'What's so impressive about Justin Butcher's book is the interweaving of his personal face-to-face experiences in Israel and Palestine against the backdrop of the social and political realities there. This book displays an empathy that is unusual in discussions of that tangled and tragic situation - the ...Show more
Journey to the worlds most enigmatic and magical destinations with this charming guide, full of folklore, unworldly mysteries and far-flung fairy tale locales.
There's something purely magical about being in nature; it transforms us, it renews us. Yet, in a world where high rises, dense population and technology have become virtually inescapable, immersing oneself in nature is seemingly out-of-reach. Lonely Planet's Natural World invites you to reconnect with ...Show more
Lonely Planet introduces explorers and armchair travelers alike to the new world of travel with this second edition of our best-selling Ultimate Travel. Our team has partnered with industry experts to rank over 150 new experiences and great adventures tailored for today's traveler.
Forty years ago, Tim Parks made the bel paesehis home. Italian Lifeis his reckoning with his adopted country, an attempt to get to the core of it, to make sense of it, to fold others' stories in with his own experience - now that he is, in his own words, 'to some degree Italian' himself. The result is a ...Show more
First published in 1950, this classic picture book by the creator of Madeline tells the story of a music teacher and her crotchety landlord who will do anything for peace and quiet. Readers will meet Miss Moore, a sweet and eccentric older woman who moves into an apartment in New York City and, with th ...Show more
Throughout history, intrepid men and women have related their experiences and perceptions of the world's great cities to bring them alive to those at home. The thirty-eight cities covered in this entertaining anthology of travellers' tales are spread over six continents, ranging from Beijing to Berlin, ...Show more
A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week.Flooding has always threatened the rainy, wind-swept islands of the United Kingdom, but it is becoming more frequent and more severe. Combining travel writing and reportage with readings of history, literature and myth, Edward Platt explores the way floods have shaped the ...Show more
Te wheke means octopus in te reo Maori. For many cultures the Pacific Ocean, this resourceful, adventurous creature is a symbol of early voyages from the Polynesian homelands of Hawaiki. In Aotearoa New Zealand, conventional art history tells the stories of art that ties us to Britain and Europe. This ...Show more
A story in the Compassionate Courtesan Universe.Some anthropologists once did a comprehensive survey of what human cultures considered beautiful. There was one consistent: trait-symmetry. Every human culture in existence said that the person with symmetric physical features was the beautiful one. I'm th ...Show more
The National Trust cares for some of the most spectacular countryside in Britain. This guide features 100 walks from across the country, from the ancient majesty of Avebury's stone circle and the wonder of Giant's Causeway to the dramatic peaks towering about Lake windermere. The walks are organised by ...Show more
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In search of 'ghosts on the road', Mark Wallbank, founder of Haunted Auckland, goes roadtrippin' with his ghost hunting gadgets, cameras and other recording equipment to investigate paranormal legends and Auckland's allegedly haunted locations. Join Mark as he sets out with his team to document wanderin ...Show more