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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Eat, Pray, Love

    • One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia
    • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,933
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,967
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,966

    She got rid of her belongings, quit her job, and undertook a yearlong journey around the world, all alone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Inner Journey within an External One

    • By YoginiZora on 07-20-06

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Wild

    • From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    • By: Cheryl Strayed
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,099
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,752
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,809

    A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe - and built her back up again....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Glad I Took the Trip

    • By FanB14 on 04-08-13
    • From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    • By: Cheryl Strayed
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 03-20-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19,099 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Into Thin Air

    • A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Philip Franklin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,302
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,443
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,461

    Into Thin Air is the definitive, personal account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Audio version RUINED with new narrator!

    • By Jeffrey E. on 02-06-16

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Turn Right at Machu Picchu

    • Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
    • By: Mark Adams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012

    Writer for the New York Times and GQ, Mark Adams is also the acclaimed author of Mr. America.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book for history enthusiasts

    • By Elizabeth on 08-26-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Walk in the Woods

    • Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Rob McQuay
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,254
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,539
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,551

    The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America - majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining

    • By Diane S on 11-13-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Spying on the South

    • An Odyssey Across the American Divide
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins, Tony Horwitz
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    The best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era for an epic adventure on the trail of America's greatest landscape architect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fitting eulogy

    • By James D. Doyle on 06-02-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Travel as a Political Act

    • By: Rick Steves
    • Narrated by: Rick Steves
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    Change the world one trip at a time. In this illuminating collection of stories and lessons from the road, acclaimed travel writer Rick Steves shares a powerful message that resonates....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful

    • By Caralyn on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The River of Doubt

    • Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
    • By: Candice Millard
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,821
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,834

    The River of Doubt brings alive extraordinary events in a powerful nonfiction narrative thriller that happens to feature one of the most famous Americans who ever lived....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Writing, Story and Narration

    • By Philip on 11-03-05

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Shanghai Free Taxi

    • Journeys with the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China
    • By: Frank Langfitt
    • Narrated by: Frank Langfitt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    In this adventurous, original book, NPR correspondent Frank Langfitt describes how he created a free taxi service - offering rides in exchange for illuminating conversation - to go beyond the headlines and get to know a wide range of colorful, compelling characters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative & Fascinating

    • By Michael Wilson on 06-23-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Deep Survival

    • True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death
    • By: Laurence Gonzales
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,603
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,155

    This audiobook will change the way we understand ourselves and the great outdoors....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating 1st Half, Cynical 2nd Half.

    • By Alex Curtis on 07-05-14

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Mountains of the Mind

    • Adventures in Reaching the Summit
    • By: Robert Macfarlane
    • Narrated by: James A. Gillies
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Combining accounts of legendary mountain ascents with vivid descriptions of his own forays into wild, high landscapes, Robert Macfarlane reveals how the mystery of the world's highest places has come to grip the Western imagination....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Travels with Charley in Search of America

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Gary Sinise
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,094
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,800
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,803

    In September 1960, John Steinbeck and his poodle, Charley, embarked on a journey across America, from small towns to growing cities to glorious wilderness oases....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed the Journey

    • By Rebb on 12-15-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • In a Sunburned Country

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,518
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,874
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,871

    Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door memorable travel literature threatens to break out. His previous excursion up, down, and over the Appalachian Trail...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Laugh out loud funny

    • By Larry on 06-09-03

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,893
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,113

    From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new collection of essays taking his listeners on a bizarre and stimulating world tour....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Always a Sedaris fan, but this isn't his best

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-29-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Bill Bryson Collector's Edition

    • Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,760
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,340
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,326

    In the first of three essays included in this audiobook, Bill Bryson decides to move back to the United States, after nearly two decades in Britain. But not before taking one last trip....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good I hated for it to end

    • By J. Dominy on 08-08-12

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Thirst

    • 2600 Miles to Home
    • By: Heather Anderson
    • Narrated by: Heather Costa
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    By age 25, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the "Triple Crown" of backpacking. In her new memoir, Heather shares her distinct message of courage - her willingness to turn away from the predictability of a more traditional life in an effort to seek out what most fulfills her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book was nearly impossible to put down.

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-02-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Cry of the Kalahari

    • By: Mark Owens, Delia Owens
    • Narrated by: Donna Postel, Sean Runnette
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    This is the story of the Owens' travel and life in the Kalahari Desert. Here they met and studied unique animals and were confronted with danger from drought, fire, storms, and the animals they loved....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Book & Very Highly Recommended

    • By Tropical Gal on 05-12-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Vagabonding

    • An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    • By: Rolf Potts
    • Narrated by: Rolf Potts
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,668
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,148

    Vagabonding is about taking time off from your normal life - from six weeks to four months to two years - to discover and experience the world on your own terms....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I wanted to love this book...

    • By Scott Shepherd on 10-10-16
    • An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    • By: Rolf Potts
    • Narrated by: Rolf Potts
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 11-13-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,668 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Into Thin Air

    • A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Jon Krakauer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 495
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 410
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 407

    Into Thin Air is the definitive, personal account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome!

    • By Zina on 03-23-15
    • A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Jon Krakauer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 12-15-99
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 495 ratings

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Lost in the Wild

    • Danger and Survival in the North Woods
    • By: Cary J. Griffith
    • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187

    In the wilderness, one false step can make the difference between a delightful respite and a brush with death....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a great listen!

    • By Maria on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $17.49

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