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New Zealand with a Hobbit Botherer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.00 from 1 review)
What should you do if your spouse becomes addicted to the Lord of the Rings movies and swoons at the very mention of Orlando Bloom's name? (Thud. Quick, fetch the smelling salts.) How about taking the advice of a strange apparition that reveals itself in a dream, who recommends touring New Zealand in an effort to prove that its sheep pastures aren't really filled by frolicking Hobbits.
So! You want to be British
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is a collection of more than fifty blogs posted by the author over a two year period. Cultural events, national treasures, famous and ordinary people who made the news illustrate what it means to live in Great Britain and to call oneself British. Most articles are quite short with more than a touch of irreverent humour and read together explain what being British really means.
Le Marche: an insider's guide
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 48,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A guide to help you discover Italy's Marche region, the place to go if you want a taste of real Italy without the crowds. It has been written by English travel writer Peter Greene, who has lived and worked in the region for more than twenty years, and also runs the popular Marche Voyager website.
Israel For Families: An Adventure in 12 Days
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
An innovative, informative and fun guide to Israel, for families with a passion for travel. Learn about the country and enjoy a pre-planned 12 day vacation, along with options to customize the experience for your family. Gain context through original historical fiction for children which accompanies the travel guide and allows you and your family to spend less time planning and more time enjoying!
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.
Chasing Shiva
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"This man is my Guru, he is totally mad and we go a pilgrimage together." Quoting Kipling at a rural constable in order to spare herself a night in the cells, Dianne Sharma-Winter begins a story tellers quest across the spiritual landscape of India.
An Echo from the Green Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,040. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This collection of articles describes walks around Camden, Hampstead, Highgate and street markets in London. Hertfordshire is featured with a history of Hertford, a ghost story and eccentric clergymen. English innovations such as Bradshaws Railway Guides, Old Moores Almanac, the waterproof mac and entertainers such as Sir Alec Guinness are included; and politicians to explain our eccentricity
Floating Low to Lofoten
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the story of a trip to the Norwegian Arctic aboard my 27ft yacht. In 2008 we crossed the North Sea from the Firth of Forth, then cruised north to the Lofoten Islands and back. Most of the journey was sailed solo. It's a tale about a perfectly ordinary journey through some of the most stunning scenery - and easiest cruising waters - in the world.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot
Single Abroad: Confessions of a Boyish Man
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: 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.
Trampled Grass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In the warm style loved by readers of his previous twelve books, author S.C. "Curt" Iles returns with a new short story collection, Trampled Grass. Containing forty stories about South Sudan's recent refugees and the northern Ugandans who welcome them, Trampled Grass is a healthy mixture of stories of friendship, sorrow, humor, and the resiliency of the human spirit. Going beyond the hea
3 Hours in Siberia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Russian
3 Hours in Siberia is a Short Travelogue. It covers a three hour period in the City of Irkutsk in Siberia. Hopefully you will enjoy reading, learn a little about Russia and pick up some useful Russian vocabulary. More than that, I hope it gives you the desire to visit Russia because I know you will find the whole experience to be, not necessarily life changing, but certainly life enhancing.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
Chronicles of a Shipwreck in Jamaica
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
How a Canadian travel blogger recklessly abandoned her cushy life in Canada and moved to Jamaica, in ways that she would never recommend to anyone. A humorous journal that details the build up to a move that was destined to happen, and accounts of the aftermath of her decision.
The InterNations Expat Guide to Singapore
Series: The InterNations Expat Guide, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,570. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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.