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Gumbi vs The World
Price: Free! Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel comedy and chaos - follow Dot Gumbi as he explores Poland and America only to be hospitalized twice as he searches for a movie star, a monster, and the biggest ball of twine in the world. For fans of Bill Bryson.
A Very Late Gap Year In Taiwan
You set the price! Words: 67,100. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I quit my jobs as an Aerospace engineer and engineering graduate student to teach ESL in East Asia for one year. I only made it to ten months. If you are considering this as a career change, please learn from my many mistakes. Better yet: read about and laugh at my many mistakes from the comfort of your own home.
Here and There; This and That: Finding Adventure at Other Places and in Our Own Backyard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Author Gib Check takes readers on an armchair tour of the world, providing personal touches as he and his wife, Ruth, unearth - for better or for worse - the many curiosities of cities and countrysides both near and far.
Who Stole Our Bikes Book 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,690. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Continuing the young retirees twenty two month unique, challenging and adventurous journey from England, Bill and Pam, known on the road as The Oldies, have to date relished cycling through Belgium, Luxemburg, Germany and Italy. Varying their mission when in Greece they decided to venture further south for the summer, stopping off at Crete before cycling Israel where they were conronted by guns!
An African Odyssey
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.
Pracowałam na statku pasażerskim i w Arabskich Liniach Lotniczych (polish)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,890. Language: Polish. Published: May 26, 2014 by EscapeMagazine. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Pracowałam na statku pasażerskim i w Arabskich Liniach Lotniczych to książka, a właściwie zbiór maili pisanych do rodziny i przyjaciół.
They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,930. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A remarkable story of discovery, They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa charts the cultural and spiritual life of present-day Uganda, East Africa. Includes commentary on present-day issues such as the nation's controversial stance on homosexuality, HIV/AIDS, faith and burgeoning economic development.
Sunshine and Orange Blossom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ralph Morris’ horizons are broader than his modest upbringing on the coast of North East Lincolnshire might suggest. He combines the thrill of visiting new places and cultures with his love of people watching, a hobby which gives both him and his family much entertainment.
The Narrow Road: An Adventure on the Lincoln Highway
Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book is not a history of the Lincoln Highway, nor is it a travel guide listing all the sites and attractions. Instead, this is a travel narrative in the tradition of "Travels with Charley.” John Jay Abbott’s journey is a combination of swashbuckling adventure as well as careful reflection and discovery. It reveals a portrait of America and Americans found along the Lincoln Highway.
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
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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.
The Dog's Rollocks
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
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.
Jousting with Windmills - A Journey into the Heart of Spain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Without a word of Spanish to his name, Mark was perfectly prepared to leave home behind and begin life in Spain teaching English. Under his arm was a copy of Don Quixote, which acted as his indirect guide to the nation's psyche. His ambition was to learn the language, travel the country, unlock Cervantes' novel and add to his outlook on life. What he hadn't counted on was precisely what happened.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish
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
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
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
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.
Paradise Delayed - Our new lives in the wild. Caribbean island life in the beautiful archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sinking boats, defective chainsaws, document forgery and aggressive roosters are just a small sample of the hurdles facing a tired traveller who simply wants to lie in a hammock on his own isolated Caribbean island sipping margaritas for a while. "Paradise Delayed" may make you re-consider the nature of the Caribbean island dream, or may just inspire to find your own adventure of a lifetime.
Surviving Paradise: One Year On A Disappearing Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
peter rudiak-gould has written a memoir of his year living on a small atoll in the marshall islands, one of the most remote places on earth. It is a story that is often hilarious but with serious and fascinating digressions on the language and politics of the island and the threat that global warming poses to its precarious existence.
Me & U2 360
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!