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Around the World on the QE2: The Last of the Great Ocean Liners
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A personal account of the the ship's last world cruise, with many photos. Places visited include the Taj Mahal, Jaipur,Mount Parnassus, Cape Horn, Egypt, Easter Island, Hong Kong,the Great Wall, Dubai, Salalah, Safaga, Valencia, Lisbon, Fort Lauderdale, Barbados, Salvadore da Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, Strait of Magellan,Tahiti, Moorea, Pitcairn Island,Tonga, New Zealand,and Australia
English Teacher X Guide To Teaching English Abroad
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
English Teacher X has finally collected his essays into book format. This brutally frank, frequently profane, occasionally profound but always insightful look at English teaching abroad in the 21st century is a perfect guide for beginners and those thinking of entering the profession. This 2013 edition includes dozens of pages of new material, including interviews with real teachers of EFL.
To Travel Hopelessly
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies."
How To Survive Living Abroad
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(4.00 from 1 review)
The good news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. The bad news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. In response to the mass exodus of the disaffected from Western countries, English Teacher X is back again, to cast his cynical but always perceptive eye on the concept of life abroad, with this hilarious survival guide for once and future expats.
Capital Punishment
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Price: Free! Words: 174,540. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
The BBC said: "Most of us would think twice about trying to get to the end of our street, without cash in our pockets. But what about going a little bit further....with no money, no food and no way of getting home? Meet Kris Mole. He's the 24 year old brains behind the Great Euro Freebie Challenge in aid of Cancer Research." After reading please rate and review. Unless you didn't like it. Hmmmm.
Life Was A Cabaret: A Tale of Two Fools, A Boat, and a Big-A** Ocean
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A rollicking, award-winning travel memoir that details a hilarious six years aboard the sloop, Cabaret, as the author manages to stay afloat for 25,000 miles of fun and adventure from Alaska to the South Pacific. A terrific read for sailors or those who love adventure stories and sea yarns. If you're planning to go to sea, this book is a MUST! Audacious and bold!
High Road To Tibet - Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Overland adventurer John Dwyer has less than three months to cross China, Tibet, Nepal and India and he has a to-do list: drink snake blood, get smuggled into Tibet, and hike to Mount Everest. Join him on his epic trek from the Great Wall of China to the Taj Mahal and read about Asia's wildest and most fascinating regions.
Mousetrapped: A Year and A Bit in Orlando, Florida
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.00 from 1 review)
The only memoir about working in Walt Disney World, Space Shuttle launches, the town that Disney built, religious theme parks, Bruce Willis, humidity-challenged hair and the Ebola virus, MOUSETRAPPED is the hilarious story of what happened when one Irish girl went searching for happiness in the happiest place on earth.
One Flat Coyote on the Center Line: Cruising Canada in a classic Chevy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,840. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travel writer Karen Goa and her boat-builder husband Ken fled their native Saskatchewan’s bone-crackingly cold winters for balmy New Zealand in the 1980s. Twenty years on, the Canadian Kiwis rustle up a classic 1956 Chevy station wagon and set off across Canada on a road trip like no other. An award-winning book for classic car and road trip fans. Print version contains 16 pages of color photos.
Chasing Shiva
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: 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.
Farther Up the Main
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of quadding, hiking, and survival. Tales from remote areas where people are isolated from the bustle of the surrounding world. Stories for the stout of heart and those who crave wilderness adventure. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Main.'
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
A Trip To The Stone Age
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Linda Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A fascinating account of an arduous expedition by Frank Alcorta, across Papua New Guinea in 1973/74 at its widest part along the border with Indonesian Papua, then Irian Jaya. This was the first solo expedition across Papua New Guinea. The world has moved on, and there will probably never be another opportunity like these to traverse wild untouched country again.
Uneasy Rider - Confessions of a Reluctant Traveller
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
The antidote-to-travel book! A European Odyssey where brakes fail on mountain passes... a witch curses... Germans travel in a Tardis. Ever thought a trip around Europe in a second-hand camper van would be fun? Then this has been written for you. If not, just sit back and enjoy the ups and downs of the ride. Find out how to avoid getting stuck in a Spanish 'white town' and robbed in Rome - twice!
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.
Up the Main
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Off-road riding on quads and motorcycles in the region surrounding Powell River, BC. From Desolation Sound to Jervis Inlet, coastal British Columbia at its best. Canadian stories about the Sunshine Coast, focusing on quad destinations and the people who ride. Off-the-grid lifestyles are explored by the author of the series 'Coastal British Columbia Stories.'
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
Floating Point
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
Three Hundred Zeroes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A promise to his brother haunted him for over forty years. Finally, Blanchard set out on the Appalachian Trail with his brother's Purple Heart Medal to fulfill that promise. He learned that the wilderness and solitude can reconnect one with a Norman Rockwell America that at times seems long lost and forgotten. This humorous story demonstrates that adventure truly begins in the heart.
Wander the Rainbow: A true story of a living liver donation, an epic journey around the world, and a gay man's search for himself
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,220. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
Seven months. Six continents. Twenty-nine countries. Some names changed to protect the (not-so) innocent. But everything else is true in Wander the Rainbow, a story of a unique round-the-world trip in the face of some challenging life events. The first-ever such chronicle by a gay man traveling solo also offers a glimpse into the world of mid-range "flashpacking" style of travel.