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Nautical Musings 2
By James Keen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Forty short stories are excerpted from original articles published 1993 to 1996 in a weekly newspaper column named Nautical Musings that appreared in The Daily Southerner in Tarboro, NC.
The Retrospective Traveler: An Innocent in South America
By Gary Kinney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The humourous diary of a man who decides on a whim to travel on his own to South America. The 1980ies are a time of political upheaval with military coups and Sendero Luminoso still very much in the news. He hasn't researched it beforehand however, so everywhere he goes is a surprise to him -and them.
Our Man in Pattaya
By Duncan Stearn
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 32,550. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Our Man in Pattaya by Duncan Stearn, the author of Pattaya, Patpong on Steroids. Come for a walk on the wacky side as Pattaya and its locals and foreigners come together in a collection of the best of the popular Our Man in Pattaya monthly columns from the pages of the Pattaya Trader (also published by the Phuket Gazette newspaper under the title Streets of Pattaya).
113 Festivals To Attend Before You Die
By Herbert Howard
Series: 113 Things To See And Do, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Some of the greatest festivals that you need to attend before you die!! Festa Do São João - Portugal, Fete De La Musique - Brussels, Fiesta de la Dama - Spain, Frozen Dead Guy Days In Nederland – Colorado - USA, Full Moon Party - Thailand, Gawai Dayak In Sarawak – Borneo, Gay Pride Parade In Amsterdam – Netherlands, Gilroy Garlic Festival - USA, Glastonbury Music Festival – UK .......
The A to Z of Spanish Culture
By Pilar Orti
Price: $6.40 USD. Words: 33,220. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
There are many clichés about Spain, very few of which can still be observed in the country today. Yet the Spanish have retained many of their traditions, which are embedded in modern times. Written in an informal style, each chapter of this A to Z addresses an aspect of Spanish culture: its society, traditions, history, gastronomy, language and art to bring you closer to Spain today.
Across the Nullabor
By Jan Hawkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Join Author Jan Hawkins as she travels across Australia from Eastern coastline to the City of Gold, Kalgoorlie WA. It is an epic journey into a timeless land, one that will take you into the Outback and across the mighty Nullabor which sits on the edge of the continent of Australia, facing the Great Southern Ocean. Let her show you her land, and tell you its tales and some of its histories.
The Monkey and the Dame
By Brian David Bruns
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A cruise ship's shore excursion goes horribly wrong when a sticky-fingered British matron encounters a rambunctious monkey in the wilds of Panama. A short from the best-selling author of the Cruise Confidential series.
Adventure Mexico - Jalisco
By Douglas C. Myers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Photo-display ebook is a sharing of personal viewing impressions captured by the author/photographer. It embraces a romantic tradition that has remained unchanged in and around one of Mexico's most historic destinations, "Old Vallarta" in the State of Jalisco. Ancient cobblestone streets, folkloric dancers exhibiting a proud and unifying heritage, and jungle beach trails portray Mexico's magic.
Standing on the Ocean: A Layman's Arctic Adventure
By David Fanning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Thin ice and polar bears are only two of the dangers of working on the ice in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. Journalist David Fanning's funny and detailed account of a month spent doing polar research with a small team of oceanographers is sure to convince you to spend your own holiday adventures in a warmer location.
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
By gerry virtue
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
christmas eve 1959. geoff and jules hit a low point in calcutta. what to do? they try hitch-hiking across asia on what would later be the hippie trail - with glittering generals, weirdos, wrestlers and mad fundamentalists. they upset the military in darjeeling, are reborn in the ganges, jailed in afghanistan, dodge the savak in teheran, get drunk in Macedonia, wind up in 1960s london and party on.
An Idiot and a Broad
By Stephanie Hansell
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An Idiot and a Broad is packed with hilarious and often gritty tales of encounters with beggars, rip-off merchants, fellow travellers and a host of native wildlife, from kangaroos to cockroaches. Stephanie and Tony Hansell said they would see the world one day, but it was only when they popped into a travel agency one wet Saturday that it happened
Do You Speak English? - Versión en Español
By Wayne Parry
Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: Spanish. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Wayne Parry es un hablante de varios idiomas, que ha dedicado un año para volver a descubrir las formas más efectivas de aprender un idioma durante un viaje. Su trabajo en escuelas de idiomas le llevó a todos los rincones del mundo y este relato de su viaje lingüístico más reciente nos muestra que cualquier cosa puede suceder cuando lejos de casa.
Eating Kimchi and Nodding Politely
By Alex Clermont
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Imagine leaving behind everything familiar to live in a foreign country where you don't speak the language and don't know a soul. Imagine you wrote a book about your time there... Scribed with a flair for humor, emotion, character and depth "Eating Kimchi and Nodding Politely" is a collection of snapshots that cover the two years that Alex Clermont lived in South Korea, learning and eating.
Love at the Speed of Email
By Lisa McKay
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 73,750. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Separated by the Pacific Ocean, two people build a long distance relationship and confront troubling personal questions about passion, commitment, and home.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Two
By Tanner Brooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Tea & Bee's Milk: Our Year in a Turkish Village
By Karen Gilden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Do you ever feel like running away, escaping the rat race, finding yourself—or the meaning of life? If your answer is "yes" you'll find inspiration in this charming series of essays by a couple who did just that. They quit their jobs, sold their house and car, and went to live in a tiny Turkish village beside the Mediterranean Sea. This is a delightful memoir of a memorable year
World Travel Tales: True Stories of Travel, Trouble and Transformation - France, Greece and India
By Willy Mathes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
“Strange Angels,” the first of two travel stories, is about my adventure-filled odyssey hitchhiking from Oxford to Greece through the French Riviera, meeting unexpected allies and mystical messengers along the way. In the concluding story, “The Delhi Belly Blues,” I recount a harrowing, yet ultimately illuminating month in N. India, facing amoebic dysentery and a young, marriage-seeking nurse.
Campervan Capers
By Alannah Foley
Series: Campervan Capers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,270. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Campervan Capers - A Couple's First Year Exploring the World of Campervanning... What do you do when you've got itchy feet but don't want to uproot your life? Buy a campervan! At least, that's what this couple did... Campervan Capers follows a capering couple through their first year of owning a camper, & blends travel tale with humour whilst also addressing some of the more practical aspects.
Partie à Bornéo
By Annie R.Teo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: French. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
1981 - Annie R.Teo passerait bien le restant de sa vie en Provence ; puis elle rencontre Swee Ann, marin de la lointaine Malaisie qu’elle épouse et suit au tour du monde jusqu'à ce qu’ils s’installent à Bornéo où commence la vie d’expat et ses embuches.
Desert Drive: A zine about crossing the Sahara
By Phiona Stanley
Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This is the story of a 2011/2012 road trip from Spain to Gambia, part of the Plymouth-Banjul Banger Rally. In it, I talk about all kinds of stuff: Western Sahara separatism, the Chinese mafia in Nouakchott and the slippery 'fixers' we dealt with along the way. There's also a poo story. I don't talk all that much about cars because I don't understand them, but I do talk about how I tried to learn.