Where should you go next in Europe? Packed full with trip recommendations for every time of year - curated with weather, seasonal costs, crowds and events in mind - this book covers every flavour of the European travel experience, from culture-rich city breaks and sun-kissed beach escapes to scenic road trips and adrenaline-fuelled adventures.
Here's a book about London that's seriously streetwise. Discover secrets and stories guaranteed to blow your mind, that are definitely off the tourist trail. Find out how an old parrot hit the headlines, where you can purchase a some tasty brain jam, what the weirdest item ever left on a bus was and lots more! For readers aged 8 and up.
Madagascar is a land where lizards scream and monkey-like lemurs sing songs of inexpressible beauty. This natural and cultural history of Madagascar is an exploration of what makes the island so extraordinary. It combines advanced science and conservation with adventure travel and historical narrative.
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.
K2, August 1st, 2008. Thirty climbers are attempting the summit of the most savage mountain on Earth. They make it. But before they start their descent an ice shelf collapses, sweeping away their ropes. It is dark. Their lines are gone. They are low on oxygen. And it is getting very, very cold. How many will make it down alive?