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Travel Joy or Curse
You set the price! Words: 30,730. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Travel Joy or Curse is a pictorial account of my travel experiences taking me to over 40 countries and countless airports while I circumnavigated the earth seven times in 60 years. Embedded with my own brand of dry wit, it is written as a series of events that happened during my travels. Time has a way of softening our attitude to the bad things and creates wonderful memories to share.
Not Quite Lost: Travels Without A Sense of Direction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Humorous, quirky and mysterious travel stories in the vein of Bill Bryson. Wry, romantic, amused wanderings in Cornwall, Devon, Shropshire, Lincolnshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Not Quite Lost is an ode to the quiet places you never realised might have a tale to tell.
The Ghosts of Cape Cod
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 1620, a tiny band of Europeans landed at Provincetown. They drafted the Mayflower Compact, the seed of government for the United States. Though the harbor was serene and well suited for boats and the ocean waters were bursting with seafood - the Europeans soon departed for Plymouth! Was it the 'Natives' that drove them off, or The Ghosts of Cape Cod?
Hey! I'm Shaun and I'm Annoying!
Price: Free! Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is what happens when a man, free of his student loans and out of his comfort zone, travels the world for an entire year. What he finds out about his reality and mindset forces him to change from the boy he was to the man he is.
Taking The Long Way Home: Germany to Newfoundland by Motorcycle, Scooter and Van, The Collected Chasing Summer Articles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Friendly kidnappings by Russian bikers, flying motorcycles off of cliffs in Mongolia and adopting a beach dog in Thailand are all part of Sherrie & Patrick's year of chasing summer. This is the collected essays of her Chasing Summer column she wrote during 2011 and 2012. A must read for anyone who has ever dreamed of packing everything up and hitting the road.
Burmese Daze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A female British journalist's independent travels around Burma in 2004 and 2005. There's poverty and politics but there's craziness too; a monastery of jumping cats? What's not to love?
Tales and Travels of a Teacher in Thailand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned with the tedium of life in cold UK, Jeff Sparks is drawn to Thailand’s tropical climate and the people’s joi de vivre. For over two decades he and fellow ex-pats work together as English teachers, building new lives in the Land of Smiles to varying degrees of success. Humour and surprise accompany the teachers throughout their adventures, both in the classroom and upcountry.
Barry's Frenglish Folies
Price: Free! Words: 94,690. Language: British English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A potpourri of serious, humorous and seriously humorous reflections on the French and English viewed through the eyes of a split-identity and occasionally demented Frenglishman …
Into the blue: Half-planned travels of an amateur vagabond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,580. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Lose your ticket before you’ve even set off, find out what whalers think of Greenpeace, dodge dive-bombers, meet dangerous truckers, interview a tennis star, witness horror, walk all night, fish for your dinner, watch sunsets in the wilderness, ride legendary highways, stargaze in the Rockies, hitch-hike through the outback, be rescued by an angel, become Robin Hood, escape from Colditz.
The Everest Politics Show: Sorrow and Strife on the World's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In April 2014 Mark Horrell travelled to Nepal to climb Lhotse, which shares a base camp and climbing route with Mount Everest. A devastating avalanche swept across the mountain, and suddenly he found himself witnessing the greatest natural disaster Everest had ever seen. When a group of Sherpas came out in protest, what happened next left his team shocked, bewildered and fearing for their safety.
Your Man in the Orient - Part 1 (A Guide to Living in Vietnam)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An Englishman lives in Cape Town for ten-years and then, by accident, packs up and moves to Vietnam, having never even been there on holiday. What could possibly go wrong?
International Lifestyle: Moving Abroad in Your 20's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,220. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
International Lifestyle is a book about 13 people who took the leap to move abroad, left their comfort zones and completely redesigned their lives. From the highs and lows of life abroad the 13 authors share their life stories about why they moved abroad and why it is so important to do so in your 20’s.
On a Greek Island: a Season in Zakynthos
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A warm-hearted account of life on the Greek island of Zante, written by someone lucky enough to have spent a season playing guitar there, reading books there, and above all, doing nothing in particular there.
Riding Out On A Limb On The Labrador Highway, Five Days On The Worst Of Roads, The Slowest Race Through A Barren Wilderness To Meet A Ferry That May Not Be There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A routine-weary office drone, desperate for a new perspective, mistakenly heads into the wilderness on one of the worst roads in North America. Bad weather and mechanical problems force some difficult decisions to be made in what turns out to be an extreme example of going way out on a limb. If an appointment with a ferry at the other end is missed, he may have to return on the same road!
Around the World in 80 Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,300. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Around the World in 80 Tales is a collection of true stories from my travels through 25 countries across five continents. It's a fascinating journey that includes the amusing, amazing and even a little crazy. Collectively, my stories are captivating insights into travelling the world on a budget.
Letters from Australia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Meant to be a long and "unplugged" holiday, far away from computers and her colleagues at work, Christine's plan to let her friends know her whereabouts, morphed quickly into a unique and personal travelog, painting a personal impression of late nineties Australia. There are bigger and longer travel books about the enormous land of contrasts which is Australia, but few so intimate and revealing.
Few Cities through the Lens of Hiranya Borah
Price: Free! Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
I have visited many cities of India and outside India. Many of the provincial capitals have been visited more than once .This book contains about some world class cities in my own perspective and as due to short stay in these cities my observations may not be agreed by the the people of these cities.Therefore, whatever I have written in the book are based on my limited exposures to the cities.
Me & U2 Around the World - Part 2 - North America 2009
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.
Off The Map: Fifty-Five Weeks of Adventuring in the Great American Wilderness and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(3.00 from 1 review)
Off The Map is a collection of fifty-five outdoor adventures that take place along the rougher and more precarious edges of our country's natural splendor. If you enjoy tales of haunted hotels and hot springs, hypothermia and heat exhaustion, as well as snapshots of the most scenic locations this continent has to offer, Off The Map will satisfy your inquisitive and adventurous spirit.
The Oxford Tribe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The city of dreaming spires. Eden meets academia. The stuffiest place in Britain, and the silliest too. Oxford is many things to many people, but for Peter Rudiak-Gould, newly arrived as a student of anthropology, it was the most exotic tribe he could hope to study (and join). Part memoir, part field guide, The Oxford Tribe will entertain the seasoned traveler and the armchair philosopher alike.

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