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Best of Blog in France
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Price: Free! Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Five years ago in 2006 we left our large, brand new house in Co. Cork, which we’d built ourselves, for a two-hundred-year-old hovel in Creuse, France. Why, oh why? We wanted to change our lives and we've certainly done that. I began my blog detailing our experiences in 2009 and it's become very popular. Here's a selection of entries from its first two years arranged January to December.
My Husband Made Me Do It! A Pilgrim With Plastic On The Camino de Santiago
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Fat, 59, fortified daily by red wine and challenged by my husband, I start a mildly epic adventure. This book is part autobiography, part travel guide, an honest but tongue in cheek record of my Camino. It lists distances, places to stay and to avoid, what to take, degree of difficulty and ultimately proves anybody can do it. I want to inspire you to take the first step on your own adventure.
The Turncoat Chronicles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Turncoat Chronicles is the non-fiction story of a young man, born and raised in the U.S.A., who went looking for a better place to live--and found it in Spain. The narration weaves its way between the human-centered Spanish "estilo de vida" and the American way of life he left behind. It includes a critical look at what the United States has become over the past four decades.
Iceland: A Stormy Motorcycle Adventure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Unleash Your Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Active volcanoes, glaciers, rivers without bridges and killer sheep - Iceland offers the kind of riding that motorcycle adventure dreams are made of. Ignoring the lack of off road skills in one half of the partnership, Patrick and Sherrie set off on a 6 week journey from Germany to Iceland and back in the summer of 2010. Includes 8 maps and 21 color pictures.
Ilovewalking France - Martel to Rocamadour
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Considering a walking holiday in rural France? Ilovewalking France – Martel to Rocamadour provides all you need to know about where to eat, sleep and buy bandaids plus market days, transport details and dozens of colour photos. This walk starts at Martel and visits six Plus Beaux Villages – Turenne, Collonges-la-Rouge, Curemonte, Autoire, Loubressac and Carennac – before finishing in Rocamadour.
Assisi Walking Adventure Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Each year millions visit Assisi, the home of Saints Francis and Clare, but few experience many of the hidden treasures of the city and the surrounding Umbrian countryside. If you love to walk, explore, learn, discover and appreciate nature's wonders, read this guide and begin your adventures in one of the most inspiring places on earth!
The 40-Year-Old Vespa Virgin
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Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the summer he turned 40, Peter Moore bought a Vespa as old as he was and rode it from Milan to Rome. It was a trip that took him through medieval stone towns, patchworked fields and into the hearts of all the Italians he met. This is an abridged version of Peter's book about the trip, Vroom with a View, published by Random House. It first appeared in the Lonely Planet anthology, Flightless.
I is for Illuminated Salt and Pepper Pots (and other everyday essentials)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Living - or thinking - of going to live in France, or simply just interested in the country? Here's an A to Z of what could happen to you! From the complexities of getting a phone installed, to the need for illuminated salt and pepper pots. From eating snails to finding the right word for a mousetrap,and even how to make sure you get a parking space. Come and join the fun.
GREECE - 100 Travel Tips
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Planning a holiday to Greece? "100 travel tips" is a must-read before you set out. It discusses when to go, what to expect, luggage, transportation, the traditions, food, accommodation. It considers the people themselves, island-hopping, the ancient sites, outdoor activities, and shopping. Even if all you want to do is veg-out in peace under the Mediterranean sun, you still need to check this book
Deep in the Heart of France: A Guide to the Loire Valley's Contemporary Caves
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
France's Loire Valley is honeycombed with thousands of caves, a number of which are open to the public. This is your guide to nearly 200 cave lodgings, cave restaurants, cave art galleries, cave museums and many other "troglodyte" attractions. Also includes 22 walks in cave country.
Odyssey To Opportunity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Roger's Odyssey reflects his personal striving to share in the opportunities present for all in America, but which for many, prove unattainable. This autobiography represents his commitment to the ideals which have given shape and meaning to his life. This is what makes Odyssey a story worth reading—and remembering. Alfredo Miguel de Pablo, Colegio Hispánico Miguel de Unamuno, Salamanca, Spain
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
Grand Tours - Tour 5 - Cologne, Cities & Towns of The Rhine, Berlin & London
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Series: Grand European Tours, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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A travel book with a difference which gives a well planned multi location “Grand Tour” discovering by local trains the towns and cities of the Rhine & Ahr Valleys (Cologne, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Koblenz, Altenahr, Brühl & Remagen) before moving on to the attractions of the trendy capital cities of Berlin and London. This illustrated ebook gives directions, maps, location info & travel tips.
Grand Tours - Tour 6 - Liverpool, Berlin, St Petersburg, Riga & Stockholm
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Series: Grand European Tours, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travel book with a difference which gives a well planned 14 day multi location “Grand Tour” visiting historical Liverpool before moving on to the magnificent vibrant capital cities of Berlin, Riga, Stockholm and St Petersburg (with visits to the Palaces at Peterhof and Pushkin/Tsarskoe Selo). This illustrated ebook gives directions, maps, location & visa information & travel tips.
Grand Tours - Tour 7 - Plymouth & Touring Cornwall
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Series: Grand European Tours, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
2nd Iss Oct 2013. Cornwall has over 300 miles of enchanting coastline. This tour takes you from the rugged cliffs & surfing beaches of the Celtic Sea to windswept moors & the beautiful balmy beaches of the Cornish Riviera. It visits medieval castles, peaceful gardens, historical towns, quaint fishing villages & smugglers haunts; all the while exploring the rich history of this beautiful county
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
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Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot
Living in France Made Simple
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you're serious about following your heart to France and/or buying a budget dream-home when you're there, read this book. Much more than the average 'moving guide', it is inspirational, fun and useful. A mix of practical 'how to's' and every day observations topped with some heart, soul and a little dream dust to ignite your imagination and turn your dream into reality.
Inside the Tortilla: A Journey in Search of Authenticity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Life has a habit of throwing obstacles in your path for a good reason. When two nomads set out on an epic journey into the heart of the Deep South of Spain in search of a town that still cooked it's food rather than shopped for it, they discover something more than a simple recipe. Bill Bryson meets Laurie Lee in this captivating account of the search for authenticity in the home of the tortilla.
Royal Holiday Handbook
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Check into your own castle or folly, or stately home hotel on grand estate with this illustrated guide to over 100 properties in England, Scotland & Wales. Includes the Royal Shopping Directory.
Ilovewalking France - Aumont-Aubrac to Figeac
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Considering a walking holiday in rural France? Ilovewalking – Aumont-Aubrac to Figeac provides all you need to know about where to eat, sleep and buy bandaids plus market days, transport details and dozens of colour photos. This walk follows the Pilgrims Trail or Chemin de Saint Jacques from Aumont-Aubrac to Figeac, passing through three Plus Beaux Villages – Saint-Côme-d’Olt, Estaing and Conques.