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The InterNations Expat Guide to the United States of America
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Series: The InterNations Expat Guide. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The InterNations Expat Guide series is your window into the world’s most exciting and vibrant expat hotspots! The books offer detailed insights into all aspects relating to the daily lives of expats: be it the administrative steps before departure, the housing and job search, employment opportunities, healthcare etc. – we cover it all.
What About Your Saucepans?
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Summertime Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lindsay de Feliz walked away from an enviable lifestyle – marriage, successful career, expensive holidays, designer clothes, fast cars – to pursue her dream of being a scuba diving instructor. She could not have predicted the journey ahead when she arrived in the heat, sunshine and vibrant culture of the Dominican Republic.
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake: Canoeing the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson & Snowdrift Rivers in Northern Canada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake is an engaging account of four canoe trips in northern Canada written by outdoor author and adventurer Michael D. Pitt. Michael's intimate writing style brings you "into the canoe" as he and his wife Kathleen discover the strength, challenges and self-reliance that come from absolute isolation. The trips are down the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson and Snowdrift rivers.
A Teacher on the Yukon - The Rampart Alaska Letters
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In 1969 I fulfilled a childhood dream and moved to Alaska. The Federal government was my travel agent, having accepted my application to become a VISTA Volunteer, an application which I had stamped “Alaska Only! ” With foresight that continues to astonish me, I asked my parents, to keep the letters that I sent home. As a result I have approximately 350 letters covering the years 1969 - 1977.
Renovating Vonnegut
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
The Alaska Backgrounder, Volume One: Perils and Promise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,450. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Perils and Promise is a story-based narrative that connects Alaska’s pre-history with present-day, highlighting many of the perils faced by those coming into the country, and the promise that spurred them onward. The book also features in-depth answers to the most frequently asked questions by visitors, lots of facts and figures, where to go and what to see and do.
The 2014-2015 Honolulu Real Estate Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 74,250. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Wexford House Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home buying
(5.00 from 1 review)
Everything you need to know about Honolulu real estate. Insider tips about buying and selling real estate in Honolulu. Information about surrounding towns, and which is best for you and your family, including interviews with buyers who know the area best. Insight into employment opportunities, schools, health care, recreational and cultural activities, shopping, climate, transportation, and more.
Dog Team to Dawson: A Quest for the Cosmic Bannock and Other Yukon Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Dog racing
"Dog Team to Dawson" is a nostalgic collection of four true Yukon stories written by bestselling author Bruce Batchelor. The title story is the account of two young people travelling by dog team, tackling a long-abandoned Gold Rush era route. This book is the prequel to "Nine Dog Winter", providing readers of that classic account with earlier adventures into the heart and soul of Canada's North.
De nieuwe wereld van Peter Stuyvesant
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,030. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In heel Amerika hebben Nederlanders hun stempel op het land gedrukt en op vele plaatsen zijn tastbare herinneringen levend gehouden: tulpenfestivals en windmolentjes in de voortuin, aan Nederland gewijde musea, Nederlandse plaatsnamen, dijken en handgegraven kanalen. Dit boek is het verhaal van ondernemende landgenoten in het land van onbegrensde mogelijkheden. Rijk geïllustreerd.
New York buiten de gebaande paden
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,850. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Lucas Ligtenberg kent New York als geen ander en weet dat de stad de wereld in het klein is én het centrum ervan. In die metropool leidt hij de lezer rond. Het is vooral een tocht door de geschiedenis en langs de mensen die de stad hebben gemaakt.
Step It Up
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,470. Language: British English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
A three month odyssey through the United States of America and Canada, covering more than 12,000 miles by car, train, ferry, snowmobile and inflatable tubes.
Scot Free - A Journey from the Arctic to New Mexico
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The first in the trilogy describing Alastair Scott's epic five-year journey around the world, much of it wearing a kilt. On and (sometimes very far) off the beaten track, he brings the unusual and the eccentric vividly before our eyes, giving many an unforgettable portrait of people with whom he shared, for brief moments or extended periods, his own delight in humanity in all its forms.
Tracks Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Scotsman dreams of driving a dog sled across Alaska. Arriving there with no experience, he learns the hard way. This is much more than the story of that feat of self-reliance and endurance; it defines the deep bond between man and dog; it is a portrait of the land - beautiful, rich, empty, sometimes murderous - its history and the people who live there. And it has become a classic.
Paradise Delayed - Our new lives in the wild. Caribbean island life in the beautiful archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Sinking boats, defective chainsaws, document forgery and aggressive roosters are just a small sample of the hurdles facing a tired traveller who simply wants to lie in a hammock on his own isolated Caribbean island sipping margaritas for a while. "Paradise Delayed" may make you re-consider the nature of the Caribbean island dream, or may just inspire to find your own adventure of a lifetime.
In a Valley... A Writer's New Beginning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Not really a tourism guide. Instead, an author's new beginning as a journalist. Writing about my experiences in the Lehigh Valley, Pa area. Reviews and Interviews include: arts, music, businesses and events. They are mixed with photos of the area. You will find out why this author started on the journalist side.
Travels with my Rant
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Travels with my Rant” describes my wanderings around some of the more obscure bits of East Timor, the Indonesian islands of Nusa Tenggara, Sulawesi and Borneo, Central America and parts of India. It is a series of travellers tales about uncomfortable and sometimes slightly worrying journeys, sometimes in places which few other western touros reach.
Canadian Rockies with Kids
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 63,580. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Canadian Rockies are full of spectacular mountains and at least as many rewarding experiences for your family. Yet snow-capped peaks are only the tip of the Rockies’ iceberg, in terms of the many rewarding experiences the region has to offer. This is a land of grizzly bears, gold prospectors, badlands and buffalo jumps. It’s a place where cowboys, railway tycoons and native warriors have all l
Don't Go There. It's Not Safe. You'll Die. And other more rational advice for Overlanding Mexico & Central America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Your complete guide for overlanding in Mexico and Central America. This book provides detailed and up-to-date information by country. It also includes 11 chapters on planning and preparing your trip and 9 chapters on what to expect while driving through Mexico and Central America. Completed by the authors of LifeRemotely.com this is the most comprehensive guide for driving the Pan American yet.
Dancing Through History: In Search of the Stories That Define Canada
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,110. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Some people travel to discover a country's cuisine, others for the wildlife. Lori Henry travels to learn about a culture through its traditional dances.
Virgin Territory: How I Found My Inner Guadalupe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,130. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Moving to Mexico, Cobb reshapes her self perspective. The Virgin of Guadalupe, along with a variety of indigenous goddesses and modern feminine icons, add focus, folklore, and color to her personal experience. A spiritual journey written in the spirit of "Under the Tuscan Sun" and "A Year in Provence," but with the soul and humor of Anne Lamott. An essential read for women in love with Mexico.