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Immersed in West Africa: My Solo Journey Across Senegal, Mauritania, The Gambia, Guinea and Guinea Bissau

Immersed in West Africa: My Solo Journey Across Senegal, Mauritania, The Gambia, Guinea and Guinea Bissau
  • Author(s): Terry Lister
  • Location(s): West Africa
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 2017

It’s Africa! Immersed in West Africa is NOT one of those cookie-cutter guide books. This is the powerful on-the-ground diary of one man’s solo journey through West Africa. For roughly 60 days, Terry Lister traveled across Senegal, Mauritania, the...

Salt Water and Spear Tips

Salt Water and Spear Tips
  • Author(s): Thor F Jensen
  • Location(s): Papua New Guinea
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 2016

A Danish filmmaker, under the apprenticeship of three Papua New Guinean master sailors, set off from Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, on the 30th of August 2016 on a world-record circumnavigation of the island of New Guinea in a...

Fifty Miles Wide

Fifty Miles Wide
  • Author(s): Julian Sayarer
  • Location(s): Israel, Palestine
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): contemporary

Ten years after breaking a world record for a circumnavigation by bicycle, award-winning travel writer Julian Sayarer returns to two wheels to write life at the roadsides of Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. His journey weaves from fertile...

Adventure by Chicken Bus

Adventure by Chicken Bus
  • Author(s): Janet Losole
  • Location(s): Central America
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 2005 - 2007

Embarking on a homeschooling field trip to Central America is stressful enough, but add in perilous bridge crossings, trips to the hospital, and a lack of women’s underwear, and you have the makings of an Adventure by Chicken Bus....

Toubab Tales: The Joys and Trials of Expat Life in Africa

Toubab Tales: The Joys and Trials of Expat Life in Africa
  • Author(s): Rob Baker
  • Location(s): Mali
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 2009 - 2012

“Go to Mali,” they said. “The music is amazing,” they said. “And you get ten hours of sunshine every day.” So I did, and this is the story of my three years in a poor yet incredibly rich West...

Heading East: 1 year: 26 countries: 1001 worries

Heading East: 1 year: 26 countries: 1001 worries
  • Author(s): Dawn East
  • Location(s): Asia, Australia, Eastern Europe
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Contemporary

The very thought of home ownership and settling down was enough to send Dawn East running for the hills – otherwise known as the Trans-Mongolian Train, where her adventures across Asia, Australia and Eastern Europe would begin. But how...

From A Wonky Path To An Open Road: A short book about a long journey

From A Wonky Path To An Open Road: A short book about a long journey
  • Author(s): Janey de Nordwall
  • Location(s): Scotland
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 2019

In 2019, BAFTA-winning film producer, Janey de Nordwall packed her bags (and her cat), fired up her 1970s VW campervan and headed off from her London home to Scotland for a solo road trip that would change her life....

A Thing of the Moment

A Thing of the Moment
  • Author(s): Bruno Noble
  • Location(s): Tokyo, London, Oxford
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1970s to 1990s

A novel written from the points of view of three women with the subject, besides telling the stories of how they grow up and meet, the nature of the self, or of identity. It takes its title from Straw...

Keep Walking, Your Heart Will Catch Up: A Camino de Santiago journey

Keep Walking, Your Heart Will Catch Up: A Camino de Santiago journey
  • Author(s): Cathay O Reta
  • Location(s): Santiago de Compostela
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): contemporary

“Keep Walking” is a modern-day pilgrimage, a spiritual journey, a physical feat. Cathay was in her mid-60s and entering a new phase of life. In phase one she had been single for 29 years. Phase two followed with 33...

Not Cool: Europe by Train in a Heatwave

Not Cool: Europe by Train in a Heatwave
  • Author(s): Jules Brown
  • Location(s): Europe
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Contemporary 2019

9 cities, 9 countries, 9 days 1 ridiculously hot summer What could possibly go wrong? The latest travel memoir by Jules Brown – author of Takoradi to the Stars (via Huddersfield) – is a hot and steamy adventure (no,...

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