Books tagged: travel memoir

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Mousetrapped: A Year and A Bit in Orlando, Florida
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The only memoir about working in Walt Disney World, Space Shuttle launches, the town that Disney built, religious theme parks, Bruce Willis, humidity-challenged hair and the Ebola virus, MOUSETRAPPED is the hilarious story of what happened when one Irish girl went searching for happiness in the happiest place on earth.
The Sullivan Saga: Memories of an Overseas Childhood
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the exotic, funny and sometimes bittersweet stories of an overseas childhood in Asia & Africa from 1957-1972. The author is the daughter of a State Dept. diplomat and through her stories, you can begin to appreciate the adaptability of children to other cultures and the fortitude of parents trying to raise their children to be citizens of the world as well as good Americans overseas.
Paris, Moi, and the Gang: A Memoir...of Sorts
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In this entertaining fictional memoir, readers are drawn into the daily adventures of an expat in Paris—a writer working on a new travel guide, while she and her "gang" of friends are living the life so many Americans can only dream of. Fran’s intimate relationship with Paris—both past and present—sings on every page, reminding us why this city stands alone in the world's imagination.
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.
Wander the Rainbow: A true story of a living liver donation, an epic journey around the world, and a gay man's search for himself
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,220. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
Seven months. Six continents. Twenty-nine countries. Some names changed to protect the (not-so) innocent. But everything else is true in Wander the Rainbow, a story of a unique round-the-world trip in the face of some challenging life events. The first-ever such chronicle by a gay man traveling solo also offers a glimpse into the world of mid-range "flashpacking" style of travel.
Bread From the Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.
Traveling Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Prepare to dive into other worlds as award-winning travel writer Colleen Friesen takes you on her world-wide adventures. Her travel stories can be reflective, contemplative or snort-out-loud funny, but one thing is for sure, they are always compelling. Read Traveling Light and engage with the world in a new way.
Mexico On A Motorcycle: Riding Out The Recession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mac Patrick, Pacific Northwest rigger and motorcycle enthusiast describes...An Adventure of a Lifetime! Mexico On A Motorcycle is the result of a 17,358 mile Motor Tour that the author took on a BMW R 1200 GS into the heart of Mexico. If you say, “Yes!” to hopping on a bike and charging full throttle into the world, this is the book for you! Mexico! The Sun! The Music! The Food! All Here!
Natural Wanders in Australia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they travel to the more remote areas of the Land Down Under discovering its many natural wonders.
RV Family Road Trip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The Complete How -to Guide for the ‘Hotel on Wheels’ Family that we wish we would have had when we started our RV adventures!