In 2010 Sylvain Tesson provided himself with the opportunity of creating a travel book with very little travel in, as he hunkered down in solitude in a very remote cabin alongside the Siberian Lake Baikal for the cold winter and spring months.
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A filmmaker for NASA, Jessica Fox gave it all up to work in a second-hand bookshop in Scotland
Caspar Henderson recommends presents for those who love unusual reads
Explorer Gavin Francis remembers a very special journey during a solitary year spent in remote Antarctica
The poet, appearing at Latitude Festival this weekend, explains how he found the 'globe granite underfoot'
Crime fiction author Marcus Sakey gives a rambunctious tour of books around the US
In this extract from the Not for Parents guide to London, the darkest parts of the city are uncovered
Lonely Planet’s new series of kids’ travel guides, Not for Parents, introduces children aged 8-11 to the cities of London, New York, Paris and Rome by highlighting the most fascinating - creepy, gory, repulsive, quirky - facts about their people and places.
On the centenary of Captain Scott’s Antarctic journey, the world’s greatest explorer and author of My Heroes writes about the books that defined him