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The Boy Who Was Afraid of the World
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A True Story of Fear of Hitchhiking: As a child who suffered from crippling and irrational fears, Jamie was not the typical candidate to start hitchhiking alone through Europe. Yet at the age of 25, tired of a mundane life involving routines and comfort, he gave up everything and put his trust in the goodness of strangers. This is a story of real life, and sometimes real life is big and scary.
Young Wanderlust
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 171,820. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
On what is thought to be a straightforward road trip across the country, Evan finds that nothing is ever simple when hitting the open road. After the car breaks down and he is abandoned by his friends, Evan decides to continue alone. This drastic change to his trip leads to experiences that change his entire outlook on both traveling and life in more ways than he could have imagined.
The Morphine Dream
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Don Brown dropped out of high school, put a promising baseball career on hold to join the Marines, when an accident smashed his knee and left him wheelchair-bound. Doctors said he’d never walk again. But while on morphine drip in surgery, Brown dreamed he’d graduated from Harvard and walked across the USA. He goes to do both! This book celebrates hope for those who need to reboot their lives.
A Life Without Borders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Would you risk it all for a dream? Carla and Dan quit their jobs, sold their house and possessions and took their two children on a 4 year adventure. The family escaped the boundaries of their stress filled life by sailing the Caribbean, backpacking through South America and an RV trip across America. They found love laughter and know they will always be stronger when they are together.
So Many Miles to Paradise - From Clare to There
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Kiltumper Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
So Many Miles to Paradise is Breen’s engaging and inspirational account of a 9 month trip around-the-world she and author husband Niall Williams took with their 2 kids. Excitement,joy,disappointment,wonder and fear are brought to life. Whether trapezing through a Costa Rican jungle, or toasting with 10,000 ice in Patagonia, readers can join the dream and travel with them, celebrating adventure.
Smart Guide Italy: Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 403,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Italy may not look big on a map but if countries were measured in history, culture and gastronomy it would be enormous. To see everything is impossible and anyone considering buying a guide to Italy is both supremely ambitious and slightly crazy. If that describes you and you have the energy and time to undertake such a challenging journey then Smart Guide Italy can help guide you along the way.
Roll's Round the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,070. Language: British English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In 2007 Rowley decided to backpack around the World for over a year. The mission: to inject some change and new experiences into his dull and predictable life. This is a light-hearted and humorous travel diary of his time in the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, New Zealand, Australia and The Philippines..
Mickey Mouse is My Neighbor: Living Next Door to Disney World in Celebration, Florida
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,500. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
is the story of Barb's adventures, from the time she bought her house in Celebration in 2003 while still living and working in Chicago to the glorious day in 2005 when she made her official move to Florida. It follows her adventures as a long distance commuter and her first year as a full-time resident in Celebration, as adapted from her Celebration, Florida, blog.
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.
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.
Subject to Change
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
Seize The Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A stunning account of seven years on the seven seas sailing from London to Singapore, the first lap of a 65,000 mile circumnavigation in their 35' ketch. An exciting account of preparations, voyaging and much nuts-and-bolts sailing information. They encounter:joy, freedom, paradise, friendly island people, gales, robbery and shipwreck. Shirley says "Togetherness is - being seasick holding hands."
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
The DC Capital Kids Family Guide to Washington, D.C: Featuring more than 50 Fun and Educational Scavenger Hunts
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Written by an experienced Washington, D.C., tour guide, this guidebook educates and entertains in a way that will make your visit to the nation’s capital even more special. This book combines the information of a travel guidebook with unique scavenger hunts designed for family interaction. The scavenger hunts involve items to find, tasks to complete and questions to answer at more than 50 sites.
Smart Guide Italy: Northern Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Northern Italy is a comprehensive guide to Northern Italy featuring practical information on all the major towns, cities and regions in the area. The guide is divided by region and provides essential background information as well as suggestions on where to eat, sleep and have fun. Regions covered include: Liguria, Piedmont, Aosta, Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto.
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!
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.
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.