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Around the World in Thin Slices by Jim Hendrickson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book describes the many adventures of world traveler Jim Hendrickson, who has spent over fifty years exploring our planet. In this volume Hendrickson shares thirty-six chapters of stories gathered from his fifth world trip from Washington State to the Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Germany, the Faroe Islands, Spitsbergen, Iceland, Greenland and Arctic Canada.
When The Spirit Moves You by Geraldine Ann Ford
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
After a broken marriage, broken relationships and a whole lot more, I decided to leave England for a new life on La Gomera. After all, life is an adventure and dreams are to be lived!
الهرم وناطحة السحاب أمريكا في عيون مصرية 1912 - 2011 The Pyramid and the Skyscraper: America in Egyptian Eyes, 1912-2011 by Kamal Abdel-Malek
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: Arabic. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
أدب الرحلة في مصر يصوّر أمريكا وكأنها الآخر نقيض الذات المصرية مرورا بأمريكا المرأة المغرية ووصولا لصورة أمريكا الآخر المقبول والمرفوض في نفس الوقت والذي هو جدير بالثناء وبالتوبيخ معاً.
The Scottish Ambassador, Learning How To Be Scottish in America by Aefa Mulholland
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bill Bryson with a Scottish accent. An ex-pat Scot travels the US, persuading bemused Americans to teach her things she never learned back home. As she Scottish country dances in Honolulu, attempts to play bagpipes in New Orleans and golfs for the first time on a rattlesnake-infested sand course in Arizona, she learns what it means to be Scottish, Scottish-American and at home so far from home.
Vista Con Camera by Kevin McDonough
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: Italian. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
L’autore di questo libro dovrebbe farsi vedere da uno specialista . Si è trasferito a Parigi portandosi solo una valigia e il passaporto, e sapendo che se non ci fosse andato se ne sarebbe pentito per il resto della sua vita. Aveva ragione o no? Unitevi a lui in questo viaggio: dalla ricerca di un appartamento alle difficoltà della scuola di lingue , dalla nascita di nuove amicizie all’occasionale
Multicultural Transylvania by Marin Nicu Marius
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A modern book with links and fotos about Transylvania and the nations which together to the romanians composing the habitants. The religions and the arquitecture. A very good completition to my other book "Romania - Travel guide"
Few Cities through the Lens of Hiranya Borah by Hiranya Borah
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 6 reviews)
I have visited many cities of India and outside India. Many of the provincial capitals have been visited more than once .This book contains about some world class cities in my own perspective and as due to short stay in these cities my observations may not be agreed by the the people of these cities.Therefore, whatever I have written in the book are based on my limited exposures to the cities.
Me & U2 Around the World - Part 2 - North America 2009 by Cathal McCarron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,960. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Cathal describes his dramatic time following the U2 360˚ tour through North America in the summer of 2009, from Chicago to Vancouver, through Boston, New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and every other city U2 visited in between.
Duck, Duck ... Shoot!: Book One: The Groundhog Day Years (Being the Adventures of an Itinerant English Language Teacher, From the Safest to the Most Dangerous Countries by English Teacher Y
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Lots of people have gone over to teach English in Japan. Not so many have gone to Yemen. Stories, thoughts and anecdotes from teaching English and travelling in two countries that could hardly be more different from each other. Book One in a series that will later include tales and advice about teaching and living in Saudi Arabia, Libya, Qatar, Iraq, the UAE and Kazakhstan.
Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo by Michael Pronko
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants.
Travel Stories and Highlights by Robert Fear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
30 stories take you on journeys through Tasmania, Kenya, South Africa, USA, Egypt, Europe, Nepal, Thailand, Chile, Brasil, Sumatra, India, Australia, Siberia and Borneo.25 highlights engage you in amazing experiences from across the globe.Travel through time, sail across oceans, fly through the skies and navigate land by public transport, car and foot.
Off The Map: Fifty-Five Weeks of Adventuring in the Great American Wilderness and Beyond by Bryan Snyder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(3.00 from 1 review)
Off The Map is a collection of fifty-five outdoor adventures that take place along the rougher and more precarious edges of our country's natural splendor. If you enjoy tales of haunted hotels and hot springs, hypothermia and heat exhaustion, as well as snapshots of the most scenic locations this continent has to offer, Off The Map will satisfy your inquisitive and adventurous spirit.
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On by Dennis Hawkes
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
How to Get to Bangkok A South East Asian Travelogue by Barry Pomeroy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 158,190. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
How to Get to Bangkok details the more than six months I spent in South East Asia. I traveled with several people, met dozens of locals in different countries and under different circumstances, and observed both fantastical behaviour and solemn rituals, indiscriminate malice and profound kindness.
With Open Arms: Short Stories of Misadventures in Morocco by Matthew Felix
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When Matthew had to renew his European visa, his point of exit was obvious: he was going to Morocco. Memories of his previous travel filled him with anxiety. What was he thinking? After everything that had happened, did he really want to go back? Scams. Altercations. Mishaps. But also humor and beauty. His curiosity overcoming his fears, his second trip would prove as unforgettable as the first.
Way Out In India by Meryl Urson
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When Meryl Urson stepped off a plane for the first time into a steamy Mumbai midnight, little did she know that she’d begun a lengthy love affair with India? It would stretch across innumerable encounters and far into her future. This book is a record of her relationship with the world’s most fascinating country.
Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill Walker's Journey to the Top of the World by Mark Horrell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,200. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mark had been an ordinary hiker who had only read books about mountaineering. When he signed up for an organised trek in Nepal with a group of elderly ladies, little did he know that ten years later he would be attempting to climb the world's highest mountain. Funny, incisive and heartfelt, his journey provides a refreshingly honest portrait of the joys and torments of a modern-day Everest climber
Ethiopian Vignettes: Seeing is Believing by James Murren
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Life, travel, and work in Ethiopia for 6 months in 2005 and again in 2008 for a month. From the magical mystery that is Lalibela to the heartbreak that exists in refugee camps to the long-distance runners of Ethiopia, this a glimpse into the homeland of the diverse peoples that I grew to greatly respect and admire. 50% of all profits from this book's sales go to Project Gaia's refugee program.
Whispers of Honduras: A Peace Corps Experience by James Murren
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peace Corps Honduras Volunteer account of life in a rural, mountain village in Olancho from 1997-99 and a return there in 2007. Additionally, travels around the country, including Garifuna villages, are highlighted through words and photos. "Return to Hondo" chapters capture the beauty of visiting friends and the joy of travel.
The Mid-Life Crisis Continues by Malcolm Teasdale
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
What now appears to be an addiction or an extension of a midlife crisis, Malcolm Teasdale seems hell-bent on traveling to destinations where most people would not consider. Whether it is trekking in the Himalayas, diving with the World’s largest fish, or hanging out in one of the seediest towns in Asia, the quest for adventure continues. Read this, and you'll want to leave town tomorrow..