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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.
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.
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
christmas eve 1959. geoff and jules hit a low point in calcutta. what to do? they try hitch-hiking across asia on what would later be the hippie trail - with glittering generals, weirdos, wrestlers and mad fundamentalists. they upset the military in darjeeling, are reborn in the ganges, jailed in afghanistan, dodge the savak in teheran, get drunk in Macedonia, wind up in 1960s london and party on.
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.
RVing to the Land of the Midnight Sun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(3.00 from 1 review)
RVING TO THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN is a narrative of my six-week road trip in the summer of 2014 from Lynden, Washington to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, mainly with my car and small travel trailer. In this book you'll read about the many adventures and misadventures I experienced on this 7,000-mile trip through British Columbia, the Yukon Territory, and Alaska.
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
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.
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.
One Thing Leads To Another
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.00 from 1 review)
A humorous collection of facts, trivia and urban myth following a sometimes vague and tenuous trail, which leads us all over the world.
A Brit in the Boonies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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".
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.
In the Shade of the Sausage Tree
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A light-hearted account of a recent safari to the New Africa which revives the author's memories of life there 35 years before
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
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.
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.
Lift: Stories and Life Lessons from 15 Years of Hitchhiking the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"No cash, no ATM card – definitely no credit card. That was what I had decided for the trip..." From tales of road romance and international espionage, to escaping from horror movie villains and police dogs… This collection represents the funniest, most absurd, and most dangerous situations Michael has managed to get himself into in his last 15 years on the road.
Costa Rica un País Para Todas las Estaciones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: Spanish. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Esta e-libro es una descripción detallada de la experiencia de una pareja con dos viajes a Costa Rica. Uno en la estación seca y otra durante las lluvias. Cada viaje es diferente y fascinante. Encontramos un pequeño país que tiene mucho que decir a la ecología, la paz y la responsabilidad por el medio ambiente. Distrutamos mucho de la experiencia tropical con una gente amable y agradable.
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.
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
Sights Unseen: 1993
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What dominates the Alaskan landscape? Denali, the tallest mountain in North America? Or is it the fearsome grizzly bears? Neither, says the author in this entertaining, cheeky essay about a backpacking trip he took in which both Denali and the bears proved elusive long enough for him to learn why people really travel to the wilderness: for the stories they hear, and the stories they'll tell later.
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