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Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Europe » France
Best of Blog in France by Stephanie Dagg
Price: Free! Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Five years ago in 2006 we left our large, brand new house in Co. Cork, which we’d built ourselves, for a two-hundred-year-old hovel in Creuse, France. Why, oh why? We wanted to change our lives and we've certainly done that. I began my blog detailing our experiences in 2009 and it's become very popular. Here's a selection of entries from its first two years arranged January to December.
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief by Chris Dolley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,200. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France by Nigel Woodhead
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace by Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Picasso to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Winston Churchill to sex kitten Brigitte Bardot. The glorious strip of Mediterranean beach stretching from Marseilles to Monaco still attracts writers, artists, film stars, and scoundrels. Betcherman's rich account will delight tourists and armchair travelers alike.
Passage to Paris by Lucaya Luckey-Bethany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011 by Passage To Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This guide to Paris, the "City of Lights", is our latest city tour guide. Written by Lucaya Luckey-Bethany, we take you a series of five tours around this wonderful city. You will visit both the famous and infamous sites, learning some little known facts and histories on Paris. Each tour is designed to allow you to easily get from one location to the next, with exacting directions.
Chasing the Chimney Sweep by Selwyn Parker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,950. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The original Tour de France of 1903 was much tougher than today's version, with stages over 400kms long. The author of ten books of history and travel, Selwyn Parker and three others undertook to ride in the tracks of the original hard men. The narrative starts and ends in Paris as the cyclists wend their way over 2,000kms of rural and urban France in homage to the supermen of last century.
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story by Hugh Nicklin
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.
How Blue Is My Valley by Jean Gill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The true scents of Provence? Lavender, thyme and septic tank. There are hundreds of interesting things you can do in a bath but washing dishes is not one of them, nor what writer Jean Gill had in mind when she swopped her Welsh Valley for a French one. Discover the real Provence
Beatles France A Tour Guide To Beatles Sites in France and Monaco by Mark A Schneegurt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Beatles France features >40 Beatles sites in Paris, Lyon, Nice, Monaco, and beyond. Detailed directions by train or by car from central stations. Easy-to-read line maps marking exact locations of Beatles sites and images for street-level recognition. Story of each site from Beatles history, from 1961 until today, including solo appearances. Explore the Beatles by Exploring Beatles France!
Learn about Laruns Village, French Holiday in the beautiful Valley D’ossau – Gateway to the awesome Pyrenees Mountains by Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Illustrated Diaries, Book 8 · Travel Handbooks, Book 3 · Budget Holidays Europe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / hospitality, travel & tourism
A rambler's clearly written diary notes and photographs about the beautiful Village of Laruns (525 m. altitude 1425 population) nestling in the Valley D’Ossau, in the centre of the Pyrenees National Park, consisting of a research-based approach to discovering the importance of Laruns within its geographical area.
Culture Briefing: France - Your Guide to French Culture and Customs by Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing: France provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the French people. Whether traveling to France, working on a class paper or doing business with the French, you'll find Culture Briefing:France an invaluable resource.
I is for Illuminated Salt and Pepper Pots (and other everyday essentials) by Doreen Porter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Living - or thinking - of going to live in France, or simply just interested in the country? Here's an A to Z of what could happen to you! From the complexities of getting a phone installed, to the need for illuminated salt and pepper pots. From eating snails to finding the right word for a mousetrap,and even how to make sure you get a parking space. Come and join the fun.
Deep in the Heart of France: A Guide to the Loire Valley's Contemporary Caves by Robert Bonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,710. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
France's Loire Valley is honeycombed with thousands of caves, a number of which are open to the public. This is your guide to nearly 200 cave lodgings, cave restaurants, cave art galleries, cave museums and many other "troglodyte" attractions. Also includes 22 walks in cave country.
Paris Unraveled: The Student's Guide to Living and Studying in France by Allison Grant
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Paris Unraveled is the ultimate guide to living and studying in Paris or anywhere in France for students who want to study abroad. It includes a step-by-step guide to applying to French universities, getting your visa, validating your residency permit, tips on opening a bank account, getting an apartment, finding a job, writing your cover letter and cv/résumé in French, and more!
Pilgrimage: Exploring France's Ancient Pilgrim Towns by G McDougall
Series: Pilgrimage, 3. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Be inspired! Pilgrimage explores France's ancient towns on the Santiago Pilgrim's Way. Relive the journey with poetic affection and bite, lovingly written, with a vibrant and passionate pen. You'll want to see these towns for yourself. Commentators say Pilgrimage is “beautiful poetic writing", written with “Inspired metaphor”, “to a breathless walking rhythm
Biarritz France Holiday by Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Illustrated Diaries, Book 15 · Budget Holidays Europe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / hospitality, travel & tourism
A Rambler’s tour of the famous French resort of Biarritz on the Atlantic coast which explores the many reasons behind its growth including the area’s historical links with Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. [Includes diary notes, colour photographs plus Canadian-based research about its shared Basque-Newfoundland & Labrador, Whaling and Cod-Fishing heritages.] [Revised English Edition]
Bitter Oranges and Sweet Blossom by Joyce Yull
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When the opportunity arises to leave damp and dreary 1980s England, they would be foolish not to take it. So they do. Loaded up, complete with the family cat, the Yull family head off on an adventure to the South of France.
Wines of Carcassonne: The Cabardes AOC by Ryan O'Connell
Price: $4.72 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
"Wines of Carcassonne" is a journey through beautiful vineyards in the south of France. The author, a winemaker in the region, writes simply in a down-to-earth tone so that his descriptions of the land and the history of the Cabardes region are approachable to all readers. The book includes a map of the region and a full list of independent wineries in case you're inspired to visit one day.
After Provence...We Must Do That... by Michael Bernard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A gently humorous story of a family's search for their dream home in the South of France.