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Beijing and Beyond: Eating (and spending) our way through China, with personal reflections on China’s coming-of-age criminal justice system... and of my fellow travelers, 1981
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This photograph-rich memoir recounts a three-week trek through China's criminal justice system in 1981, just emerging from the destruction of the Cultural Revolution. You'll visit some seldom-seen institutions, like prisons and reform schools, but also meander through amusing commentary on what it is like to travel with 30 "well-heeled" professionals with an inflated sense of their own importance.
Happier Than A Billionaire: The Escape Manual
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The Escape Manual is your guide for moving to, living in, or traveling through Costa Rica. In this perfect blend of information and entertainment, Nadine Hays Pisani answers all of your questions in her patented comedic style. She introduces you to her colorful cast of characters as you laugh your way through reading how to obtain residency, avoid crime, find quality healthcare, and much more.
Story Book 3
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: German. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Story Book 3 - Myanmar + Laos Edition - Mit Fotos, Karten und City-Maps, Verkehrsverbindungen, Tipps und Tricks, Unterkünften, und vieles mehr! »Laos - Die besten Attraktionen« Hier werden die besten Attraktionen von Laos vorgestellt. »92 Attraktionen in Myanmar« In diesem Buch, werden 92 Attraktionen von Myanmar vorgestellt, die sich lohnen, sie zu besichtigen.
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake: Canoeing the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson & Snowdrift Rivers in Northern Canada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake is an engaging account of four canoe trips in northern Canada written by outdoor author and adventurer Michael D. Pitt. Michael's intimate writing style brings you "into the canoe" as he and his wife Kathleen discover the strength, challenges and self-reliance that come from absolute isolation. The trips are down the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson and Snowdrift rivers.
Traveling Softly and Quietly
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,090. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A young man's journey for meaning on and off the beaten path.
A Thailand Diary Volume 2 July - December
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The diary is a no holds barred account of the lifestyle and customs which you will find in the Land of Smiles. Matt Owens Rees does not hold back any punches in this candid look at the Thais and Thailand. He shows the paradise of Thailand as well as the bits no-one wants to talk about. Because authentic Thai people crop up regularly in the pages of the diary readers get a true view of the country
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
Moose on the Loose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel brings with it extraordinary moments—from the whimsical to the hilarious to the downright absurd. By following in the footsteps of previous bestselling humor titles such as "Mugged by a Moose" and "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," our twenty-six writers continue to celebrate those moments. While outlandish things can happen on the road less traveled, there's no such thing as a bad story!
The Road Has Eyes - A Relationship, An RV and A Wild Ride Through Indian Country
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Price: Free! Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
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What's it like to move from a house to an rv? It's a great way to live and travel but it requires a willingness to flirt with disaster. THE ROAD HAS EYES is a memoir about the growth of a man's relationship with his partner. There are stories like the couple's wild plunge down the slope of the sierras without steering. It's an engrossing, funny saga of ten years living and traveling in an RV.
A Teacher on the Yukon - The Rampart Alaska Letters
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In 1969 I fulfilled a childhood dream and moved to Alaska. The Federal government was my travel agent, having accepted my application to become a VISTA Volunteer, an application which I had stamped “Alaska Only! ” With foresight that continues to astonish me, I asked my parents, to keep the letters that I sent home. As a result I have approximately 350 letters covering the years 1969 - 1977.
Little Snowbirds: A Love Story on Wheels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
"Little Snowbirds: A Love Story on Wheels" is the story of a young couple who throw off the shackles of conventional wisdom to experience life on the edge—living like retired Snowbirds. This funny and heartwarming tale takes armchair travelers on a fantastic, 18-month RV road trek around the U.S. as Erin and Patrick search the highways for a new perspective on life.
50 States in 50 Weeks: Easy Rider Revisited
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Looking for adventure in an aging Baby Boomer kind of way, Kevin B Parsons and his wife Sherri ('Quilter Girl') rode a motorcycle with a pop top tent trailer around the United States, immersing themselves in the country and culture. The book takes you along for the ride and looks at current America.
The Devil Wears Clogs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,240. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What happens when you plunk down a thirty year-old culturally unaware management consultant in Heidelberg, Germany? I didn’t speak German. I didn’t have any experience working with Europeans. The Twin Towers had just collapsed, and I had no idea whether I would sink or swim. When I met my good-looking Dutch colleague and decided to take my next assignment in the Netherlands, I nearly drowned.
A Traveller in China
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,360. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
For Greg McEnnally a traveller should be a pilgrim and not just a tourist, and the journey itself is just as important as the destination. With this appreciation of life the writer takes us into China - a place many of us may never visit - and provides us with a developing picture of this strident and yet enigmatic country.
Renovating Vonnegut
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
Jamaica - Four Paths to Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In order to write about a place, Hugh B. Cave developed the habit of taking all or part of his family there and settling down like a permanent resident. This was certainly his approach to Jamaica and its built-in problems. His historical analysis of the island's geopolitical situation pulls no punches, even though he discusses colonialism, the color question, and much more...
A Bathtub in Our Garden
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Price: $5.17 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An amusing account of the attempted ecological renovation of an ancient French farmhouse in the heart of the countryside.
Sophie, Rice and Fish
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Price: Free! Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Stuck in a job he hates, madly smitten with a woman two decades his junior, racing helplessly into middle age and living in a world where vodka and orange juice is considered breakfast food, Mark Hill quits his job and moves to a small town in Southern Portugal. To see photographs of the people and places mentioned in "Sophie, Rice and Fish" visit http://www.sophiericeandfish.weebly.com.
Every Day Above A New Horizon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
John Davison sets out to recreate Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1878 journey across the south of France. Meeting kind, generous people (interspersed with the occasional idiot whom even a saint would want to throttle), battling bad weather and equipment failure, never losing his sense of the absurd, John heads through the hills towards journey’s end: the golden city down on the plain.