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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.
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
Kitten Heels in Kathmandu, Adventures of a Female Vagabond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mary, newly minted as a lone warrior after raising her son, sells everything she owns, breaks free of the USA and takes us on a water slide ride photographing the Dalai Lama in India to riding elephants bareback in Nepal. Across 27 countries by train, boat, bus, motorbike, and rickshaw she discovers that courage takes practice and wanderlust costs less than it does to stay home working.
World Voyagers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
English Teacher X Guide To Teaching English Abroad
Price: Free! Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
(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
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy, Book 1. 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."
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.
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.
Lost Among The Marigolds: A Diary of India
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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’.
Happier Than A Billionaire: The Sequel
Series: Happier Than A Billionaire, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Happier Than A Billionaire: The Sequel continues the journey of one couple’s adventures in Costa Rica. Follow the author and her husband as they move to the beach to build their dream home. Although the seafood is fresh and the sunsets are golden, it doesn’t take long for Nadine to find that this process won’t come easy, even when living in one of the prettiest places on earth.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book comprises sixteen articles describing my bicycle trips in/on Route 66, the Santa Fe Trail, the Natchez Trace, the Deep South of the United States, New England, Montana to Alaska, Maritime Canada, Washington state to Israel, Northern Europe, Eastern Hungary, South Africa, New Zealand, Tonga, the Cook Islands, and Central Chile.
The Key to the Castle: Zen and Travel Stories of Trust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens to a beginning student of Zen as she sits and watches her mind? How is a Zen retreat like a vacation? Whether visiting her aging mom, hiking in northern Thailand, crossing a rain-swelled creek in South Africa, or eating formal meals at a Zen retreat, Schleifer asks, “What is going on here?” Her discoveries become ours in this clear and poignant account of inner and outer journeys.
The Baby Voyage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Baby Voyage is the inspirational and often humorous true account of one U.S. couple’s unconventional decision to pursue their dreams of living and studying abroad, even as they were expecting their first child, by spending a three month maternity leave traveling in Europe. It is not only a great read for travel enthusiasts but also anyone dreaming about what is possible.
Fast Times in Palestine
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.
Random Acts of Travel: Featuring Trepidation, Hammocks and Spitting
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.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
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.

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