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Adventures with Camera and Pen

By Anthony Dalton

Adventures with Camera and Pen is a collection of tales from Anthony Dalton ?s nomadic life as an adventurer and photo-journalist. The stories run the gamut from searching for Polar bears on the shores of Hudson Bay through mountain climbing in Western Canada to tracking Royal ... Read more

Alphabet of the Traveler, The

By Corrado Paina

In The Alphabet of the Traveler, Corrado Paina has crafted an alphabetical meditation on the motives and concerns of an anonymous traveler who seeks to escape the bonds of time and determination. It is a book for anyone who has ever gone to a foreign country and experienced ... Read more

Apron Strings

By Jan Wong

Shortlisted, 2018 Taste Canada Awards and 2018 Writers' Federation of New Brunswick Book Award for Non-Fiction
Longlisted, 2018 RBC Taylor Prize

Jan Wong knows food is better when shared, so when she set out to write a book about home cooking in France, Italy, and China, she ... Read more

Back in 6 Years

By Tony Robinson-Smith

Inspired by travel writer Ted Simon, Tony Robinson-Smith quit his job in Japan, returned home to England, and then set out once more with only a a knapsack, a map, and a dream to travel the world with both feel on the ground. Nearly six years later, he returned home having fulfilled ... Read more

Don't Try This at Home

By Daria Salamon & Rob Krause

Rob Krause and Daria Salamon sold their car, rented out their Winnipeg home, and packed up their two young children to embark on a 12-month journey around the world. In this dual retelling of their ambitious year abroad, Don't Try This at Home chronicles the hilarious and sensational ... Read more

Four Homeless Millionaires

By Rik Leaf

In the throes of a global recession, Rik and Zara Leaf sold their house and spent a year traveling around the world with their son Zion, and daughter Riel, investing their life savings in a laugh-out-loud adventure of a lifetime. The family filmed horror movies in Canada, ate ... Read more

Home on the Waves

By Patrick Hill

Patrick, a civil engineer, and Heather, a legal secretary, needed a change of lifestyle – so they built a 42-foot fibreglass sailboat in their backyard. They packed up their two children, Jeremy, 16, and Erica, 12, and headed out for a 14-month and 15,000-mile adventure around ... Read more

No Such Thing as a Free Ride?

By Simon Sykes & Tom Sykes

In this entertaining volume, you'll find Governor General Award-winner Margaret Avison and American sci-fi novelist Piers Anthony rubbing shoulders with Blag Dahlia and Ben Bachelder. You'll read of Jello Biafra's encounter with shoe-eating cows, Alan Dean Foster's ride on a ... Read more

Nobody Rides for Free

By John Francis Hughes

Nobody Rides For Free: A Drifter in the Americas chronicles former bike courier John Hughes' rambles through Latin America on a bicycle. In this gripping mosaic-travellogue, readers are introduced to banditos, artists, grifters, would-be wives, dope fiends and attacking monkeys: ... Read more

Road Trips

Trevor Carolan

Trevor Carolan’s eagerness for encountering faraway peoples and places equals Paul Theroux’s excitement when he hits the road again in To the Ends of the Earth .

Veteran globe-trotter Trevor Carolan conjures 19 evocative road tales for armchair and seasoned travellers alike. ... Read more