No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach
Anthony Bourdain - 910.4 BOU
Hard-boiled chef Bourdain chronicles three years and 200,000 miles of adventures while finding the best and worst places to eat on the planet.
To the Ends of the Earth: The Selected Travels of Paul Theroux
Paul Theroux - 910.4 THE
A travel writer's encounters with intriguing people and vivid landscapes all over the globe.
Around the World in 80 Days with Michael Palin
Setting out to follow the path of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg, Palin and a film crew record their wonderful adventure.
Long Way Round: Chasing Shadows Across the World
Ewan McGregor - 910.41 MCG
Ewan McGregor (film star and bike nut) and a friend document their zany trip riding motorcycles from London to New York in four months, passing through Europe, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia, across the Pacific to Alaska, then down through Canada and America.
Investment Biker: On the Road with Jim Rogers
Jim Rogers - 910.41 ROG
Tales of a 22 month, 65,000 mile odyssey on a motorbike.
Two Years Before the Mast
Richard Henry Dana Jr. - 910.45 DAN
Written in 1840, this is the classic tale of life and adventure at sea.
Tales from the Torrid Zone: Travels in the Deep Tropics
Alexander Frater - 910.913 FRA
An outstanding memoir of a lifetime's worth of travel between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat
Peter Nichols - 910.91631 NIC
A memoir of a solo transatlantic journey that becomes a journey of survival as the engineless boat springs a leak.
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler
Jason Roberts - 910.92 ROB
A vibrant biography of James Holman, a 19th-century British naval officer who was mysteriously blinded at 25, but nevertheless circumnavigated the globe and became the greatest traveler of his time.
The Crofter and the Laird
John McPhee - 914.117 MCP
A close look at the last vestiges of the feudal system on an island in the Scottish Hebrides.
England for All Seasons
Susan Allen Toth - 914.204 TOT
An experienced traveler's journal that reveals the pleasure of offbeat destinations.
France Without Reservations: An Impromptu Travel Guide
Maurice K. Thompson - 914.404 THO
A lively look at what it's like to travel off the beaten path.
A Year In Provence
Peter Mayle - 914.49 MAY
The story of what really can happen when your dreams of living abroad come true.
The Road to Santiago
Kathryn Harrison - 914.6 HAR
Reflective account of a series of pilgrimages from France to Spain.
That Last Old Place: A Search Through Portugal
Datus C. Proper - 914.690444 PRO
Discover the simple pleasures of Portugal as the author seeks them out in one of Europe's lesser known corners.
Open Lands: Travels Through Russia’s Once Forbidden Places
Mark Taplin - 914.704 TAP
The author hits the road to explore the lives of ordinary Russians in land that had been closed to the outside world until 1992.
Seven Years in Tibet
Heinrich Harrer - 915.15 HAR
The lively travel narrative on which the motion picture is based.
Turning Japanese: Memoirs of a Sansei
David Mura - 915.20448 MUR
Calling himself as American as apple pie, the author leaped at the chance to spend a year discovering the land of his grandfathers.
Baghdad Without a Map, and Other Misadventures in Arabia
Tony Horwitz - 915.604 HOR
A comic tale of Middle East misadventure.
A Fez of the Heart: Travels Around Turkey in Search of a Hat
Jeremy Seal - 915.61 SEA
Finding a dusty fez inspires the author to set off for Turkey to trace the amazing history of this distinctive headgear and discover the richness of the country along the journey.
Native Stranger: A Black American’s Journey into the Heart of Africa
Eddy L. Harris - 916.0432 HAR
A chronicle of a black American's year-long journey through Africa where he discovers, surprisingly, his American heritage.
Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert
William Langewiesche - 916.604 LAN
The author captures the essence of the great desert's beauty and danger.
Islands in the Clouds: Travels in the Highlands of New Guinea
Isabella Tree - 919.53 TRE
Journey into the heart of Papua New Guinea - one of the most dangerous but lovely regions on earth.
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
J. Maarten Troost - 919.681 TRO
This chronicle of a sojourn in a forgotten world is a comic masterwork of travel writing and a revealing look at a culture clash.
Eastward to Tartary: Travels in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus
Robert D. Kaplan - 956 KAP
A rich and spellbinding journey over land and through the history of a region that contains some of today's most strategic hot spots.