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Travel Joy or Curse by Peter Edwards
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 by Roz Morris
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.
Voices of News China: Chinese Young Adults Talk About Their Lives by C.J. Shane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Business
Learn about China from the Chinese perspective. Chinese young adults tell us in their own words about their lives, their values, their goals for the future, their joys, their challenges, and what they think of us. Planning on a trip to China or to do business with the Chinese? This is a great guide to understanding modern China and modern Chinese.
The Ghosts of Cape Cod by Bill Russo
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! by Shaun Webb
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.
De Uluru a Melbourne by Luís Chainho
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 24,990. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 19, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Neste terceiro e último caderno das nossas duas mil léguas australianas, narramos a travessia do deserto interior australiano, o Red Centre, e o percurso pela costa de Adelaide, a capital da Austrália Meridional, até Melbourne, a bela capital de Victoria.
Taking The Long Way Home: Germany to Newfoundland by Motorcycle, Scooter and Van, The Collected Chasing Summer Articles by Unleash Your Adventure
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.
Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes: New Annotated Edition by Robert L. Stevenson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes" (1879) is one of Robert Louis Stevenson's earliest published works and is considered a pioneering classic of outdoor literature. It is also one of the earliest accounts of hiking and camping outdoors as a recreational activity.
Burmese Daze by Alison Winward
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?
Dust in My Pack by Nancy O'Hare
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dust in My Pack is a new kind of travel book. The author's stories emerged over twenty years of living and working in five continents and travelling through more than sixty countries. Dust in My Pack brings far-flung lands to life while providing practical guidance to help readers create their own personalized adventures. Tales range from adrenalin-inducing exploits to awe-inspiring sites.
My Mother's Land: Tales and Tastes of Liberia by Dena Olayinka Broderick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
When her mother passes away, Dena sets out to Monrovia, Liberia, to uncover her mom’s pre-war life, in a post-war nation. What she finds is a country bursting with natural beauty and idiosyncrasies, feisty yet hospitable family members, dreary rainstorms and mouthwatering cuisine. She soon learns that life in Liberia involves a little bribery, a lot of laughs and a great deal of self-discovery.
Life After My Saucepans, Lifting the Lid on Living in the Dominican Republic by Lindsay de Feliz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017 by Summertime Publishing & Springtime Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In What About Your Saucepans? Lindsay de Feliz gave up marriage and a successful career in the UK to follow her dreams as a scuba diving instructor in the Dominican Republic. She met and married her Dominican man and went on an incredible adventure involving political corruption and being shot in her own home. Life After My Saucepans continues the incredible story.
Where the Roads Lead by DeMar Southard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,660. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is a memoir of a pilgrimage to Rome from Barcelona following primarily the ancient Roman roads of the Via Domitia through France and the Via Francigena through Italy.
Tales and Travels of a Teacher in Thailand by Jeff Sparks
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.
Tightwads on the Loose by Wendy Hinman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,180. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tightwads on the Loose features the exciting story of two vagabonds who explore far flung islands and civilizations for seven years aboard a 31-foot wooden sailboat. They live without what most would call "necessities" and discover that what matters most is a sense of humor.
Dueling the Dragon - Adventures in Chinese Media and Education by Abdiel LeRoy
Price: $5.95 $0.99 USD. (83% off!) Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Fascinating", "eloquent", "horrifying!" These are among the ways readers have described LeRoy's first-hand accounts of China and of working in its state-media and education systems. With a journalist's eye and lively wit, his narrative weaves through extremes of elation and despair, while uncovering the deep roots of corruption tearing at China's social fabric.
Rambling Man Walks the Thames Path by Andrew Bowden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 1996 the Thames Path National Trail opened up; a walking trail that would take the walker between the source of the Thames in rural Gloucestershire, and the Thames Barrier on the eastern side of London. It's a like no other, with huge urban sections, and many parts under tarmac and concrete. And this is one man's tale of walking it.
Nog Meer Italiaanse Toestanden - 100 en enige anekdotes over Italie en de Italiaanse Taal by Stef Smulders
Series: Verhalen over het leven in Italië. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: Dutch. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Italian
Stef Smulders emigreerde in 2008 met man en hond naar Italië om daar B&B Villa I Due Padroni te beginnen. Hij verkocht zijn huis, liet familie en vrienden achter en deed een sprong in het onbekende. In 2014 deed hij verslag van zijn belevenissen in het boek Italiaanse Toestanden - Leven en overleven in Italië en in 2016 was er het vervolg en nu is er het derde deel met nieuwe avonturen.
Liberia For a While by John Mycroft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: British English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Liberia For a While" is the factual account of the experiences of a British family that went to work in the back of beyond in Liberia in the 1960s. It is a lively tale of the problems, the joys and the different cultural habits (both of the Liberians and the other European employees) in conditions very different from those in suburban England.
Hard Road to Nirvana, A Solo Bicycle Journey Through Tibet and Along the Himalayas by Matthew Cull
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Starting in southern China, Matthew cycled alone, unsupported, and without permits, up onto theTibetan Plateau, through the lands of Tibetan Buddhism, along the Himalayas, to finish at the edge of the Muslim world on the India/Pakistan cease fire line. Hard Road is a grand journey through a dramatic and beautiful, yet unforgiving landscape, told with perspective, sensitivity, and insight.
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