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Tokyo's Mystery Deepens
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,220. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Longtime resident, writer and professor Michael Pronko shows just why Tokyo life is equal parts trial and joy. Pronko examines Tokyo as a city, a culture and an overpowering experience. Tokyo’s Mystery Deepens taps the enigmatic sides of Tokyo with humor, delicacy and a large dose of healthy confusion. Tokyo’s Mystery Deepens are drawn from Pronko’s popular monthly column in Newsweek Japan.
Motorbiking Cambodia & Vietnam
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Price: Free! Words: 35,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
From common scams when buying and selling a motorbike, suggested routes, accommodation, budget, border crossings, and more.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
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Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"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.
A Year in Vietnam: 1964, Memoir of a Unique Experience
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
ALONE IN A COUNTRY AT WAR. As the young wife of a USAF pilot, the writer is not authorized to accompany her husband when he receives orders for Vietnam. She decides to go anyway, on her own, and ends up in the country before her husband. Join her, as she arrives alone, the day after a coup, and in the middle of a cholera epidemic. Accompany her through her fears, challenges, and joys.
Beauty and Chaos Essays on Tokyo
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tokyo, the most intense city in the world, essays on trains, pachinko, bonsai, running and how the city works and how it feels to live here. Travelogue, philosophy, urban analysis, and creative essays on the biggest city in the world.
Hanoi für Anfänger
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: German. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Hanoi ist die Hauptstadt Vietnams, und für viele Urlauber das Sprungbrett in ein fantastisches Land. Dieses Buch ist Ihr Kompass, für diese fantastische Stadt, für die Sehenswürdigkeiten, Ausflüge, Hotels, Cafés, Bars, Märkte und vieles mehr. 2014, mit City-Maps und Fotos
Story Book 3
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: German. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 93,990. Language: British English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
'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.
Angkor Wat & Cambodia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tips and advice to save you money and make your trip to Angkor Wat & Cambodia go smoother. Note, this book is not a guide to the different temples, but a guide to help you prepare for your visit to the temples and Cambodia, or possibly move to Cambodia. Information for visas, visa renewals, accommodation, temple passes, transport, shopping, and more are given
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A virtual look at Thailand and the Thais through the pages of a diary. You will meet, from the comfort of your armchair, real Thais. From bankers to farmers, from rich to poor. From the very young to the very old. Read the exploits of people like Bancha, Banjawan, Dao, Weelai and Sawat. You'll get to know them as if you know them in person An authentic view of the country and its people.
Once Upon a Time in the East
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,920. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Isaan. Northeast Thailand. The furthest reaches of Old Siam. No coastline; no glistening lengths of powdery white sand; no Pad Thai-obsessed tourists; no touts; no taxis; no beggars; no hedonistic nights of extreme debauchery. Nothing. Just a whole lot of jungle. During a visit to Bangkok, I once saw a rack of t-shirts proclaiming that ‘good guys go to heaven and bad guys go to Pattaya’. Nothing f
From Heaven to Earth: Ancient Chinese History, 8500 – 1046 BC
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,280. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Where did China come from? What is China’s history? How did China become one of the leading countries of today? Those are great questions, and not always easy to answer. To do so you need to go back to the dawn of time and the very first people that came to ancient China. These ancient cultures existed as long as 10,000 years ago and you'll learn them all!
India Unplugged. What Really Happens When You Are Traveling, Living and Working in India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
How do you take a bucket shower? Why are your colleagues offended if you don’t bring chocolate to the office? How do you bargain with a dentist? In her new book, Aurelia shares the most eclectic and personal stories from her life in India. Entertaining, witty, and insightful, India unplugged is an irresistible treat for armchair tourists, experienced expats and adventurous backpackers alike.
Tale Of A Tea Planter
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Price: Free! Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Jim Glendinning describes the early parts of his life coming from a small town in Buckinghamshire to become a Tea Planter in India.
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.
Singapur
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 40,160. Language: German. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Alle Sehenswürdigkeiten der Stadt werden hier beschrieben. Aber auch die einzelnen Stadtteile, was dort besonders sehenswert ist, die Hotels, von preiswert bis zu 5-Sterne-Hotels. Singapur muss nicht teuer sein, deshalb gibt es Tipps, wo und wann es ermäßigten, oder sogar freien Eintritt bei Sehenswürdigkeiten gibt. Auch sonst beantwortet das Buch Fragen, die das Leben in Singapur erleichtern.
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.