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Teaching and Learning in Japan: An English Teacher Abroad by Brian Schell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 233,910. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
If you’ve ever considered going overseas to teach or are curious about what it’s like to live in Japan as an American, this book is for you. I went to Japan, but many of the problems and situations I came across would be the same anywhere. I discuss the stresses of getting trained in a university-level TEFL course, getting over there, learning my way around, and getting through day-to-day life.
On the Surface by Connie Dickmeyer
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, Complete Edition: Georgia to Maine by J Jeffrey "Snailpace" Philbrick
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Want to hike the A.T., but need help getting there and back? Now there is a comprehensive compilation of public transportation information to help hikers in getting to just about any spot along the Trail. Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, by J Jeffrey "Snailpace" Philbrick is now available to get you there and back. The guide provides detailed, practical information to get on the trail
An African Odyssey by Peter Winton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160,600. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.
Boobies, Baobabs and Bot Flies. Experiences of a ‘foreigner’ by Dermot Douglas
Price: $9.55 USD. Words: 105,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by PubliBook Ireland. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This book will entertain you; make you laugh; inform you; and, sometimes, make you squirm. It is a book that can be dipped into when you have a few spare moments and take you on amazing adventures to the ends of the earth.
The Alaska Backgrounder, Volume One: Perils and Promise by Jim Prevost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,450. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Perils and Promise is a story-based narrative that connects Alaska’s pre-history with present-day, highlighting many of the perils faced by those coming into the country, and the promise that spurred them onward. The book also features in-depth answers to the most frequently asked questions by visitors, lots of facts and figures, where to go and what to see and do.
My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in Italy's Eternal City by Sari Gilbert
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 130,920. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It’s a nice place to visit but would you really want to live there? Sari Gilbert, who has lived for close to 40 years in what many have called the Eternal City, answers with a resounding “yes”– but it’s a “yes… but”. A native New Yorker who moved to Rome after graduate school, Gilbert's book describes life in the Italian capital: to sum it up, “fascinating, and delightful, but not at all easy”.
Things To Do At Disneyland 2014 by John Glass
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,240. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
This is not just a travel guide, it's an ADVENTURE GUIDE that goes far beyond what other travel books offer. John Glass takes you on a personal tour of one of his favorite theme parks, Southern California’s Disneyland. This 2014 edition is completely updated for the new year with all new attractions, restaurants, shops, menus, prices, secrets, tips, and more.
Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land by Chauncey Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
Following My Tug... All The Way To Costa Rica! by Anne Lawrence
Price: $7.66 USD. Words: 113,340. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Ms. Lawrence evocatively chronicles the adventure of moving to a Third World country: from the decision-making process to the move to their first year abroad. You'll laugh, you'll cry... but mostly, you'll feel inspired!
From Castanets to Conscription by Austin Macauley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
It's 1957 and Peter Mardle receives two letters on the same day - one giving details of his call-up for National Service, and the other from his cousin in Spain inviting him to stay with her and her GI husband. What would you do?
Who Stole My India? by Amit Reddy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Amit has a plan, a far from practical one. He’s going to discover what it means to be Indian. How? By hopping onto Kaya, his trusted motorcycle, and heading out on a year-long journey around the country. An epic tale of India and Indians, and a young man’s quest to understand the two, "Who Stole my India?" takes you on a tragicomic journey across the social and political landscape of the country.
Ukraine in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions, Urban and Rural Life, Crimea, Ethnic Groups, Military by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the Ukraine, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Brauner Benz (Erster Teil) by Markus Besold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 149,700. Language: German. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
»Markus Besold ist ein Bürgerschreck, Rumtreiber, Abenteurer und Mercedesfahrer. Jahrelang kurvte er mit seinem 200 D der W123-Baureihe um den Globus, die Erlebnisse und Fotos hat er unter 'Reiseberichte' auf seiner Internetseite zusammengefaßt: brauner-benz.de« Oldtimer Markt 10/2008
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China by Tony Brasunas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his spirit, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze by Richard Bangs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
Dagny Rocks by Rhea D. Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
The Russian Factor: Two Women, One Planet, Incredible Odds by Morgan Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Fiction » Adventure » Action(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After years of silence, the story can finally be told! Anna Keitel's protected status and ability to travel has - at last - been established. Both women are now relatively safe from Russia and their pursuers. It makes telling this particular story possible. Writing as Jess Ducat, Morgan Stone brings you the story of their year-long, 26,000 km, struggle for survival.
Janapar: Love, on a Bike by Tom Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,150. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
It was the start of a brand new life, but Tom Allen’s bicycle journey round the world takes an unlikely detour when he falls in love with an Iranian-Armenian girl. Written alongside the award-winning documentary film of the same name, Janapar is an honest and life-affirming true story of finding what you’re looking for when you least expect it.
Lance's Travels - UK by Lance Leuven
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 125,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.