Books tagged: independent travel

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Successful Independent Tourist Guide Pt. 1: Getting the Trip You Bargained For
By Michielle DJ Beck
Series: The Successful Independent Tourist Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Traveling can bring a lot of joy to your life, but you want to get what you're paying for. The tips included here, as well as the online and offline resources at the end, will help you make the most out of the trip you're taking. The successful independent tourist knows how to get the most for his or her money, and you can be successful, too.
Over the Hill and Far Away - One Grown-Up Gap Year
By Jo Carroll
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo
By Susan Merrill Thomas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo is a memoir and travel book that begins with a series of losses that set the author on an uncharted path from suburban Michigan to exotic locations around the world. While her story illustrates the redemptive power of change, it is primarily a primer and guidebook for solo travelers who want to explore affordable and exciting locations.
Boomers Away; Travels at the Edge of the Comfort Zone
By Donald Healey
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 166,990. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Tag along as your authors journey through: 5 continents, 18 countries, and 108 cities. Climb ancient pyramids. Hike up sacred mountains. Safari amidst fascinating wildlife. Wander atmospheric local markets. Meet wonderful people. Explore cites old and new. Lie on palm shaded beaches. Sample exotic foods. Experience the thrill of discovery and exploration. See the world in fresh and exciting ways.
Hidden Tiger Raging Mountain: Over the Hill in Nepal
By Jo Carroll
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 28,040. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Jo Carroll decided it was time to pack her rucksack and get back to the mountains. Little things like a pension and bus pass were not enough to put her off. Besides, after her gap year, she knew all about travelling now. But Nepal had other ideas. Storms raged in the mountains; strikes made transport impossible. And then there was the tiger …
Traveling Alone - little bits of an unfinished trip
By Douglas Hannum
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Traveling Alone is a fascinating mosaic of travel adventures culled from a three-year, five-continent trip in over 50 countries ― sad, hilarious, frightening, bizarre and even romantic, but never boring. From composing love letters in Cairo and stalking crocodiles in the South American pampas to hitching rides through Rwandan refugee camps and spending time in a Bolivian prison, it's a wild ride.
QuikGuide to Independent Travel
By Gordon Rogowitz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This guide is designed to help you decide if you would enjoy traveling independently without being constrained by a tour schedule and will give you the knowledge and resources to allow you to travel confidently even in regions off the beaten track. In addition to the how-to’s, the guide explores planning, ethics, and methods of quickly gathering information about travel destinations.
Tapestry of a Traveler
By Ingrid Wild
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 124,950. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This travelogue by Ingrid Wild, details her adventures as an independent traveler through Nepal, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Malaysia, Beirut, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. In addition to her personal experiences, she shares her vision of the land, culture, history of the places she visited.
More Than Footprints? How Backpacking Lost Its Way
By Martin Stevenson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
An 'Emperor's New Clothes' for backpackers. Travel writer Martin Stevenson heads onto the beaten track through India, Southeast Asia, Australia and the USA in an hilarious exposé of the rise (and fall) of ‘independent’ travel. ‘More than footprints? How backpacking lost its way’ unpeels the ‘banana pancake’ trail and reveals how it has changed, and how backpackers have changed it.