Five travelogues to inspire you in 2019
Hike through the rugged Karakoram mountains, cycle around the world and bullet by rail through Japan on the Shinkansen, from the comfort of your couch
Elsewhere: One Woman, One Rucksack, One Lifetime of Travel, by Rosita Boland
A vivid memoir based on 30 years of travelling by an award-winning Irish journalist. Boland has some classic traveller’s tales — a near-death experience on a bus in the Karakoram, an attack by a pack of dogs in Kathmandu — and a lucid, authentic and engaging style.