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City Walks
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Whenever I visit another country on business or for pleasure, I always make a point of seeing how the local people live and picturing how different my life would be if I lived among them. Part of my routine is to explore entire neighbourhoods on foot, but sometimes travelling as a semi-respectable, law-abiding male can present challenges of its own…
Ilha Formosa
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Japan has been my home for such a long time now that it has become second nature, but sometimes I just want to escape the harsh, mundane realities of my everyday life by running away to somewhere safe but exotic, where I cannot speak the language and every moment of the day brings some new discovery. For me, that place has become the “beautiful island” of Taiwan, and the attractions are many.
How I Came to Be Here
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
Thirty Days Hath September
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
No matter where we hail from or where we have chosen to live, we long-term expatriates tend to kid ourselves that we are men of the world. Without the benefit of a local education, however, we will always be at a disadvantage compared to that tiny first-grader who lives next door. In this essay, a Taiwanese pop song inspires me to remedy one of the many gaps in my own knowledge.
My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in Italy's Eternal City
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 130,920. 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”.
Poor Kitty Kitty
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In East Asia, there is no escaping the many charms of Hello Kitty. Although the real Kitty White lives just down the road from me at Sanrio Puroland and has officially made her presence known at the campus where I work, she still remains very much a woman of mystery in some important respects...
What's in a Name?
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
If your name is John or you have ever known someone called John, then you will be well aware of the persecution we suffer in supposedly politically-correct countries such as America. Even in Japan, I am sometimes treated like a dog! Is this fair? We Johns of the world do not expect sympathy, but surely we deserve some respect?
What's a Man Like You...
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Like moths to a flame! Normally, I would be flattered to be approached by some pretty young thing at a nightclub, but have been known to take exception to some lines of questioning… An introduction to the "Tokyo, From One to Infinity" series.
Keeping On Keeping On---23---African Safari---Kenya-Tanzania III
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 23. Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---22---African Safari---Kenya-Tanzania II
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 22. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---21---African Safari---Kenya-Tanzania I
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 21. Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---20---European River Cruise---Prague to Budapest to Amsterdam III
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---19---European River Cruise---Prague to Budapest to Amsterdam II
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 19. Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---18---European River Cruise---Prague to Budapest to Amsterdam I
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 18. Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---17---Mexico
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---16---European River Cruise---Bucharest to Budapest
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 16. Price: Free! Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---15---Turkey II
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 15. Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---14---Turkey I
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 14. Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---13---Cambodia
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.
Keeping On Keeping On---12---Vietnam II
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Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2013---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 23 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the MIddle East, and Africa.