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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Best. State. Ever.

    • A Florida Man Defends His Homeland
    • By: Dave Barry
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 148

    A brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times best-selling author Dave Barry....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Most. Annoying. Narration. Ever.

    • By Triple A on 06-21-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Cruise Confidential: A Hit Below the Waterline

    • Where the Crew Lives, Eats, Wars, and Parties? One Crazy Year Working on Cruise Ships (Travelers' Tales)
    • By: Brian David Bruns
    • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    In Cruise Confidential, Brian David Bruns spills the dirt - or, in this case, the dirty water - on those romantic, fun-filled vacations at sea....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Never been on a cruise but this makes me want to take one

    • By Mary Karowski on 04-28-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Getting Stoned with the Savages

    • A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
    • By: J. Maarten Troost
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 558
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349

    After two grueling years on the island of Tarawa, Troost was in no hurry to return to the South Pacific until he began to feel remarkably out of place in modern America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My new favorite author!

    • By L. Worthington on 08-28-07

    Regular price: $20.97

    • K2

    • Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain
    • By: Ed Viesturs, David Roberts
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 610
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 478
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 480

    A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing K2, the world's most difficult and unpredictable mountain, by the best-selling author of No Shortcuts to the Top....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Almost Makes You Want to Climb K2... Almost

    • By JJ on 12-30-15
    • Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain
    • By: Ed Viesturs, David Roberts
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 10-13-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 610 ratings

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Germania

    • In Wayward Pursuit of the Germans and Their History
    • By: Simon Winder
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Propelled by a wish to reclaim the varied German civilization that the Nazis ruined, and that many have worked to rebuild, Germania was recorded to enlighten us on serious topics, curiosities, and on the limits of language, the meaning of culture, and the pleasure of townscape.... 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Anecdotal approach to Germany's History

    • By MATTHIAS KLAER on 09-26-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Lost Continent

    • Travels In Small Town America
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 531
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 432
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 432

    Hardly anyone ever leaves Des Moines, Iowa. But Bill Bryson did....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • There are better Bill Bryson audiobooks

    • By Rachel on 08-10-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Sex Lives of Cannibals

    • Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
    • By: J. Maarten Troost
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 754
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 750

    At age 26, Maarten Troost decided to pack up his flip-flops and move to a remote South Pacific island....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • HILARIOUS

    • By Elizabeth on 08-17-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • River Horse

    • A Voyage Across America
    • By: William Least Heat-Moon
    • Narrated by: Jay O. Sanders
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Teeming with humanity and high adventure, Heat-Moon's account is an unsentimental and original arteriogram of our nation at the edge of the Millennium....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting travel story with history

    • By Addicted to Audible on 04-12-14

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Walking to Listen

    • 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time
    • By: Andrew Forsthoefel
    • Narrated by: Andrew Forsthoefel
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    At 23, Andrew Forsthoefel headed out the door of his home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with a backpack, an audio recorder, two books, and a sign that read "Walking to Listen". He had just graduated from Middlebury College and was ready to begin his adult life, but he didn't know how....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • walking to criticize

    • By Timothy Majors on 09-25-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The New York Times: Footsteps

    • From Ferrante's Naples to Hammett's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World
    • By: New York Times
    • Narrated by: David Colacci, Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Based on the popular New York Times travel column, Footsteps is an anthology of literary pilgrimages, exploring the geographic muses behind some of history's greatest writers....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Lone Rider

    • The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World
    • By: Elspeth Beard
    • Narrated by: Wendy Wolfson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    In 1982, at the age of just 23 and halfway through her architecture studies, Elspeth Beard left her family and friends in London and set off on a 35,000-mile solo adventure around the world on her 1974 BMW R60/6....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Alex Reponen on 06-17-19
    • The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World
    • By: Elspeth Beard
    • Narrated by: Wendy Wolfson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 02-21-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 62 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    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

    • The Log from the Sea of Cortez

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230

    The Log from the Sea of Cortez is the exciting day-by-day account of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of California with biologist Ed Ricketts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Book

    • By Stuart on 10-07-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Greater Than a Tourist - Madrid, Spain

    • 50 Travel Tips from a Local
    • By: Ana Alonso, Greater Than a Tourist
    • Narrated by: Linda Fitak
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Greater Than a Tourist - Madrid, Spain by Ana Alonso offers the inside scoop on Madrid....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Lost on Planet China

    • By: J. Maarten Troost
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 659
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 426
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427

    When the travel bug bit, J. Maarten Troost took on the world's most populous and intriguing nation....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Funny but harsh with some underlying truth.

    • By Dan on 09-25-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Monsieur Mediocre

    • One American Learns the High Art of Being Everyday French
    • By: John von Sothen
    • Narrated by: John von Sothen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A hilarious, candid account of what life in France is actually like, from a writer for Vanity Fair and GQ....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I’m a sucker for these kind of stories.....

    • By GogolGirl on 06-27-19

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Jupiter's Travels

    • By: Ted Simon
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Ted Simon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451

    On October 6, 1973, Ted Simon knew there was no going back. He loaded up his 500cc Triumph Tiger in the pouring rain and said good-bye to London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eloquently Written ~ Exquisitely Told

    • By Joseph on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Dark Summit

    • The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
    • By: Nick Heil
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 636
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 452
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447

    In early May 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary of the 2006 season

    • By Don Lance on 05-30-09
    • The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
    • By: Nick Heil
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 08-20-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 636 ratings

    Regular price: $22.04

    • The Wonders of Walt Disney World

    • By: Aaron H. Goldberg
    • Narrated by: Susan L. Crawford
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    This audiobook will guide you from park to park and attraction to attraction, across all of the Disney property. It will open your eyes to the stories behind the stories of each attraction and bring forth hundreds of secrets that Disney weaves and hides just below the surface....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unique and Fun!

    • By Jillian on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Wild Trees

    • A Story of Passion and Daring
    • By: Richard Preston
    • Narrated by: Richard Preston
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained: the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Cris on 10-27-07

    Regular price: $21.27

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