Bike London Journal

Bike London Journal by Lisa T.E. Sonne and Robert Samuel Hanson

Lined Journal, Hardcover with Accordion Pocket, and Embedded Pen

Format: Hardback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631061776
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Mark your cycling journey through London with this all-in-one travel journal.

Bike your way across The Smoke and capture your journey in the smart, sharply illustrated Bike London Journal. Perfectly travel-sized, this bicycle-themed lined notebook is the perfect place to keep your thoughts and views.

Includes locations of cycle, a general history of biking in London, great places to bike in the city, cafes for cyclists along with bike-friendly restaurants and night life. An accessible accordion pocket in the back, helps you to hold on to your important notes and ideas. Embedded into the sturdy hard cover, is a pen so that you'll always have something to capture your thoughts.

The British-born/Berlin-based illustrator Robert Samuel Hanson worked for a number of clients including the likes of Monacle, The New York Times, Wired and The Economist. His style is really sharp and simple, with playful images. He creates illustrations which are smart, crisp and beautifully realized.

Lisa T.E. Sonne is an award-wining travel writer, photographer, videographer, and author. Her work in print, online, and for TV has taken her to all seven continents. Lisa loves experiential travel and seeks experiences worth recommending, whether ecotourism, "voluntouring," edu-travel, adventure, or discovery. She is concerned about preserving the natural world and cultural traditions. "I'm driven to explore the diversity of what humans and nature have created," Lisa says. "Some people call it 'wanderlust.' But for me, it's a love of wonder that motivates me to pack cameras and keyboard and head out." "Awe comes in many guises," she says. "I felt it watching Swan Lake from the Tsar's box at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. And I felt it witnessing the Northern lights above the Arctic Circle and the birth of penguin chicks in the wilderness of Antarctica. I like to convey what I call 'the beauty and the best.'"A fourth-generation Californian, Lisa grew up in the Los Angeles area and has lived in San Francisco, New York City, Moscow (briefly), and just outside London. She and her husband currently enjoy a home base in the Santa Monica Mountains near Seminole Springs Lake in southern California. Lisa's writing has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Wired.com, History,Yachting, and American Way magazines, as well as publications from Time-Life, AAA, and the National Geographic Society. Lisa has also written and/or produced diverse television series for PBS, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and Animal Planet. Her video work has explored creativity, animal evolution, and the human brain's mind-body connection. A member of the distinguished Explorers Club, Lisa has had rare adventures. She has floated weightless with astronauts over Russia, crawled through newly rediscovered Mexican caves to map them, and banked 200 feet down as the first woman to "fly underwater" in a winged submersible.

Media Accolades: In 2008, 2010, and 2011, Lisa was honored with travel-writing awards from NATJA (North American Travel Journalists Association) for stories about safaris in Kenya, discovering the Baltics, and hang-gliding over America's heartland.

Format: Hardback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631061776
Size: 5.75 in x 8.75 in / 146.05 mm x 222.25 mm
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