Books tagged: travel memoir

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The Scottish Ambassador, Learning How To Be Scottish in America
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bill Bryson with a Scottish accent. An ex-pat Scot travels the US, persuading bemused Americans to teach her things she never learned back home. As she Scottish country dances in Honolulu, attempts to play bagpipes in New Orleans and golfs for the first time on a rattlesnake-infested sand course in Arizona, she learns what it means to be Scottish, Scottish-American and at home so far from home.
Drifting Down the Darling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,820. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Drifting down the Darling can best be described as the incoherent thoughts of a traveller who will use any excuse to put a boat onto the Darling River and then write crazy stories about birds. Do not listen to anything he says about Australian birds-none of his observations are based on skill, truth, or even reality.
The Oxford Tribe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The city of dreaming spires. Eden meets academia. The stuffiest place in Britain, and the silliest too. Oxford is many things to many people, but for Peter Rudiak-Gould, newly arrived as a student of anthropology, it was the most exotic tribe he could hope to study (and join). Part memoir, part field guide, The Oxford Tribe will entertain the seasoned traveler and the armchair philosopher alike.
Reflections From the Monkey Deck: Cruising the World by Freighters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Clive Wilkinson's Reflections from the Monkey Deck is a personal account of freighter travel in the modern age. A patchwork of meteorology, mythology, geography, geology, religion and human interest, the narrative operates on many different levels and is so much more than just a book on travelling the world on container ships.
Petite Confessions - A Humorous Memoirette
Price: Free! Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From champagne bottles to baby bottles, this memoirette offers a humorous look at an American mom's decade in Paris. Party Girl Vicki moved to Paris hoping to drink her fill of wine and fall in love. She accomplished her goal, but encountered many bumps along the way: romantic encounters gone awry, absurd French bureaucracy threatening her sanity, and two adorable but impossibly energetic kids.
Rescued: Relocating, Restoring and Reviving the Pretty Lady: A Photo Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This short photo essay is not just about renovating a boat, but about reviving a family treasure. It is about maintaining one man's legacy that began in the dusty heart of Oklahoma in 1926. It is about an old Alaska boat, and how a new Idaho crew brought her back to life.
The Worst Travel Guide to Cambodia.
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
I lived in Cambodia for almost two years, living, working and exploring this amazing country. I have a lot of stories, far more then I could fit into this book, but this book will help you know more about Cambodia, its people, and the life you can enjoy there if you are an expat or just passing through.
Little Snowbirds: A Love Story on Wheels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
"Little Snowbirds: A Love Story on Wheels" is the story of a young couple who throw off the shackles of conventional wisdom to experience life on the edge—living like retired Snowbirds. This funny and heartwarming tale takes armchair travelers on a fantastic, 18-month RV road trek around the U.S. as Erin and Patrick search the highways for a new perspective on life.
Vultures Overhead: Over the Hill in Cuba.
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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It’s time for JO CARROLL to pack her rucksack again, and this time she’s heading west, to Cuba, to search behind the salsa, the crumbling facades and the old cars to try to discover how Cuba makes sense of herself.
The Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening
Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.