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Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Europe » Italy
The 40-Year-Old Vespa Virgin by Peter Moore
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the summer he turned 40, Peter Moore bought a Vespa as old as he was and rode it from Milan to Rome. It was a trip that took him through medieval stone towns, patchworked fields and into the hearts of all the Italians he met. This is an abridged version of Peter's book about the trip, Vroom with a View, published by Random House. It first appeared in the Lonely Planet anthology, Flightless.
60 Italiaanse Toestanden by Stef Smulders
Series: Verhalen over het leven in Italië. Price: Free! Words: 67,160. Language: Dutch. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Bed & Breakfast
Korte humoristische verhalen over het emigreren naar Italië en eerste kennismaking met de gewoonten en gebruiken van de Italianen. In 2008 emigreerde de auteur met man en hond naar het zonnige Italië om daar Bed & Breakfast Villa I Due Padroni te beginnen. Maar voor ze de eerste gasten konden ontvangen moesten er heel wat hordes genomen worden ...
Le Marche: an insider's guide by Peter Greene
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 48,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A guide to help you discover Italy's Marche region, the place to go if you want a taste of real Italy without the crowds. It has been written by English travel writer Peter Greene, who has lived and worked in the region for more than twenty years, and also runs the popular Marche Voyager website.
Assisi Walking Adventure Guide by John Litwinovich
Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Each year millions visit Assisi, the home of Saints Francis and Clare, but few experience many of the hidden treasures of the city and the surrounding Umbrian countryside. If you love to walk, explore, learn, discover and appreciate nature's wonders, read this guide and begin your adventures in one of the most inspiring places on earth!
Italy: 23 days By Train by Tom Blake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Planning a trip to Italy? This is a must read. Grab your Eurail pass. Syndicated columnist Tom Blake documents 23 days in Italy, using Italy's incredible train system to go from the Portofino-Genoa area to Lake Como, then to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, and back to Tuscany, Milan and Verona. Informative and entertaining. Lots of travel tips. 100 photos are included throughout the book.
Favorite Experiences in Florence, Italy by Margaret Cowan
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Margaret Cowan's Favorite Florence Experiences highlights nearly four decades of her journeys to Florence, Italy; including the food, art, architecture and the people. Margaret's company "Italy Cooking Schools" takes people on guided food tours to Italy twice a year. If you've never been to Italy this book will transport you there, and if you have it will bring back wonderful memories.
Day Tours of Rome by Dave Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010 by Passage To Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you are looking for THE eBook tour guide for Rome, then look no farther. This is it. We take you on six, half-day walking tours of over 60 sites throughout the Eternal City. We do not focus on restaurants, and hotels. We describe the sites and routes. We give you the histories, contents and backstories associated with each location. Most important, we show you how to save time and money.
My Father Came From Italy by Maria Coletta McLean
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his native village of Supino, is a rundown villa bought sight unseen by Mezzabotte Coletta 's daughter Maria - an olive branch after years of family struggle. While she and her husband breathe in the chatter of local tradesmen, fragrant offerings of well-wishing neighbors, and the aroma of fine wine, her father waits in Canada, anticipating the day he will again touch Italian soil.
Journey from Venice by Brian Lawrenson
Price: Free! Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Venice has long been one of the most intriguing cities on earth. Once the leading seaport of the Mediterranean it now is one of Europe’s busiest tourist cities. Everybody loves Venice. This is the story of a couple who went to Venice in search of history, romance and a little adventure. They ate in tratttorias where mainly Italians eat. They then caught the Venice-Istanbul Express to Turkey.
An Italian Home - Settling by Lake Como by Paul Wright
Series: Paul Wright's Italian adventures · Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,130. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011 by Earlswood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An English artist and his partner were bored with life in England and wanted to live in a place 'where every day brings joy to the soul'. They found it in a village by Italy's Lake Como, but their adventure was not without some frustration with the bureaucracy of the time. Enjoy Paul’s dry sense of humour as he conveys a vivid word picture of life beside the lake.
Terremoto, the Earth Quakes in Assisi by Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The travelogue of the 1997 earthquake in Assisi, and the nineteen pilgrims who risked the dangers to walk in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi. A miraculous tale of how the earthquake closed down buildings, and at the same time opened up hearts. Told by the leader of the pilgrimage, Dr. Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm.
Italy: Passport to Dining by Jon Albertson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Know What You Eat! A convenient menu translator for English-speakers visiting Italy. From Abbacchio to Zuppa Pavese, this concise food and menu translator provides clear, alphabetized descriptions of over 1,000 common (and not-so-common) Italian dishes that you are likely to find on menus throughout Italy. Know what you order!
Modern Rome, 4 Great Walks for the Curious Traveler by William Graebner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
BEST TRAVEL GUIDEBOOK 2014. Seen the Coliseum and the Vatican? Looking for a more authentic, contemporary experience? Walk without tourists in new Rome: in Garbatella, a delightful 1920s planned community; spectacular, Fascist EUR; Flaminio, Rome’s cultural heart, and nearby a “Mussolini theme park”; and up and down Trastevere’s charming stairways. Rome with the Romans. hyperlinks, photos, maps
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey by Nino MacDonald
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Itinerario magico in toscana dalla val d’arbia alla val d’orcia. by Rosario Volpi
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: Italian. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Il viaggio che faremo è nelle terre a sud della provincia di Siena, percorreremo l’antica via Francigena, e visiteremo il lembo di terra che dalla Val d’Arbia giunge fino alla Val d’Orcia, dove l’arte, i paesaggi e i sapori della terra regalano sensazioni ineffabili, che lasciano il segno, tanto che avrete voglia di non andar più via o, quando sarete lontani il desiderio di ritornarci.
Seductive Venice: In Casanova's Footsteps by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(5.00 from 1 review)
Seductive Venice takes readers on seven walking tours of Venice to over 90 locations Giacomo Casanova visited--churches, bridges, statues, alleys, and canals, all with helpful maps. Discover where this famous lover gambled, drank, cajoled, loved, spied, and seduced. Historical sidebars and Casanova’s own words punctuate this entertaining romp through the life of Venice’s most famous lover.
Landscapes of Sorrento, Amalfi and Capri by Julian Tippett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Sunflower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Sorrento, Amalfi and Capri - a wonderful area for walkers. The coastal towns south of Naples have attracted travellers for a hundred years and more. Today visitors come to soak up the sensational coastal scenery of soaring limestone cliffs, serpentine roads and clinging hillside villages. An essential guidebook for any visitor wanting to explore the stunning landscapes of this part of Italy.
Smart Guide Italy: Milan & Lombardy by Alexei Cohen
Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy is the only digital travel guide that covers all of Italy's regions and is written, researched, and investigated by full-time residents. Each title in the series provides insights to the most important monuments and useful information for eating, drinking, sleeping and having a good time in Italy. Visitors no longer have to lug around heavy guides with unrelevent chapters.
Smart Guide Italy: Rome & Lazio by Alexei Cohen
Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy is the only digital travel guide that covers all of Italy's regions and is written, researched, and investigated by full-time residents. Each title in the series provides insights to the most important monuments and useful information for eating, drinking, sleeping and having a good time in Italy.
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