Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues

Destination Unknown
By
Price: Free! Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
What does it take to see the world? Money? A good travel agent? Extended vacation time? Or just maybe all it takes is $700, a bicycle, and an indomitable spirit.
The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries
By
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.
Natural Wanders in Australia
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they travel to the more remote areas of the Land Down Under discovering its many natural wonders.
Soft Adventure Travel
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Soft adventure. The sort of experience that goes beyond the typical tourist itinerary. There is no great physical challenge involved here. There is considerable food for the spirit. And the body. And on the windjammer, a rum swizzle at every turn. This is a collection of my published travel articles that tell about these journeys throughout the world. Come with me as I revisit these experiences.
Lance's Travels - UK
By
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.
Aegean Dream
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,230. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A true story set on the real 'Mamma Mia' island of Skopelos. Comic and tragic by turns, Aegean Dream is a story of love, resilience, and the power of friendship. - What’s it really like to live on a tiny Greek island? - Why is the Greek economy so messed up? - What IS ‘The Secret’? ...and how do mysterious skulls, Russian prostitutes, President Bush the elder, and Pierce Brosnan come into it?
Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia
By
Series: English Teacher X, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,500. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the year 2000, English Teacher X moved to the bankrupt, frozen, desolate country of Russia, seeking a quiet life. Instead, he found himself the center of attention of the gorgeous, sexy, amoral, and abundant female population of the city of Vodkaberg. At first bewildered and uncomfortable with the attention, he soon found himself staying far longer than he had planned, and longer than was wise.
Don't Step on the Dirt
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When his sister announces she’s getting married in Indiana, Ryan, already unemployed, packs up his trusty car Clyde to make the journey. Never forgetting to tell the roadside cows his final destination, Ryan camps his way across the American West. Chocked full of hilarious anecdotes and amusing historical tales, Don't Step on the Dirt will change the way you take your next road trip.
Jumping Ships - The global misadventures of a cargo ship apprentice
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Book two in David's humorous travel series. ‘Packed with enough ship board hilarity to make the reader literally weep with laughter, Ocean Boulevard and Jumping Ships are probably the funniest maritime-themed books in print today.' Ships Monthly ...laughs aplenty, but also top notch writing about the seas, ships and those who sail on them... Sea Breezes Magazine
Random Acts of Travel: Featuring Trepidation, Hammocks and Spitting
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,860. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Travelling through our diverse and fascinating world can be invigorating, uplifting and life changing. Of course, it can also be baffling, disgusting, aggravating and ridiculous. This hilarious tribute to world travel is full of humorous stories and shocking advice that will inspire you, make you laugh out loud and slowly but surely convince you to stock up on hand sanitizer.
Ocean Boulevard - An epic journey all the way... from a boy to a man
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." TalkSport "A seriously funny man with a great gift for story-telling. One of the funniest books I have ever read." City Talk "Baboulene is like a Bryson who has really played the field. Truly adventurous, truly hilarious and funny enough to burst your stitches!" Borders Books "Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." Maxim
Expatriate Insights - Dissertations on International Living and Deep Comparative Culture Analyses
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,020. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dissertations on Expatriate Living and Comparative Culture Analyses by Ladislav, an Expatriate Expert and Chief Advisor of HappierAbroad.com, considered "The Socrates of Expatriate Living".
Following Josh
By
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From Beijing's hutongs to the "always undefeated" city of Warsaw, follow Josh along with author Dave Norman as they explore the Far East and Eastern Europe by rail. Whether drinking with nomads in Mongolia, dining with locals in Seoul, or exploring Russian paintball combat with a "retired" Soviet arms dealer, Norman's blend of humor and history makes the adventure come alive.
Wheelchair Around the World
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 148,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Patrick and Anne Simpson had a not so uncommon dream to travel the world upon their retirement. A major obstacle had to be crossed before this dream could become a reality. Anne, debilitated by a rare joint disease, would be confined to a wheelchair for much of their eight-month journey. Wheelchair Around the World is their heartwarming and inspiring account of a couple living out their dream.
Doing Italians...oops...Italy
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,000. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
First time authors, The Delusional Divas, did what many only dream of. Shaking off the confines of their predictable lives, Baby Boomer best friends hopped a plane for Italy and a bit of romance and adventure. What happened changed their lives forever, and the authors invite everyone along for the uproariously funny, yet heartwarming ride.
Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet! Based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Anderson's 1 World
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ever dreamed of just leaving the cold winter behind? Want to pack up your flip flops and hiking boots and head off with a one-way ticket to all your favorite exotic destinations? Whether stuck in an Italian elevator, held at gunpoint in the Egyptian desert, or storm chasing floods, fires and tsunamis, this tale of amazing family adventure will keep you wishing you were there in their suitcase.
Jousting with Windmills - A Journey into the Heart of Spain
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Without a word of Spanish to his name, Mark was perfectly prepared to leave home behind and begin life in Spain teaching English. Under his arm was a copy of Don Quixote, which acted as his indirect guide to the nation's psyche. His ambition was to learn the language, travel the country, unlock Cervantes' novel and add to his outlook on life. What he hadn't counted on was precisely what happened.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Trucking in English
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Waltzing Australia
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 149,810. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The award-winning travel narrative Waltzing Australia is a captivating memoir that offers a vivid portrayal of Australia, its history and legends, its wonders, its people, and its enduring beauty. It recounts the author’s six-month, 20,000-mile solo journey around and across the land Down Under, introducing readers to an often surprising land that can be as challenging as it is varied.