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The Kiwi Sisters' Camino de Santiago
By Sue Dwan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The daily journal of two New Zealand sisters walking the French Way to Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Elly's Odyssey: Reflections on Canada
By Larry MacDonald
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This nonfiction book views Canada from a personal perspective, similar to John Steinbeck's view of America in his 1960 book Travels with Charlie. The author travels across Canada in a trailer with his wife and pets, including their French Poodle, Elly, in order to gain a better understanding of his country. A must-read for those wanting to learn more about this unique and wondrous country.
My Passage to India
By Douglas Parker
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This travelogue of India is based on a thirteen week visit to a relatively undiscovered country.The book captures various aspects of the India: its culture, customs, peoples and religious beliefs. Moreover, it shows how Western benchmarks or preconceptions do not necessarily well serve the tourist hoping to understand what India means to its native dwellers.
Under the Laughter of Eagles
By Michael McQuaid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
True stories of some of the Wildlife and Navy people I served with during my tour of duty while stationed on Adak, Alaska. Viewed from a sometimes sideways sense of humor.
What the Travel Guides Won't Tell You
By Ben J West
Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This hilarious travel guide is brimming with hints to help you manage all those unexpected challenges on the road with style and a wide grin.
Paradise 3: A Love Story from Harbor Springs to Sausalito
By G. G. Galt
Series: Paradise: Northern Michigan Love Stories, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Gemini Press Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"Paradise 3 is a ‘Sweet Romance.’ It's set in the heartland of actual places in Northern Michigan you have visited or will want to visit. Follow Kate to meet her friend Picasso only to have that romantic encounter interrupted by an Earthquake. G.G.'s romance and passionate prose makes you feels as if you are there." A Goodreads Review by Zachary Richard
Tempting the Throne Room
By John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
To See: Tokyo Street Photography
By James Hegarty
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
I was searching for the real heart of Tokyo and I went looking for it in the fleeting glance, the intersections of movement, the spark of knowing and seeking, the entirely honest moments ever flowing upon the river of life that is any street, anywhere. It was humid, it was July. But even in the rain, the energy of the street never stops. This was Tokyo, and it was special, it was amazing.
Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase: Hilarious Stories of Air Travel by the World's Favorite Flight Attendant
By Betty N. Thesky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Flight attendant Betty started a wildly popular podcast about airline travel, sharing funny stories from the air, now listened to by half a million Betty fans worldwide. By popular demand, here’s the best of Betty in what may be the world’s first podcast-turned-book, or “pook”. It's a wonderful way to be entertained in the airport, on a plane, at home, and anywhere you want a good laugh!
This One Time, In Korea...
By Kitty Pitman
Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many United States Air Force veterans have spent a one year tour at Osan Air Base, South Korea. This memoir is a collection of short stories from a young airman stumbling her way through a year in a foreign country.
The 40-Year-Old Vespa Virgin
By Peter Moore
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the summer he turned 40, Peter Moore bought a Vespa as old as he was and rode it from Milan to Rome. It was a trip that took him through medieval stone towns, patchworked fields and into the hearts of all the Italians he met. This is an abridged version of Peter's book about the trip, Vroom with a View, published by Random House. It first appeared in the Lonely Planet anthology, Flightless.
Three Hundred Zeroes
By Dennis Blanchard
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.
Chasing Shiva
By Dianne Sharma Winter
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.
Adventures in Pet-Sitting
By Robin Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Follow along on this wild ride through Mexico as the author pet-sits for four different homeowners in four small villages over five months. From the cool, misty mountains of Central Mexico to the hot, humid beaches of the Mexican Riviera, get an inside look at the truth about cats and dogs, and the day-to-day fun and fuss of caring for them. Plus, find out how to be a pet-sitter yourself!
Wo bitte geht's hier um die Welt?
By Nina Buschmann
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Reisen wohin und so lange man möchte? Sich aussuchen, in welchem Land man wohnt und arbeitet? Als junge Frau frei und ungebunden sein und viel erleben, auch ohne dickes Bankkonto - geht das? Ja. Die charmante deutsche Abenteurerin Nina machts vor. Seit sie 22 ist, folgt sie ihrer Reiseleidenschaft und ist seit nun mehr als 8 Jahren als Fremdsprachenlehrerin rund um den Globus unterwegs.
I is for Illuminated Salt and Pepper Pots (and other everyday essentials)
By Doreen Porter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Living - or thinking - of going to live in France, or simply just interested in the country? Here's an A to Z of what could happen to you! From the complexities of getting a phone installed, to the need for illuminated salt and pepper pots. From eating snails to finding the right word for a mousetrap,and even how to make sure you get a parking space. Come and join the fun.
Indian'ventures - Aventures indiennes
By Yann Stempfel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
En échange pendant un an à l'Indian Institute of Technology de Delhi, Yann découvre avec enthousiasme un pays riche de contraste. De la vie quotidienne spartiate au système scolaire, en passant par de nombreux voyages, c'est avec humour et parfois acidité et cet étudiant nous décrit son parcours au pays de Gandhi.
GREECE - 100 Travel Tips
By Helen Ellis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Planning a holiday to Greece? "100 travel tips" is a must-read before you set out. It discusses when to go, what to expect, luggage, transportation, the traditions, food, accommodation. It considers the people themselves, island-hopping, the ancient sites, outdoor activities, and shopping. Even if all you want to do is veg-out in peace under the Mediterranean sun, you still need to check this book
Kitten Heels in Kathmandu, Adventures of a Female Vagabond
By Mary Bartnikowski
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mary, newly minted as a lone warrior after raising her son, sells everything she owns, breaks free of the USA and takes us on a water slide ride photographing the Dalai Lama in India to riding elephants bareback in Nepal. Across 27 countries by train, boat, bus, motorbike, and rickshaw she discovers that courage takes practice and wanderlust costs less than it does to stay home working.
No Hugging In China
By Felicia Brings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The totally true story of a blonde New Yorker's sojourn as an English teacher in the Guangdong Province