Books tagged: gap year

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Big Fish
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2009 by Minnow Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Innocent abroad Stuart Ward becomes a backpacker in peril when he travels to French Polynesia and the island of Bora Bora as the first stop on a Round-the-World itinerary. Arriving hopeful of adventure and romance, instead Stuart is unwittingly drawn into a conspiracy and he quickly discovers that the beautiful paradise islands are no Eden as one by one his fellow travellers begin to disappear...
Running Late: A high-speed romp around Europe
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Price: Free! Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Every year, thousands of young people pack a rucksack and go off for a few months of backpacking through Europe, staying at youth hostels and trying to get in as much travel and experience as their meagre budgets allow. I never did. Now, twenty years later, I'd make that trip. This is the story of that journey.
Around the World in 80 Scams: an Essential Travel Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
A survival guide for travelling around the world and on gap years, containing 8o common (and not so common) travel scams that unweary travellers might come across - and how to beat them.
...so I did
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,800. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 1998 Giulio Saggin hitchhiked all the way around Australia, photographing everyone who gave him a lift and writing about each hitch. His journey lasted eight-and-a-half months and he hitchhiked in excess of 23,000km - over halfway around the world. ...so I did recounts in words and photos his extraordinary journey, and proves that everyone has a story to tell.
Over the Hill and Far Away - One Grown-Up Gap Year
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
There must be something between the retirement party and buying a zimmer frame. JO CARROLL decided this was the time to revive teenage dreams and go round the world. So she packed her rucksack, a round-the-world ticket, and a notebook. Not prepared for being lost in Australia, a man wanting to marry her in India, leeches in Malaysia. Nor the drama that finally drove her home.
Work & Travel Australia: the Essential Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Planning to get a Working Holiday visa for Australia? Already there? Save time and money: this is the ultimate guide if you're visiting Australia on a temporary work visa, written by someone who's done it. You'll find bank account comparisons, phone plan comparisons and easy-to-follow instructions for getting your tax and super back as quickly and cheaply as possible.
Long Road, Hard Lessons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A father & teenage son cycle from Ireland to Japan. Physical challenges, border bureaucracy, health scares and traffic hazards were all anticipated. The conflict they faced, spending 24hrs a day together under such arduous conditions was not. On one level, a life-changing travel adventure, this book also takes time to look at the psychological journey made by parents and children. Maps include
The Longest Honeymoon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
2 years, 5 homes and 20 countries - a true story (with some omissions to avoid getting into any more trouble), this is more than travel anecdotes and self-mockery.
That One Night
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Can a friendship that lasts just an hour be completely perfect? When Annie shows up at her best friend's birthday hoping to slip back into the friendship that was, she discovers she's no longer a part of Bree's world and decides to slip out quietly without making a scene. But a chance encounter on the way out means that sometimes you can find friendship when you least expect it.
Working Holiday New Zealand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Fjords, volcanos and vineyards - what's not to love about New Zealand? This guide tells you everything you'll need to know for your working holiday in New Zealand and beyond: - what to do before you leave home - arriving and getting set up - tax ID, bank and phone - find work and accommodation - travel in New Zealand - where to go and how to get there - how to claim your tax back - staying longer