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Giovanni Verga

A witty collection of 12 short stories based on the Verga idea of "Humankind perennial moving state". They have been published in …

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…

Travels in West Africa

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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…

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…

Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-madinah and Meccah

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Richard Francis Burton

Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821 – 1890) was an English explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, ethnologist, linguist, poet, hyp…

Pictures from Italy

Read by Anthony Ogus

Charles Dickens

Dickens takes time off his novels to give an account of travels which he and his family undertook in France and Italy. There are vivid descr…

The Romance of Missionary Heroism

Read by David Leeson

John C Lambert

The title page gives this book the subtitle, “True stories of the intrepid bravery and stirring adventures of missionaries with uncivilized …

Letters of Travel

Read by Tim Bulkeley (1948-2019)

Rudyard Kipling

Three books of travel writing (between them covering the USA, Canada, Japan and Egypt) by the Nobel Prize winning author of the Just So Stor…

A Hero of Our Time

Read by Kevin W. Davidson

Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov

A Hero of Our Time is indeed a portrait, but not of one man. It is a portrait built up of all our generation's vices in full bloom. You will…

On a Chinese Screen

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W. Somerset Maugham

This is a non-fiction collection of Maugham's observations of life in Asia in the early 20th Century. (Summary by BellonaTimes)

Faery Lands of the South Seas

Read by John W. Michaels

James Norman Hall

Returning from the horrors of World War I James Hall and Charles Nordhoff follow a dream to tour the South Pacific. They later co authored “…

Auf Schneeschuhen übers Gebirge

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Fridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen erzählt hier in Ich Form von einer Expedition mit Scheeschuhen in den Norwegischen Bergen. Die Reise führte ihn vo…

Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 2

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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…

Diary of a Pilgrimage

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Jerome K. Jerome

A possibly fictionalised account by the comic novelist Jerome K. Jerome of a trip to Germany that he undertook with a friend in order to see…

The Golden Silence

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Charles Norris Williamson

Trying to get away from an engagement he had got himself into more or less against his will, Stephen Knight travels to Algiers to visit his …

The White Heart of Mojave

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Edna Brush Perkins

"The White Heart of the Mojave" recounts a 1920's adventure "in the wind and sun and big spaces" of Death Valley by two …

Wild Life on the Rockies

Read by Laura Caldwell

Enos A. Mills

"This book contains the record of a few of the many happy days and novel experiences which I have had in the wilds. For more than twent…

The Prairie Traveler

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Randolph B. Marcy

Commissioned by the US War Department and written in 1859 by a decorated US Army captain, The Prairie Traveler is a complete how-to travel g…

The Journals of Robert Falcon Scott; Vol 1 of 'Scott's Last Expedition'

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Robert Falcon Scott

Capt. Robert F. Scott's bid to be the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole is one of the most famous journeys of all time.…

The Spell of Egypt

Read by Sibella Denton

Robert Smythe Hichens

The author, a British journalist and novelist, is interested in the feel of the places he visits. He describes at length a visit he has made…

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