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Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe is a classic travelogue surviving over 300 years.

Review: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

At 19 we all argue with our parents thinking we know better so it is of little surprise that the young Robinson Crusoe back in 1651 ignored the well-meaning advice of his father, and joined a ship heading from Hull to London. During this voyage, however, fate struck a nasty…

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10 books to read before visiting Alaska

10 Books You Should Read Before Setting off to Alaska

Alaska has become one of the most popular destinations not only for US citizens but from foreign tourists, as well. Eight national parks, thousands of rivers, and an immense number of animals make this federal-state a pure gem of nature. Spending holidays in Alaska is an inspiring and relaxing adventure….

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26 books on Sri Lanka to inspire your next trip to the Teardrop Island in the Indian Ocean via @tbookjunkie

26 Books on Sri Lanka to Read Before You Visit

Whether you are the adventurous type, looking to explore all Sri Lanka has to offer – from its many tea plantations, scenic train journeys and its numerous temples – or prefer to simply relax on one of the Island’s beautiful beaches, finding out a little bit about the country’s history…

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Levison Wood at the age of 22 embarked on an overland trip from England to India along the Old Silk Road in an attempt to follow in the footsteps of on of his heroes, Arthur Connolly. Eastern Horizons captures his trip from beginning to end, highlighting not only the route he took but the people he met along the way.

Levison Wood Explores The Old Silk Road with Eastern Horizons

When most people consider taking a gap year to travel chances are South East Asia or South America will be high up on their bucket list. For others perhaps a European road trip might spring to mind.  However, how many young adults would consider hitch-hiking the Silk Road with less…

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Argentina: Rare Steak, Red Wine, Hot Tango!

Argentina, a country that, I will be honest, has never really been somewhere I have wanted to visit.  Not because I have an aversion to it, it is just when I think of Argentina nothing in particular springs to mind.  If I was to travel to South America, Peru, Chile,…

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15 Top Travel Books of 2016: Guaranteed to Inspire Wanderlust

Do you suffer with Wanderlust? Travelling the world is now easier than ever before, but deciding where to head can offer be as daunting as the journey itself.  With so many great travel writers out there, the knowledge we now have at our finger tips is immense.  However, with so…

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10 New Authors to watch out for in 2015

The world of publishing has changed considerable over the years; no longer does a budding author need to send a series of manuscripts to publishing houses in the hope that they will respond in a positive way, agreeing to that lusted-after book deal. Today, people can still opt to work…

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Liam Roberts – “Writing is about connecting with the anonymous reader”

Liam Roberts relives the six-thousand miles he travelled over sixty-eight days through his travelogue, A Eurasian Diary.  Reminiscing about his journey through China’s Far West, onto the Silk Road and onwards to Europe Liam takes his readers on an adventure to unfamiliar places. Tell us a bit about yourself I’m a map-loving thirty-something Canadian fellow who relocated…

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The Drive North: A Swing Down Memory Lane (Jason Hussong)

Stars: **** Pages: 239 (e-book edition) First published by Outskirts Press Inc. in 2011 Mixing past and present this is both a travelogue, conveying the best stop-off points whilst driving north from Mexico to Canada, and a personal diary of childhood road trip memories. In Jason’s opening chapter we gain…

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