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Ascents & Descents
By Jeroen Vogel
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Two Dutch pub buddies decide to team up for a backpacking classic: riding a motorbike through Vietnam, from Ho Chi Minh City to the capital Hanoi. Taking on a country that’s as foreign as it gets for any European, they make their way north through chaotic traffic, bribe the police, get ripped off and find out that being pub buddies is a hell of a lot easier than being travel mates.
View America: South East
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the travel series View America, South East covers Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee. It is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest.
View America: Mid Atlantic
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the travel series View America, Mid Atlantic covers Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. It is a non-commercial chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states and District. Each one is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest.
View America: New England
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,900. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the travel series View America, New England covers Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. It is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest. Th
Janapar: Love, on a Bike
By Tom Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,150. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It was the start of a brand new life, but Tom Allen’s bicycle journey round the world takes an unlikely detour when he falls in love with an Iranian-Armenian girl. Written alongside the award-winning documentary film of the same name, Janapar is an honest and life-affirming true story of finding what you’re looking for when you least expect it.
Jet Set: My Life as a Part-Time Expat
By Karin Storlien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book is a random collection of thoughts and experiences, plucked from my blog. I am an average American woman who had a dream, a dream to one day live somehow in France, a country I’d first visited as an exchange student years ago. I hope you enjoy this random collection of short-shorts and that you too are inspired to reach for your dreams. NOTE: This is a very short e-book!
Lance's Travels - UK
By Lance Leuven
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 125,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.
A Guide to Post-Industrial Detroit: Unconventional Tours of an Urban Landscape
By Theresa Welsh
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Detroit, once the prosperous automobile capital of the world, has experienced serious population loss leading to abandoned buildings and neighborhoods. For the urban explorer, it presents a unique experience. This book, with 200 photos, guides the reader along tours of the ruins and splendors of The Motor City.
POL POT: The Murder of 2 Million Fellow Cambodians
By David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
In April of 1975, radical Marxist Pol Pot and his “Khmer Rouge” overthrew Cambodian government and King Norodom and proclaimed “This is now year zero for Cambodia” and that it’s society was about to be “purified”. Capitalism, western culture, city life, religion and all foreign influences were to be extinguished in favor of an outrageous form of peasant Communism.
Not in a Tuscan Villa
By John & Nancy Petralia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
By Graham Derry
Price: Free! Words: 47,910. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: 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.
The Narrow Road: An Adventure on the Lincoln Highway
By J.J. Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book is not a history of the Lincoln Highway, nor is it a travel guide listing all the sites and attractions. Instead, this is a travel narrative in the tradition of "Travels with Charley.” John Jay Abbott’s journey is a combination of swashbuckling adventure as well as careful reflection and discovery. It reveals a portrait of America and Americans found along the Lincoln Highway.
Healthy and Traditional Eating In The Mediterranean
By Tyler Suchman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: American English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Mediterranean
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
By MC2 Journal 2013
Price: Free! Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
By M. M. Justus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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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.
Ireland for Focksakes
By Dominic Carrillo
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A short trip to Ireland that felt more familiar than foreign to an American observer. A quirky California yard sale prior to the narrator's unlikely move to Bulgaria. These are two stories in a larger collection of humorous travel stories called "Americano Abroad," now available on Amazon.com.
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
By Jeff J. Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Lift: Stories and Life Lessons from 15 Years of Hitchhiking the World
By Michael A. Jameson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"No cash, no ATM card – definitely no credit card. That was what I had decided for the trip..." From tales of road romance and international espionage, to escaping from horror movie villains and police dogs… This collection represents the funniest, most absurd, and most dangerous situations Michael has managed to get himself into in his last 15 years on the road.
Reiseleiter - Herr oder Diener
By Andreas Loran
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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
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By Melissa Field
Price: Free! Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is two pieces of fiction and two pieces of non-fiction. They are set on two different continents. The first is Antarctica and the second is Holland. I worked in Antarctica for six months as a dishwasher. Later on I lived in Holland for a year and a half. The corresponding fiction pieces are excerpts that they inspired in my book The Good Luck Knot.