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Adventures In The Air - 15 high-flying tales of airborne adventure to inspire your travelling spirit to soar
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Price: Free! Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
MC2 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of fiction, travel pieces, feature articles, and memoirs by undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University, Sydney. Published by the Department of Media, Music, Communications & Cultural Studies.
Farther Up the Lake
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of boating, hiking, and survival. Tales from remote areas of Canada where people are isolated from the bustle of the surrounding world. Stories for the stout of heart and those who crave wilderness adventure. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Lake,'
Traveling Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Prepare to dive into other worlds as award-winning travel writer Colleen Friesen takes you on her world-wide adventures. Her travel stories can be reflective, contemplative or snort-out-loud funny, but one thing is for sure, they are always compelling. Read Traveling Light and engage with the world in a new way.
Pusser's Progress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Gerald Hornsby. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Since time began, man has struggled with many aspects of life that confronted him. None have struggled more than Pusser Hills. The following accounts detail the adventures of one Pusser Hills, a gentleman motorhomer who seems to have a knack of getting things wrong. He also seems to have a rather unhealthy attraction to toilets, their functions, and contents.
My Funtastic Trip
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Price: Free! Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of blogs written by 11 year old, Amy Campbell, during her funtastic trip around Europe and North Africa in the summer of 2012.
Tales from a Travelling Mum: Navigating Europe with a Babe-in-Arms
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2009 by Bookshaker.com. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alice Griffin shares the story of how she embarked on a travel adventure with her young family during the first two years of her daughter's life. Taking in Norway, Greece, France and Spain on the way, Alice weaves an inspiring travelogue with practical advice to help other mums and dads who enjoy interesting and authentic travel to continue with their baby or toddler on board.
Chinese Tour Groups: Pigs on the Loose
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Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The book looks at the behaviour of Chinese tour groups when travelling both overseas and locally. It looks at the reasons behind the behaviours and what needs to be done to alleviate the "uncivilised" behaviours
A Whirlwind Around Morocco: A Light-Hearted Moroccan Travel Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Join travel journalist Derek Workman in this light-hearted story as he travels around Morocco, taking you on a 'whirlwind' adventure through the country's diverse culture and hidden landscapes.
Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Deadly pirate attacks and a near collision with an oil tanker are just two of the dangers faced by the crews of today's container ships. 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day', is the story of life on the high seas, where real adventures still exist. The author recounts her adventures on the container ship Serenity River in this entertaining narrative travelogue.
No Fixed Destination: Eleven Stories of Life, Love, Travel (Townsend 11 Vol 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This collection of 11 personal essays, memoirs, and true stories from Townsend 11, a group of award-winning writers, takes readers on emotional journeys and adventures around the world. If you like to read the stories published in Travelers’ Tales, Lonely Planet, and other creative nonfiction anthologies, you’ll love No Fixed Destination.
The Spirit of the Anzac
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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An emotional look at what Anzac Day means to Australians and New Zealanders.
No Set Boundaries: Eleven Stories of Life, Travel, Misadventure (Townsend 11, Vol 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Townsend 11 collective of award-winning writers is back again with eleven true stories that will delight, entertain, amuse, and inspire readers of all ages. Whether you want to tickle your imagination, laugh out loud, or come along on an adventure, No Set Boundaries has a story for you.
The Years of Walter Gordon Fischer: Fleeting Moments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a life on the front lines of 80 years of political, military and social upheaval Gordon Fischer has done it all: dancing while bombs landed in Damascus, held at gunpoint in Togo, dating Ms India, skiing with the aristocracy during the Korean War and deer stalking in Scotland. Travel the world and go back in time to see the rich and the poor as you have never done before.
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Price: Free! Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is two pieces of fiction and two pieces of non-fiction. They are set on two different continents. The first is Antarctica and the second is Holland. I worked in Antarctica for six months as a dishwasher. Later on I lived in Holland for a year and a half. The corresponding fiction pieces are excerpts that they inspired in my book The Good Luck Knot.
Under an Australian Sky
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Price: Free! Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Born in Australia, the author was raised in England of British-Australian parents. In her twenties, she sold everything, ditched her plans and travelled to her birthplace – a five-year journey she wrote about in The Jacaranda Trail. Under an Australian Sky features some short original reflections on the author's life Down Under, not included in The Jacaranda Trail book.
Our Man in Pattaya
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 32,550. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Our Man in Pattaya by Duncan Stearn, the author of Pattaya, Patpong on Steroids. Come for a walk on the wacky side as Pattaya and its locals and foreigners come together in a collection of the best of the popular Our Man in Pattaya monthly columns from the pages of the Pattaya Trader (also published by the Phuket Gazette newspaper under the title Streets of Pattaya).
Treading Lightly: Travels from Shanghai to Kiev
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Price: Free! Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Treading Lightly recounts travels from the bright lights of Shanghai to the cobblestones of Kiev, via the volcanoes of Hawaii and the canals of Venice. The collection comprises 17 travel pieces that add up to 21,000 words.
Do You Speak English? - French preview
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Price: Free! Words: 6,950. Language: French. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the French sneak preview of the first chapter of "Do You Speak English?" which is also available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese.
Natural Wanders in Australia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they travel to the more remote areas of the Land Down Under discovering its many natural wonders.