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Tales and Travels of a Teacher in Thailand by Jeff Sparks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned with the tedium of life in cold UK, Jeff Sparks is drawn to Thailand’s tropical climate and the people’s joi de vivre. For over two decades he and fellow ex-pats work together as English teachers, building new lives in the Land of Smiles to varying degrees of success. Humour and surprise accompany the teachers throughout their adventures, both in the classroom and upcountry.
Tightwads on the Loose by Wendy Hinman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,180. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tightwads on the Loose features the exciting story of two vagabonds who explore far flung islands and civilizations for seven years aboard a 31-foot wooden sailboat. They live without what most would call "necessities" and discover that what matters most is a sense of humor.
Notes on France: Volume one by Paul Lamarra
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Notes on France is an anthology of travels essays compiled over two decades by award winning writer Paul Lamarra. In this volume he interviews Brigitte Bardot; cycles the Western Front and the west coast of Corsica; walks across the high plains of southern France in search of cheese; explores the Basque country; snowshoes in the Pyrenees; and seeks out the unique culture of northern France.
Rambling Man Walks the Thames Path by Andrew Bowden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 1996 the Thames Path National Trail opened up; a walking trail that would take the walker between the source of the Thames in rural Gloucestershire, and the Thames Barrier on the eastern side of London. It's a like no other, with huge urban sections, and many parts under tarmac and concrete. And this is one man's tale of walking it.
Nog Meer Italiaanse Toestanden - 100 en enige anekdotes over Italie en de Italiaanse Taal by Stef Smulders
Series: Verhalen over het leven in Italië. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: Dutch. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Italian
Stef Smulders emigreerde in 2008 met man en hond naar Italië om daar B&B Villa I Due Padroni te beginnen. Hij verkocht zijn huis, liet familie en vrienden achter en deed een sprong in het onbekende. In 2014 deed hij verslag van zijn belevenissen in het boek Italiaanse Toestanden - Leven en overleven in Italië en in 2016 was er het vervolg en nu is er het derde deel met nieuwe avonturen.
Liberia For a While by John Mycroft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: British English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Liberia For a While" is the factual account of the experiences of a British family that went to work in the back of beyond in Liberia in the 1960s. It is a lively tale of the problems, the joys and the different cultural habits (both of the Liberians and the other European employees) in conditions very different from those in suburban England.
Light Moments in Vienna by Mansoor Limba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ecumenism, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book - "Light Moments in Vienna" - contains selected anecdotes of my personal experience while undergoing KAICIID fellowship training in interreligious and intercultural dialogue in Vienna, Austria.
Chasing the Powhatan Arrow by Michael Abraham
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 209,540. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Pocahontas Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Chasing the Powhatan Arrow is a travelogue in economic geography, exploring the history, geography, culture, economy and future of the corridor from Norfolk, Virginia to Cincinnati, Ohio, following the rail line of that former N&W passenger line.
Hard Road to Nirvana, A Solo Bicycle Journey Through Tibet and Along the Himalayas by Matthew Cull
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Starting in southern China, Matthew cycled alone, unsupported, and without permits, up onto theTibetan Plateau, through the lands of Tibetan Buddhism, along the Himalayas, to finish at the edge of the Muslim world on the India/Pakistan cease fire line. Hard Road is a grand journey through a dramatic and beautiful, yet unforgiving landscape, told with perspective, sensitivity, and insight.
Solo Bicycle Journeys Across Six Continents, The Lure of the Next Bend by Matthew Cull
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Over a 18 year time span, and on six separate journeys, Matthew bicycled solo and unsupported across six continents. Matthew found the hardship, joy, and beauty of his method of travel, and of the lands and peoples he traveled through. This adventure travelogue details all six of his grand journeys across the world and Matthew's journey within along the way. Includes 32 Photographs and 6 map.
Kerala Hugged: A Travelogue (Munnar/Kochi/Alleppey/Varkala) by Ankur Mutreja
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In a borderless world, all would be travelers. India is a mini borderless world, and Kerala lies at its southernmost tip. The author lives near the lovely Kashmir, but does that make Kerala any less lovely! This book is indeed author's baby born out of his love of nature. "Writing books is the closest men ever came to having children" -- Norman Mailer.
Homelands: A Memoir by Neal Moore
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
At age 19, Neal Moore, a drug-addled sixth-generation Mormon, bids farewell to his cancer-stricken mother and grants her dying wish: to become a missionary. Accepting an assignment to the South Africa Cape Town Mission, Elder Moore goes from the comfortable, upper-class suburbs of his native Los Angeles into a nation emerging, sometimes violently, from the strictures of racial apartheid.
Barry's Frenglish Folies by Barry A. Whittingham
Price: Free! Words: 94,690. Language: British English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A potpourri of serious, humorous and seriously humorous reflections on the French and English viewed through the eyes of a split-identity and occasionally demented Frenglishman …
Follow That Arrow: Notes on Getting Here from There by Gwen Van Velsor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
After losing her center, her marriage, and her future in one stroke, Gwen Van Velsor set off to find a new path. She traveled across the United States before finding her way to the Camino de Santiago, a journey that would redefine her life. Her story is a reflection on love, faith and the food that got her here from there.
Some Useful Tips for Your First Time Visit to Hong Kong by Paul Stevens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Look, I’m not going to expound on the top 10 things to do in Hong Kong. A simple google search will tell you all that and more. This is a brief free article which should help you make your stay in Hong Kong as enjoyable and successful as possible. We have just spent 5 days there and enjoyed every moment in this wonderland.
The Everest Politics Show: Sorrow and Strife on the World's Highest Mountain by Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In April 2014 Mark Horrell travelled to Nepal to climb Lhotse, which shares a base camp and climbing route with Mount Everest. A devastating avalanche swept across the mountain, and suddenly he found himself witnessing the greatest natural disaster Everest had ever seen. When a group of Sherpas came out in protest, what happened next left his team shocked, bewildered and fearing for their safety.
Synchronicity Freestyle Travel by Jenny Funkmeyer
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
In this book you will learn, step-by-step, four progressive ways to regain the ability to clearly hear your own inner Spirit Guidance while you travel the world, see new sights, meet new people and just have fun.
Your Man in the Orient - Part 1 (A Guide to Living in Vietnam) by Albert Jack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An Englishman lives in Cape Town for ten-years and then, by accident, packs up and moves to Vietnam, having never even been there on holiday. What could possibly go wrong?
Free Samples from the Collective Works of Bob Campbell by Bob Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Ten sample pictures and passages from every book currently available by the illustrious Bob Campbell to help you fully appreciate what you're missing when you fail to add additional titles to your cart. Not to mention, my "Also By Bob Campbell" section got so large in my books, it was eating into space I'd rather devote to additional images for your pleasure concerning the main topic or treatise.
Gorgui and his Four Wives - A West African Folk Tale re-told by Mark Williams
Price: Free! Words: 11,500. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Fairy tales
A West African fable of pride, prejudice and sweet potatoes. Every country and region has its own folktales, and The Gambia in West Africa is no exception. British ex-pat and international bestselling author Mark Williams has been taking the short oral tales of West Africa and bringing them to life for western audiences who prefer to read their folktales delivered.