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Single Abroad: Confessions of a Boyish Man
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A book about my sexual failures since I was a sophomore in high school. I use travel to Mexico, South America and Europe as a way to shed my social awkwardness and anxiety. I also share information on how others can do the same while transcending North American borders.
The Journey Is The Reward: A Year of Teaching and Traveling in Rural Hungary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Live vicariously through Mike Taylor as he recounts his tales of leaving Corporate America for a teaching position in a small town in Hungary. Feel the angst of breaking the golden handcuffs, the excitement of meeting the students and new friends, the joy of traveling about Europe, and the humor of a day-to-day existence in a foreign culture.
An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A unique, meticulously researched introduction to the exotic pageantry of kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. This concise ebook version covers everything from the history of the kagura to choreography, masks, costumes, and even selected plays. If you think that Japanese theater ends with noh and kabuki...think again!
Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology
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Price: Free! Words: 214,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Anyone traveling to Greece should consider taking this book with them. It contains both archaeological and mythological information on most the major and some of the minor sites throughout Greece and the western coast of Turkey. Painstakingly researched and documented. It's a catalyst for the mixture of all the components of the existential traveling experience.
The best laid plans: journeying around Western Canada
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The Best Laid Plans is a valuable guide to Western Canada and an entertaining and humorous piece of travel writing. It gives useful tips but it contains more than that. It is full of interesting people, wildlife encounters, strange eating experiences, sudden plan changes, little-known facts, all written in a humorous and engaging style. Great for travellers or for those who like a good story.
RUSKIE: Beers, Bears & Babushkas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ruskie: Beers, Bears & Babushkas is a book about Russian Business, Culture and Affairs that captures what is is really like to live and work in Russia. Seen from the eyes of a British entrepreneur, Matthew Francis gives an account of Russia, the likes of which you will not find in the press.
(possibly) The Best (golf) Vacation Ever
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Jim Coomer’s book should be read by everyone who is planning a golfing holiday to Scotland or anyone who has ever wondered what a golfing holiday to Scotland would be like. His descriptive writing about Scotland’s Scots, and Scotland's golf courses, known and unknown, is both delightful and instructive. — Donald Ford, author of the Carnoustie Sto
Memoirs of an American Housewife in Japan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An American housewife's husband is offered a position in Japan. Although apprehensive they accept. Living in the countryside, life was a daily challenge and Pauline learns the hard way: wearing the wrong dinner kimono in a Japanese inn,. Driving British style on narrow, winding roads was a particularly harrowing experience. Grocery shopping turns into a guessing game, but Pauline prevails.
The Interpreter’s Journal - Stories from a Thai and Lao Interpreter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,300. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
You will be surprised how much you can learn about Thailand, Thai culture, Thai history and Thai-Western relationship from this book.
Harmonic Highways
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Motorcycling Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, The Crooked Road A rollicking, exuberant journey through the spiritual heart and soul of Appalachia in search of musicians, luthiers, promoters, artists, athletes, coal miners, and playwrights. This journey, told with passion, poignancy, and humor, will delight every adventurer, whether on two wheels, four wheels, or a living room recliner.
Sacred Welsh Waters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Paul D. E. Mitchell. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chris Thomas has written a definitive guide to the sacred wells and springs of Wales. Once sites of pagan ritual, many were appropriated by early Christian saints who continued to promote their magical healing properties. More than just a must-see list, the author has researched the local history of the well and their sometimes less than saintly patrons. Includes a guide to Welsh pronunciation.
Natural Wanders in Australia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they travel to the more remote areas of the Land Down Under discovering its many natural wonders.
A Good Horse Has No Color: Searching Iceland for the Perfect Horse
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
After several visits to study the medieval sagas, Nancy Marie Brown returns to Iceland to search for the perfect horse. She arrives shaken by tragedy, but finds inspiration in the volcanic landscape, alive with stories. Riding a variety of horses, and meeting horsemen as independent and stubborn as their mounts, she opens herself up to this strange and wonderful world.
More Postcards From Across the Pond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
More Postcards From Across the Pond is a welcome continuation of the adventures of an accidental expat. These wry and witty glimpses into the everyday life of an American, who—through no fault of his own—found himself living on the other side of the Atlantic, are certain to delight and amuse.
Siamese Arabesques - Tales of the Islamic World with Thai Twists
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mix classical Middle Eastern culture with Thai ways and what do you get? Something very intriguing – and utterly exotic. Some Arabs and Middle Easterners come to Bangkok for business and shopping. Others come for unrestrained sensuality, or medical tourism. Still others open restaurants, providing a welcome culinary service in Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya and beyond.
Last Wild Island:Saving Tetepare
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,240. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Page Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
A well told story with humourous and insightful moments about Australian ecologist John Read and his family as they battle to save Tetepare Island in the Solomons from ugly indiscriminate logging. They establish the Tetepare Descendants Association (TDA) and the book shares the challenges of different food, culture, disease and the hope of a sustainable future.
Siam Smile/s
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,950. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Based on the lighter side of life in Thailand. The theme of Siam Smile/s is the more you can see the funny side of life, the better. The plethora of anecdotes will hopefully lead to a better understanding of this Southeast Asian country. Explains many 'Thai secrets'.
Bangkok Exit: Seized, Stung and Stripped in Thailand
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Teachers College didn’t prepare him for this! Stung by a scorpion, coerced into singing an 80’s Karaoke love duet with his tearful boss - twice, performing military drills under the guise of teacher development and living in a desolate, eerie house surrounded by swamp and jungle are a sample of Ryan Humphreys’ amazing but true experiences during his first year of teaching in a Thai school.
Summer in Siam
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“I walked out the door, a bit dazed. I had ten dollars and two not-quite diamonds, and it was summer in Siam.” John Borthwick’s first day in Thailand seemed far from auspicious — but it has been uphill from then on.
More Living Thai Ways
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,270. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Inside into Thai Living Cops & Robbers Relaxing Thai Ways Tsunami and much more...