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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 London Ltd. 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.
Out of Poverty: Living and Teaching in Asia by Judy Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In their mid 50s, Judy Smith and her husband, Roger Cristofoli, reached a financial crisis. Although loaded with university degrees, technical training and years of experience, they were not able to find employment anywhere in Canada. At the brink of losing their home and going on welfare, they happened across an advertisement for English teachers in South Korea.
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!
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.
Nesting on the Nushagak by Emma Stevens
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,860. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Nesting On The Nushagak is the 2nd book in a trilogy of memoirs which are part romance and part “girl’s own adventure”. It picks up the story as Emma and her new husband begin married life teaching in a remote Yup’ik Eskimo village in SW Alaska where they face the isolation, bitter cold, and semi-dark of the long Alaskan winters. For adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike.
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
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.
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.
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.
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