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Destination Unknown by Susan English
Price: Free! Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
What does it take to see the world? Money? A good travel agent? Extended vacation time? Or just maybe all it takes is $700, a bicycle, and an indomitable spirit.
Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia by English Teacher X
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In the year 2000, English Teacher X moved to the bankrupt, frozen, desolate country of Russia, seeking a quiet life. Instead, he found himself the center of attention of the gorgeous, sexy, amoral, and abundant female population of the city of Vodkaberg. At first bewildered and uncomfortable with the attention, he soon found himself staying far longer than he had planned, and longer than was wise.
Fast Times in Palestine by Pamela Olson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
Natural Wanders in Australia by Linda Lee Rathbun
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Expatriate Insights - Dissertations on International Living and Deep Comparative Culture Analyses by Winston Wu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,020. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Dissertations on Expatriate Living and Comparative Culture Analyses by Ladislav, an Expatriate Expert and Chief Advisor of HappierAbroad.com, considered "The Socrates of Expatriate Living".
Don't Step on the Dirt by Ryan Elson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
When his sister announces she’s getting married in Indiana, Ryan, already unemployed, packs up his trusty car Clyde to make the journey. Never forgetting to tell the roadside cows his final destination, Ryan camps his way across the American West. Chocked full of hilarious anecdotes and amusing historical tales, Don't Step on the Dirt will change the way you take your next road trip.
Jumping Ships - The global misadventures of a cargo ship apprentice by David Baboulene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Book two in David's humorous travel series. ‘Packed with enough ship board hilarity to make the reader literally weep with laughter, Ocean Boulevard and Jumping Ships are probably the funniest maritime-themed books in print today.' Ships Monthly ...laughs aplenty, but also top notch writing about the seas, ships and those who sail on them... Sea Breezes Magazine
Random Acts of Travel: Featuring Trepidation, Hammocks and Spitting by Dean Johnston
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,850. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Travelling through our diverse and fascinating world can be invigorating, uplifting and life changing. Of course, it can also be baffling, disgusting, aggravating and ridiculous. This hilarious tribute to world travel is full of humorous stories and shocking advice that will inspire you, make you laugh out loud and slowly but surely convince you to stock up on hand sanitizer.
A Year on Fire Mountain by Anna Habibti
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Anna Habibti’s diary of her year in Nablus, one of the most isolated cities in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territories, told with compassion, humour and a sense of the absurd.
Ocean Boulevard - An epic journey all the way... from a boy to a man by David Baboulene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." TalkSport "A seriously funny man with a great gift for story-telling. One of the funniest books I have ever read." City Talk "Baboulene is like a Bryson who has really played the field. Truly adventurous, truly hilarious and funny enough to burst your stitches!" Borders Books "Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." Maxim
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back by M. M. Justus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Wheelchair Around the World by Patrick Simpson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 148,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Patrick and Anne Simpson had a not so uncommon dream to travel the world upon their retirement. A major obstacle had to be crossed before this dream could become a reality. Anne, debilitated by a rare joint disease, would be confined to a wheelchair for much of their eight-month journey. Wheelchair Around the World is their heartwarming and inspiring account of a couple living out their dream.
Doing Italians...oops...Italy by Delusional Divas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,000. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
First time authors, The Delusional Divas, did what many only dream of. Shaking off the confines of their predictable lives, Baby Boomer best friends hopped a plane for Italy and a bit of romance and adventure. What happened changed their lives forever, and the authors invite everyone along for the uproariously funny, yet heartwarming ride.
One Year Lived by Adam Shepard
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,760. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
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.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns by Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish by Alastair Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Aegean Dream by Dario Ciriello
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story set on the real 'Mamma Mia' island of Skopelos. Comic and tragic by turns, Aegean Dream is a story of love, resilience, and the power of friendship. - What’s it really like to live on a tiny Greek island? - Why is the Greek economy so messed up? - What IS ‘The Secret’? ...and how do mysterious skulls, Russian prostitutes, President Bush the elder, and Pierce Brosnan come into it?
Following Josh by Dave Norman
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
From Beijing's hutongs to the "always undefeated" city of Warsaw, follow Josh along with author Dave Norman as they explore the Far East and Eastern Europe by rail. Whether drinking with nomads in Mongolia, dining with locals in Seoul, or exploring Russian paintball combat with a "retired" Soviet arms dealer, Norman's blend of humor and history makes the adventure come alive.
From The Grand Canyon To The Great Wall: Travelers' Best, Worst And Most Ridiculous Stories From The Road by David Slenk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 147,640. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"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.
Who Stole My India? by Amit Reddy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Amit has a plan, a far from practical one. He’s going to discover what it means to be Indian. How? By hopping onto Kaya, his trusted motorcycle, and heading out on a year-long journey around the country. An epic tale of India and Indians, and a young man’s quest to understand the two, "Who Stole my India?" takes you on a tragicomic journey across the social and political landscape of the country.
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