Travel Books

The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road

The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road by Paul Theroux Penguin

Sunday, 24 July, 2011, 12:00am

Writes of passage

It's difficult to tell what drives William Dalrymple more, his passion for history, his love of India or his enduring fascination with religion.

28 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star by Paul Theroux Hamish Hamilton, HK$221

22 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star by Paul Theroux Hamish Hamilton, HK$221

22 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

One for the road

Talking to Paul Theroux is like following the journey in his new book, Ghost Train to the Eastern Star. Both the man and his book have a central narrative: how he retraced the steps he took in The Great Railway Bazaar from London through Asia.

26 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar

By Paul Theroux (Houghton Mifflin; HK$224)

24 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

New Europe

New Europe

by Michael Palin,

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, HK$330

25 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

travellers' checks

Nobody did it better

18 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

The Shadow of the Sun - My African Life

The Shadow of the Sun - My African Life

by Ryszard Kapuscinski

Penguin, HK$132

30 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Framing the dragon

Snapper? Absolutely not, I hate photographers,' said Basil Pao Ho-yun, surprisingly, when arrangements were being made to take pictures for this article. Pao was hosting a reception at the Foreign Correspondents' Club for his new book - one filled with photographs.

17 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Oh, happy days

Bill Bryson's latest memoir hangs on a truth so shocking that the king of explicit tell-alls, Augusten Burroughs, shies from it and James Frey would never dare fabricate it: most childhoods are happy.

8 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Learn about the world through travelling

Pole to Pole by Michael Palin

Who is Michael Palin?

Michael Palin achieved fame in the United Kingdom as a comedian. He was a member of the team who created the funny TV show, Monty Python's Flying Circus, which made him famous around the world. He now writes books and presents TV programmes.

11 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Best foot backward

PAUL THEROUX IS on something of a sentimental journey. In 1973 he set out from Victoria Station in London and travelled throughout Europe and Asia before retuning home via the Trans-Siberian Express.

16 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Michael Palin

Michael Palin

Himalaya

Starring: Michael Palin, Dalai Lama and a slew of Himalayan characters

Directors: Roger Mills and John Paul Davidson

13 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

Sahara With Michael Palin: A Line In The Sand

Pearl, 9.30pm

26 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

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