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Thai Jinks by James Eckardt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 74,780. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Through the eighties and nineties and into the new century we followed the humorous adventures of Jim Eckardt in both of Bangkok's daily English language newspapers, the Bangkok Post and the Nation. You see, things happened to Jim. It often involved beer. Some of these things weren't so good, but they were always funny and never dull.
China Teaching Behind the Great Firewall & Other Inadvisable Things in a Country Shaped Like a Chicken by Barton Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,700. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
An irreverent and often satirical armchair adventure about teaching English in mainland China by a woefully overeducated former lawyer and part-time university music lecturer and teacher.
At the Teahouse Café: Essays from the Middle Kingdom by Isham Cook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
Chinese endure endless meetings at work and are required to keep their cellphones on 24/7 and pick up at once—or be fined. They live in a technological utopia while enslaved by time-worn structures of psychological control. Underlying the myth of a “New China,” as Cook reveals in this wide-ranging collection of essays, are the Middle Kingdom's numerous continuities with its past.
Asian Odyssey by R F Baldwin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A glimpse into the cultural wonderland of Asia The stories in this book describe life in other worlds across the Asian continent where customs and cultures are far removed from our own. All describe places I visited and sights I witnessed such as the simple yet wonderful Lao courtship ritual, the cremations on the banks of the Ganges, and the Golden Triangle’s unique Opium Museum. Some tell of th
The LOS Diaries Part Three by Mark Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,680. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Twenty Years in South East Asia In this, the third instalment of “The LOS Diaries”, Mark Jones provides more experienced comment on the cultural nuances of a rapidly developing part of the world. Living the dream in South East Asia, the author once again mixes his own brand of laconic storytelling with humorous and insightful observations on the region. Expanding on his experiences in the area’s n
Side Trip to Kathmandu by Marie Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,820. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When travel agents Sidney and Jay are told they’ll be joining their wealthy friend Brooke on a luxury tour of India and Nepal where all the arrangements have been made already, they decide this job will be the easiest, ever. Then they discover the real reason for their hire: they must ferret out the traveler in this well-heeled group who is also a murderer. The third Sidney Marsh Mystery.
Indien Underifrån by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 86,070. Language: Swedish. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mina upplevelser i västra Indien 2013 och 2014 tillsammans med underprivilegierade människor som försöker förbättra sina levnadsvillkor. Samtal om familjelivets skiftningar. All konversation var på hindi. Jag har haft särskilt nära band med soparkastens folk (bhangi), men även bra kontakt med andra grupper i stad och by, slättbygd och djungelområden. Om utvecklingsarbeten i byar och städer.
Tayland Gezi Rehberi by Keremcan Büyüktaşkın
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 85,350. Language: Turkish. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tayland hakkında en kapsamlı Türkçe kaynak olan Tayland Gezi Rehberi, başta Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya ve Ko Samui olmak üzere ülkenin önde gelen turizm merkezleri hakkında ayrıntılı bilgiler içermektedir. Yüzlerce resmin ve de detaylı haritanın bulunduğu rehber, internet bağlantısına gerek olmadan tablet, akıllı telefon, ekitap okuyucu ve laptoplarda her an okunabilir.
Jersey Yogi: The Unintentional Enlightenment of an Uptight Man by Jim Starr
You set the price! Words: 61,610. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Yoga, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
As he stood stark naked in his massage seminar, Jim wondered just how he, an average guy from a cookie-cutter neighborhood in the suburbs, had come to find himself there. An improbable series of coincidences had shaken him out of his comfortable life and into a world of New Age healing, spirituality and ashrams. He was on a path, in spite of himself.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path by J. A. Kempf
Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
Story Book 3 by Jason Born
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: German. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Story Book 3 - Myanmar + Laos Edition - Mit Fotos, Karten und City-Maps, Verkehrsverbindungen, Tipps und Tricks, Unterkünften, und vieles mehr! »Laos - Die besten Attraktionen« Hier werden die besten Attraktionen von Laos vorgestellt. »92 Attraktionen in Myanmar« In diesem Buch, werden 92 Attraktionen von Myanmar vorgestellt, die sich lohnen, sie zu besichtigen.
A Thailand Diary Volume 2 July - December by Matt Owens Rees
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
The diary is a no holds barred account of the lifestyle and customs which you will find in the Land of Smiles. Matt Owens Rees does not hold back any punches in this candid look at the Thais and Thailand. He shows the paradise of Thailand as well as the bits no-one wants to talk about. Because authentic Thai people crop up regularly in the pages of the diary readers get a true view of the country
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December by Matt Owens Rees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
Travels in Turkey by Keith Gascoigne
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
The author traveled around Turkey, with his turkish partner, and met many people far away from the developing tourist hot-spots. He stayed with Turkish people and their families, explored places where few Europeans have been; unspoiled coastal towns, remote villages in the Olympus mountains, medieval communities near the Black Sea coast and the amazing scenery and geology of Kapadokya.
Your Health Guide for the Indian Subcontinent by Dr Kimberley Chawla
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 93,990. Language: British English. Published: July 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
'Your Health Guide for the Indian Subcontinent' is a practical user-friendly book offering tips on prevention of health risks, along with advice on how to tackle common problems; whether at home or travelling within the subcontinent. This book is essential for Local citizens, Domestic tourists, visiting and returning NRI’s, Inbound tourists and Expatriates living in the subcontinent.
How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia by Shannon Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In this collection, twenty-six women reveal the truth about expatriate life in modern East Asia through original works of memoir and creative non-fiction. Their experiences are varied and unique, demonstrating that expat women's lives go far beyond the stereotypical. Together, they create a portrait of the modern expatriate experience that will both resonate and inspire.
Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land by Chauncey Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
North Korea: On the Inside, Looking In by Dualta Roughneen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Irish Engineer, Dualta Roughneen, experienced the trials and tribulations of North Korea from 2004 to 2007 as an aid agency worker - keeping notes of his observations and thoughts. In this beautifully written and amusing book, he reveals what life is really like in the 'Hermit Kingdom'.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze by Richard Bangs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.