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The Idle Traveller

The Idle Traveller: The Art of Slow Travel

by: Dan Kieran

Category: Travel

Price: € 13,20 >> € 12,00

"A brilliant insight... deeply alluring... all beautifully told" - Telegraph

As we jet off on holiday, passing from airport lounge to hotel in our desperation to escape our everyday lives and find some better weather, we'd do well to ask ourselves what on earth we're doing. Do we really travel any more ...

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Crazy River

Crazy River

by: Richard Grant

Category: Travel

Price: € 16,50 >> € 15,00

No-one travels like the renowned writer-adventurer Richard Grant and, really, no-one should. Having narrowly escaped death at the hands of Mexican drug barons in Bandit Roads, he now plunges with his trademark recklessness and curiosity into Africa. Setting out to make the first descent of a previously ...

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The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels

by: Derek Blyth

Category: Travel

Price: € 18,15 >> € 14,95

'The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels' is a guide to the Brussels that no one knows. It takes you to undiscovered art museums, forgotten squares and secret shops. The aim is to challenge the idea that Brussels is a boring city and to uncover the hidden places that give this city its charm.

The book doesn't ...

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Paris Revealed

Paris Revealed

by: Stephen Clarke

Category: Travel

Price: € 14,85 >> € 10,50

Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world. But do you know... Which is the most romantic spot to say 'je t'aime'? And the sexiest? Where to see fantastic art, away from all the crowds? Why Parisian men feel compelled to pee in the street? How to choose a hotel room where you might actually ...

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Terra Nullius A Journey Through No One's Land

Terra Nullius: A Journey Through No One's Land

by: Sven Lindqvist

Category: Travel

Price: € 16,50

A meditative journey through the bleak deserts of Australia, and into the past. In 'Terra Nullius', Sven Lindqvist explores how racism against the Aboriginal peoples led to policies of cultural genocide, many acts of individual cruelty, and some of kindness.

"A brilliant and original writer as well ...

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Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria

Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria

by: Noo Saro-Wiwa

Category: Travel

Price: € 24,75 >> € 22,00

BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week

Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to Nigeria - a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. Then her father, activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, ...

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Watching The English

Watching the English

by: Kate Fox

Category: Travel

Price: € 14,85

"An entertaining, clever book. Read it" - Daily Telegraph

In 'Watching The English' anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. She puts the English national character under her anthropological microscope, and finds a strange and fascinating ...

Recommended by: Gwenaelle ("Everybody who studies English and is interested in today's English culture should read this book which highlights the funny behaviour of English people.")

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The Shakespeare Guide to Italy

The Shakespeare Guide to Italy

by: Richard Paul Roe

Category: Travel

Price: € 21,45 >> € 19,95

Richard Paul Roe spent more than twenty years traveling the length and breadth of Italy to seek out and document the exact locations in which Shakespeare set his ten Italian plays. Using as his compass only the exact lines spoken by characters in each play, Roe succeeded in pinpointing the location of ...

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500 Places to See Before They Disappear

500 Places to See Before They Disappear

by: Frommer's

Category: Travel

Price: € 26,40 >> € 16,00

500 thoughtfully chosen treasures that will inspire and enlighten travelers of all ages. This book enables passionate travelers and the eco-conscious to learn about and plan a visit to see rare cultural, historic, and natural places before they are irrevocably altered or even gone forever. Included are ...

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Finding George Orwell in Burma

Finding George Orwell in Burma

by: Emma Larkin

Category: Travel

Price: € 14,85

"Never less than fascinating" -- Sunday Times
"A superb account of life in Burma's exotic tragi-comedy" -- Observer

In one of the most brilliant and intrepid memoirs in recent memory, Emma Larkin tells of the year she spent travelling through Burma, using as a compass the life and work of George Orwell, ...

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