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Great Travel Reads: SAS Survival Guide

May 9th, 2012

SAS Survival Guide for the adventure traveller
Photo credit: Rutger Teule

A good adventure traveller doesn’t need much, but unless you’re the Mantracker or uber outdoorsman Bear Grylls, the SAS Survival Guide should be on your list of “must haves”.

Written by former SAS solider and instructor John “Lofty” Wiseman, the SAS Survival Guide has been the premier guide to surviving any situation, anywhere in the world.

From learning the basics like how to collect salt and water, and what you’ll need to do to prepare for your journey, to surviving any situation in the world – how to avoid getting caught in a disaster situation, how to set up campsites and make fires, how to navigate by the stars and sun, first aid procedures, how to get through natural disasters, and more – this adventure tome contains vital information for every traveller.

And avid adventurers can download the SAS Survival Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android, which includes free video downloads with invaluable survival tips from the author, survival checklists, photo galleries of edible, medicinal, and poisonous plants, and more.

For a chance to win a digital copy of the SAS Survival Guide for your iPhone, iPad or Android device, find us on Facebook and enter our “Win Wednesday – Guess our Cover Photo!” contest.

Send your answer to with the subject “I Guessed The Cover Photo!” by no later than Friday May 18, 2012. To be eligible to win, your email response must include the name of the landmark, the city and country where it is located, and your name.

Congratulations to Mary W., the winner of our last #WinWednesday giveaway – we hope you enjoy Born To Run!

For contest rules and eligibility, please review our Terms & Conditions.

Special thanks to and Harper Collins for providing this week’s giveaway. 

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