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Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea
By Chris Tharp
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Thousands of young adults pass through South Korea each year, teaching English in private schools that together make up one of the country's largest industries. Korea, long isolated by culture and geography, with a complex language and set of social mores, can be a difficult place to call home.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish
By Alastair Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Much more than adventurous travel, this book is an exploration of Ireland and her people, past and present. Observed with humour, sensitivity and insight, it is an engrossing account of encounters and experiences - astonishingly diverse - by a seasoned travelwriter. Everything from Dervla Murphy to the Mary Celeste. A journey packed with fact and anecdote that carries you along like the tide.
De nieuwe wereld van Peter Stuyvesant
By Lucas Ligtenberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,030. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In heel Amerika hebben Nederlanders hun stempel op het land gedrukt en op vele plaatsen zijn tastbare herinneringen levend gehouden: tulpenfestivals en windmolentjes in de voortuin, aan Nederland gewijde musea, Nederlandse plaatsnamen, dijken en handgegraven kanalen. Dit boek is het verhaal van ondernemende landgenoten in het land van onbegrensde mogelijkheden. Rijk geïllustreerd.
New York buiten de gebaande paden
By Lucas Ligtenberg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,850. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Lucas Ligtenberg kent New York als geen ander en weet dat de stad de wereld in het klein is én het centrum ervan. In die metropool leidt hij de lezer rond. Het is vooral een tocht door de geschiedenis en langs de mensen die de stad hebben gemaakt.
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
By Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
A Scot Goes South - A Journey from Mexico to Ayers Rock
By Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Here is the sequel to Alastair Scott's highly acclaimed Scot Free, describing the next two years of his five-year odyssey, this time in Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. He writes with the same infectious brio as in his first book, a photographer's eye enriching the writer's, seizing with delight upon the egregious and eccentric, the larger-than-life that turns out to be life.
West Papua Free!
By Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
West Papua, part of Indonesia shows disparity with the land that annexed it after the Dutch abandoned a war which should have secured independence for the Papuans as the Netherlands had promised. Frans Welman in collaboration with Viktor Kasiepo travels through this forgotten land of high rise mountains and swampy coast dotted with beaches to experience culture and repression. Their aim is to make
West Papua Free!!
By Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
West Papua, part of Indonesia shows disparity with the land that annexed it after the Dutch abandoned a war which should have secured independence for the Papuans as the Netherlands had promised. Frans Welman in collaboration with Viktor Kasiepo travels through this forgotten land of high rise mountains and swampy coast dotted with beaches to experience culture and repression. Their aim is to make
Step It Up
By Steve Roach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,470. Language: British English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
A three month odyssey through the United States of America and Canada, covering more than 12,000 miles by car, train, ferry, snowmobile and inflatable tubes.
Scot Free - A Journey from the Arctic to New Mexico
By Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The first in the trilogy describing Alastair Scott's epic five-year journey around the world, much of it wearing a kilt. On and (sometimes very far) off the beaten track, he brings the unusual and the eccentric vividly before our eyes, giving many an unforgettable portrait of people with whom he shared, for brief moments or extended periods, his own delight in humanity in all its forms.
Bangkok Smile/s Volume II
By Hugh Watson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Secrets of the Thais from Phra Attit Road to Sukhumvit Like the first work [Siam Smile/s], this book intends to point out how amusing humans are, especially when one is in a different country, as all the awkward and untoward things stick out like elephants wearing sunglasses. There are hysterical things happening every day in Thailand. The trick is to spot the amusing moments and have a good laugh
Bangkok Smile/s Volume I
By Hugh Watson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Secrets of the Thais from Phra Attit Road to Sukhumvit Like the first work [Siam Smile/s], this book intends to point out how amusing humans are, especially when one is in a different country, as all the awkward and untoward things stick out like elephants wearing sunglasses. There are hysterical things happening every day in Thailand. The trick is to spot the amusing moments and have a good laugh
Confession of a Coward - an Indian Adventure
By Kirsty Turner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,270. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book describes a nine month journey through India and Nepal, focusing on the interesting and often arresting characters encountered along the way. The book is unusual as it is written from a female point of view. The narrator is an inexperienced and nervous traveller, which makes a change of pace from accounts by the well-travelled and intrepid. Throughout her journey, she meets a range of un
Watching the Thais
By Tom Tuohy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Why does a Thai smile at you after crashing into the back of your car?

 Why do Thais deplore walking?

 The heat, the heat. What about the weather? 

Why is everything done as a pack?

 What is all this face stuff about?

 Lies?

 Confrontation? 

Sleeping and shopping?

 Just what is it with the Thais? 

What’s it all about?

 Author and academic Tom Tuohy answers all these questions and much mo
Tracks Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey
By Alastair Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Scotsman dreams of driving a dog sled across Alaska. Arriving there with no experience, he learns the hard way. This is much more than the story of that feat of self-reliance and endurance; it defines the deep bond between man and dog; it is a portrait of the land - beautiful, rich, empty, sometimes murderous - its history and the people who live there. And it has become a classic.
Smart Guide Italy: Southern Italy
By Alexei Cohen
Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Southern Italy is a practical guide to Italy's least visited and most surprising regions. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as advice on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience the best of Southern Italy. Regions covered include: Campania, Puglia, Basilicata and Calabria.
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italy
By Alexei Cohen
Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,280. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italy is a practical guide to Italy's most fascinating regions. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience Central Italy. Regions covered include: Tuscany, Lazio, Umbria, Le Marche, Abruzzo, Emilia Romagna and Molise.
Irish Feet in Asian Flip-Flops
By Deirdre Kennedy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of stories, anecdotes and reflections on the author's travel and work in Asia, in particular South Asia, spanning 15 years from first setting foot in Asia to present involvement and work with a small Irish charity organisation. The book is humorous, serious, reflective as the author communicates real experiences of an Irish mind grappling with life in new cultures.
Game Drive
By Marie Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Travel agents Sidney Marsh and Jay Wilson are sent by their agency on a research trip to South Africa. One of the stops on the proposed safari tour package is a luxury game lodge, whose handsome owner sets his sights on Sidney. When one of the other agents is killed by a wild animal, Sidney starts to wonder if human predators are also involved. Book 2 in the Sidney Marsh Murder Mystery series.
Greenland - The End of the World
By Kevin Kato
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Do tupilaks really harbor supernatural powers? Is there more than one way to spell 'Ittoqqoortoormiit'? And just why is sleeping in a tent in this icy, rainy land better than a beachfront hotel in Waikiki? These questions are only the tip of the iceberg of mysteries and surprises Damjan Koncnik uncovers over three expeditions to this island 'way up there.'