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Destination Unknown
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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.
Desert Drive: A zine about crossing the Sahara
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Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This is the story of a 2011/2012 road trip from Spain to Gambia, part of the Plymouth-Banjul Banger Rally. In it, I talk about all kinds of stuff: Western Sahara separatism, the Chinese mafia in Nouakchott and the slippery 'fixers' we dealt with along the way. There's also a poo story. I don't talk all that much about cars because I don't understand them, but I do talk about how I tried to learn.
More Amazing Travel Experiences - 13 more globe-trotting travel stories to inspire you to kick-start your own adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
Do You Speak English? - Versión en Español
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Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: Spanish. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Wayne Parry es un hablante de varios idiomas, que ha dedicado un año para volver a descubrir las formas más efectivas de aprender un idioma durante un viaje. Su trabajo en escuelas de idiomas le llevó a todos los rincones del mundo y este relato de su viaje lingüístico más reciente nos muestra que cualquier cosa puede suceder cuando lejos de casa.
The River
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
On January 12, 1998, writer Mariellen Ward found her mother's body. She had died in the night of heart failure. The River is a free e-story about how the lilting waters of India's most sacred river helped her heal from the irreconcilable loss.
Amazing Travel Experiences - 15 more stories from one world traveller hoping to provide little inspiration for your next travel adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 33,390. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
Morocco Hammam Visit
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A visit to a hammam bath in Marrakesh, Morocco rejuvenates a traveler on her birthday, two days after the ‘Arab Spring’ protests in Morocco.
Campervan Capers 2
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Series: Campervan Capers. Price: Free! Words: 11,550. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Ongoing Adventures of a Campervanning Couple... With a first year of adventures under their belt, the campervanning couple embark on another year of mini capers. In this sequel to Campervan Capers, the author continues to blend travel tale with humour and practicality as she and her partner explore more sights (and sites) after the maiden year in their camper.
Loose Movement Part 1
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Series: Loose Movement, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Loose Movement Part 1 is a collection of short pieces.It includes travel writing, film and music reviews and short stories, most of which have been published online.
The Occidental Tourist
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The complete story from my book of short travel stories, "More Than A Fortnight."
Flailing
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Price: Free! Words: 47,910. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Flailing follows Derry as he couch crashes his way through his post grad year. With a greed for adventure and an abhorrence of boredom, he tries to answer the question, “What do you do with a degree in English Literature?” Seeking experiences odd and uncomfortable, raw and uncut, Derry travels the world in search of stories to tell.
A Short Break in Libya
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This article details a short trip to Tripoli and Leptis Magna in Libya, during the first days of the Arab Spring. Libya appeared to be making its first tentative steps towards opening up to mass tourism but then everything changed.
Sulle tracce di Re Artù
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Price: Free! Words: 6,280. Language: Italian. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dalla tradizione del ciclo di Carlo Magno in Germania alle numerose leggende su Re Artù in Cornovaglia. Un percorso lungo undici giorni e oltre 3000 chilometri in sella a un'Harley Sportster racchiuso in 12 capitoli. Un ebook consigliato a tutti coloro che amano i viaggi, l'Inghilterra e i britannici. E se ve lo state chiedendo, sì: è un buon ebook anche per chi è solo amante della birra inglese.
The Americas North to South, Part 1: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
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Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Nothing goes to plan in this modern day family adventure. As the Anderson's leave winter behind and explore the mysteries of the Lost City of the Inca, unbelievable tales are shared with classmates back home. Pack your suitcase, and come along for the ride in Part 1 of Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet, based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Andersons 1 World.
To Camels from Cows: Algeria Overland
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This article details a short trip to Annaba, Constantine and El-Oued in Algeria at the end of April 2009. Algeria has effectively been out of bounds for independent travel for over two decades but it is now beginning to open up again.
Letters from an Expatriate in Europe
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Price: Free! Words: 21,440. 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 …
Travels with Facebook
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Price: Free! Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a trip zine but also a zine about remembering old friendships. It’s about reconnecting in five locations – New York, Providence, Toronto, Montreal, and rural California – with friends from different periods of my life. The whole trip was organized on Facebook, and it came at a time when my life and studies were breaking me and I hadn’t realized just how much stress I’d been under.
After the Roman Cemetery
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Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
After the Roman Cemetery is a true story about a very unexpected and tragic event that occurred on what was supposed to be a typical sightseeing day in rural Syria by a typical American girl. Most things we hear about Syria are the political events shared in the media. Here we share a very personal event as written in the author's diary on October 10, 1993.
Wild Dogs and Nutters
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Series: Buggering Around, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 38,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
in a time when Communism still ruled and mobile phones, the Internet and denture whitening were things of the future a deluded and ill equipped young couple set out on a 32,000km surreal adventure across some of the most remote areas in the world to break a 15 year old world record and prove to themselves that it's not 'evil' nations' you need to beware of but the people who tell you such toss!
The Monkey and the Dame
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Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A cruise ship's shore excursion goes horribly wrong when a sticky-fingered British matron encounters a rambunctious monkey in the wilds of Panama. A short from the best-selling author of the Cruise Confidential series.