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P.R.C - Pretty Real China
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Denis spent 3 years in China. Chongqing to be precise. And he survived to tell the tale. This tale is one that he would have liked to read before moving, because the unpreparedness for what the country is truly like hit him harder than he had ever imagined. Forget what you think you know about contemporary China. At best it is mistaken, at worst dangerous. If you really want to know, read on.
Getting There: Journeys of an accidental adventurer
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Author Sue Williams recounts her earliest world travels - solo, with a companion and as part of a dysfunctional group - across five continents, surviving adventures and misadventures ranging from the hilarious to the downright hair-raising.
113 Things To See And Do In Edinburgh
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Series: 113 Things To See And Do, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(2.00 from 1 review)
113 great things to see and do in Edinburgh. Abbey Strand, Arthur’s Seat, Biddy Mulligans Pub, Bobby's Bar, Brass Rubbing Centre, Caledonian Brewery, Calton Hill, Camera Obscura And World Of Illusions, Canal Boat, Canongate, Canongate Kirk, Castle Rock, Charlotte Square, City Of The Dead Tours, Craigmillar Castle, Cramond Village, Deacon Brodie's Tavern, Dean Village, Dirty Dicks Pub, Dog Cemeter
Traveling Softly and Quietly
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,090. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A young man's journey for meaning on and off the beaten path.
Reiseleiter - Herr oder Diener
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dieses Buch zeigt die Lebenswelt des Reiseleiters. Seine Strategien des Handelns auf Reisen. Durch Erzählungen, Anekdoten,Darstellungen und Interpretationen von Situationen, denen der Reiseleiter ausgesetzt ist. Der Illusion der Freiheit und Gemütlichkeit des Tätigkeitsbereiches, wie es aus der romantisch verklärten Sicht vieler Reisenden erscheint, steht eine ganz andere Realität gegenüber
Borrowed Expressions
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The English language owes much of its richness to the countless expressions borrowed from other tongues, and Japan has made some notable contributions to the lexicon. Very few native speakers of English are aware, however, of the etymology of some of the Japanese words they use. How many people would have realised, for example, that “karaoke” is partly a corruption of English?
Confessions of a Weary Business Traveler - The Americas
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The factual but quirky events of Malcolm Teasdale's business travel experiences throughout the Americas. Cultural challenges, alongside misunderstandings and misinterpretation abound in such places as Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Belize, Panama, Chile, and the Caribbean.
From The Grand Canyon To The Great Wall: Travelers' Best, Worst And Most Ridiculous Stories From The Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,640. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
"Grand To Great" brings our huge, wild world home with an outstanding collection of 67 stories, experiences, and thoughts from 54 authors and 45 countries around the globe. Stories that will make you laugh, cry, and think. Experiences that will inspire you to get up and create your own story – either right here at home or out in the farthest reaches of our world.
Listening for Quiet
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Quiet is one of the most elusive, hard to find natural resources left. In this collection of pieces, award-winning travel writer Edward Readicker-Henderson goes in search of quiet, of the sounds the world makes when it's only talking to itself, to find what true quiet is and what it can mean to us.
The Dog's Rollocks
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Series: Buggering Around, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Out of their depths & out of their minds, The Dog’s Rollocks is the antidote to all those tales of daring-do by fearless Adventurers that leave one feeling woefully inadequate and semi-suicidal. Instead, it charts in a sometimes surreal diary the disastrous real-life journey of one middle-aged, middle-class, couple, along with their overweight Labrador, to escape mid-life crisis & canapes.
Lost & Found in Egypt: A Most Unlikely Journey Through the Shifting Sands of Love and Loss
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With more dumb guts than preparation, a woman decides to take a solo journey to the Middle East on the Get-There-and-Wing-it Plan. In a voice both raw and illuminating, Kyla Merwin explores dramatic inner and outer landscapes, sometimes frightening, often hilarious and ultimately heartwarming. Her journeys bring her back to her most authentic self, to more that she ever thought she was capable of.
A Brit in the Boonies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of humorous short articles selected from writer and British expat Helen Leggatt’s column in the Malvern News – a local newspaper distributed in rural Canterbury, New Zealand. The 20 articles reveal how life in New Zealand can be a challenge, despite being viewed as "Little Britain".
113 Festivals To Attend Before You Die
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Series: 113 Things To See And Do, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Some of the greatest festivals that you need to attend before you die!! Festa Do São João - Portugal, Fete De La Musique - Brussels, Fiesta de la Dama - Spain, Frozen Dead Guy Days In Nederland – Colorado - USA, Full Moon Party - Thailand, Gawai Dayak In Sarawak – Borneo, Gay Pride Parade In Amsterdam – Netherlands, Gilroy Garlic Festival - USA, Glastonbury Music Festival – UK .......
Tour Guide to the Wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
Discover the 70+ wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. Learn about the individual winemakers and their philosophies. Find Santa Cruz wineries that are off the beaten path.
Every Day France - Health
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Series: Everyday france, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
2300 words on living close to death and enjoying it.
They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,930. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
A remarkable story of discovery, They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa charts the cultural and spiritual life of present-day Uganda, East Africa. Includes commentary on present-day issues such as the nation's controversial stance on homosexuality, HIV/AIDS, faith and burgeoning economic development.
One Year Lived
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,760. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Young memoirist sets off into the world for a year to discover his place in it. His yearlong journey, which took two years to save for, was a spirited blend of leisure, volunteerism, and enrichment. Highlights include bullfighting, volunteering, mustering cattle, analyzing the treatment of the Aborigines of Australia, and making love to Ivana on the second most beautiful beach in the world.
The Retrospective Traveler: An Innocent in South America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The humourous diary of a man who decides on a whim to travel on his own to South America. The 1980ies are a time of political upheaval with military coups and Sendero Luminoso still very much in the news. He hasn't researched it beforehand however, so everywhere he goes is a surprise to him -and them.
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 1: Wanderer
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Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The first in a series of books collecting travel and humor pieces the author wrote for a fabulously well-regarded newspaper column ("fabulously well-regarded" by his two dozen readers, anyway) while teaching college-level English classes onboard US Navy ships. Thrill as he rides a camel! Gasp as he avoids immolation in a volcano (by not, y'know, falling in)! Be filled with the joy of travel!
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Much more than adventurous travel, this book is an exploration of Ireland and her people, past and present. Observed with humour, sensitivity and insight, it is an engrossing account of encounters and experiences - astonishingly diverse - by a seasoned travelwriter. Everything from Dervla Murphy to the Mary Celeste. A journey packed with fact and anecdote that carries you along like the tide.