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Summers Off: The Worldwide Adventures of a Schoolteacher

Summers Off: The Worldwide Adventures of a Schoolteacher
Larry 'Jungle' Shortell describes his traveling adventures in Summers Off: The Worldwide Adventures of a Schoolteacher, this excerpt has him skydiving in New Zealand

The Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World, and the Way We Live Today

The Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World, and the Way We Live Today
Helena Wahlstrom reviews a new book by Ted Conover, The Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World, and the Way We Live Today.

Photo Gallery: Route 66 Adventure Handbook

Photo Gallery: Route 66 Adventure Handbook
a journey down the Mother Road, Route 66 through the Western US, that predated the interstates and provides a rich source of roadside entertainment and quirky attractions.

Maya Roads: One Woman's Journey Among the People of the Rainforest

Maya Roads: One Woman's Journey Among the People of the Rainforest
GoNOMAD presents an excerpt from Mary Jo McConahay's new book Maya Roads: One Woman's Journey Among the People of the Rainforest.

Route 66 Adventure Handbook by Drew Knowles

Route 66 Adventure Handbook by Drew Knowles
a journey down the Mother Road, Route 66 through the Western US, that predated the interstates and provides a rich source of roadside entertainment and quirky attractions.

Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven

Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven
Review of Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Jan Gilman, about her travels in 1980's China

Facing the Congo in a Dug-Out Canoe

Facing the Congo in a Dug-Out Canoe
Facing the Congo in a Dug-Out Canoe: Adventurer Jeffrey Tayler, a white man, navigates the Congo River and meets the residents of the jungle in this exciting book.

Led Zeppelin Crashed Here: The Rock and Roll Landmarks of North America

Led Zeppelin Crashed Here: The Rock and Roll Landmarks of North America
a tour of Massachusetts locations that were part of rock-and-roll history including the Harvard Square Theater, Boston Arena and other places music was played.
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Batfishing in the Rainforest: Truth and Tall Tales about Fishing, Traveling and Life

Batfishing in the Rainforest: Truth and Tall Tales about Fishing, Traveling and Life
Kathleen Broadhurst reviews Batfishing in the Rainforest by Randy Wayne White, a collection of tales about fishing and travel, absurdity and adventure.

Songs to an African Sunset

Songs to an African Sunset
Review of Songs to An African Sunset by Sekai Nzanza-Shand

Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens: A Memoir of Venezuela

Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens: A Memoir of Venezuela
Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens: A Couchsurfer’s Memoir of Venezuela, an excerpt from Jamie Maslin's book about a couchsurfer's trip through Venezuela
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Chasing Wild Asparagus in Umbria

Chasing Wild Asparagus in Umbria
A book excerpt from Terry Bhola's book, Searching for Wild Asparagus in Umbria, about two Americans buying a house and living in the Italian countryside.

Oh! Mexico Review

Oh! Mexico Review
Review of Lucy Neville's Oh! Mexico: Lucy spends two years teaching English in Mexico City

Crossing the Heart of Africa: An Extraordinary Love Story

Crossing the Heart of Africa: An Extraordinary Love Story
Mariel Kennison reviews Julian Smith's new book Crossing the Heart of Africa, in which he writes about taking an incredibly arduous journey to prove his love for his bride-to-be.

Around Madagascar On My Kayak by Riaan Manser

Around Madagascar On My Kayak by Riaan Manser
An adventure story about kayaking around the island of Madagascar by Riann Manser...an excerpt of the book

Educating through Travel: Pave Your Own Path

Educating through Travel: Pave Your Own Path
Educating through travel: Pave your own path.Together with their three kids, Jon and Pamela have traveled across Central America.

How to Travel for Free--Really! | GoNOMAD

How to Travel for Free--Really! | GoNOMAD
How to travel for free--six secrets of going around the world at no cost

GoNOMAD Market--Travel Book Excerpts

GoNOMAD Market--Travel Book Excerpts
GoNOMAD Market-- Travel Book Excerpts

The Third Tower Up from the Road: A Collection of Travel Essays

The Third Tower Up from the Road: A Collection of Travel Essays an excerpt of this travel book by Kevin Dolgin.

How to Climb Mt. Blanc in a Skirt: A Handbook for The Lady Adventurer

How to Climb Mt. Blanc in a Skirt: A Handbook for The Lady Adventurer
Nicole Sobel writes about Mick Conefrey's new book which profiles a series of adventurous women travelers and explorers.

A Moveable Feast: Life-Changing Food Adventures Around the World

Beth Simmons reviews A Moveable Feast, an anthology of food-related travel adventures by writers like Jan Morris, Andrew Zimmern and Anthony Bourdain.

Bad Trips: The Perils Of The Road Revisited

Bad Trips: The Perils Of The Road Revisited
Keath Fraser presents an eclectic collection of excerpts from famous travel writers that deal with the perils of the road.

Italian Odyssey: One Couple's Culinary and Cultural Pilgrimage

Italian Odyssey: One Couple's Culinary and Cultural Pilgrimage
Neville and Juilie write about walking the Via Francigena from Switzerland to Rome, sampling the cuisine in the five regions of Italy that they passed through.

Ultimate Winter Travel Experiences

Ultimate Winter Travel Experiences
Rough Guides' new book 'Make the Most of Your Time on Earth: 1,000 Travel Experiences' lists exciting travel adventures around the world.

Atlas of Remote Islands: Charles Veley Has Been to Most of Them!

Atlas of Remote Islands: Charles Veley Has Been to Most of Them!
Beth Simmons reviews Judith Schalansky's Atlas of Remote Islands and talks with world traveler Charles Veley, who has visited many of them.

Blue Highways: An American Road-Trip Classic

Blue Highways: An American Road-Trip Classic
GoNOMAD presents excerpts from William Least Heat-Moon's classic American road-trip journal Blue Highways.

An Irreverent Curiosity: The Search for the Savior's Foreskin

An Irreverent Curiosity: The Search for the Savior's Foreskin
David Farley takes the reader along on his quest to locate the Holy Foreskin, one of the Catholic Church's more infamous relics that mysteriously went missing in 1983.

The Lost Girls and the Wander Year

The Lost Girls and the Wander Year
The Lost Girls and the Wander Year: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour around the World

The Lost Girls and the Wander Year

The Lost Girls and the Wander Year
The Lost Girls and the Wander Year: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour around the World

Why We Can't Stop Talking About Eat, Pray, Love

Why We Can't Stop Talking About Eat, Pray, Love
Esha Samajpati writes about Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert -- the book, the movie, and the international phenomenon.

Go Green, Girlfriends! 10 Earth-Friendly Getaways for You and Your Friends

Go Green, Girlfriends! 10 Earth-Friendly Getaways for You and Your Friends
Stacey Sorensen writes about how girlfriends can show their concern for the environment by planning earth-friendly excursions.

Italian Without Words: Using Hand Gestures in Conversation

Italian Without Words: Using Hand Gestures in Conversation
Italian gestures and meanings: Diane Hales writes about how to interpret Italian hand gestures and how to use them in conversation - italian hand gestures

Traveling the World Without Taking Flight

Traveling the World Without Taking Flight
Seth Stevenson writes about his travels around the world taking cargo freighters, trains, and even bikes, but never a plane.

Hunting for Truffles in the Piedmont Region of Italy

Hunting for Truffles in the Piedmont Region of Italy
Barolo | Matthew Gavin Frank hunts for truffles in the Piedmont Region of Italy.

Six Hundred Feet Beneath Manhattan: A Visit to the Land of the Sandhogs

Six Hundred Feet Beneath Manhattan: A Visit to the Land of the Sandhogs
New York City | David Grann of the New Yorker magazine writes about a trip beneath Manhattan where sandhogs are building a third water tunnel to keep the city supplied with water, underneath manhatta ...

Invisible China: A Journey Through Ethnic Borderlands

Invisible China: A Journey Through Ethnic Borderlands
Colin Legerton and Jacob Rawson take a 14,000-mile journey across the rural parts of China in their new book Invisible China: A Journey Through Ethnic Borderlands

100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go

100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go
100 Place in Italy Every Women Should Go:Susan Van Allen's new book provides a list of cultural attractions in Italy including cooking schools, museums, outdoor recreation, spas, beaches and shopping.

The Good Traveler, an Ethical Traveller's Guide

A collection of excerpts from Lucy Popescu's latest book, The Good Tourist

Sons of Isan: Living as a Monk in Thailand

Sons of Isan: Living as a Monk in Thailand
Excerpts from Bill Reyland's book Sons of Isan, and spending a year living as a monk in Thailand.

In the Land of Invisible Women: Saudi Arabia

 In the Land of Invisible Women: Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia: In the Land of Invisible Women by Qanta A. Ahmed, MD.A female doctor's story.

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