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My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in Italy's Eternal City
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”.
Why I Love New Orleans
Price: Free! Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
New York Times Bestselling Author, Heather Graham has compiled a series of 30 Blogs she wrote in 2013 on things she loves about New Orleans - a city that is very dear to her and is the setting for several of her books.
They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,930. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A remarkable story of discovery, They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa charts the cultural and spiritual life of present-day Uganda, East Africa. Includes commentary on present-day issues such as the nation's controversial stance on homosexuality, HIV/AIDS, faith and burgeoning economic development.
The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of an older American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. In this part, he finds adequate housing, begins the process of obtaining official residency and learns what it means to be a “perpetual tourist”. Keeping his visa fresh causes him to visit several Central American countries. He discovers what rains can really be like and experiences his first earthquakes. Yet all is well.
Confessions of a Weary Business Traveler - Europe and Asia Pacific
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 49,000. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book is a section from Travel Diaries of an Atypical Businessman focused outside the Americas. The factual but quirky events of Malcolm Teasdale's business travel experiences throughout Europe and Asia Pacific. Cultural challenges, alongside misunderstandings and misinterpretation abound in such places as Great Britain, Russia, China, India, Singapore, Australia, Philippines, and many other
Confessions of a Weary Business Traveler - The Americas
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Note that this is a section from Travel Diaries of an Atypical Business focusing on the Americas only The factual but quirky events of Malcolm Teasdale's business travel experiences throughout the Americas. Cultural challenges, alongside misunderstandings and misinterpretation abound in such places as Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Belize, Panama, Chile, and the Caribbean.
East
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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?
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.
Me and My Hero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Starting in Nepal, Tim purchases himself a Hero – the largest manufactured bicycle in the world. He 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: 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.
Reminiscences
Price: Free! Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Mrugank Patel. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: 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
15 Weeks
Price: Free! Words: 38,020. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Lost & Found in Egypt: A Most Unlikely Journey Through the Shifting Sands of Love and Loss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: 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
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Travels on Seven Continents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is a collection of travel articles by wellknown author Helen Krasner. Destinations covered are on all seven continents, and include Norway, Madeira, Cape Verde, Mongolia, Tibet, Afghanistan, Australia and Antarctica. Helen's means of travel encompassed hitchhiking, buses, trains, various types of boats, and even flying her own private plane. This book should interest all who love travel.
Ascents & Descents
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Not in a Tuscan Villa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Newly retired, looking for more than a vacation, the authors head to the “perfect” Italian city for a year. Within days their dream becomes a nightmare. After residing in two Italian cities, negotiating roads & health care, discovering art, friends, food & customs, the Petralias learn more than they anticipated--about Italy, themselves, what it means to be American, & what’s important in life.