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Have you always dreamed of seeing the world? Let Tales’ selection of Travel guide you through the most wonderful travel places on Earth. Our selection of travel books counts both maps, atlases, and travel guides spiced up with the most charming stories from the local areas and tips to small hidden places. Traveling to another country can be a challenge, but with all the amazing travel books in our selection, you will be guided in the best possible way, both when it comes to language, local attractions, food and where to stay the night. The only thing you need to decide is where the journey should lead you.

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  • - The Negro Motorist Green Book
    by Victor H Green
    £12.99

  • by Robert Curley
    £9.99 - 11.49

    Presents readers with the tools and information they need to discover the best entertainment, adventure, and attractions across USA. This work is suitable for those who want to discover the culture, history, and attractions of some of the often overlooked, but magnificent visitor opportunities in America.

  • by Enrico Massetti
    £4.99 - 15.49

    This guide covers the 9 biking itineraries in Switzerland that are prepared and maintained by the Veloland organization. These touring itineraries include difficult mountain sections that require adequate preparation, but also easy sections that can be done by families with children. Each stage is described with highlights of the localities touched and with a diagram of the elevation for the section.

  • - One man, his rescue cat and a bike ride around the globe
    by Dean Nicholson
    £15.99

    Instagram phenomenon @1bike1world Dean Nicholson reveals the full story of his life-changing friendship with rescue cat Nala and their inspiring adventures together on a bike journey around the world

  • - The Crazy History of Colorado with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia
    by Bill O'Neill
    £10.49

  • by K M Barrow
    £10.49

  • by Mark Wright & Dave Lane
    £11.99

  • - Updated Version
     
    £12.99

  • - An Illustrated Grand Tour
    by Frances Mayes
    £17.49

    The world's most beloved expert on la dolce vita takes readers along on the ultimate insider's tour across all 20 of Italy's iconic regions.

  • by Jon Krakauer
    £5.99 - 9.49

    Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature.A 2007 film adaptation of Into the Wild was directed by Sean Penn and starred Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart.

  • - 2nd Edition
    by Anna Chittenden
    £13.99

  • by Lonely Planet, Carolyn Bain & Alexis Averbuck
    £13.99

    Lonely Planet Iceland is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Splash around in the Blue Lagoon's geothermal water, catch a glimpse of the celestial Northern Lights, or take a boat trip among the icebergs; all with your trusted travel companion.

  • - The World as You've Never Seen It Before
    by Patricia Schultz
    £27.34

    A photo-driven, deluxe gift-book edition of the bestselling travel book of all time, Patricia Schultz's #1 New York Times bestseller 1,000 Places to See Before You Die.

  • - The 500 Best Places on the Planet...Ranked
    by Lonely Planet
    £14.99

    This compilation of the 500 most unmissable sights and attractions in the world has been ranked by Lonely Planet's global community of travel experts, so big name mega-sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal battle it out with lesser-known hidden gems for a prized place in the top 10, making this the only bucket list you'll ever need.

  • - Hiking on Legendary Trails
     
    £27.49

  • by Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Ray Bartlett, et al.
    £13.49

    Lonely Planet Japan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore a bamboo grove in Arashiyama, marvel at Shinto and Buddhist architecture in Kyoto, or relax in the hot springs of Noboribetsu Onsen; all with your trusted travel companion.

  • - From beans to brewing - coffees explored, explained and enjoyed
    by James Hoffmann
    £15.49

    This ultimate guide to coffee contains comprehensive details on the beans and brews of more than 35 countries.

  • by Kath Stathers
    £14.49

    With 1,000 adventures for all ages, it s never too soon or too late to begin the things you ve only dreamed of doing.

  • - A Journey Through Every Country in the World
    by Lonely Planet
    £17.99 - 28.49

    Take a journey through every country in the world. 850 images. 230 countries. One complete picture. This new edition of Lonely Planet's bestselling The Travel Book is better than ever. With all-new images, updated text and a fresh new design, it will continue to delight, inspire and inform travellers of all ages.

  • by Paul Harding, Lonely Planet, Iain Stewart, et al.
    £15.49

    Lonely Planet's Philippines is your most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Pick your strip of pearly white sand, snorkel with gentle whale sharks at Donsol or dive at Puerto Galera, and cruise through the reefs and islands of the Bacuit Archipelago -all with your trusted travel companion.

  • by Lonely Planet, Tom Masters, Virginia Maxwell, et al.
    £15.99

    Lonely Planet Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the historic winding lanes of Old Town, Georgia, slow down in Azerbaijan at an outdoor cafe, and take in the views at Armenia's mountaintop monasteries.

  • by Lonely Planet
    £17.49

    Every country in the world, in one guidebook: Lonely Planet's The World. We've taken the highlights from the world's best guidebooks and put them together into one 900 page whopper to create the ultimate guide to Earth.

  • by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
    £37.99

    The Earth has changed... A new edition of this classic book, with 100 new photographs by Yann-Arthus Bertrand.

  • by Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Celeste Brash, et al.
    £12.99

    Lonely Planet's South America is your passport to the most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Trek to Machu Picchu, lose count of wildlife species in the Amazon and party until the early hours in Rio- all with your trusted travel companion.

  • by Lonely Planet
    £17.49

    From Antarctica and the Amazon to Victoria Falls and the Great Wall of China, Lonely Planet reveals 101 spectacular sights and how to see them on any budget. Inspiring and practical, with expert advice on how and when to visit, where to stay and a range of itineraries, you'll discover how to visit the world's wonders in a way that suits you.

  • by Lonely Planet, Iain Stewart, Nick Ray, et al.
    £13.99

    Lonely Planet's Vietnam is your most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Kayak around towering limestone peaks in Halong Bay; wander the warren-like lanes of Hoi An's Old Town; and sample the tastiest local specialities (and learn to cook them yourself) -all with your trusted travel companion.

  • - An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders
    by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras & Ella Morton
    £20.99

    The bestselling book that celebrates wonder all around the world and in our backyards, now in an updated second edition with more than 120 brand-new destinations to explore, new city guides, and a full-colour gatefold map.

  • by Paul Harding, Lonely Planet, Andy Symington, et al.
    £13.99

    Lonely Planet East Coast Australia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Dive the Great Barrier Reef, cruise Sydney Harbour and explore Melbourne's laneways; all with your trusted travel companion.

  • by Lonely Planet, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Iain Stewart, et al.
    £13.99

    Lonely Planet Sri Lanka is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Laze on a pristine, undiscovered beach, wander lost cities and ancient ruins, or hit the markets for a rainbow of exotic fruits and rich spices; all with your trusted travel companion.

Travel

Everyone needs to relax and take a break from the everyday, and to travel away from your usual surroundings can be helpful. Discovering and experiencing new countries, landscapes and cultural attractions can help you to renew your energy. It can however be difficult to decide where you should spend your holiday or weekend. At Tales’ selection of Travel, you will find travel books online about almost every destination from your local arena to a country on the other side of the world. Whether you like far off places with wild landscapes you can enjoy all by yourselves, or you prefer a classic charter holiday, where everything has been arranged and taken care of just for you, you find it at Tales. You can also find guides to your next big-city holiday, whether you want to spend the weekend or a whole week. You find all the best travel guides books to all the popular travel cities such as New York, Paris, Rome and London. To travel is to make memories for life and they are often spent with people you love. 

One of the most popular travel destinations is Italy. Italy is with its beautiful and charming architecture, extraordinary history and art, and it’s absolutely delicious food one of the most wonderful places to spend your holiday. That is why you find a wide selection of travel books to Italy at Tales. They will guide you to the best pasta places, art museums and cultural attractions. Italy is wonderful to visit whether you prefer a big-city holiday to Rome or a quiet and romantic trip to the countryside. Take a look at our travel books to Italy and get inspired. 


Travel trends

In recent years, because of the focus on the enormous climate footprint that travel and specially flying leave on the Planet and because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many have become aware of discovering their own country. Many people have seen the world, but many do not know their own local arena. To travel in your own country or even your own local neighbourhood can be just as exciting as flying many miles to a far off place with exotic beaches, warm waves and lots of sunshine. Great Britain has its own charm and comprises a lot of wonderful places. Get inspired by Tales’ selection of travel books online before taking a trip in your local arena or country. As a brite you are lucky to have four countries in our proximity. You can choose to take on an adventure to the Scottish Highland and get lost in the foggy and beautiful landscape with heather blooming all around like a purple blanket hugging the landscape. You can choose a big-city holiday in the grand, old London. You could also dive into the magnificent history of Wales and visit ancient castles and fortresses that will take you on a journey back in time. Finally you could also choose to visit the beautiful and almost magical country of Ireland. Ireland has the most extraordinary and beautiful landscape ever seen with its mountains, waterfalls and wide expanses. To travel in your own proximity can only be recommended and many people have found new wonderful places just a few kilometers from where they live, and the good thing about traveling in your local neighbourhood is that you avoid the tourists. 


Travel books as coffee table books

Sometimes you just need to take on a little journey in your dreams and for that matter you could make a travel books coffee table. Just add a lot of wonderful travel books to your coffee table. One of the characteristics of a good travel book is that they contain a lot of beautiful photos from the most magnificent travel destinations. Transform your coffee table into a travel books coffee table and take on a new journey every day from your own living room. 


No matter which kind of travel style you prefer, you will find all the best travel books including maps, atlas and travel guides at Tales - your online travel bookstore.

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