The author's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In this book, he deals with Europe as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet, and journeys from Hammerfest, the northernmost town on the continent, to Istanbul on the cusp of Asia.
In August 1939 the Irish travel writer Richard Hayward set out on a road trip to explore the Shannon region. Eighty years on, inspired by his work, Paul Clements retraces Hayward's journey along the river. Clements paints a compelling portrait of twenty-first century Ireland, mingling travel and anecdote with an eye for the natural world.
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.
This guide presents over 40 walks, all within easy reach of Dublin and ranging in time from half an hour to three hours. As far as possible, the walks are circular so that one can drive to the start, park the car and return to it at the end. The walks are designed for the leisure walker.