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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • In Praise of Wasting Time
  • Bestselling author and MIT Professor, Alan Lightman, reveals the benefits of wasting time and allowing our minds to freely roam. We have apps, smart watches and calendars that constantly remind us to be productive and stop wasting time. We have created a frenzied lifestyle in which time is money, with not a minute to be wasted, and the... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pen & Sword Books: Battleground Military Guides
  • The acclaimed “Battleground” series from the renowned military publishers Pen & Sword provides an extensive range of titles describing specific battles, particularly during the two World Wars. Well written and illustrated with contemporary photos, drawings and maps, the books give much more detailed and vivid descriptions than found in more... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Walker`s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs
  • Longlisted for the 2015 Thwaites Wainwright Prize - Walker`s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs by Tristan Gooley, winner of the BBC Countryfile Magazine ”Country Book of the Year” Award 2014/2015, is the ultimate guide to what the land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants, animals, sky and clouds can reveal - when you know what to look for. This... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Drowned Detective
  • Jonathan is a private investigator in a decaying eastern European city, consumed by his work and his failing marriage. Approached one day by an elderly couple, he is presented with a faded photograph of their daughter, missing for nearly two decades. Troubled by the image of the little girl, who was the same age when she vanished as his own... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • A Geisha`s Journey - My Life as a Kyoto Apprentice
  • This is the story of a contemporary Japanese teenager who, in a search for an identity, became fascinated with the world of geisha, and discovered in herself the will and the commitment to embark on the many years of apprenticeship necessary to become one. It is also the story of a young Japanese photographer who grew up overseas, and who also... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Blackbird Diaries: A Year with Wildlife
  • With its enchanting song, striking orange bill and endearing willingness to share our living space, the blackbird is one of our best-loved birds. But robins, swifts, goldfinches and blue tits can captivate us equally and, in The Blackbird Diaries, Karen Lloyd shares her deep-rooted affection for all our treasured garden wildlife. Over the four... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • We Should All be Feminists
  • A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of `Americanah` and `Half of a Yellow Sun`, based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name. What does ”feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay - adapted from her much-viewed Tedx... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Walking Palestine: 25 Journeys Into the West Bank
  • Walk the plains and hills of Burqin, Jenin and Zebabde; experience the the cool springs of al-Bidaan; explore the tides of empire at charming Sebastia; indulge in Palestinian food, beer and hospitality in Taybeh and Birzeit; wander about in Palestine’s most colourful wadis around Aboud; descend through spectacular wadis towards the lows of the... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Banaras: Walks Through India`s Sacred City
  • Banaras is a city on the banks of the river Ganges. It is the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism. It is regarded as one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is portrayed beautifully through Majumdar`s captivating perspective on different... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Fishnet
  • Twenty-year-old Rona Leonard walks out of her sister Fiona`s flat and disappears.Six years on, worn down by a tedious job, child care and the aching absence in her life, Fiona`s existence is blown apart by the revelation that, before she disappeared, Rona worked as a prostitute. Determined to uncover the truth, Fiona embarks on a quest to... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Under the Banyan Tree
  • “Under the Banyan Tree” is yet another book from one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers, R. K. Narayan. Here, he has crafted together a collection of short stories and tall tales that look warmly at characters from all walks of Indian life that are so well observed they all come together to give an insight into the human experience.As... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alan Stoob: Nazi Hunter: A Comic Novel
  • Alan Stoob, hero of this hilarious novel has been described as a new member of the great pantheon of British comic characters - genus awkward old bastard - that already includes Mr Micawber, Mr Pooter and Captain Mainwairing. Originally a Twitter sensation, whose fans include India Knight and Dara O`Brien, he now walks the pages of this book... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love
  • From Design Thinking to Design Doing Innovators today are told to run loose and think lean in order to fail fast and succeed sooner. But in a world obsessed with the new, where cool added features often trump actual customer needs, it`s the consumer who suffers. In our quest to be more agile, we end up creating products that underwhelm. So... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • Pilgrim Paths in Ireland
  • In recent times the popularity of the Camino de Santiago has prompted renewed interest in pilgrim walks in Ireland. Increasing numbers now follow ancient Irish pilgrim paths to such holy places as Glencolumbkille, Croagh Patrick, Lough Derg and Glendalough. John G. O`Dwyer has walked - or, in the case of Clonmacnoise, cycled - the pilgrim... Leer más
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Mapas

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • World Physical / Le Monde Physique IGN Wall Map
  • Physical world map for the Francophiles, 127 x 83 cm (4ft 2”x 2ft 8” approx.), with lovely bright but not too bold colours, vivid relief shading and all the place names in French. The Arctic and the Antarctic are shown on two circular insets.Central Pacific, from Alaska/Siberia to New Zealand, is repeated on both sides of the map for better... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Global Mapping Magnetic Fridge Map of the World
  • One of our best-selling maps of the world is now available to stick on your fridge, or any other magnetic surface.At a scale of 1:100,000,000 this wonderful fridge magnet measures 25.5x41.5cm and is flexibly made to simply peel on and peel off whenever you wish to display it.Bright, colourful and informative, this quirky magnetic World map... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Monde Connu en 1688 par Jaugeon
  • High quality reproduction from the IGN of a beautifully engraved map of the world prepared in 1688 by Jacques Jaugeon, French scholar and royal typographer during the reign of King Louis XIV. The map presents the world in two hemispheres, surrounded by allegorical figures representing the constellations and definitions of geographical terms... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Times Map of the World
  • This folded world map has been fully revised and updated to include the latest political changes. The map contains politically coloured mapping which shows individual countries and their capital city, major roads, railways and cities and towns clearly. Local name forms are used for all towns and cities with the English or historical alternative... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Rothera Point - Wright Peninsula - Adelaide Island
  • Rothera Point - Wright Peninsula area of the Adelaide Island off the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula on a on topographic map from the British Antarctic Survey presenting it at 1:50,000 and 1:200,000. PLEASE NOTE: to see the list of other detailed topographic and specialist maps from BAS please click on the series link. BAS maps of wider... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Europe Children`s Placemat
  • This is a colourful and resistant placemat by Little Wigwam, featuring a political map of Europe with capitals and major cities. All the information is up-to-date and includes Serbia, Kosovo and Montenegro. The seas are named, lines of longitude and latitude are shown at 15 degree intervals, the Arctic Circle is marked and the mat features a... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Aurlandsfjellet Tourist Route
  • This Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route Map belongs to a series of 18 map and postcards sets describing popular tourist routes all over Norway. The map set includes a map in 1: 50,000 presenting an accurate topography (based on the Norwegian topographic survey) which describes local footpaths, cycle or ski routes, sport and recreational... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • World Map Placemat
  • This is a fantastic colourful and resistant placemat by Little Wigwam, featuring a political world map. Kids will love it and have fun locating remote places or guessing capitals of the world. The Mercator projection map shows the continents in different bright colours, all countries and seas and oceans are named, as well as most capitals,... Leer más
De Zwerver
Netherlands
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Rumes - Tournai 20K NGI Belgium Survey Map No. 37-5-6
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Leer más
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Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 37/5-6 Rumes - Tournai - Blandain | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten, bijvoorbeeld in het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Wel moet u bedenken dat op deze kaarten wandelroutes als zodanig niet staan ingetekend. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden,... Leer más
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Topografische kaart 64/1-2 Bievre - Redu | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden, paden en brandgangen. Hoogtelijnen maken het mogelijk de moeilijkheidsgraad van een... Leer más
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Knesselare - Zomergem
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Leer más
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wavre - Chaumont Gistoux 20K NGI Belgium Survey Map No. 40/1-2
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Leer más
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Netherlands
  • Topografische kaart 66/3-4 Pussemange - Sugny | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden, paden en brandgangen. Hoogtelijnen maken het mogelijk de moeilijkheidsgraad van een... Leer más
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • The Glacier Express Rail and Hike
  • Ride the world Glacier Express panoramic journey through the Swiss alps and explore the Engadine and Zermatt on foot. Cross the Swiss Alps on the famous Glacier Express, a direct train from St Moritz to Zermatt; considered one of the most stunning rail journeys of the world. Get closer to the typical wooden chalets and sounds of Alpine cow... Leer más
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Canada - The Spell of the Yukon
  • Reis in het voetspoor van goudzoekers en pioniers met in je achterhoofd de 'Goldrush' van 1898 in de Klondike, Yukon Territory, Noord-Canada. Kies niet voor een combi van Alaska en Yukon maar doe alleen Yukon. Dan beperk je de kilometers. Een fantastische roadtrip over verharde en onverharde wegen, door een leeg en onbewoond land waar het wild... Leer más
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  • emputt 2016-02-16 01:33:01
  • Long distance hike in end of May/June?
  • Hi there,

    I am from the USA and am looking to do a long-distance hike in the end of May through early June, was thinking of doing about 21 days (give or take) and covering anywhere from 100-375km in that time (upper end would have to be an easier trail to cover the distance in my allotted time) and was initially looking into Europe (particularly Germany) but am really up to go anywhere in the world.

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  • Jeannette 2013-04-28 21:00:07
  • Suitable beginner trails for longer hike -3-6 weeks
  • What would be a recommended trail for beginners. We are considering the Camino due to the supportive infrastructure, so we can start with light loads, and that it does not require hanging from cliffs by your fingernails.We have heard it it extremely crowded but are planning to travel late Sept/Oct so maybe we are ok on that front, Any other trails we ought to consider - anywhere on the planet that give more peaceful experiences?

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    • Hi Jeanette. October can be fine in southern and central Europe, but is not good for the UK and northern Europe. There will be snow in the mountains and mountain huts will be closed. But for the French and Spanish part of the Camino de Santiago it is okay and not too busy. The advantage is you will find accommodation easily. If you have 6 weeks, my suggestion would be to pick up a part of a European Long Distance path, because they cross borders and offer great variety and often the best routes. I would suggest the E3, start in Paris, and walk east.
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