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How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
If You Can’t Stand the Fun, Stay Out of the Go-Go
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Go-go bars as a cultural asset, dentists, chicken's feet, soapy massage, trousers, being struck by lightning, tattoos, luck, breast enhancements, beards and being a foreigner—these are just some of the aspects of living in Pattaya, Thailand's most exciting city, that come within range of this lively and revealing book.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
From Jarrow to Java (on a beer scooter)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A book based on some of the unique characters and situations encountered in the course of a large construction project in East Java during a crucial time in Indonesia’s history .The cast includes all the usual suspects Europeans, Australians, Americans etc. but the starring roles are Indonesians.The account is based around the job, the impact on the area, the people, the ladies, the pubs, the prob
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Thai Lite
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The selected scribblings of S. Tsow - linguist, theologian, philosopher and sage-in-residence of the City of Angels - writes authoritatively and eloquently on the burning issues of our time: the scourge of cellphones, the escalating price of noodles, the inanity of political correctness, not to mention beer drinking, bad medicine, backpacking in the old days and the boisterous bedlam of Bangkok.
Bodrum Peninsula Travel Guide: Turkey's Aegean Gem
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Bodrum Peninsula on Turkey’s Aegean coast is the playground for thousands of discerning holiday-makers offering something for everyone – the beach bum, party animal, culture vulture or adrenalin junkie. The book is packed with meticulously researched facts & fun, sites & activities, eats & treats, must-dos & don’t-dos, both on & off the well-beaten track. It's the penultimate Bodrum Guide.
Loco in Yokohama
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Knife-wielding school girls, scrotum-seeking school boys, back-stabbing bimbos with big boobs...and some of the finest human beings this side of the globe! Yokohama has it all and Loco has lived it and is telling the tale, no holds-barred!
Trekking In The Annapurna Area Along The New NATT-Trails Which Avoid The Road
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Price: $8.05 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This Trekking Guidebook for the Annapurna area describes the NATT- trekking trails (= Natural Annapurna Trekking trail) which avoid the newly open roads. It includes Annapurna round / circuit, Tilicho lake, Annapurna Panorama trek & Poon Hill, Annapurna Basecamp trek ABC and the new Khopra Danda and Mardi Himal trek. This book will help you to find beautiful trekking trails beside the road.
Mongolia: Travels in An Untamed Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
For seventy years Mongolia was all but closed to the west - a forbidden country, shrouded in darkness. Jasper Becker had long dreamed of exploring the sweeping land that lay just beyond China’s Great Wall and when communism disintegrated, he finally did. Setting out from Kublai Khan’s capital, Beijing, Becker was one of the first westerners to cross the border tracing the course of Yellow River.
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.
Bird Poop Farang Smile/s
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,380. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Secrets of the White Devil Barbarians There are many smiles and now readers can examine the Barbarian smile/s at the end of each chapter. This work is a continuing look at the ups and downs of modernization in Thailand. Said progress makes Thailand one of the better choices for expat residence. The reason so far has been high-tech and low prices. This is a heady mix and attracts many foreigners e
Boxed Set Volume 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Thailand Take 2" is a no holds barred exposé of Thais and Thailand, presented through the words and actions of real Thais. These ordinary Thais show how Thailand’s culture is so different from that of the West."Escape to Thailand" is an account of an English expat’s move to Thailand and his early days here, a “fly on the wall” experience for the reader. Seeing what the average tourist never sees.
A Fool's Diary
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Series: Fool in Paradise, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Imagine leaving the comfort zone of your home, family and friends to venture into the unknown. Imagine discovering an alien paradise only to realize that here, you are the alien who has to try to fit into your new environment. Imagine stumbling through a year of discovery among a tapestry of blunders and imagine that, all the while, you don't have a clue what you are doing. Read A Fool's Diary
The InterNations Expat Guide to Hong Kong
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Series: The InterNations Expat Guide, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The InterNations Expat Guide series is your window into the world’s most exciting and vibrant expat hotspots! The books offer detailed insights into all aspects relating to the daily lives of expats: be it the administrative steps before departure, the housing and job search, employment opportunities, healthcare etc. – we cover it all.
Immobilien in Thailand - Wohnungen und Villen in Pattaya: Wie man Apartments und Häuser in Thailand käuflich erwirb
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: German. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate / buying & selling homes
Geschrieben für Investoren sowie jene, die sich für ein Feriendomizil oder gar für ein neues Zuhause in Pattaya, Thailand, interessieren, ist dieses Buch eine leicht verständliche Lektüre, in der annähernd 50 Wohnanlagen beschrieben werden und den Leser durch den kompletten Prozess der Auswahl, des Kaufs, bis hin zur rechtlichen Eigentumsregistrierung einer Immobilie führt.
When Dreams and Fear Collide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
This is the true firsthand account of the 1986 Sino-USA Upper Yangtze River Expedition, the only joint river rafting expedition approved by the highest authorities in China. But the death of a teammate, a so-called mutiny, and several all-Chinese rafting teams racing ahead of the expedition in an attempt to be first, turn a perfect trip into a voyage of drama, disaster and unexpected challenges.