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My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in the Eternal City
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 130,910. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It’s a nice place to visit but would you really want to live there? Sari Gilbert, who has lived for close to 40 years in what many have called the Eternal City, answers with a resounding “yes”– but it’s a “yes… but”. A native New Yorker who moved to Rome after graduate school, Gilbert's book describes life in the Italian capital: to sum it up, “fascinating, and delightful, but not at all easy”.
Travel Observations and Revelations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Do you always end up sitting next to passengers with colds or flu on crowded flights? Do you amaze even yourself with your inane utterances on long road trips? Do you smile smugly as you recall a travel deal that you scored ten years ago? If you answered "yes" to one or more of these questions, you will be able to relate to this compilation of travel anecdotes intended to amuse and inspire.
The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 182,460. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Covering fifty countries on six continents over a twenty-year span- Henderson asks the hard social, political and economic questions while vagabonding his way around the world. Invoking the wit and humor of Twain and the curiosity of Kerouac- Henderson discovers himself, humanity and revolutionary politics through encounters with God’s chosen people - the global poor.
Happier Than A Billionaire: Quitting My Job, Moving to Costa Rica, & Living the Zero Hour Work Week
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Series: Happier Than A Billionaire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Two Plane Tickets, No Plan, One Dream. Have you ever rolled over, hit the snooze button, and wanted to blow off work—forever? Happier Than a Billionaire, is a lighthearted narrative for anyone who has ever dreamed of getting out of the office and starting over. Whether you are looking to retire or just visit, this narrative will keep you laughing all the way to the ticket counter.
WhereSheGoes - Chronicles of a Modern World Nomadess
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
WhereSheGoes is an epic journey of self-discovery detailing one brave young woman’s adventures, with innocence and wonder as her only companions. She travels abroad with reckless abandon in this inspiring account taken directly from her diaries. Her solo quest encompasses love on the run, fun in sand, snow, and water, and the personal revelations that can only come from global exploration.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
Блондинка вокруг света или I did it my way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,880. Language: Russian. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Хочешь сбежать? спроси меня как
Campervan Capers
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Series: Campervan Capers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,270. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
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Campervan Capers - A Couple's First Year Exploring the World of Campervanning... What do you do when you've got itchy feet but don't want to uproot your life? Buy a campervan! At least, that's what this couple did... Campervan Capers follows a capering couple through their first year of owning a camper, & blends travel tale with humour whilst also addressing some of the more practical aspects.
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.
Kalami, Where the Sea Shrugs its Shoulders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of anecdotal memoirs of holidays spent in this beautiful little bay in N.E Corfu. Stories of its colourful scenery and equally colourful visitors; of its beauty and charm and its ability to bring all walks of life together to eat and drink as one.
West Australia Wildflowers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
West Australia is the wild flower capital of the world. In September and October each year the rough Australian bush turns into fields of color. Join two couples as they tour the rugged Outback searching for the best of these 6,000 species of wild flowers, many of them unique. Along the way they find a number of other interesting places and people. With color photos.
Grand Canyon and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Grand canyon in Arizona is without doubt one of natures most amazing accomplishments and rightly listed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Join three travellers as they spend seven days exploring the North Rim, the Zion and Bryce National Parks, Arches NP, Monument Valley then to the South Rim. Afterwards you’ll feel like you’ve been there.
Darwin, Arnhem Land and Kakadu
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The very north of Australia has long been regarded as one of the most remote and distinctly different areas on earth. Join three travellers as they safari through three different areas: the city of Darwin and its surrounds, Kakadu - the largest National Park in Australia, and on through Arnhem Land where time stands still to visit the seldom visited but scenically stunning Coberg Peninsular.
Freak Show Without A Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting Stoned in Fiji and Other Family Vacations
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Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Possibilities Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fishing for piranhas in the Amazon, getting stoned at Fijian kava ceremonies, and witnessing the ancient ritual of land diving on Pentecost Island is the stuff of National Geographic cover stories – and Nevin Martell’s childhood vacations.Freak Show Without a Tent is a grandly hilarious memoir-misadventure that is equal parts National Lampoon’s Vacation, Romancing the Stone and Crocodile Dundee.
Great Ocean Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Great Ocean Road that stretches along 300 miles of Australia’s rugged southern coastline is ranked as one of the word’s most spectacular scenic and historic coastlines. Join this couple as the shop in Melbourne, drive the Great Ocean Road and return via the historic gold town of Ballarat. An Australian classic.
West Australia's Margaret River
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Margaret River is tucked away in the very south east corner of Australia and is one of Australia’s hidden wonderlands. It has striking beautiful and pristine beaches, excellent surfing, good swimming, towering forests and Australia’s premier wine region. Join this couple as the tour the region and experience all that it has to offer. You’ll want to visit there.
Talking with Strangers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
Letters from an Expatriate in Europe
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2012 by A. Datta. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tagore wrote these letters nearly three decades before becoming the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. They give an in-depth view of Victorian England through the eyes of an Indian and a Bengali. The author drew flak from his own critics for his dissections of the Anglo-Bengali and English psyches. His words are as relevant and enjoyable now as they were then …
The Golden Road to Samarkand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Join a group of travellers as they visit Uzbekistan and celebrate Navrus (New Year) in Samakand, the centre of Central Asian culture. Journey to the ancient walled city of Khiva and spend time at some of most amazing bazaars in Asia.
Lance's Travels - UK
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Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 125,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.