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Homelands: A Memoir
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
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 …
Follow That Arrow: Notes on Getting Here from There
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
After losing her center, her marriage, and her future in one stroke, Gwen Van Velsor set off to find a new path. She traveled across the United States before finding her way to the Camino de Santiago, a journey that would redefine her life. Her story is a reflection on love, faith and the food that got her here from there.
Into the blue: Half-planned travels of an amateur vagabond
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.
The Everest Politics Show: Sorrow and Strife on the World's Highest Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In April 2014 Mark Horrell travelled to Nepal to climb Lhotse, which shares a base camp and climbing route with Mount Everest. A devastating avalanche swept across the mountain, and suddenly he found himself witnessing the greatest natural disaster Everest had ever seen. When a group of Sherpas came out in protest, what happened next left his team shocked, bewildered and fearing for their safety.
Your Man in the Orient - Part 1 (A Guide to Living in Vietnam)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An Englishman lives in Cape Town for ten-years and then, by accident, packs up and moves to Vietnam, having never even been there on holiday. What could possibly go wrong?
Postcards From The Philippines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Short travel essays from the tropical paradise that is the Philippines
International Lifestyle: Moving Abroad in Your 20's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,220. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
International Lifestyle is a book about 13 people who took the leap to move abroad, left their comfort zones and completely redesigned their lives. From the highs and lows of life abroad the 13 authors share their life stories about why they moved abroad and why it is so important to do so in your 20’s.
Mystery Monkeys and Unstable Discs - A Snowbird's Sketches of the Sunshine State
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,230. 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.
121 Consejos sobre seguridad para la mujer viajera
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: Spanish. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
¡Viaja, pero hazlo segura! Un completo manual con 121 consejos sobre seguridad para que tu viaje se convierta en la mejor experiencia de tu vida. Además incluye una lista con las 15 mejores aplicaciones móviles que te ayudarán a mantener la seguridad en ruta, un listado con los 16 mejores gadgets de seguridad para mujeres viajeras y, como bonus, ¡dos regalos descargables!
Time Zones, Beer & Left-Handed Chopsticks — Your Travel Guide to Swing Kits, Used Appetizers, and the Toilet Tango
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,500. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Business travel may sound like an adventure to those who don’t have to live it, however as author Bruce Blanton knows, unscripted scenarios come into play all the time — some thrilling and some down right bizarre!
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
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
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
Price: $4.99 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.
Piping Hot!
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?
Rambling Man Walks The London LOOP
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,150. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There was beauty to be find in the boundaries of the capital, of that Andrew Bowden was utterly convinced. And so he set off to find it by walking the London Outer Orbital Path, or LOOP as most people call it. Along the way he found that London really was hiding some wonderful gems, and found London to be a cracking place.
On a Greek Island: a Season in Zakynthos
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.
Finding Balance in Nature, Five Days on Gravel Roads, A Motorcycle Wilderness Ride in Northern Quebec and Labrador
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,200. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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A routine-weary office drone, desperate for a new perspective, mistakenly heads into the wilderness on one of the worst roads in North America. Bad weather and mechanical problems force some difficult decisions to be made in what turns out to be an extreme example of going way out on a limb. If an appointment with a ferry at the other end is missed, he may have to return on the same road!
Trapped in a Bahamian Cave and Other Fascinating Side Trips
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Take side trips with a well-traveled writer who will show you places the tourists never see. In this volume -- second entry in The You Can Go There Travel Series -- you travel abroad. These fact-filled articles share inexpensive excursions to a glacier in the Italian Alps, a walled city in France, one-time pirate lairs in the Caribbean, French-speaking cities in Canada, and much more.
At Home Abroad: Today's Expats Tell Their Stories
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.