Deepen Your World View: New Travel Books

Up to the peaks of mountains and down under the ocean, following locals and adventurers alike, these new travel books will take you to all the corners of the world! You can discover some interesting hotels in Unusual Hotels or be inspired by adventurous women in Adventuress. Check out what you can discover in our new travel books:

Unusual hotels : world
“Discover the finest unusual hotels from around the world in this exceptional photographic guide. How about spending the night in a see-through capsule stuck on the edge of a cliff, in a secret contemporary work of art, in an old church, or in a house sitting atop a water tower? Would you like to treat yourself to a night in an igloo, in a circus, in a futuristic tree house, in an underwater bedroom or at an open-air suite? Sometimes, hotels can be destinations in their own right.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

Adventuress : women exploring the wild / Amell, Carolina
“In turn inspirational and extraordinary, these profiles in female courage, determination, and adventure are illustrated with breathtaking photography from some of the most intriguing corners of the world. From the ocean’s deepest canyons to the earth’s highest peaks, these extraordinary women offer readers the inspiration and encouragement they need to pursue their dreams-whatever they are, wherever they may be.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

Windswept : life, nature and deep time in the Scottish Highlands / Worsley, Annie
“Annie Worsley traded a busy life in academia to take on a small-holding or croft on the west coast of Scotland. Windswept explores what it means to live in this awe-inspiring place of unquenchable spirit and wild weather. Windswept evokes a place where nature reigns supreme and humans must learn to adapt. It is her paean to a beloved place, one richer with colour, sound and life than perhaps anywhere else in the UK.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

Only in Vienna : a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects / Smith, Duncan J. D.
“Unlock the secrets of the Danube metropolis. Unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects. Only In Vienna is a comprehensive illustrated guide to more than 80 fascinating and unusual historical sites in one of Europe’s great capital cities. Recommended for visitors to Vienna wishing to discover something a little different, as well as for those inhabitants who perhaps thought they already knew the city.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

Raising olives in Provence : a guide for body and soul / Timmerman, Kenneth R
“A fun-filled portrait of Provence told by an American bestselling author who knows France intimately and unwraps people and places with devastating insight — and laugh-out-loud humour.” (Catalogue)

Off the beaten tracks in Japan : a journey by train from Hokkaido to Kyushu / Dougill, John
“Observations on the people, culture, and history of Japan from a long-time resident riding the rails along the less-travelled western coastline. This journey the length of Japan takes the reader off the beaten tracks to explore some of the country’s remoter regions along the Japan Sea in a fascinating mix of travelogue, anecdote, and personal memoir.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

High : a journey across the Himalayas through Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal and China / Fatland, Erika
“We have read about climbers and adventurers on their way up Mount Everest, and about travellers on a spiritual quest to remote Buddhist monasteries. Here, however, the focus is on the communities of these Himalayan valleys. As Erika Fatland introduces us to the people she meets along her journey, she takes us on an expedition at altitude through incredible landscapes and dramatic, unknown histories.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

Ultimate adventures. Australia / Bain, Andrew
Ultimate Adventures: Australia is your guide to more than 60 of the most unique and accessible adventure experiences around the country. All of the adventures featured in this book are guaranteed to get your blood pumping, but don’t require years of practice. A great addition to the bestselling Ultimate series, this book features immersive experiences that will help you discover new places, learn new things and take you outside your comfort zone.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

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