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Not in a Tuscan Villa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Newly retired, looking for more than a vacation, the authors head to the “perfect” Italian city for a year. Within days their dream becomes a nightmare. After residing in two Italian cities, negotiating roads & health care, discovering art, friends, food & customs, the Petralias learn more than they anticipated--about Italy, themselves, what it means to be American, & what’s important in life.
Flailing
Price: Free! Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Flailing follows Derry as he couch crashes his way through his post grad year. With a greed for adventure and an abhorrence of boredom, he tries to answer the question, “What do you do with a degree in English Literature?” Seeking experiences odd and uncomfortable, raw and uncut, Derry travels the world in search of stories to tell.
Healthy and Traditional Eating In The Mediterranean
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: American English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Mediterranean, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Healthy and Traditional Eating In The Mediterranean takes you to nine countries on the Mediterranean Sea, providing a guide for the traveler's palette with forty full-color photos.
MC2 2013
Price: Free! Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of fiction, travel pieces, feature articles, and memoirs by undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University, Sydney. Published by the Department of Media, Music, Communications & Cultural Studies.
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.
Reiseleiter - Herr oder Diener
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Dieses Buch zeigt die Lebenswelt des Reiseleiters. Seine Strategien des Handelns auf Reisen. Durch Erzählungen, Anekdoten,Darstellungen und Interpretationen von Situationen, denen der Reiseleiter ausgesetzt ist. Der Illusion der Freiheit und Gemütlichkeit des Tätigkeitsbereiches, wie es aus der romantisch verklärten Sicht vieler Reisenden erscheint, steht eine ganz andere Realität gegenüber
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!