Books for Armchair Adventures
Inspiring families to live adventurously, promoting independent family adventure


  

You don't need to travel to get a taste for adventure. Books can be a great source of inspiration, information and practical advice about adventurous travel. And all from the comfort of your armchair. We're compiling a selection of books that we know will be of interest to families in search of adventure.

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Our recommended books for family adventurer's

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Monkey Dancing: A Father, Two Kids, and a Journey to the Ends of the Earth. Daniel Glick. Public Affairs Ltd.

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One Year Off: Leaving It All Behind for a Round-the-world Journey with Our Children. David Elliott Cohen. Travellers' Tales
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Family Travel - The Farther You Go; the Closer You Get. Edited by Laura Manske. Traveller's Tales

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Into the Light: A Family's Epic Journey. Dave and Jaja Martin. Beowulf Press.

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Sailing Around The World: A Family Retraces Joshua Slocum's Voyage. Guy Bernadin , Sheridan House

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The Seven Year Hitch: A Family Odyssey. David Grant, Pocket Books

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Scraping Heaven: A Family's Journey along the Continental Divide. Cindy Ross. McGraw Hill Education

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Just Cruising: A Family Travels the World. Europe to Australia. Liza Copeland. Romany.

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Still Cruising: A Family Travels the World. Australia to Africa, Asia and America. Liza Copeland. Romany

 

Together Alone - Escaping to a life in paradise. Ron Falconer. Bantam.

 

Travelling - Take the Kids - Survive and Enjoy. Helen Truskowska. Cadogan Guides

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Adventuring with Children. : An Inspirational Guide to World Travel and the Outdoors. Nan Jeffrey. Avalon House

Lonely Planet: Travel with Children. Maureen Wheeler, Edited by Cathy Lanigan. Lonely Planet Publications

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Your Childs Health Abroad - A Manual for Travelling Parents. Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth Dr Matthew Ellis. Globe Pequot, Bradt

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The Royal Geographic Society Expedition Handbook. Edited by Shane Winser. Profile Books

 

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Expedition Medicine - RGS Essential for travellers going anywhere remote or challenging. Edited by David Warrell and Sarah Anderson. Profile Books

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Are We Nearly There - The Complete Guide to Travelling with Babies, Toddlers and Children. Samantha Gore-Lyons. Virgin Publishing

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Have Toddler Will Travel - The Complete Survival Guide for Holidays at Home and Abroad. Sarah Tucker. Hodder Mobius

 

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Travelling Abroad with Children. Sam Gore-Lyons. Arrow

Amazon recommends these books on adventure travel


 

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