A small stone house deep among the olive groves of Liguria, going for the price of a dodgy second-hand car. Annie Hawes and her sister, on the spot by chance, have no plans whatsoever to move to the Italian Riviera but find naturally that it's an offer they can't refuse.
The Israeli barrier is probably the most iconic divider of land since the Berlin Wall. The author decided the only way to really get to grips with this huge divide was to use the barrier as a route map, to walk the wall. This title describes his journey.
One long grey winter, after her love life abruptly stalls, Jen decides to give herself the gift of a month alone on a Greek island. Life seems a whole lot sweeter living next to a bakery in the middle of nowhere.
Lost on a remote Sumatran volcano...pursued through a Tokyo backstreet by a Japanese gangster...picnicking with the French Foreign Legion in the Horn of Africa: Frank Gardner's idea of a holiday is not everyone's.
Mankind has plied the waves of the ocean since the dawn of recorded time, seeking sustenance, riches and adventure. This book maps out some of the world's great sailing venues, as shared by champion racers and celebrated adventurers. The venues range from ports like Newport to the passage around Cape Horn to idyllic island retreats like Mopelia.