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To Travel Hopelessly
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies."
How To Survive Living Abroad
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(4.00 from 1 review)
The good news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. The bad news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. In response to the mass exodus of the disaffected from Western countries, English Teacher X is back again, to cast his cynical but always perceptive eye on the concept of life abroad, with this hilarious survival guide for once and future expats.
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
Walking for Peace, An Inner Journey by Mony Dojeiji and Alberto Agraso
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Mony, a Canadian woman, begins a 5000-kilometer walk for peace, never imagining that, 13 months and 13 countries later, the walk only ever had one true destination: her inner self. Destiny weaves the tapestry of events to help her realize her dream, including Alberto, the Spanish mystic who would share her journey. This is their international award-winning true story.
Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?
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Series: Seriously Mum, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.86 from 7 reviews)
Leaving England and moving to Spain to set up an alpaca breeding farm was never going to be easy… 'Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?’ is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who risk everything to move to Spain to follow their dream.
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley
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Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
Is that Billinge Lump?
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Series: Sell the Pig, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
It seemed like a good idea at the time. When British healthcare failed her ageing mother, eccentric writer Tottie decided to uproot her dysfunctional family and try again in France. But was France ready for her depressed dipsomaniac brother, her nearly nonogenarian mother who enjoyed saying “bum” and “bugger” and her elderly collie with a weak heart and his own blog?
One More Mountain: Road Warriors Explore America
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
These are the stories of individuals who crossed America, sometimes under harsh conditions, to spotlight individuals with disabilities, share memories of loved ones, or help those in need. This book is a celebration of strength. Of ordinary folks doing extraordinary things with their lives.
An Idiot and a Broad
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An Idiot and a Broad is packed with hilarious and often gritty tales of encounters with beggars, rip-off merchants, fellow travellers and a host of native wildlife, from kangaroos to cockroaches. Stephanie and Tony Hansell said they would see the world one day, but it was only when they popped into a travel agency one wet Saturday that it happened
100,000 BMW Prayer Miles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
100,000 miles on a Sport BMW motorcycle? And you are riding that kind of miles in 5 years? Most of the time alone? Follow along as I give Praise and worship to Jesus Christ my savior and LORD as I ride or repair one BMW K1100RS.
A Life Sold - What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Why would someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay? When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind, that is exactly what he did. But the auction was only the start of the adventure. Ian set off on what could truly be described as the journey of a lifetime - an attempt to complete 100 lifetime goals in 100 weeks. A globe-trotting emotional rollercoaster ride!
Drive Me Wild: A Western Odyssey 2013 COLORADO BOOK AWARD FINALIST
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Drive Me Wild: A Western Odyssey is the tale of Nealson's journey across the West and her miraculous encounters with the wild. What began as the ultimate travel dream crescendoed into a life of awe that turned over the odometer of spiritual revelation. The journey of the soul was the answer. Nealson’s life as writer and the very essence of the wild - her own and the planet's - were the questions.
New Zealand: Bit by Bit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The story of one woman's ride, horseback, the length of New Zealand, accompanied by a small dog. The easy to read text captures the amazing scenery, Nature at its best, the warmth and friendliness of the people... and the funny tricks that the horses played on Jacqui. A great read for anyone contemplating visiting the country - you get a really good look at the country from the back of a horse.
Camino de Santiago - Practical Preparation and Background
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Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This guide to preparation for the Camino contains the following: Planning and Preparation: advice on when to walk, which part to walk, what to bring (clothes, equipment, etc.), what not to bring (very important), travel to your starting point, internet resources and budgeting.
Pacific Coast Adventures The Road Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
The 2013 updated and expanded fourth edition of this travel guide covers the scenic U.S. and Canadian routes along the Pacific Coast from San Diego to Vancouver and Vancouver Island, BC. Road maps and highway logs provide mile-by-mile descriptions of the coastal drives covering state, provincial, and national parks, cities, towns, beaches and along the route.
Walking Guide to the Camino de Santiago History Culture Architecture
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A practical guide to walking the Camino de Santiago/Camino Francés with information about pilgrim accommodation and services plus lots of background information about the history, culture and architecture of the places you will pass through. This guide grew out of the caminoguide.net free community-based guide to the Camino which is kept up-to-date with the help of feedback from pilgrims.
China or Bust! a rookie's guide to living and surviving in China as an ESL teacher
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Lana, little travelled, staid, bored, was desperate for some excitement in her life. She and her husband stunned the family by going to China as ESL teachers. Read about the fabulous experiences they had travelling and teaching. This book also contains much information for anyone planning to visit China or go there to work, either as a teacher or in any other fiel
A Warm Sea - Dreaming of Sailing and Making It Happen: Tales of our cruising life in the Mediterranean
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the whimsical story of a couple who left their comfortable suburban life and embarked on a journey of exploration and self-discovery by living on board their sailboat and cruising the Mediterranean. It is about the challenges and delights of the cruising life, the cultures and histories from the Middle East to the Tuscan Islands, the friendly people they met, and the irresistible cuisines.
Whiteout: Lost In Aspen
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Irreverent, poignant, and revealing, WHITEOUT is a meditation on wealth and the vain, glorious quest for paradise in Aspen, Colorado. Even as Ted Conover describes how he crashed Don Johnson’s Christmas party, or what it was like to sit in on the taping of John Denver’s holiday video, he is turning the lens of his craft upon himself and documenting his own seduction by the Aspen mystique.
Track Us Down! An Around-the-World Backpacking Expedition with Kids
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,090. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Author D.B. Bailey disproves the common viewpoint that your extended-travel days are over once you are married, tied to a career, or have kids. Track Us Down! takes the reader along Bailey's one-year, around-the-world backpacking expedition with his wife and two young boys - the theory, the planning, and all the stops along the way - describing a trip of a lifetime, and how to do it yourself.