Books tagged: travel humor

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The Hitchers of Oz
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 73,240. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
World famous actor Sam Neill and rap legend Chuck D rub shoulders with writers like J P Donleavy and Carmel Bird. Physicists, business leaders, publishers, political activists, soldiers, poets, athletes and comic book creators are brought together by their common experience of hitching a ride sometime in the past.
Stealing Fatima's Hand
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“ …Finally a grand taxi stopped and offered to take us to the train station for the unbelievably low fare of twenty dirham, so unbelievably low, that I was not a little disappointed when the driver didn’t rob us, slit our throats, and dump our bodies into the Strait of Gibraltar… “ Stealing Fatima’s Hand is a collection of narratives presenting an alternative view of Morocco.
An Amorous Route: Love and Laughter Along Germany’s Romantic Road
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,050. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The number one job of the tourist is to entertain the locals... at least it is according to Scott Donald's light hearted account of love and laughter along Germany's Romantische Straße, or Romantic Road. With his wife in tow, he takes you on a winding winter journey full of gingerbread houses, seductive walled cities and castles with more than a little personality.
Adventures in Pet-Sitting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Follow along on this wild ride through Mexico as the author pet-sits for four different homeowners in four small villages over five months. From the cool, misty mountains of Central Mexico to the hot, humid beaches of the Mexican Riviera, get an inside look at the truth about cats and dogs, and the day-to-day fun and fuss of caring for them. Plus, find out how to be a pet-sitter yourself!
A Little Journey Higher
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Told with wit and a genuine love for the people of Nepal and the places he visited while learning to fly, A Little Journey Higher is a travel story with a difference.
Hair, Prayer, and Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Ryer Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
No one suspects the blond, green-eyed woman of being an Arab--least of all the Middle Eastern man sitting a few seats away from her on the airplane. But Jubayna's insider's view lets her see everything the man is doing wrong to mark himself as a terrorist. Should she step in and warn him, or just watch the whole thing play out? A lot can happen on one short flight . . .
Ten Days in the Land of Smile: A Thailand Travelogue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Take an armchair adventure to rural Thailand! Join the author as she meets Mr. Asparagus at the Youth Hostel From Hell, has Monk Encounters of the Hilarious Kind and falls prey to a couple of scams. Laugh as an entire train car of Thai passengers go into shock with one fateful move. Catch the excitement of a whirlwind trip on the fly, without itinerary or advanced reservations.
Stories from The Delux
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Join us for a week at sea. A collection of humorous short stories set aboard The Delux, the only cruise ship registered to the landlocked country of Luxembourg.
Crap Chronicles: When IBS Strikes in all the Wrong Places
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Price: Free! Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From the author of Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road comes a collection of seven comical essays about bathroom emergencies. Award-winning humorist Diana Estill shares her family's funniest colonic calamities: a marathon race cut short by "bubble gut," a snorkel trip ruined by a Caribbean buffet, and a "hell burger" that defended its title against her normally demure daughter-in-law and more.
Getting There: Journeys of an accidental adventurer
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Author Sue Williams recounts her earliest world travels - solo, with a companion and as part of a dysfunctional group - across five continents, surviving adventures and misadventures ranging from the hilarious to the downright hair-raising.