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Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 1: Wanderer
Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
(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!
A Year of Transformation
Series: Paddlin' On Trademark Series, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A Year of Transformation is Mary Anne Smrz's third book in the Reflections from the Red Kayak Trademarked series. Mary Anne takes readers halfway around the world, paddling toward their authentic selves, as she reveals nature's life lessons, discovered during a year of kayak excursions.
Foodie Facts 1: Why Beer Goes Better with Cheese and Other Tasty Tidbits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Get ready to bite into this delicious first "Foodie Facts" release. "Foodie Facts 1: Why Beer Goes Better with Cheese and Other Tasty Tidbits" is a mouth-watering buffet of speedy features and helpful how to's about food, drinks, history, culture, and travel collected from around the world, including tidbits about coffee, teas, wines, cheeses, food facts and origins. Bon Appétit!
Exploring Myanmar: Traveling the Dusty Roads of the New Burma
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A story of troubled bus rides, dusty journeys, long boat tours, preschools on stilts, ancient pagodas, tea houses, fresh noodles, and the people met along the way. Myanmar is the last frontier of Southeast Asia travel. Information is spotty, and constantly changing. Although the guidebooks can provide practical information, they cannot come close to describing how it feels to travel the new Burma
A Walk Across Suburbia: One Man's Journey Through His Neighborhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why go to the farthest reaches of the earth to explore when you can do so in your own backyard? Author and adventurer Ken Ilgunas sets out on a bizarre journey to explore his boyhood suburb anew.
Middle Eastern Fortune Telling in Shanghai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
Everywhere in Asia fortune tellers are willing, but not necessarily able, to give meaning to your life. They offer you all sorts of prescient methods from which to choose. One can take the results from any method with a grain of salt or put faith in them and live accordingly. I was a pragmatic naysayer, until fortune telling came home to roost one afternoon in a small restaurant in Shanghai.
Life is a Trip
Price: $8.69 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A highly entertaining guide to how cultural ad experiential travel will change your life.
My Passage to India
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This travelogue of India is based on a thirteen week visit to a relatively undiscovered country.The book captures various aspects of the India: its culture, customs, peoples and religious beliefs. Moreover, it shows how Western benchmarks or preconceptions do not necessarily well serve the tourist hoping to understand what India means to its native dwellers.
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
The Retrospective Traveler: An Innocent in South America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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.
The Summit Prince of Braga: A Journey in Nepal's Annapurnas
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Just north of Nepal's bustling Annapurna Circuit is a narrow gorge guarded by sheer cliffs hundreds of feet high which leads to a hidden valley high on the Tibetan plateau, a region remote enough for Khampa guerillas to use it as a hideout. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey there, and will appeal to any lover of mountain literature, and of trekking and climbing in the Nepal Himalayas.
A Lifetime Of Holidays ... Part One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Brace yourself for a series of strange (sometimes dangerous, often laugh-out-loud funny) adventures and colourful characters as 'holidaylogue' author Frank Rawlins goes from seaside England to Greece and Spain, north Africa, Hong Kong and Australia. A worthy follow-up to ebook success Holiday Of A Lifetime ... Never Again!, the story of two sixtysomethings who set out to conquer Peru.
Every Day France - Health
Series: Everyday france, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
2300 words on living close to death and enjoying it. Do I cause my heart problems? Yes, sort of. My eldest son recently suffered a slight stroke and when he was checked out they found he'd got my gene for heart problems. Thankfully he was not as severely affected as me. Seems the gene is always present so how come I survive at all? It took me a long time to work that out. You can find out today
The Dog's Rollocks
Series: Buggering Around, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Living the Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Living the Dream - or how to leave everything you know behind and travel the world for three years. One day, the author quits his fast-paced corporate job, sells most of his belongings and leaves on a world trip - and never looks back. This book closely follows his journey, giving intriguing insights into the countries and cultures that he encountered along the way.
Delaplaine's 2013 Long Weekend Guide to Cancun (Mexico)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a full weekend in the Cancún. =Lodgings =Fine & budget restaurants =Nightlife listings =Spas, Tours, the Ruins & other attractions
O Come Ye Back to Ireland
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 70,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Kiltumper Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A young American-Irish couple gives up New York to take up farming in the west of Ireland, and finds what has been a part of them since before they were born. “Written from the heart.” Keith Henderson, The Christian Science Monitor “Perceptive and balanced and altogether delightful.” Maura Boland, Chicago Tribune “A joy to read.” Patrick Campbell, Irish Echo
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Brazil Blog
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A year and a half of blog postings from Olinda, Pernambuco, in the northeast corner of Brazil. Day to day life and observations of an American ex-pat regarding the trials and joys of life in what could be paradise, but just misses.
Confessions of a Weary Business Traveler - The Americas
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Note that this is a section from Travel Diaries of an Atypical Business focusing on the Americas only 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.