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Snakeskins and Signposts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Loaded down with dehydrated rice and beans and her hunger for freedom, Sher pedals 2,000 miles from Bellingham, WA, through the Cascade Mountains to southern OR and back. Strangers are friends, the smell of a forest ravages the senses, every caw from a crow is a sign, and home will never be the same again. Told with humor and candor, this tale keeps readers perched on handlebars leaning forward.
The Americas North to South, Part 1: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(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.
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.
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.
Ocean Boulevard - An epic journey all the way... from a boy to a man
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
No Hugging In China
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The totally true story of a blonde New Yorker's sojourn as an English teacher in the Guangdong Province
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
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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!
Remembering Names: Reflections from Kenya
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Andrew Kooman reflects on his time in Kenya while a member of the crew filming E for Everyone: The Mouse and the Elephant. With moving passages of his time in areas of Kenya affected by AIDs and drought, Andrew gives a behind the scenes look of the film that has inspired people around the world.
An Amorous Route: Love and Laughter Along Germany’s Romantic Road
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,050. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The number one job of the tourist is to entertain the locals... at least it is according to Scott Donald's light hearted account of love and laughter along Germany's Romantische Straße, or Romantic Road. With his wife in tow, he takes you on a winding winter journey full of gingerbread houses, seductive walled cities and castles with more than a little personality.
Pusser's Progress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Gerald Hornsby. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Traveling Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Occidental Tourist
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The complete story from my book of short travel stories, "More Than A Fortnight."
To Travel Hopelessly
Series: English Teacher X, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(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."
The Grumpy But Lovable New Yorker Guide To Enjoying Life Even Though You are Broke... And Grumpy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Back in early 2009, I was writing articles for an on-line magazine. When I applied for the job, they asked me to pitch to them what made me tick. Whatever I said, they knighted me the 'Underground Travel' reporter. I don't know if that meant reporting about things below street level or they perceived me as the fringe living Bohemian that I am. I just wrote whatever I wanted and nobody got hurt.
Destination Unknown
Price: Free! Words: 113,600. 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.
Postcards From Across the Pond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dispatches from an accidental expat--a humorous commentary on British life by a bewildered American who, through no fault of his own, found himself living in England.
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill
Series: World Adventurers Series, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill chronicles the author's attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. At forty years old and on the verge of a midlife crisis, he tried to change his life by climbing a mountain. This book is for climbers and hikers interested in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and for anyone who feels over the hill and needs to make a life change.
A Zine of a Trip, a Trip of a Zine
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This zine is about my travels in three empire states: Japan, China and Mongolia. Of course, it’s also partial: it’s my trip, it’s what I saw and thought and experienced. So while it's about the stuff I mention, it is also about me: it can’t not be, as everything we write reflects who we are. So there's some identity musings in here too, plus a bit on dark tourism. And some fun stuff too.
Travels with Facebook
Price: Free! Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a trip zine but also a zine about remembering old friendships. It’s about reconnecting in five locations – New York, Providence, Toronto, Montreal, and rural California – with friends from different periods of my life. The whole trip was organized on Facebook, and it came at a time when my life and studies were breaking me and I hadn’t realized just how much stress I’d been under.
Inside the Tortilla: A Journey in Search of Authenticity
Series: Radical Routes. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who hasn’t dreamt of living in a warmer climate, amongst warmer people and in a country where food is given away for free? Forget the Spain of coastal ghettos, of sun-burnt socks, sandals and sangria. You have to look further inland to find the real country, you have to travel Inside the Tortilla.