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Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.
Tempting the Throne Room
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
Neon Pilgrim
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Aduki Independent Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Seriously unfit & unmotivated, Lisa Dempster is an unlikely candidate for a gruelling outdoor adventure. When her life needs a shake-up, she decides the only thing for it is to hike the henro michi, a 1200 kilometre Buddhist pilgrimage through the mountains of Japan. Lisa’s journey from overweight dole bludger to intrepid explorer is a witty & fascinating insight into Japan’s famed pilgrimage
Culture Briefing: Malaysia - Your guide to Malaysian culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Malaysia provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Malaysian people. Whether visiting Malaysia, working on a class paper or doing business with the Malaysians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Malaysia an invaluable resource.
Song of India: Tales of Travel and Transformation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
After several harrowing years of losses, author Mariellen Ward set out to recover from grief, understand the essence of yoga and rediscover the joy of living by traveling, studying yoga and volunteering in India.
China: Don't Go There Until...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you are thinking of going to China to teach or travel then don’t – not until you have read this book. The book may entice you to go or it may persuade you to stay. Either way if you are interested in China and wish to advance far beyond the tourist guide view, then read this book.
My Thai Eye
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A wry look at Thai life by British ex-pat, Edwin Tipple. In his many extended visits to Thailand, he never ceases to be amazed by ordinary Thai people: the way they organise things - like the way they travel - their kindness and outlook on life. All, except one, of the twelve short tales in this book are amusing experiences you're unlikely find in any travel guide.