Travel & Geography

The Englishwoman in America

Read by Sibella Denton


Isabella L. Bird


Isabella Bird travels abroad in Canada and the United States in the 1850s. As an Englishwoman and a lone female, she travels as far as Chica…

A Traveller in War-Time

Read by Bellona Times


Winston Churchill


This is a collection of a series of journalistic articles written during his travels throughout WWI era Europe that Churchill -- the America…

Tales Of Lonely Trails

Read by David Wales


Zane Grey


Western novelist Zane Grey (1872-1939) also wrote nonfiction books about the American West and its country. This 1922 tribute to country he…

The Stones of Venice, Volume 1

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John Ruskin


The Stones of Venice is a three-volume treatise on Venetian art and architecture by English art historian John Ruskin, first published from …

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatán, Vol. 2

Read by Sue Anderson


John Lloyd Stephens


The year is 1838. The scene is the dense Honduran forest along the Copán River. Two men, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood…

Reise durch England und Schottland

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Johanna Schopenhauer


1819 gerät das Handelshaus, bei dem Johanna Schopenhauer ihr ganzes Geld angelegt hat, in Zahlungsschwierigkeiten. Beim anschließ…

Days on the Road: Crossing the Plains in 1865

Read by Sue Anderson


Sarah Raymond Herndon


“We had spent almost all our money for toll, ferrying and other expenses on the road. It might be a serious matter to be in a strange place…

Ricordi di Parigi

Read by Davide Lequile


Edmondo De Amicis


Memoirs of a trip to Paris.

Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Written for the Atlantic magazine in 1877, this is a collection of stories about a trip Mark Twain made with some friends to Bermuda. (Summa…

A Year Amongst the Persians

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Edward Granville Browne


Edward Granville Browne, born in Stouts Hill, Uley, Gloucestershire, England, was a British orientalist who published numerous articles and …

Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 1

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Thomas Stevens


Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle, a large-wheeled Ordinary. His journey started in April 1884 in San Franc…

The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines

Read by William Tomcho


Isabel Anderson


Isabel Anderson has written a most interesting travelogue of Hawaii and The Philippines. Actually it is more of a history lesson. Anyone wit…

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

Read by Patrick Wallace


Robert Louis Stevenson


A classic of travel writing, this book recounts Stevenson's adventures on an extended walk through uplands and mountains in south-western Fr…

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Read by Martin Geeson


Laurence Sterne


After the bizarre textual antics of "Tristram Shandy", this book would seem to require a literary health warning. Sure enough, it …

Eine Reise in das Innere der Insel Formosa

Read by Dirk Weber


Karl Theodor Stöpel


Eine Reise in das Innere der Insel Formosa und die erste Besteigung des Niitakayama (Mount Morrison) Weihnachten 1898, so der vollständ…

Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life

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Lafcadio Hearn


In an introductory paragraph, Lafcadio Hearn declares his intention: "The papers composing this volume treat of the inner rather than …

An Account of Egypt by Herodotus

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Herodotus


HERODOTUS was born at Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, in the early part of the fifth century, B. C. Of his life we know…

Travels in West Africa

Read by Nathalie J.


Mary H. Kingsley


Mary Henrietta Kingsley (13 October 1862 – 3 June 1900) was an British explorer and writer who greatly influenced European ideas about Afric…

Domestic Manners of the Americans

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Frances Milton Trollope


Next to de Alexis de Tocquville's almost contemporary Democracy in America, Frances Trollope's work may be the most famous (or at least noto…

Eine Mont-Blanc-Besteigung

Read by Dirk Weber


Paul Verne


Paul Verne war der Bruder von Jules Verne. Er verfaßte für die Buch Reihe seines Bruders zwei Reiseberichte, die zusammen mit Jul…

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