Following A Month by the Sea, her acclaimed exploration of life in Gaza, Dervla Murphy describes with passionate honesty the experience of living with and among Jewish Israelis and Palestinians in both Israel and Palestine
Features a three-generational family holiday in Cuba. This book also builds a complex picture of a people struggling to retain their identity in the face of insistent hostility, and to stand against the all-but-overwhelming fire-power of capitalism.
Describes day-to-day life in the camps where hundreds of children are living in squalor while a handful of dedicated volunteers do their best to feed and care for them, attempting to keep disease at bay with limited resources.
Guidebook and map book to walking the 784km Camino Frances from St Jean-Pied-de-Port in southern France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, including an additional route to Finisterre. Split into 6 sections and 36 customisable stages, the guide lists over 500 pilgrim hostels. The map book covers the entire route, which can be walked in 4-5 weeks.
This Village to Village Guide to the Camino de Santiago is a comprehensive guidebook to walking the Way of Saint James, from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela (the Camino Frances), and also the Camino Finisterre to Muxia and Finisterre.
The Camino de Santiago cuts across Spain from the Pyrenees in the east to Santiago de Compostela in the west, leading you through the varied and beautiful ancient kingdoms of northern Spain. This guide provides invaluable information on transport, food & accommodation to ensure that your trip includes the best of this medieval pilgrim route.
Paul Murton journeys the length and breadth of the spectacularly beautiful Scottish Highlands. In addition to bringing a fresh eye to popular destinations such as Glencoe, Ben Nevis, Loch Ness and the Cairngorms, he also visits some remote and little-known locations hidden off the beaten track.
The badass adventurers in this collection are all fearless, intelligent, compassionate and curious about the world - and they all happen to be female. From arctic expeditions and endurance races to wingsuit flying and mountain climbing, they have set the bar high for what women are capable of. These are their inspiring stories.
Seven years after her mother's death, Leonie Charlton is still gripped by memories of their fraught relationship. In May 2017, Leonie trekked through the Outer Hebrides in the company of a friend and their Highland Ponies in search of closure.
In this book, prizewinning writer and historian Ian Crofton embarks on a personal odyssey to the islands encircling England, exploring how some were places of refuge or holiness, while others have become locations for prisons, rubbish dumps or military installations.
From the disused stations on the Underground to the immense, ornate Victorian sewers and waterworks, from crumbling but beautiful Art Deco cinemas and empty swimming pools to ruined mansions and overgrown cemeteries, Abandoned London celebrates haunting relics from a time gone by.
Bursting with invaluable advice, this fully updated guide is a must for anyone who has ever yearned to turn their travels into saleable tales. Travel writer Don George and editor Janine Eberle offer tips on everything from research, interviewing and blogging to pitching to publications and getting your name in print.
Volunteer is packed with invaluable information and inspiration to get you planning your perfect short, or long-term volunteer experience. Whether it's monitoring sea turtles in Greece, helping establish handicraft businesses in Ghana or building community centres in Guatemala, you'll find opportunities in this updated, comprehensive new edition.
Alone - though he was just married - and on foot, the author embarked on an extraordinary adventure: a seventeen-month journey along the chain of mountains which stretches across Europe from Cape Finisterre to Istanbul. His aim was to explore Europe's last mountain wilderness and to meet the people who live on the periphery of the modern world.