By the Seat of My Pants

3rd Edition Nov 2016

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Humorous tales of travel and misadventure.

Lonely Planet knows that some of life’s funniest experiences happen on the road. Whether they take the form of unexpected detours, unintended adventures, unidentifiable dinners or unforgettable encounters, they can give birth to our most found travel lessons, and our most memorable – and hilarious – travel stories.

This 31 globegirdling tales that run the gamut from close-encounter safaris to loss-of-face follies, hair-raising rides to culture-leaping brides, eccentric expats to mind-boggling repasts, wrong roads taken to agreements mistaken. The collection brings together some of the world’s most renowned travellers and storytellers with previously unpublished writers.

Includes stories by:

Wickam Boyle • Tim Cahill • Joshua Clark • Sean Condon • Chistopher R.Cox • David Downie • Holly Erikson • Bill Fink • Don George • Karl Taro Greenfeld • Jeff Grenwald • Pico Iyer • Amanda Jones • Kathie Kertesz • Doug Lansky • Alexander Ludwick • Linda Watanabe McFerrin • Jan Morris • Brooke Neill • Rolf Potts • Laura Resau • Michelle Richmond • Alana Semuels • Deborah Steg • Judy Tierney • Edwin Tucker • Jeff Vize • Danny Wallace • Kelly Watton • Simon Wichester • Michelle Witton

Book Details
ISBN: 9781786571915
Curator: Wickham Boyle
Writers: Tim Cahill, Joshua Clark, Sean Condon, Don George, Pico Iyer, Jan Morris, Danny Wallace, Simon Winchester
240 pages, 0pp color, 0 maps | Dimensions: 128mm × 197mm
Next edition due: Nov 2026

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