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Keeping On Keeping On---25---Saigon, Hue, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam; Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France II
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Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 25 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2014. 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---24---Saigon, Hue, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam; Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France I
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 25 e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the 2006-2014. 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
The Stolen Mask: A Nancy Keene Mystery
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Series: A Nancy Keene Mystery. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What would happen if Nancy Drew met James Bond? Find out in this humorous, PG-Rated tale written for women baby-boomers who grew up loving Nancy Drew. Nancy Keene, a teenage sleuth, goes to London and stays in the same hotel as Daniel Craig (AKA James Bond) when his BAFTA award is stolen. Nancy channels Agatha Christie & Sherlock Holmes to help her solve the mystery of the stolen mask.
Leopards On My Tail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Londolozi is a game park in South Africa that is famous for its leopards. This is the story of a couples stay at Londolozi and their experiences in the African bush. Getting up before dawn in freezing temperatures, sitting wrapped in blankets to keep out the chill, watching the sun rise and the African animals emerge from their hides to greet the new day, was worth every second of it.
Isfahan is Half the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Iran, formerly Persia, is one of the least travelled counties in the Middle East yet it has an amazing, rich and interesting culture that goes back beyond Roman times. Here is the cradle of civilization as we know it. Join this couple and a group of intrepid travels on a twelve day transit through Iran. Enjoy the culture, meet the people and taste the dust as we followed sand covered highways.
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Join this party of four as they trek for 16 days deep into the Himalayas. Following the narrow twisting trail on the east side of the Modi Khola river as it cascades down from the Annapurna Sanctuary, they travel through picturesque Ghurung villages and forests of rhododendron, bamboo and oak that provide a complete setting of ambience of nature.
Every Day France - Health
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Series: Everyday france, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
2300 words on living close to death and enjoying it.
Buddha On The Bus
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Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Nate Damm shares a short travel story about a long bus ride. When everything goes wrong, Nate finds himself focusing closely on the characters around him for some entertainment as the trip is delayed time and time again. His seatmate during the trip is a strange young man named Bud, whose odd antics are questioned by everyone on the bus.
Coffee Für Tod
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Getting a morning cup of coffee is a cherished daily ritual the world over. But while travelling this custom can become both an adventure and an ordeal. More often than not the desire for a fix coupled with the exchange of money can overcome any cultural or language obstacles...but then sometimes you find yourself at a train station in Berlin, Germany on a cold winter morning.
What Did You Do With That Bug Repellent?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"If David Sedaris operated an African Safari tour, the result would be something like this." -Dr. Volmer Enghausen, zoologist and stand-up comic.
Travel Observations and Revelations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,170. 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.
A Year of Transformation
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Series: Paddlin' On Trademark Series, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
A Year of Transformation is Mary Anne Smrz's third book in the Reflections from the Red Kayak Trademarked series. Mary Anne takes readers halfway around the world, paddling toward their authentic selves, as she reveals nature's life lessons, discovered during a year of kayak excursions.
In the Words of a Song
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“I’ve heard many bad stories about you, and you must admit that most of them are true!” Or were they just the product of a fertile imagination? Either way, I will love you and leave you for the fiftieth time with this…
Borrowed Expressions
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The English language owes much of its richness to the countless expressions borrowed from other tongues, and Japan has made some notable contributions to the lexicon. Very few native speakers of English are aware, however, of the etymology of some of the Japanese words they use. How many people would have realised, for example, that “karaoke” is partly a corruption of English?
Dining Out
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Move over, Paris! An introduction to Tokyo, the official gourmet capital of the world, ranging from the Michelin Diet of my imagination to the real-life American supermodel peanut butter diet and everything in between. Includes some practical advice for tourists visiting Japan and Taiwan on a budget and some irreverent comments about Japanese “obatarian” (battleaxes) and Starbucks.
Tea Leaves in Coffee Cups
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just when you thought it was safe to dine out… Sometimes it is better not to know those secret ingredients in the food and drinks we consume, but in some circumstances, such lack of knowledge could kill us. When it comes to food poisoning, no one is immune and nowhere is safe! My first job in Japan leads to me question some aspects of food safety and hygiene in advanced countries.
Billy Idol Gone Wrong
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I have been called many things in my time, but "Billy Idol gone wrong" surely takes the cake! Look beyond the differences in fashion sense and demeanour, however, and his fans might be surprised to discover that my supposed antithesis and I actually have some things in common. A reflection on how we expatriates come to assimilate physically in our adopted countries either by accident or design.
Naked Communication
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Japanese naked communication was once too much for prudish American sailors to take, but attitudes had changed significantly by the time Marilyn Monroe arrived in Tokyo on her honeymoon. Today, people come from all over the world to engage in the practice, often unaware that there is more to it than just hot water. Here, I discuss the dynamics of communal bathing from a multicultural perspective.
Reef Beach
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
My late aunt and uncle enriched the lives of countless Australians and instilled in me a greater appreciation of opera, conservation, and religion. They also introduced me to the delights of Reef Beach, a haven for nudists on Sydney Harbour, before it fell victim to a misinformation campaign by some "moralistic" local residents. This is our story, plus some off-the-wall revelations from Japan.
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…