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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.
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.
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.
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 …
Into the blue: Half-planned travels of an amateur vagabond by KA Barron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,580. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Lose your ticket before you’ve even set off, find out what whalers think of Greenpeace, dodge dive-bombers, meet dangerous truckers, interview a tennis star, witness horror, walk all night, fish for your dinner, watch sunsets in the wilderness, ride legendary highways, stargaze in the Rockies, hitch-hike through the outback, be rescued by an angel, become Robin Hood, escape from Colditz.
Mystery Monkeys and Unstable Discs - A Snowbird's Sketches of the Sunshine State by Dave Easby
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When two Canadians decided to make Dunedin, Florida their winter residence, they figured it would be just like home. But from BOGO sales to raffles for a free colonoscopy to snow machines on Main Street, they sooon found out differently. This collection of funny, and sometimes moving, short stories and essays looks at the ‘Sunshine State’ through the lens of a Canadian snowbird.
From the Epistles of Al-Jahiz to the Present-Day Tweets: An Anthology of Arabic Prose Writings / من رسائل الجاحظ إلى تغريدات التويتر: ديوان النثر العربي عبر العصور by Kamal Abdel-Malek
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 86,520. Language: Arabic. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This important anthology presents passages from classical and modern Arabic prose narratives which range from the essays of Al-Jahiz in the 9th century to the tweets of the young Arabs in the days leading to the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011 and beyond. هذه المختارات تقدم نصوصا كلاسيكية وحديثة، فصيحة و عامية، مطبوعة و مدونة على الشبكة العنكبوتية ووسائل التواصل الاجتماعي
Banana Punk Rawk Trails: A Euro-Fool’s Metal Punk Journeys in Malaysia, Borneo and Indonesia by Marco Ferrarese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Between 2010 and 2015, travel writer, author and metal punk guitarist Marco Ferrarese was the one and only ‘white elephant in the room’ of the Malaysian metal punk scene. In this highly electric and graphic memoir, Ferrarese tells you how it was to play lead guitar in Penang’s thrash core band WEOT SKAM, negotiating flimsy stage set-ups and shady promoters to gel into a developing world’s music.
The Road to Oxiana: New Edition Linked and Annotaded by Robert Byron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016 by INDEX ebooks. 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.
Piping Hot! by Susan Planck
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Ethnic, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Join the zany adventures and crazy gigs of author Susan Planck as she mixes the culture of Scottish music with the distinctive cultures of China, Japan, and Chile, all with a twist of humor that ties them together. What was it like to play bagpipes to Chinese performing the martial art of Tai Chi? Or on the Great Wall of China? The top of Fujiyama in Japan?
On a Greek Island: a Season in Zakynthos by Ralph Lavelle
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A warm-hearted account of life on the Greek island of Zante, written by someone lucky enough to have spent a season playing guitar there, reading books there, and above all, doing nothing in particular there.
At Home Abroad: Today's Expats Tell Their Stories by Betsy Blondin
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The number of expats grows worldwide as we become more global and mobile. While the ages, locations and experiences of these 31 international authors differ, their stories inform, inspire and expose the common threads connecting those who choose this lifestyle.
Aleksandar Kuzmanović & Đorđe Pivnički "Paket aranžman? Ne, hvala!" by Imprimatur
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: Serbo-Croatian. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Zbirka putopisa „Paket aranžman? Ne, hvala!“ autora Aleksandra Kuzmanovića i Đorđa Pivničkog nastala je kao rezultat višegodišnjih lutanja dvojice prijatelja koji su odlučili da ukoriče materijal nastao tokom tih putovanja koji je objavljivan i na raznim portalima i blogovima. U knjizi se nalaze putopisi iz cijele Evrope, sa Kanarskih ostrva, iz Južne Afrike, Ujedinjenih Arapskih Emirata, Tajland.
Pilgrimage in Terror: Walking Away from Terrorism by Katie Barron
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Disillusioned with protesting against the 'War on Terror', Katie, 31, set off to hike the Camino in Northern Spain. As she walked, she re-connected with wiser parts of Western traditional thought, both Christian and pagan, and found that peace begins at home - inside ourselves.