Ten Funny Travel Books

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Mission Mongolia: Two Men, One Van, No Turning Back
1.  Mission Mongolia: Two Men, One Van, No Turning Back by David Treanor
The list author says:
  "Not only is it laugh out loud funny, but it gives you pause for thought about the lives of people in places most of us will never visit. A clear, unfussy writing style makes it a page-turner."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

A Walk In The Woods
2.  A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson
The list author says:
  "Quite simply the funniest writer around -- this one is my favourite because it shows him in occasionally tetchy mood as he attempts the Appalachian Trail"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)

McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery in Ireland
3.  McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery in Ireland by Pete Mccarthy
The list author says:
  "A book about Irish characters could be a cliche -- but Mccathy deals with the subject in an affectionate way that is never patronising"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews)

Travels With Boogie: 500 Mile Walkies and Boogie Up the River in One Volume
4.  Travels With Boogie: 500 Mile Walkies and Boogie Up the River in One Volume by Mark Wallington
The list author says:
  "No great travel insights here, but  a laugh on almost every page"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

I Was a Potato Oligarch: Travels and Travails in the New Russia
5.  I Was a Potato Oligarch: Travels and Travails in the New Russia by John Mole
The list author says:
  "A Brit attempts to do business in the new Russia -- easy-reading style with plenty of humour"
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Playing the Moldovans at Tennis
6.  Playing the Moldovans at Tennis by Tony Hawks
The list author says:
  "This book brings out maybe more of a wry grin than laugh out loud -- Iíve chosen it because there just arenít many books about Moldova around!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

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Holidays in Hell (O'Rourke, P. J.)
7.  Holidays in Hell (O'Rourke, P. J.) by O ROURKE
The list author says:
  "His descriptions of some of the places featured are a little dated now -- but the humour stands the test of time."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

The Call of the Weird
8.  The Call of the Weird by Louis Theroux
The list author says:
  "He has the knack of getting people to say what they really think -- the humour comes from the readerís shock at coming across people who regard extremes as normal."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

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Everything But the Squeal: A Year of Pigging Out in Northern Spain
9.  Everything But the Squeal: A Year of Pigging Out in Northern Spain by John Barlow
The list author says:
  "A book that brings a smile with its gentle and affectionate look at people and food in northern Spain."
£6.39   Used & New from: £1.21
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Almost Heaven: Travels Through the Backwoods of America
10.  Almost Heaven: Travels Through the Backwoods of America by Martin Fletcher
The list author says:
  "An observant and occasionally funny journey written with the eye of the experienced journalist"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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