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Didgeridoos And Didgeridon’ts: A Brit's Guide To Moving Your Life Down Under (Second Edition) by Vicky Gray
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Summertime Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of short, personal experiences Vicky Gray and her family encountered during the first year of their new life Down Under. In addition to entertaining diary entries, inspirational stories from other expats, top tips and vital resources, the book is crammed full of well-researched information on everything you need to know to survive and thrive during your first year in Australia.
Walking Through Shadows: el Camino de Santiago de Compostela by Carl Sesto
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walking Through Shadows is an account of an out of shape American’s pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in North West Spain. Generously illustrated with over 150 of the author's color photographs, the daily journal chronicles the physical, mental, and spiritual challenges encountered on this 36 day journey of 500 miles on foot.
The Stolen Mask: A Nancy Keene Mystery by Louise Hathaway
Series: A Nancy Keene Mystery. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What would happen if Nancy Drew met James Bond? Find out in this humorous, PG-Rated tale written for women baby-boomers who grew up loving Nancy Drew. Nancy Keene, a teenage sleuth, goes to London and stays in the same hotel as Daniel Craig (AKA James Bond) when his BAFTA award is stolen. Nancy channels Agatha Christie & Sherlock Holmes to help her solve the mystery of the stolen mask.
Moose on the Loose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired by Matt Jackson
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Travel brings with it extraordinary moments—from the whimsical to the hilarious to the downright absurd. By following in the footsteps of previous bestselling humor titles such as "Mugged by a Moose" and "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," our twenty-six writers continue to celebrate those moments. While outlandish things can happen on the road less traveled, there's no such thing as a bad story!
In the Shade of the Sausage Tree by Tony Ridge
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A light-hearted account of a recent safari to the New Africa which revives the author's memories of life there 35 years before
Billy No Maps by Will Nett
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Will Nett’s scarcely believable and humorous follow up to My Only Boro features his adventures during a chaotic year-long round-the-world excuse for a holiday.
Alla tua salute, Scozia by Mattia Bertoldi
Price: Free! Words: 21,870. Language: Italian. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Prendi la Scozia, terra di leggende e storie selvagge. Percorrila da sud verso nord e da ovest verso est, per un viaggio lungo 1600 km. Suddividi tutto ciò che hai visto in una serie di capitoli tematici con consigli di viaggio e brindisi tipici della tradizione britannica. L'importante sarà non dimenticarsi di quei luoghi e ringraziare dell'accoglienza, come per dire: “Alla tua salute, Scozia".
Leopards On My Tail by Brian Lawrenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Londolozi is a game park in South Africa that is famous for its leopards. This is the story of a couples stay at Londolozi and their experiences in the African bush. Getting up before dawn in freezing temperatures, sitting wrapped in blankets to keep out the chill, watching the sun rise and the African animals emerge from their hides to greet the new day, was worth every second of it.
Isfahan is Half the World by Brian Lawrenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Iran, formerly Persia, is one of the least travelled counties in the Middle East yet it has an amazing, rich and interesting culture that goes back beyond Roman times. Here is the cradle of civilization as we know it. Join this couple and a group of intrepid travels on a twelve day transit through Iran. Enjoy the culture, meet the people and taste the dust as we followed sand covered highways.
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp by Brian Lawrenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Join this party of four as they trek for 16 days deep into the Himalayas. Following the narrow twisting trail on the east side of the Modi Khola river as it cascades down from the Annapurna Sanctuary, they travel through picturesque Ghurung villages and forests of rhododendron, bamboo and oak that provide a complete setting of ambience of nature.
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road by Thompson Crowley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
Jamaica - Four Paths to Paradise by Hugh B. Cave
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
In order to write about a place, Hugh B. Cave developed the habit of taking all or part of his family there and settling down like a permanent resident. This was certainly his approach to Jamaica and its built-in problems. His historical analysis of the island's geopolitical situation pulls no punches, even though he discusses colonialism, the color question, and much more...
Every Day France - Health by Mike Goldsmith
Series: Everyday france, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
2300 words on living close to death and enjoying it. Do I cause my heart problems? Yes, sort of. My eldest son recently suffered a slight stroke and when he was checked out they found he'd got my gene for heart problems. Thankfully he was not as severely affected as me. Seems the gene is always present so how come I survive at all? It took me a long time to work that out. You can find out today
Foreigner In My Own Backyard by Travis Casey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travis Casey returns to his Motherland after two decades in England. Re-estabishling himself as an American is not as easy as he thought, but funnier than anyone imagined.
As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee by P.D. Murphy
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by SilverWood Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
One man's search through Spain in the footsteps of writer Laurie Lee.
Buddha On The Bus by Nate Damm
Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Nate Damm shares a short travel story about a long bus ride. When everything goes wrong, Nate finds himself focusing closely on the characters around him for some entertainment as the trip is delayed time and time again. His seatmate during the trip is a strange young man named Bud, whose odd antics are questioned by everyone on the bus.
Coffee Für Tod by Robert T. Belie
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Sociology
Getting a morning cup of coffee is a cherished daily ritual the world over. But while travelling this custom can become both an adventure and an ordeal. More often than not the desire for a fix coupled with the exchange of money can overcome any cultural or language obstacles...but then sometimes you find yourself at a train station in Berlin, Germany on a cold winter morning.