1 Dervla Murphy
商品説明：When Dervla Murphy was ten, she was given a bicycle and an atlas, and within days she was secretly planning a trip to India. At the age of thirty-one, in 1963, she finally set off and this book is based on the daily diary she kept while riding through Persia, Afghanistan and over the Himalayas to Pakistan and India. A lone woman on a bicycle (with a revolver in her trouser pocket) was an almost un...
2 Tim Moore
Do Not Pass Go
商品説明：A book that tells the story of London since the thirties through the 28 streets, stations and utililties of the Monopoly board. In the wonderful world of Monopoly it still only cost -50 to buy a house in Islington, you can move around London with the shake of a dice and even park your car for free. In Do Not Pass Go Tim Moore, belying his reputation as a player who always paid that -10 fine rather...
3 Adam Gopnik
Paris to the Moon
商品説明：Paris. The name alone conjures images of chestnut-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafés, breathtaking façades around every corner--in short, an exquisite romanticism that has captured the American imagination for as long as there have been Americans. In 1995, Adam Gopnik, his wife, and their infant son left the familiar comforts and hassles of New York City for the urbane glamour of the City of Light. ...
4 Aidan Hartley
The Zanzibar Chest: A Memoir of Love and War
商品説明：A deeply affecting memoir of a childhood in Africa and the continent's horrendous wars, which Hartley witnessed at first hand as a journalist in the 1990s. Shortlisted for the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction, this is a masterpiece of autobiographical journalism. Aidan Hartley, a foreign correspondent, burned-out from the horror of covering the terrifying micro wars of the 1990s, f...
5 Agnes Christina Laut
Works of Agnes Christina Laut
商品説明：12 works of Agnes Christina Laut Canadian journalist, novelist, historian, and social worker (1871-1936) This ebook presents a collection of 12 works of Agnes Christina Laut. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: Canada-the Empire of the North Heralds of Empire Lords of the North Pathfinders of the West Pioneers of the Pacific Coast The ...
7 Mark Twain
A Tramp Abroad
商品説明：In A Tramp Abroad, Mark Twain’s unofficial sequel to The Innocents Abroad, the author records his hilarious and diverse observations and insights while on a fifteen-month walking trip through Central Europe and the Alps. “Here you have Twain’s inimitable mix,” writes Dave Eggers in his Introduction, “of the folksy and the effortlessly erudite, his unshakable good sense and his legendary wit, his k...
8 Henry James
商品説明： Italian Hours is a book of travel writing by Henry James published in 1909. The book collected essays that James had written over nearly forty years about a country he knew and loved well. James extensively revised and sometimes expanded the essays to create a more consistent whole. He also added two new essays and an introduction.。
9 Jonny Muir
Isles at the Edge of the Sea
商品説明：Off the western seaboard of Scotland are hundreds of islands. Beginning on Arran, Jonny Muir sets out to explore these places with a single ambition: to reach the St Kilda archipelago, the islands at the edge of the world. On the way he attempts to finds his inner peace on Holy Island, takes part in a punishing foot race across the mountains of Jura, confronts the Inaccessible Pinnacle on Skye and...
10 Justin Cartwright
商品説明：Oxford is a world-renowned stronghold of knowledge, a lush medieval city dotted with beautiful gardens. But it also has a symbolic meaning well beyond these things. It stands for something deep in our minds - excellence, a kind of privilege, a charmed life, deep-veined liberalism, a respect for tradition. It is an ivory tower: a quiet, thoughtful place, yet one whose scholars and ideas affect us a...
12 Selina Scott
A House in the High Hills
商品説明：'I was warned by all those who knew me that to take on a project like this was madness.' At the peak of her fast-paced career, presenter and interviewer Selina Scott bought a house in the Tramuntana hills of Mallorca. It was a dilapidated old farmhouse without even mains electricity or water, but she had fallen in love with the beauty and peace of the surroundings, and the promise of an escape fro...
13 John Muir
商品説明：Renowned naturalist John Muir is widely credited as being one of the important early figures in the conservation movement. In this series of essays, Muir introduces readers to the wonders of the majestic Yosemite region, a place he visited as soon as he arrived in America in 1868. The beauty of the area's mountains, lakes, and vistas inspired Muir to devote himself to nature and its preservation.。
14 Shile Khumalo
Heart of Africa
商品説明：150 years separate two explorers of Africa: the Englishman John Hanning Speke and South African Sihle Khumalo. Speke set out to “discover” the source of the Nile, and Khumalo to fi gure out what the hell Speke and men like him were after. Khumalo’s 2008 journey to Central Africa was not without its challenges. First he had to outperform his famous earlier trip and book Dark Continent My Black Arse...
15 Andrew Hyde
This Book is About Travel
商品説明： 2 years on the road. 1 backpack. 15 countries. Banned from one. Stories about Nepal, Colombia, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, Kenya, Qatar, UAE, Panama and more. This book is about the days, people, stories, ethics and philosophy that bridged the trip. What is modern travel? Why are you not on the road?。
16 Howard Jacobson
In the Land of Oz
商品説明：_______________ 'A wildly funny account of his travels ... it actually is a book which makes you laugh out loud on almost every page' - Literary Review 'The most successful attempt I know to grip the great dreaming Australian enigma by the throat and make it gargle' - Evening Standard 'A marvellous read ... he is a comic explorer in the grandest mould' - Financial Times _______________ The Man Boo...
17 Richard Grant
商品説明：There are many ways to die in the Sierra Madre, a notorious nine-hundred-mile mountain range in northern Mexico where AK-47s are fetish objects, the law is almost non-existent and power lies in the hands of brutal drug mafias. Thousands of tons of opium and marijuana are produced there every year. Richard Grant thought it would be a good idea to travel the length of the Sierra Madre and write a bo...
18 Hugh Dennis
Britty Britty Bang Bang
商品説明：Hugh Dennis' hilarious and insightful exploration of the changing image of Britain and Britishness will enthral those who love Outnumbered, The Now Show, Mock the Week and quintessentially British humour. 'Utterly readable and laugh-out-loud funny' - Stephen Fry Hugh Dennis has secretly been worrying about what being "British" meant for nearly a decade, ever since his friend Ardal O'Hanlon had tol...
19 Gavin Francis
商品説明：'A great web of interconnecting sagas' - The Scotsman 'True North is a wonder-voyage - an immrama - out into the landscape of the northern regions, but also into the mindscape of those many travellers who have been drawn irresistibly northwards over the millennia. Fluent, subtle, tough and often beautiful, True North stands alongside Peter Davidson's The Idea of North and Joanna Kavenna's The Ice ...
20 Liviu Stoica/Gheorghe Stoica/Gabriela Popa
Erdélyi kastélyok és várak: Kolozs megye
商品説明：A kastélyok és várak az emberi együttélés tanúbizonyságai, amelyek időszerűségükkel nemcsak a romantikusokat ihletik. Történelemmel telítve, fáradtsággal sok éven át föld ből, fából és kőből épített örökséget alkotnak, az építők krea tivitásának, leleményességének és erejének bizonyítékai, megvédésükért életüket is feláldozták. Jelen könyv szerzői (műépítész, történész és filológus) az ismeretlens...