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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • The Wave

    • In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean
    • By: Susan Casey
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 575
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 369
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 365

    From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal, ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great narrator

    • By Alexis on 09-26-10
    • In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean
    • By: Susan Casey
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 09-14-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 575 ratings

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Assassination Vacation

    • By: Sarah Vowell
    • Narrated by: Conan O'Brien, Stephen King, Dave Eggers, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,636
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,624

    Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • extremely entertaining and informative

    • By Rachel on 08-17-05

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Notes from a Small Island

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 138

    Grab your umbrella and join best-selling author Bill Bryson for a grand tour through the heartland of the United Kingdom....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Appallingly badly read

    • By Sharon on 03-19-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 261
    • 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

    • Where's the Next Shelter?

    • By: Gary Sizer
    • Narrated by: Gary Sizer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 891
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 823
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 819

    Where's the Next Shelter? is the true story of three travelers on the Appalachian Trail, a 2,000-mile hike that stretches from Georgia to Maine....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • If You Liked AWOL, You'll Like This

    • By Rebecca on 06-02-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Alone on the Ice

    • The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
    • By: David Roberts
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 360
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 321
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 324

    On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp - the dogs were gone....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Historic Death-defying Antarctic Expedition

    • By Jacqueline on 01-30-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • French Lessons

    • Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew
    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 258
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    Ranging far from his adopted Provence, Peter Mayle now travels to every corner of France, armed with knife, fork, and corkscrew. He takes us to tiny, out-of-the-way restaurants...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful

    • By Diane on 02-13-05
    • Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew
    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 05-03-01
    • 4 out of 5 stars 258 ratings

    Regular price: $21.27

    • 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 Great Railway Bazaar

    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 312
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 266

    The Great Railway Bazaar is Paul Theroux's account of his epic journey by rail through Asia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just about as good as it gets...

    • By david d. on 03-27-11

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Seven Years in Tibet

    • By: Heinrich Harrer, Richard Graves
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,671
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,515
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,514

    A landmark in travel writing, this is the incredible true story of Heinrich Harrer’s escape across the Himalayas to Tibet....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Alexander on 09-03-12

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Don't Make Me Pull Over!

    • By: Richard Ratay
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    In the days before cheap air travel, families didn’t so much take vacations as survive them. Between home and destination lay thousands of miles and dozens of annoyances, and with his family Richard Ratay experienced all of them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it! Super for Oldsters!

    • By Sharey on 07-08-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Wilderness Essays

    • By: John Muir
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies, Scott R. Pollak
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In this engaging audio edition, find out why Wilderness Essays is the top-selling book by John Muir. Wilderness Essays is an essential collection of the finest essays ever written by the Father of the National Parks....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Road to Little Dribbling

    • Adventures of an American in Britain
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Nathan Osgood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,311
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,193
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,185

    A loving and hilarious - if occasionally spiky - valentine to Bill Bryson’s adopted country, Great Britain. Prepare for total joy and multiple episodes of unseemly laughter....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • No Bryson?? Alas, another disappointed fan

    • By Richard on 01-25-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Masked Rider

    • Cycling in West Africa
    • By: Neil Peart
    • Narrated by: Brian Sutherland
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    Dysentery, drunken soldiers, and corrupt officials provide the background for Rush drummer Neil Peart's physical and spiritual cycling journey through West Africa....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Downbeat and Disappointed in Cameroon

    • By Lisa on 05-28-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Still Life with Brook Trout

    • By: John Gierach
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    From an acknowledged master of fishing writers comes a collection of brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Gierach does it again.

    • By Sean G Robertson on 12-19-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • In the Kingdom of Ice

    • The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
    • By: Hampton Sides
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,514
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,302
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,301

    New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Took a long time to develop

    • By Brandon on 02-20-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Etiquette Guide to Japan

    • Know the Rules That Make the Difference!
    • By: Boye Lafayette De Mente
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Minding your manners is an acquired skill, but what serves you well elsewhere could trip you up in Japan. Save yourself possible embarrassment with Etiquette Guide to Japan. An inside look at Japanese social graces, it answers all the questions of the thoughtful traveler....

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, from Athens to Istanbul

    • By: John R. Hale, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: John R. Hale
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Award-winning Professor John R. Hale of the University of Louisville is your guide to the fabulous civilizations of the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans, and to the natural wonders and idyllic landscapes that surround them....

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Come, reza, ama [Eat, Pray, Love]

    • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Narrated by: Jane Santos
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Escucha ahora: Come, reza, ama, la historia de una mujer en busca del deseado equilibrio entre cuerpo y espíritu que más de 10 millones de personas en el mundo te recomiendan....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Me encantó

    • By Anonymous User on 06-23-19

    Regular price: $19.84

    • Drunk on a Plane

    • The Misadventures of a Drunk in Paradise
    • By: Zane Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Christopher Boucher
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    Daniel T. Drunk, Jr. if you really wanna know. And I’m on a plane headed to Paradise Isle on the trip of a lifetime. The occasion? My honeymoon. Except, there’s only one problem. I’m riding solo....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • MIsadventures indeed!!

    • By Dee on 02-24-19

    Regular price: $19.95

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