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Me & U2 Around the World - Part 2 - North America 2009 by Cathal McCarron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,960. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Cathal describes his dramatic time following the U2 360˚ tour through North America in the summer of 2009, from Chicago to Vancouver, through Boston, New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and every other city U2 visited in between.
In Search of Me by Carol Young
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 126,260. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Carol Young set herself a challenge in 2004, to walk the length of Britain. The experience proved rewarding and life changing. In over 1200 miles of plodding the lanes and tracks of the UK, she met fascinating people, whose kindness and generosity helped to make the task enjoyable. There were glimpses of rare wildlife and breathtaking scenery too.
High Seas Drifter (Cruise Confidential 4) by Brian David Bruns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,100. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The surprise ending to the Cruise Confidential series! An epic sail into the sunset. Romance. Discovery. Lawsuits. One fascinating year on the world's largest sailing vessel, plying the Mediterranean was the highlight of four years at sea - and the end. It wasn't the betrayal that bothered him so much, but the lawsuits.
Unsinkable Mister Brown (Cruise Confidential 3) by Brian David Bruns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,830. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
USA Best Book Award winner, double Book of the Year Award nominee, and Paris Book Festival winner. From 3X Book of the Year winning author Brian David Bruns comes a true, hilarious, and surprisingly fiery international love affair across three continents and several seas. The full story of why troubled souls seek escape by working at sea.
Ship for Brains (Cruise Confidential 2) by Brian David Bruns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,410. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From 3X Humor Book of the Year winning author Bruns, Ship for Brains takes on cruise ship art auctioneers: a society brimming with odd personalities drawn to the stress and isolation that invariably lead to alcohol and a Hell-may-care attitude. The burn-out rate is phenomenal, but when it works, you are king of the world. This ain't no galley tour.
An African Odyssey by Peter Winton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160,600. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.
The Dog's Rollocks by Laura Tong
Series: Buggering Around, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Out of their depths & out of their minds, The Dog’s Rollocks is the antidote to all those tales of daring-do by fearless Adventurers that leave one feeling woefully inadequate and semi-suicidal. Instead, it charts in a sometimes surreal diary the disastrous real-life journey of one middle-aged, middle-class, couple, along with their overweight Labrador, to escape mid-life crisis & canapes.
Mongolia: Travels in An Untamed Land by Jasper Becker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
For seventy years Mongolia was all but closed to the west - a forbidden country, shrouded in darkness. Jasper Becker had long dreamed of exploring the sweeping land that lay just beyond China’s Great Wall and when communism disintegrated, he finally did. Setting out from Kublai Khan’s capital, Beijing, Becker was one of the first westerners to cross the border tracing the course of Yellow River.
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.
Een Groenlander in Afrika by Koos Dijksterhuis
You set the price! Words: 117,570. Language: Dutch. Published: April 24, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Ze dribbelen langs het strand op zes tenen: drie aan elke voet. Als je op het strand wandelt, lopen ze voor je uit, tot ze ineens terugsnorren. Drieteenstrandlopers zijn gezelligheidsdieren. ’s Winters hollen ze over de stranden van Schotland tot Zuid-Afrika. Maar waarom vliegen ze eigenlijk naar Afrika als ze ook in Nederland kunnen overwinteren? En waarom broeden ze helemaal bij de Noordpool?
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.
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye by Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
Me & U2 360 by Cathal McCarron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Between 30th June 2009 in Barcelona and 30th July 2011 in Moncton, Cathal followed the U2 360° tour, writing reviews and tales of the concerts as he went. The ebook of Me & U2 360° is a multimedia collection of all those concert tales. If you saw a U2 360° concert, or are a U2 fan, then you will thoroughly enjoy this book!
Random Acts of Travel: Featuring Trepidation, Hammocks and Spitting by Dean Johnston
Price: Free! 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.
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.
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.
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.
Aegean Dream by Dario Ciriello
Price: $2.99 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?
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.