The inspiring memoir from TV traveller Simon Reeve's life of amazing adventures in over 120 countries and the most remote and extreme corners of the planet.
The Sunday Times Bestseller
'My goodness, it is brilliant. Searingly honest, warm, bursting with humanity. Such brave and inspiring writing.' Kate Humble
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In TV adventurer Simon Reeve's bestselling memoir he describes how he has journeyed across epic landscapes, dodged bullets on frontlines, walked through minefields and been detained for spying by the KGB. His travels have taken him across jungles, deserts, mountains and oceans, and to some of the most beautiful, dangerous and remote regions of the world.
In this revelatory account of his life Simon gives the full story behind some of his favourite expeditions, and traces his own inspiring personal journey back to leaving school without qualifications, teetering on a bridge, and then overcoming his challenges by climbing to a 'Lost Valley' and changing his life ... step by step.
Simon Reeve, a man whose very name is a guarantee of interesting television. Outstanding. - Observer
TV's most interesting globetrotter - Independent
The craziest (or bravest) man on TV - Daily Mail
In the last decade, he's made a name for himself as British TV's most adventurous presenter. He's hunted with the Bushmen of Kalahari, hung out with biker outlaws in Australia and been taught to fish by the president of Moldova. - Radio Times
You can be sure to trust Simon to find a fun story. Simon might just be the best tour guide in the world. - Sun
Reeve is in a class of his own - The Times
Cracking stories from his travels - Alastair Humphreys, Explorer and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year