Your Trip Starts Here

Journeys of self-discovery: how travel helps us grow

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Embark on over 50 of the world’s most life-affirming journeys and nurture your path to self-discovery. Packed with beautiful photography and inspiring first-person insights for each trip, from hiking Japan’s sacred Shikoku pilgrimage to following the Underground Railroad in the US. This is the perfect book for anyone seeking to travel with purpose.

Inside Your Trip Starts Here

- More than 50 life-changing journeys with explanations about how each trip can influence your personal growth
- Trips in the book cover themes of Culture, Road Trips, Off the Beaten Path, Adventure & Sport, Pilgrimages, History, Wildlife & Nature
- Vivid and powerful photography that illustrates the magnitude of each extraordinary travel experience
- First-person accounts from travellers who have embarked on each journey and the ways it affected them
- Intuitive icon grading for how each journey may change you: emotional or spiritual growth; the insights and understanding it might bring; the physical skills and experience gained
- In the know tips, detailed maps and practical information on how to get there, where to stay, when to go, what to take, tours available and more, to help you plan your adventure
- Features trips in: Americas - USA, Canada, Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia. Europe - Norway, Spain, France, England, Wales, Scotland, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria. Asia - India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Singapore, China, Borneo, South Korea, Turkey, Japan. Oceania - Australia, New Zealand. Africa & the Middle East - Jordan, Oman, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

PR & Media

The release of Your Trip Starts Here is being supported by a campaign that includes:

  • significant media and PR outreach targeting broadsheet, long lead lifestyle, activity and travel media
  • extracts and interviews

Marketing Campaign Assets

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  • Marketing video trailer 
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Releasing from September 2023

ISBN 9781837580064
Format Hardback, Full colour, 304 Pages
Dimensions 275 x 237mm | 9.33 x 10.83"
RRP AUD $44.99 | GBP £24.99 | NZD $44.99 | USD $35.00