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Willy Wonka aveva il passaporto svizzero
By Mattia Bertoldi
Price: Free! Words: 29,790. Language: Italian. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Volete visitare tutte e sedici le fabbriche di cioccolato in Svizzera con un solo e-book? "Willy Wonka aveva il passaporto svizzero" è quello che fa per voi. Un'avventura lunga sei giorni e 2000 chilometri in cui due amici (uno scrittore e un fotografo) vanno a caccia della tavoletta perfetta tra perlustrazioni, fotografie e (ovviamente) gustose degustazioni.
Kalami, Where the Sea Shrugs its Shoulders
By DJ Smithers
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of anecdotal memoirs of holidays spent in this beautiful little bay in N.E Corfu. Stories of its colourful scenery and equally colourful visitors; of its beauty and charm and its ability to bring all walks of life together to eat and drink as one.
The Shell of a Person
By Lance Pototschnik
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hell hath baby sea turtles, as Lance Pototschnik will soon find out.
East
By Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel memoir: Inspired by a slim guidebook purchased at Fred and Pat Cody's legendary Berkeley bookstore, Shelley Buck took off alone in 1972 on a journey she hoped would take her overland from Europe to India and Nepal, using mostly public transit. East chronicles Shelley's emergence into adulthood as she crosses into lands she dreamed of visiting. The journey will make her a feminist.
Who Stole My India?
By Amit Reddy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: 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.
Me and My Hero
By Tim Mulliner
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Starting in Nepal, Tim purchases himself a Hero – the largest manufactured bicycle in the world. Tim dissects India from north to south passing through some of the poorest and richest regions in India. Me and My Hero tells the story of Tim’s impressions and details the rigour and joy of travelling by bicycle in what is arguably one of the most colourful and fascinating countries in the world.
A Place Called Kalaloch
By Lady Li Andre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Kalaloch is just one small gem on the wild Pacific coast, a ten mile nugget of Olympic National Park, but it inspires travelers from around the world with its beauty and natural elegance. Gain a new perspective into this unique spot from a frequent visitor who shares the amazing discoveries about the plants and animals that coexist on an incredible geological stage in a place called Kalaloch.
Crossing Europe Northeast To Southwest By Bicyle.
By Tomas Carlsson
Price: Free! Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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A travelogue of my bicycle tour across Europe in 2013. I crossed Europe northeast to southwest.
Reminiscences
By Krishnanand
Price: Free! Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Mrugank Patel. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
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I have traveled widely and like all well-traveled persons, my wandering life is also full with diverse educative, exciting, enlightening and exacting experiences,. Therefore, through ‘REMINISCENCES’ I come before you as your little brother who was out on long travels throughout the length and breadth of the country, to share with you all, some more travel experiences.
Swimming To Guantanamo - From Elian to Obama A Decade in Cuba under the U.S. Embargo
By Jim Ryerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Under a U.S. trade embargo imposed half a century ago, U.S. citizens are barred from traveling to Cuba. As a journalist, I began visiting Cuba in 1998 and during my more than 35 visits I’ve met hundreds of Cubans who have graciously shared their lives, music, food, culture and created my passion to tell their stories. In writing these stories, I’ve tried to counteract some of the false impressions
Treading Lightly: Travels from Shanghai to Kiev
By Paris Franz
Price: Free! Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Treading Lightly recounts travels from the bright lights of Shanghai to the cobblestones of Kiev, via the volcanoes of Hawaii and the canals of Venice. The collection comprises 17 travel pieces that add up to 21,000 words.
15 Weeks
By James King
Price: Free! Words: 38,020. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Witty, informative, often deliciously ‘tongue-in-cheek’ and full of typically British humour, 15 Weeks is recommended for travellers, would be ex-pats and those who enjoy light reading and a good laugh.
How I bought a cow-- and donated its calf
By Shoba Narayan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When Shoba Narayan moved to India from New York, she didn't think she would buy a cow. She had heard of India's holy cows, of course; encountered them on India's chaotic roads, mooed at them even. Shoba believed in India's Holy Cows. As a lifelong vegetarian, she didn't go so far as to worship the cow. She merely desisted from eating them. Enter Sarala, a milk-lady with a proposition.
Lost & Found in Egypt: A Most Unlikely Journey Through the Shifting Sands of Love and Loss
By Kyla Merwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With more dumb guts than preparation, a woman decides to take a solo journey to the Middle East on the Get-There-and-Wing-it Plan. In a voice both raw and illuminating, Kyla Merwin explores dramatic inner and outer landscapes, sometimes frightening, often hilarious and ultimately heartwarming. Her journeys bring her back to her most authentic self, to more that she ever thought she was capable of.
Sunshine and Orange Blossom
By Ralph Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ralph Morris’ horizons are broader than his modest upbringing on the coast of North East Lincolnshire might suggest. He combines the thrill of visiting new places and cultures with his love of people watching, a hobby which gives both him and his family much entertainment.
Nepal Colour & Culture
By Paul John
Price: $1.01 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Nepal is a round-the-year destination with a difference, be it summer, monsoon, autumn or winter. One finds an unsurpassed splendour in all the seasons depending upon one’s mood and choice. The major part of the country is of high mountains and rolling hills.
The Wisdom of Strangers
By Dr Patricia Isley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Dr Patricia Isley chronicles serendipitous meetings with strangers over four years of solo travel stretching from the wilderness of America to the pristine islands of Malaysia. The book is part travelogue, part homage to the people she meets along the way who provide guidance for her transformation from a career in Corporate America to her true life's work. Includes self-help tips for readers.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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 mind, 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 soul of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Raise Your Hand: Raise Your Hand: Adventures of an American Springsteen Fan in Europe
By Caryn Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
18 days, five countries, and seven concerts: this was how long-time Springsteen chronicler and veteran Backstreets contributor Caryn Rose spent her summer vacation, running from Paris to Prague to Vienna to London to Dublin, following Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on tour. Part travelogue and part rock and roll love letter, Rose takes you with her every step of the way.
Ascents & Descents
By Jeroen Vogel
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Two Dutch pub buddies decide to team up for a backpacking classic: riding a motorbike through Vietnam, from Ho Chi Minh City to the capital Hanoi. Taking on a country that’s as foreign as it gets for any European, they make their way north through chaotic traffic, bribe the police, get ripped off and find out that being pub buddies is a hell of a lot easier than being travel mates.