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RVing to the Land of the Midnight Sun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This book is a narrative of my six-week road trip in the summer of 2014 from Lynden, Washington (state) to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, mainly with my car and small travel trailer (see its photo on the book cover). You'll read about the many adventures and misadventures I experienced on this 7,000-mile trip through British Columbia, the Yukon Territory, and Alaska.
Planes Trains & Sinking Boats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,460. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
I've always enjoyed travelling, getting off the beaten track away from the crowds & the beaches. The problem with adventure and going off the beaten track though is that things can and do go wrong, sometimes hilariously, sometimes dangerously but ALWAYS unexpectedly! Planes, Trains and Sinking Boats is a collection of funny travel stories from across the world.
The Worst Travel Guide to Cambodia.
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
I lived in Cambodia for almost two years, living, working and exploring this amazing country. I have a lot of stories, far more then I could fit into this book, but this book will help you know more about Cambodia, its people, and the life you can enjoy there if you are an expat or just passing through.
The Great Glen Way and On Arran
You set the price! Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Two travelogues for the price of one but still short enough so readers don't feel cheated. Read about the adventures of a group of older Scouts in Scotland as they traverse The Great Glen Way and explore Arran. I know, its Scouts and they're boring & middle class etc - but what lies within is the truth about Scout trips As far as we're concerned anyway... Proceeds go to the Scout group involved.
Annals of the Big Island: An Unauthorized Portrait of the Island of St. Croix
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 41,350. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This 153-page book is a frank, funny and revealing look into one of the loveliest and most fascinating islands in the Caribbean Sea.
Tokyo's Mystery Deepens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Longtime resident, writer and professor Michael Pronko shows just why Tokyo life is equal parts trial and joy. Pronko examines Tokyo as a city, a culture and an overpowering experience. Tokyo’s Mystery Deepens taps the enigmatic sides of Tokyo with humor, delicacy and a large dose of healthy confusion. Tokyo’s Mystery Deepens are drawn from Pronko’s popular monthly column in Newsweek Japan.
Walking on Ice
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walking on Ice is the 1st book in a trilogy of memoirs which are part romance and part “girl’s own adventure”. The story opens in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. For adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
A View with a Room
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“A View with a Room” is Kevin McDonough’s humorous adventure of pursuing his long-held dream to live in Paris. With nothing but his suitcase and passport, he arrives in the City of Light not knowing a soul. But a chance meeting at a sidewalk crêpe stand propels his life in a new direction where he learns about friendship, food, and most importantly, himself.
My strange Australia
Price: Free! Words: 38,340. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
A magical journey in Australia with an "European", to learn the new continent and the Aboriginal world.
A Year on Fire Mountain
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Anna Habibti’s diary of her year in Nablus, one of the most isolated cities in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territories, told with compassion, humour and a sense of the absurd.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
Keeping On Keeping On---25---Saigon, Hue, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam; Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France II
Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2016---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures. Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This mini book is one in a series of twenty-nine mini books recounting my travel adventures over the period 2006-2017. They describe, with photographs, my personal travels, to such diverse places as Antarctica, South America, New Zealand, China, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, European River Cruises, an African Safari in Kenya and Tanzania and mini trips in various parts of the United States
Keeping On Keeping On---24---Saigon, Hue, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam; Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France I
Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2016---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures. Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This mini book is one in a series of twenty-nine mini books recounting my travel adventures over the period 2006-2017. They describe, with photographs, my personal travels, to such diverse places as Antarctica, South America, New Zealand, China, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, European River Cruises, an African Safari in Kenya and Tanzania and mini trips in various parts of the United States
Riding America: Boston to Berkeley on a BMW Motorcycle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Riding America is a day by day account of my motorcycle pilgrimage from Boston to Berkeley in the summer of 2003. Undertaken while on sabbatical leave from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Riding America recounts my experiences and impressions of the state of Union and the people and places encountered along the way. Generously illustrated with over 70 of my color photographs.
I Sold My Gold Tooth for Gas Money: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Traveling is not for the timid of heart. What can go wrong often does, as twenty-six road warriors relate in this book. Whether it's driving across Canada at Christmastime or journeying to remote corners of the planet, you'll alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by these writers, and the often bizarre and extraordinary circumstances they find themselves in.
A Bear Stole My Fishing Boat: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
What happens when your trip goes awry? When your sandal-clad foot steps in the cow dung? Perhaps you too have watched with disbelief as your travel plans fell apart, and have been tempted to look up at the cosmos and cry, “Why me?” Join our posse of twenty-five traveling scribes as they endure some of the weirdest, wackiest, and most comic moments of misadventure you are ever likely to read about.
Never Trust a Smiling Bear: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,990. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The fifth volume in Summit Studios bestselling travel and outdoor humor series. Join thirty-one intrepid travel writers who will take you on a journey from Alaska to the Amazon to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s another helping of zany, absurd and downright preposterous tales of misadventure, some of which are hardly believable.
A Beaver is Eating My Canoe: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Have you ever felt like the Universe is laughing at you? Like you’re the butt of some great cosmic joke? Fear not! You are not alone. In this long-awaited sequel to Mugged by a Moose, we hope you’ll find a feeling of kinship with our twenty-five free-spirited wanderers as they relate some of their craziest, wackiest, funniest and most inspiring tales of travel from the far side of beyond.
Mugged by a Moose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Is a bad day spent outside really better than a good day at the office? This collection of twenty-three short stories, written by twenty semi-intrepid adventurers, aims to answer that question. Alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by our writers as they tell some of the most outrageous tales from the Great Outdoors you've ever heard.