Books tagged: travelogue

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Out Of Office Male: Exploring beyond the confines of the rat race
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
After a decade of IT project management, John McCabe feared that the rest of his life would continue to revolve around spreadsheets, conference calls, and e-mails. So he quit his job and embarked on four years of travel. "Out Of Office Male" summarises his thoughts about escaping the rat race, life on the road, and the many benefits that travel can bring to a mind starved of inspiration.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Capitola, California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
* The Not So Fast travel essays explore fascinating places for readers who enjoy slow and easy travels — who like photographing landscapes, wandering gentle trails, strolling through libraries or along ocean beaches, who like to check out historic buildings as well as out-of-the-way locales.
The Greek Islands - A Notebook
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 1982, the English journalist Richard Clark upped sticks and left the country of his birth to go and work as a teacher in Crete. So began a love affair with the Greek Islands, to which he now returns on a regular basis. The Greek Islands - A Notebook is a series of snapshots of Journeys and Places, Culture and History, and People and Island Life on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes and other islands.
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the very funny story of six South Africans - mainly writers - who, on a whim, decide to explore "Darkest Europe and bring back to Africa stories about its strange natives". On hired bikes (none had cycled since childhood) they began with a 1 000 kilometre ride down the Danube. Over the years many other regions were explored. The story is told by their not terribly good leader.
Over the Hill and Far Away - One Grown-Up Gap Year
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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.
Delightful Asian Infatuation - Travel, and Romance, in Tropical Paradise
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Price: $4.16 USD. Words: 36,620. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
For decades, Hans Meier traveled between Thailand and Vietnam, Cambodia and the Philippines. Several times, Hans fell in love with respectable ladies of the area. Until he married one of them. Hans tells of his Asian encounters, written from real life. There’s no profanity, the author meets respectable people only. A warm-hearted, funny, entertaining book with amazing cultural insight.
Wanderlust for the Soul
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Neha Kirpal. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A collection of ten stories, each has a protagonist facing a unique dilemma - Karen wants to maximize remaining days before she dies of cancer; a dog doesn’t want to get left behind on family vacation; Chang kids unable to adjust to fast Shanghai life. Travel enables new lens that helps resolve each dilemma. A light, entertaining read with vivid descriptions of destinations, doubling as a guide.
Best of 2011: The Restaurant Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » International
After taking a year to travel the world across dozens of states and countries, eating over eighty Michelin stars, the ulterior epicure presents the 10 best restaurant meals in 2011.
Turning The Page: Another Place, Another Time
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A travelogue with a difference. The account of a brief trip to the author's home country of England, with often very humorous and poignant comments about the history, geography and sociology. Includes a touching account of a Scottish family wedding, and numerous amusing anecdotes, as well as observations of the English at work and play. Short, snappy, and well worth a look! Illustrated.
Expatriate Insights - Dissertations on International Living and Deep Comparative Culture Analyses
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,020. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dissertations on Expatriate Living and Comparative Culture Analyses by Ladislav, an Expatriate Expert and Chief Advisor of HappierAbroad.com, considered "The Socrates of Expatriate Living".