Travel Literature

Touching the Void

Paperback, 01/01/1998, €14.85
An account of the ascent of the 21,000ft Siula Grande peak in the Peruvian Andes. Joe Simpson and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, had achieved the summit before the first disaster struck. What happened and how they dealt with the psychological traumas that resulted is the subject of this book.


Paperback, 13/09/2018, €12.95
This anthology features inspirational travel writing from the likes of Ed Stafford, Benedict Allen, Sarah Outen, Al Humphreys, Lois Pryce, Leon McCarron, and Anna McNuff, to restore our faith in the world and remind us that the world is filled with kind strangers just like us. All royalties go to Oxfam's work with refugees.

The Travel Atlas

Hardback, 12/10/2018, €54.05
Combining our extensive mapping experience and unrivalled destination knowledge, our first dedicated atlas is packed with insightful commentary and inspiring images to help you explore the world and plan trips with ease. Each large page of mapping is accompanied with top sights and activities, while popular regions are presented at greater scale.

Another Fine Mess

Hardback, 08/11/2018, €20.30

Amazing Train Journeys

Hardback, 01/10/2018, €27.05
Experience 60 of the world's greatest and most unforgettable train journeys, from classic long-distance trips like Canada's Rocky Mountaineer and Darwin to Adelaide's The Ghan, to little-known gems on regular commuting lines. Each profile contains practical information like ticket options and timetables, plus inspiring photos and illustrated maps.

Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary

Paperback, 01/09/2018, €6.75
Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Japanese phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!

Journeys of a Lifetime, Second Edition

Hardback, 29/10/2018, €33.80
This inspirational travel guide reveals 500 celebrated and lesser-known destinations from around the globe.

Step by Step

Paperback, 06/09/2018, €20.30
Inspiring tales from TV traveller Simon Reeve's life of amazing adventures in over 120 countries and the most remote and extreme corners of the planet.

Travels with Charley: In Search of America

Paperback, 01/03/2001, €12.95
When John Steinbeck was almost sixty years old, worried that he might have lost touch with the sights, the sounds and the essence of America's people, he took note of his itchy feet and prepared to travel. He was accompanied by his French poodle, Charley, diplomat and watchdog, across the states of America from Maine to California.

A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople - From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube

Paperback, 15/03/2004, €14.85
The great travel classic, first published in 1977 and recounting an epic journey of nearly 50 years before, reissued in paperback with an Introduction by Jan Morris