride: On the Road in Search of the Real Iran

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by Pryce, Lois
Shortlisted for a 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award. 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...
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Meeting The Medicine Men

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by Charles Langley
'I thoroughly endorse this book and I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did' - From the foreword by Emerson Jackson Sr, Navajo Elder Navajo Indian Nation, Window Rock, Arizona. A chance meeting with a young Navajo Indian propels an English traveller out of his middle-class life and into the world of North American Indian Medicine Men, a world where people genuinely believe that witchcraft can bring rui...
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I Was a Potato Oligarch

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by John Mole
From the best-selling author of It's All Greek to Me! comes a wild tale of life and business in the brave new Russia. John Mole went to seek his fortune in the New Russia revolution with his Big Idea of setting up British baked potato restaurants to rival McDonald's and Pizza Hut, and came back with the rights for a revolutionary biotechnology for cleaning air pollution. In between he tangled with fantasist...
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My Mercedes Is Not For Sale

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by Jeroen Van Bergeijk
"My Mercedes Is Not for Sale" is a rollicking, witty and insightful tale of an innocent abroad which captures the high-spirited adventure of a young journalist and paints a vivid portrait of West Africa through a surprise-filled journey into its thriving car cult. "My Mercedes is Not for Sale" has all the wit and charm of John Mole's bestselling "Its All Greek to Me!" and Peter Allison's "Don't Run, Whateve...
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When I Fell From the Sky

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by Koepcke Juliane
On Christmas Eve 1971, the packed LANSA flight 508 from Lima to Pucallpa was struck by lightning and went down in dense jungle hundreds of miles from civilization. Of its 93 passengers, only one survived. Juliane Koepcke, the seventeen-year-old child of famous German zoologists. She'd been thrown from the plane two miles above the forest canopy, but had sustained only a broken collarbone and a cut on her le...
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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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Exploring The Greek Mosaic

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by Benjamin Broome
This introduction to Greek values and behaviour aims to challenge readers to move beyond their image of an archaic and at times anarchic civilization to a richer appreciation of contemporary Greek society. The book deciphers the complexities of the culture and its communciation styles, seeking to provide an accurate guide to the social landscape of Greece. The author examines what he calls the "cornerstones...
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The Kama Sutra Diaries: Intimate Journeys Through Modern India

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by Howard, Sally
BEHIND THE SCENES AND BETWEEN THE SHEETS OF MODERN DAY INDIA Once upon a time, the Western sexual revolution gave us free love and the female orgasm. Today in the West, pre-teens aspire to be glamour models and internet porn threatens to reduce our sexual repertoire to a handful of webcam-friendly positions. Meanwhile India the land that gave us The Kama Sutra, the sensual arts of the Mughal courtesan and ...
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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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Paris In Love

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by James Eloisa
In 2009, New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: she sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. Paris in Love: A Memoir chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With no classes to teach, no committee meetings to attend, no lawn to mow or cars to park, Eloisa r...
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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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Unrooted Childhoods

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by Faith Eidse
A fusion of voices and deeply personal experiences from every corner of the globe, Unrooted Childhoods presents a cultural mosaic of today's citizens of the world. In twenty stirring memoirs of childhoods spent packing, writings by both world-famous and first-time authors (many published here for the first time) make universal the story of growing up without the opportunity to ever feel rooted. Best-selling...
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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 Expert Expat - Your guide to Successful Relocation Abroad

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by Melissa Brayer-Hess
Completely revised and updated to account for the new realities of international travel, this is an easy-to-follow guidebook for global nomads, full of practical suggestions for successfully relocating overseas. The book covers everything from pre-departure reconnaissance through reentry.
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Thumbs Up Australia

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by Tom Parry
On the Road meets Down Under in this really rough guide to the adventures of an enthusiastic hitchhiker and his reluctant girlfriend on their quest for the real Australia. Hitching lifts with the desert's dodgiest drivers and taking breaks in the roughest roadhouses, this is Tom Parry's witty, warts-and-all tale of hitchhiking 8,000 miles across - and around - the Australian outback with his thumb, his back...
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It's All Greek To Me

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by John Mole
A charming saga of sun, sea, sand and cement, telling of the back-breaking but joyous labours of fixing up a personal rustic paradise and the generous and garrulous cast of characters aiding in the effort.
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Head Over Heel: Seduced by Southern Italy

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by Harrison, Chris
A whitewashed fishing village, a shapely signorina and an infatuated young man - head over heels on the heel of the boot. This is Chris Harrison's hilarious and captivating story of leaving his previous life for La Dolce Vita - or rather the Southern Italian version of that seductive way of life, with its luscious foods, physical beauty and sun-drenched vistas. On a trip to Dublin, Chris falls head over hee...
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Dubai Dreams - Inside the Kingdom of Bling

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by Raymond Barrett
Dubai has become the watchword for all things new, glittering and very bling - a billionaire's dream world and a haven for international expatriates promising a fantasy land of tax-free fun, sun and sin. In less than a generation, this small city-state on the Arabian Gulf has been transformed from a sleepy smuggler's cove to a global financial and entertainment hub home to a number of world records, includi...
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A Summer In Gascony

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by Martin Calder
The only travel writing book on Gascony, "A Summer in Gascony" is a charming and humorous tale of an extraordinary summer spent in this relatively unknown part of south-western France, the home of D Artagnan, Cyrano de Bergerac, gutsy red wine, fine sweet wine Armagnac and sunflowers. It is a tale of two love affairs: an idyllic summer romance and a lifelong love affair with Gascony with its village festiva...
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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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