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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.
The Floating Gourmet - How To Cook On The Move
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Gourmet, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
This is a travel/cook book describing a once in a lifetime cruising journey across the Atlantic ocean to Europe and back again. You will read about how to cook gourmet meals at sea in a galley kitchen. This is a close and personal adventure experiencing all the wonders and joys of life on a boat and the problems of breaking down both boat and people. Maybe make your own journey and eat gourmet.
Happier Than A Billionaire: Quitting My Job, Moving to Costa Rica, & Living the Zero Hour Work Week
Series: Happier Than A Billionaire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Two Plane Tickets, No Plan, One Dream. Have you ever rolled over, hit the snooze button, and wanted to blow off work—forever? Happier Than a Billionaire, is a lighthearted narrative for anyone who has ever dreamed of getting out of the office and starting over. Whether you are looking to retire or just visit, this narrative will keep you laughing all the way to the ticket counter.
Happier Than A Billionaire: The Sequel
Series: Happier Than A Billionaire, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Happier Than A Billionaire: The Sequel continues the journey of one couple’s adventures in Costa Rica. Follow the author and her husband as they move to the beach to build their dream home. Although the seafood is fresh and the sunsets are golden, it doesn’t take long for Nadine to find that this process won’t come easy, even when living in one of the prettiest places on earth.
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.
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.
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
Elly's Odyssey: Reflections on Canada
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
(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.
Do You Speak English?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you've ever found yourself in a difficult situation in a foreign country, the phrase "Do You Speak English?" has probably saved you countless times. But what if we're forbidden from using this phrase? The author shows us how to travel around the world without using English - and survive! This is a fun way to be exposed to another language and everything happens on this language adventure.
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.
Sailin' South
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
With sextant, sumlog, and a lot of luck the author and his wife set sail in quark, the 29’ sloop they built from a hull-and-deck to chase the sun. There was plenty of fun and excitement as King Neptune toyed with little quark. A few life-long friendships were forged along the 14,000 mile odyssey. Columbus was right; the earth is round.
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.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Door County Peninsula is a premier kayaking destination with 300 miles of shoreline vacillating between towering bluffs to pristine sandy beaches. Discover historic lighthouses, nature areas, and century old shipwrecks. This fun to read guidebook provides all the launch sites with driving directions and GPS coordinates for day paddles that you can customize to your own desires and abilities.