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The Road to Oxiana: New edition linked and annotaded by INDEX ebooks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Road to Oxiana is an account of Robert Byron’s ten-month journey to Iran and Afghanistan in 1933–34 in the company of Christopher Sykes. This travelogue is considered by many modern travel writers to be the first example of great travel writing.
Sarah Jane's Travel Memoirs Series Boxset by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sarah Jane's Travel Memoirs Boxset contains three travel memoirs featuring expat family travel experiences. Find out how, as a family, they faced life-changing events in Australia and France and survived!
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.
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.
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
Two Nuts In Italy by Sue Ellen Haning
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 126,430. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
How did a fifty-six-year-old mother find herself in bed with a strange Italian? How did she survive riding in a car for five hours with a psychic who claimed that she was the devil? What happened when she looked out the window of the moving train to see her daughter clinging to the side? Two Nuts In Italy recounts these nutty adventures and many, many more. Taste, smell, see, and hear Italy!
In Search of Me by Carol Young
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 126,260. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Carol Young set herself a challenge in 2004, to walk the length of Britain. The experience proved rewarding and life changing. In over 1200 miles of plodding the lanes and tracks of the UK, she met fascinating people, whose kindness and generosity helped to make the task enjoyable. There were glimpses of rare wildlife and breathtaking scenery too.
High Seas Drifter (Cruise Confidential 4) by Brian David Bruns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,100. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The surprise ending to the Cruise Confidential series! An epic sail into the sunset. Romance. Discovery. Lawsuits. One fascinating year on the world's largest sailing vessel, plying the Mediterranean was the highlight of four years at sea - and the end. It wasn't the betrayal that bothered him so much, but the lawsuits.
Unsinkable Mister Brown (Cruise Confidential 3) by Brian David Bruns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,830. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
USA Best Book Award winner, double Book of the Year Award nominee, and Paris Book Festival winner. From 3X Book of the Year winning author Brian David Bruns comes a true, hilarious, and surprisingly fiery international love affair across three continents and several seas. The full story of why troubled souls seek escape by working at sea.
Ship for Brains (Cruise Confidential 2) by Brian David Bruns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,410. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From 3X Humor Book of the Year winning author Bruns, Ship for Brains takes on cruise ship art auctioneers: a society brimming with odd personalities drawn to the stress and isolation that invariably lead to alcohol and a Hell-may-care attitude. The burn-out rate is phenomenal, but when it works, you are king of the world. This ain't no galley tour.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It by John Rezell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.
Planes Trains & Sinking Boats by Stephen Liddell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,460. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
I've always enjoyed travelling, getting off the beaten track away from the crowds & the beaches. The problem with adventure and going off the beaten track though is that things can and do go wrong, sometimes hilariously, sometimes dangerously but ALWAYS unexpectedly! Planes, Trains and Sinking Boats is a collection of funny travel stories from across the world.
A Year on Fire Mountain by Anna Habibti
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Anna Habibti’s diary of her year in Nablus, one of the most isolated cities in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territories, told with compassion, humour and a sense of the absurd.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River by Michael Jason Fox
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
An African Odyssey by Peter Winton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160,600. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.
My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in Italy's Eternal City by Sari Gilbert
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 130,920. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It’s a nice place to visit but would you really want to live there? Sari Gilbert, who has lived for close to 40 years in what many have called the Eternal City, answers with a resounding “yes”– but it’s a “yes… but”. A native New Yorker who moved to Rome after graduate school, Gilbert's book describes life in the Italian capital: to sum it up, “fascinating, and delightful, but not at all easy”.
Who Stole My India? by Amit Reddy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Amit has a plan, a far from practical one. He’s going to discover what it means to be Indian. How? By hopping onto Kaya, his trusted motorcycle, and heading out on a year-long journey around the country. An epic tale of India and Indians, and a young man’s quest to understand the two, "Who Stole my India?" takes you on a tragicomic journey across the social and political landscape of the country.
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China by Tony Brasunas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his spirit, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Living the Dream by Ben Beiske
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.
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