Armchair Traveling

We are all feeling restless.  The urge to get out and travel is calling to us. We have hand-picked a selection of travel books so you can go anywhere you want, right from your armchair. While fiction can take us to new worlds in our mind, here are some that exist in the real world (maybe one or two are imagined), with top-notch tour guides to help you along the way.

Armchair Travel

Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632867018
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - April 17th, 2018

Mississippi Solo: A River Quest Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780805059038
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - September 15th, 1998

A Beginner's Guide to Japan: Observations and Provocations Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780451493958
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Published: Knopf - September 3rd, 2019

Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781523506484
Availability: Not in stock at store. Will, in most instances, ship from our warehouse in 7-10 days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 15th, 2019

Browse: Love Letters to Bookshops Around the World Cover Image
By Henry Hitchings (Editor), Various (Contributions by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781782272960
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Published: Pushkin Press - August 6th, 2019

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Berezina: From Moscow to Paris Following Napoleon's Epic Fail Cover Image
By Sylvain Tesson, Katherine Gregor (Translator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781609455545
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Published: Europa Compass - November 5th, 2019

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Long Way Round: Through the Heartland by River Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780299324803
Availability: Backordered. Not in stock at store and may take a number of weeks to arrive.
Published: University of Wisconsin Press - October 8th, 2019

The Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a City Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250206404
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Published: Picador - August 13th, 2019

Havana: A Subtropical Delirium Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781632863928
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - March 6th, 2018

See You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover in Italy Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780451497703
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Published: Crown - March 10th, 2020

Overground Railroad: The Green Book & Roots of Black Travel in America Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781419738173
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 7th, 2020

Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631496318
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Published: Liveright - November 12th, 2019

A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735225237
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Published: Viking - October 15th, 2019

On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780544866478
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 8th, 2019

Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin, Tolstoy, and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781524748012
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Published: Pantheon - November 5th, 2019

The Phantom Atlas: The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps (Historical Map and Mythology Book, Geography Book of Ancient and Antique Maps) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781452168401
Availability: Backordered. Not in stock at store and may take a number of weeks to arrive.
Published: Chronicle Books - April 3rd, 2018

Clanlands: Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781529342000
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Published: Quercus - November 3rd, 2020