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At the Teahouse Café: Essays from the Middle Kingdom
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.
How Not To Get Murdered In Thailand
You set the price! Words: 43,790. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
How Not To Get Murdered In Thailand is in it's rawest a shocking expose of Thailand as one of the worlds most deadly tourist destinations. Penned in advance of the much publicized murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in September 2014, the book pairs grisly but altogether overdue research into the countries dark side with fascinating and just as overdue societal insights & observations.
Asian Odyssey
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
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
Thailand The Land, History & Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This is THE guide to understanding Thai culture and history! Come and explore the most visited tourist destination in the world! Follow us as we travel through the many regions of Thailand. Taking temporary stops on our journey to learn small details about each diverse location.
Side Trip to Kathmandu
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
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
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.
Living in Shanghai (notes from an expat's wife)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An expat's wife account of living in the most cosmopolitan city of China - Shanghai. Encompassing many aspects of a foreigner's life, each chapter is accompanied by colourful photos for dramatic illustrations. This book is an easy and quick read for anybody who wish to understand life in Shanghai city.
Jersey Yogi: The Unintentional Enlightenment of an Uptight Man
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.
The Worst Travel Guide to Cambodia.
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
I lived in Cambodia for almost two years, living, working and exploring this amazing country. I have a lot of stories, far more then I could fit into this book, but this book will help you know more about Cambodia, its people, and the life you can enjoy there if you are an expat or just passing through.
Tokyo's Mystery Deepens
Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
Series: Cambodia Travel Guide Books. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Travel and Adventure Guide for Amateur Enthusiasts With this book, alone, or with friends, racing across the expansive vistas that make up Southeast Asia is a vacation dream come true. Begin your adventure today!
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
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.
A Year in Vietnam: 1964, Memoir of a Unique Experience
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tokyo--City of Contradictions? Yes and no! The largest city in the world teems with chaotic energy and serene, human-scale beauty. Want to know the real city? Writing about Tokyo for over 15 years, essayist and professor Michael Pronko opens up Tokyo life and reveals what’s beneath the gleaming, puzzling exterior of the biggest city in the world.
Hanoi für Anfänger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: German. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
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
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
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
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. . .