Books tagged: travel on a shoestring

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Travel Happy, Budget Low
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Travel Happy, Budget Low: Over 200 Money Saving Tips to See the World is the primer on budget travel. Susanna Zaraysky has over 200 tips and 160 Internet resources cover everything from frequent flyer mile tricks to free accommodations.
Stealing Fatima's Hand
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Categories: 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.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,270. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A naïve backpacker falls in love with an experienced traveller who encourages her to do something she should not. They become separated. Carrying a load of guilt, she sets out to find him. With all of Europe to search, she realises she does not really know that much about him. But having learned some uncomfortable truths about herself, will she still love him? Will she ever love anyone again?
Kitten Heels in Kathmandu, Adventures of a Female Vagabond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Mary, newly minted as a lone warrior after raising her son, sells everything she owns, breaks free of the USA and takes us on a water slide ride photographing the Dalai Lama in India to riding elephants bareback in Nepal. Across 27 countries by train, boat, bus, motorbike, and rickshaw she discovers that courage takes practice and wanderlust costs less than it does to stay home working.
Track Us Down! An Around-the-World Backpacking Expedition with Kids
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Author D.B. Bailey researches, plans, and successfully undertakes a 1 year, around-the-world backpacking trip with his wife and two young children, dispelling the myth that it's too costly, can't be done, or is too dangerous. 29 countries - 4 continents.
Orion's Cartwheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.
Pedal To The Sea
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 155,690. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Pedal To The Sea is the true story of a family with young children on a remarkable 4-month,4,685 mile, coast-to-coast bicycle trip across America pedaling a custom-made Quad, a "tandem" bicycle for two - and two more. Pedal To The Sea vividly portrays the risks, joys, struggles and accidents of fate and faith that inevitably rise to the surface of such a journey.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This second edition of VAGABOND ON A BICYCLE comprises sixteen articles describing my bicycle trips in/on Route 66, the Santa Fe Trail, the Natchez Trace, the Deep South of the United States, New England, Montana to Alaska, Maritime Canada, Washington state to Israel, Northern Europe, Eastern Hungary, South Africa, New Zealand, Tonga, the Cook Islands, and Central Chile.
Shalom, Israel!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This second edition of SHALOM, ISRAEL! is a narrative of my 5½-month bicycle journey from Bellingham, Washington state to Israel aboard a custom-made, long-wheeled-based recumbent. In this book you’ll learn about my adventures on this 7,000-mile trip through eleven American states and eight foreign countries. The book concludes with a list of equipment that I took on the journey.
WWOOFers’ Handbook: A Down-to-Earth Guide Book for Volunteering
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The "How To" for WWOOFers: seriously practical advice for anyone wanting to achieve goals (seeing the world, extending visas, learning a language, living with the locals) by exchanging their labour for food and lodging. "WWOOFers' Handbook" teaches you the shortcuts and alerts you to pitfalls, with good advice on how to avoid them.