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Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Europe » France
A Baguette a Day: My First Year in Saint Antonin by T. D. Lake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 214,760. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
T. D. Lake along with his partner, Linnea, and their golden retriever, Beau, take a leap of faith into the unknown when they move from Arizona to Saint Antonin-Noble-Val, a rural village in southwest France. A Baguette a Day is a must-read for anyone thinking about moving to France. It is loaded with anecdotes that will enlighten every reader about life in France and how the French live it.
A Bathtub in Our Garden by Robert W. Martin
Price: $5.17 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
An amusing account of the attempted ecological renovation of an ancient French farmhouse in the heart of the countryside.
Paris Travel Guide by Top Deals Hotel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Paris Travel Guide developed by the Top Deals Hotel team reveals Paris in simple lines, but focusing on details. You will learn everything you need to know about travelling to Paris, from the metro fare ticket to the most luxurious restaurant in town, from the subway taking you to the desired attraction to your most suitable shopping style.
Französisch mit Spickzettel: Zwei Engländer, zu viele Tiere, und ein Kriminalfall by Chris Dolley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,480. Language: German. Published: April 2, 2013 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
New York Times Bestseller Tiere, die sich unmöglich benehmen, die Mißgeschicke anderer Leute und der bizarrste Kriminalfall, den es je gegeben hat. Der internationale Bestseller Französisch mit Spickzettel ist die—unglaubliche, aber wahre—Geschichte der ersten acht Monate, die Chris in Frankreich verbracht hat. Er wurde als 'ein Jahr in der Provence mit Miss Marple und Gerald Durrel' bezeichnet.
Faking It In France by Karen Bates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Living semi bankrupt in France wasn't the dream I'd fantasied about. Homesick and disillusioned, I knew something had to change, but what?
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story by Hugh Nicklin
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,420. 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.
Deep in the Heart of France: A Guide to the Loire Valley's Contemporary Caves by Robert Bonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,720. 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!
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.
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.
How Blue is my Valley by Jean Gill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: 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
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.
Chasing the Chimney Sweep by Selwyn Parker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,960. 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.
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief by Chris Dolley
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 89,870. 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.
Bonnes Vacances! Sharing a House in France by Andree Rushton
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 79,400. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The people of the ancient market town in southern France could not understand it. Why on earth would all these Anglais want to turn a fading hotel particulier into a shared home if they weren't even related? Bonnes Vacances! is the intriguing story of how a group of friends and acquaintances with different tastes, outlooks and personalities created an ideal holiday retreat.
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!