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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
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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
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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.
Traveling Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: 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.
The Occidental Tourist
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
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
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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
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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
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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.
Campervan Capers 2
Series: Campervan Capers. Price: Free! Words: 13,570. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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The Ongoing Adventures of a Campervanning Couple... With a first year of adventures under their belt, the campervanning couple embark on another year of mini capers. In this sequel to Campervan Capers, the author continues to blend travel tale with humour and practicality as she and her partner explore more sights (and sites) after the maiden year in their camper.
Lost Among The Marigolds: A Diary of India
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In this engaging memoir, a homeless American artist flees New York to backpack across India. Armed with a wry sense of humor and boundless curiosity, he crisscrosses a dazzling, fragile, complicated country. Alternately joyous and wistful, "Lost Among The Marigolds" describes an unforgettable journey, an amazing land, and the wondrous complexities of the human condition.
Tales from Down Under 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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These are more stories from my past here in Australia, Day to Day living, and how strange some days can turn out. :-) Shela Dingo
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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Spring 1993. 14 months earlier the USSR had collapsed and with Russia accessible once more Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off on their bicycles to ride from the Baltic to the Pacific. Over 153 days they encountered wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses on an extraordinary adventure through a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism.
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 2: Nomad
Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Literature
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This second volume of author and photographer C. Patrick Neagle's series is bigger and better, containing 36 travel-sized essays and 30 photographs from around the globe (but mostly from Arabia, Asia, and the Mediterranean). Filled with humorous and sometimes thoughtful commentary, these essays may help you avoid moped gangs in Europe, dive for pearls in Bahrain, and ride elephants in Malaysia.
Trucking in English
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
How Katie Pulled Boris.
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 84,210. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
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Keith’s wife Gail is looking forward to travelling the world and staying in comfortable hotels when Keith takes early retirement from his high-pressure job. But he has a shock in store for her. He unexpectedly decides to buy a huge American Winnebago-type motorhome (RV), tow a car behind ‘so they can bugger off for months on end around Europe’.