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Living the Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Living the Dream - or how to leave everything you know behind and travel the world for three years. One day, the author quits his fast-paced corporate job, sells most of his belongings and leaves on a world trip - and never looks back. This book closely follows his journey, giving intriguing insights into the countries and cultures that he encountered along the way.
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.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
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.
Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"A suburban family discovers that trading materialism for a simple life on a tropical island helps them reconnect in unexpected ways."
Alternative Reds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,790. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The first volume of a new generation of digital wine guides from Jason Wilson, Alternative Reds is a 130-pages guide to off-the-beaten-path red wines that offer a wine lover — whether a newbie or an experienced connoisseur who’s stuck in a rut — a different path into the world of wine, beyond the comfort zone of the usual pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon, or merlot.
Traders of the Golden Triangle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,910. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
During the latter half of the twentieth century the little-known and often lawless region where Laos, Burma, Thailand and China meet has become known and widely romanticised as ‘The Golden Triangle’. Originally a Western designation applied to the region because of its wealth in jade, silver, rubies, lumber, rare animal products and, above all, opium
A Walk Across Suburbia: One Man's Journey Through His Neighborhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why go to the farthest reaches of the earth to explore when you can do so in your own backyard? Author and adventurer Ken Ilgunas sets out on a bizarre journey to explore his boyhood suburb anew.
The McCandless Mecca: A Pilgrimage To The Magic Bus Of The Stampede Trail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A story of a young man's excursion into the Alaskan wilderness to find the "Magic Bus" of the Stampede Trail--the bus in which Chris McCandless of "Into the WIld" lived and died.
More Than A Year In Provence - Endless Tour de France Travel
Price: Free! Words: 16,880. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2013 by First Class Artists. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Praise for More Than A Year In Provence "I wish you tremendous success" Guy Kawasaki Author of APE, Enchantment, What The Plus. "Christopher's truly unique adventures cycling the backroads of France are a must read for anyone who's ever dreamed of a French country life. I just hope his sequel will reveal where his paradise village is!" Robert Reid Reid on Travel,
Vietnam Past and Present: The North
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There can be few people in the world that do not know the name, location and recent history of Vietnam. Yet beyond the period of US involvement in what Americans call the 'Vietnam War' how much is really known? Almost no Vietnamese bear a grudge against the USA, but this is less true for China, Vietnam's close neighbor, mentor and rival for more than two thousand years.
Mysterious Fort of Bhangarh
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bhangarh Fort is the only “Legally Haunted” location recognized by the Indian Government. There is a signboard set by Archaeological Survey of India with specific instructions. ASI is a Government of India Organization.
Sailing for Home: A Voyage from Antigua to Kinsale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dedalus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Theo Dorgan’s gripping account of a transatlantic voyage on the schooner Spirit of Oysterhaven—from the Caribbean to the coast of his native Cork—is both travelogue and meditation, interior journey and outward voyage of exploration.
Truly, No Place Like Home
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In this book of travels around North America, Robert N. Jenkins recounts the insights he gained from experiences as diverse as stumbling upon the Grand Tetons and flying on the Concorde at twice the speed of sound. Named the travel editor of the Tampa Bay Times in 1987, Jenkins would win eight national awards for his writing and for the overall excellence of his weekly section of travel news.
Wild Dogs and Nutters
Series: Buggering Around, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 38,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
in a time when Communism still ruled and mobile phones, the Internet and denture whitening were things of the future a deluded and ill equipped young couple set out on a 32,000km surreal adventure across some of the most remote areas in the world to break a 15 year old world record and prove to themselves that it's not 'evil' nations' you need to beware of but the people who tell you such toss!
Stories of the Sahel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Stories of the Sahel is an initiative of the Sahel Calling Project & Film, aimed at raising awareness about the refugees, internally displaced persons and the people living in the conflict affected areas of Mali and the Sahel. This ebook is a compilation of short stories from nine authors sharing the beauty of the culture, traditions, and people of Mali and the Sahel.
The Wisdom Tree: A Mother's Journey into Israel and Palestine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Wisdom Tree is a memoir of the author's travels with her college-age son in Israel and Palestine, travels that shift her perception of her relationship with her son and completely upend her preconceptions about the geopolitical landscape.
Be There Now: Travel Stories from Around the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Travel writing at its most authentic--real people sharing real stories of awe and insight, fear and laughter, humility and humanity as they explore the world around us. In a world that often demands that we "be here now," it is nice to take a break, daydream, and "be there now" with thoughtful people who take us with them on journeys that lead to inspiration, insight, humor, and deeper meaning.
America Circa 1997
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,650. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is not a guide to future travellers nor a discourse on the customs, culture or landscapes of the United States of America; there are shelves full to bursting with works of that nature in any bookshop. This is a story on my terms and in my words: sometimes colloquial, sometimes rich with imagery and evocative language and sometimes plain prosaic; but that's me and this is my inner journey.
Listening for Quiet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Quiet is one of the most elusive, hard to find natural resources left. In this collection of pieces, award-winning travel writer Edward Readicker-Henderson goes in search of quiet, of the sounds the world makes when it's only talking to itself, to find what true quiet is and what it can mean to us.