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Destination Unknown
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Price: Free! Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Desert Drive: A zine about crossing the Sahara
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Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This is the story of a 2011/2012 road trip from Spain to Gambia, part of the Plymouth-Banjul Banger Rally. In it, I talk about all kinds of stuff: Western Sahara separatism, the Chinese mafia in Nouakchott and the slippery 'fixers' we dealt with along the way. There's also a poo story. I don't talk all that much about cars because I don't understand them, but I do talk about how I tried to learn.
More Amazing Travel Experiences - 13 more globe-trotting travel stories to inspire you to kick-start your own adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Do You Speak English? - Versión en Español
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Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: Spanish. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Wayne Parry es un hablante de varios idiomas, que ha dedicado un año para volver a descubrir las formas más efectivas de aprender un idioma durante un viaje. Su trabajo en escuelas de idiomas le llevó a todos los rincones del mundo y este relato de su viaje lingüístico más reciente nos muestra que cualquier cosa puede suceder cuando lejos de casa.
Amazing Travel Experiences - 15 more stories from one world traveller hoping to provide little inspiration for your next travel adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 33,390. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Good Morning Corfu: Living Abroad Against All Odds
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009 by Open Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Often funny, always thoughtful, and surprisingly esoteric in nature, the forty-four short essays written by award-winning author David A. Ross deal with expatriate living in detail - from myth to reality, from novelty to stagnation, from glorious experiences to down-right gory experiences, and back again.
Another Name for Paradise: A Journey through the History and Nature of Northern Colorado
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
For more than 10,000 years the foothills and mountains of Northern Colorado have been home to many people. Despite floods and fire, drought and disease, people continue to call this place home. Through a first-person narrative, writer Jim Hess comes to understand his place in this place.
The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 182,460. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Covering fifty countries on six continents over a twenty-year span- Henderson asks the hard social, political and economic questions while vagabonding his way around the world. Invoking the wit and humor of Twain and the curiosity of Kerouac- Henderson discovers himself, humanity and revolutionary politics through encounters with God’s chosen people - the global poor.
Around the World on the QE2: The Last of the Great Ocean Liners
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A personal account of the the ship's last world cruise, with many photos. Places visited include the Taj Mahal, Jaipur,Mount Parnassus, Cape Horn, Egypt, Easter Island, Hong Kong,the Great Wall, Dubai, Salalah, Safaga, Valencia, Lisbon, Fort Lauderdale, Barbados, Salvadore da Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, Strait of Magellan,Tahiti, Moorea, Pitcairn Island,Tonga, New Zealand,and Australia
English Teacher X Guide To Teaching English Abroad
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
English Teacher X has finally collected his essays into book format. This brutally frank, frequently profane, occasionally profound but always insightful look at English teaching abroad in the 21st century is a perfect guide for beginners and those thinking of entering the profession. This 2013 edition includes dozens of pages of new material, including interviews with real teachers of EFL.
To Travel Hopelessly
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies."
Loose Movement Part 1
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Series: Loose Movement, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Loose Movement Part 1 is a collection of short pieces.It includes travel writing, film and music reviews and short stories, most of which have been published online.
Flailing
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Price: Free! Words: 47,910. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Flailing follows Derry as he couch crashes his way through his post grad year. With a greed for adventure and an abhorrence of boredom, he tries to answer the question, “What do you do with a degree in English Literature?” Seeking experiences odd and uncomfortable, raw and uncut, Derry travels the world in search of stories to tell.
The Americas North to South, Part 1: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
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Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Nothing goes to plan in this modern day family adventure. As the Anderson's leave winter behind and explore the mysteries of the Lost City of the Inca, unbelievable tales are shared with classmates back home. Pack your suitcase, and come along for the ride in Part 1 of Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet, based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Andersons 1 World.
Farther Up the Main
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of quadding, hiking, and survival. Tales from remote areas 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 Main.'
Tasting Life Around The World
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Are you looking for a way to : • Live more intuitively • Bring spirituality to your daily life • Stimulate your own creativity • Experience the joy in every single moment. “Tasting Life Around the World” will show you the way. Reading about Murielle’s travel experiences will connect you to her joy, her love, her passion for life and this amazing world. Open your heart and soul and be inspired.
I Speak of Ghana
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Series: Ghanaman Musings, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
I Speak of Ghana is an honest journey of deft oration replete with the sounds, smells, sights, frustrations, triumphs and the mundane – everything that makes the Ghanaian experience finds its way into this book. Nana Awere Damoah performs an insightful examination of the heart of the matter. Narrated with humor, the book is Nana’s eloquence at its best.
Up the Main
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Off-road riding on quads and motorcycles in the region surrounding Powell River, BC. From Desolation Sound to Jervis Inlet, coastal British Columbia at its best. Canadian stories about the Sunshine Coast, focusing on quad destinations and the people who ride. Off-the-grid lifestyles are explored by the author of the series 'Coastal British Columbia Stories.'
Letters from an Expatriate in Europe
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Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2012 by A. Datta. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tagore wrote these letters nearly three decades before becoming the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. They give an in-depth view of Victorian England through the eyes of an Indian and a Bengali. The author drew flak from his own critics for his dissections of the Anglo-Bengali and English psyches. His words are as relevant and enjoyable now as they were then …
World Voyagers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Indie and IPPY Award Winner 2008! The e-book version of “World Voyagers” brings all of the adventures of Phil, Amy and Stew to small hand-held devices. Embark on a hunt for crocodiles, while waiting for the dentist. Frolic naked in a Polynesian ceremonial mare, while waiting in line at the post office. Read, eat and weep as you learn about love, loss and goats head soup.