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Vietnam Past and Present: The North
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
There can be few people in the world that do not know the name, location and recent history of Vietnam. Yet beyond the period of US involvement in what Americans call the 'Vietnam War' how much is really known? Almost no Vietnamese bear a grudge against the USA, but this is less true for China, Vietnam's close neighbor, mentor and rival for more than two thousand years.
A Diary of Travels
By Avis Trammell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,190. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A compendium of stops, observations, and snark by a weird family, not the least of whom is the author, wandering around the hapless landscapes of Europe, Colorado, The Pacific Northwest, New Mexico, Minnesota, The Black Hills, and other unwitting places. Includes the author's obsessive thoughts about the arts and pointed intrusions by the cat, Thomas Stearns.
Thai Story and Guide
By Nigel Cobbett
You set the price! Words: 31,570. Language: British English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The e-book has a comprehensive guide to travel and living in Thailand based upon the experiences of the author who has been living in Thailand for many years. There is an autobiographical section in which the author talks about his first and second holidays and also his everyday life in Thailand to the present day. Included are bus and train timetables, maps, and much more - about 32K words.
Sailing for Home: A Voyage from Antigua to Kinsale
By Theo Dorgan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dedalus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Theo Dorgan’s gripping account of a transatlantic voyage on the schooner Spirit of Oysterhaven—from the Caribbean to the coast of his native Cork—is both travelogue and meditation, interior journey and outward voyage of exploration.
Truly, No Place Like Home
By Robert N. Jenkins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In this book of travels around North America, Robert N. Jenkins recounts the insights he gained from experiences as diverse as stumbling upon the Grand Tetons and flying on the Concorde at twice the speed of sound. Named the travel editor of the Tampa Bay Times in 1987, Jenkins would win eight national awards for his writing and for the overall excellence of his weekly section of travel news.
Wild Dogs and Nutters
By Laura Tong
Series: Buggering Around, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 38,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
in a time when Communism still ruled and mobile phones, the Internet and denture whitening were things of the future a deluded and ill equipped young couple set out on a 32,000km surreal adventure across some of the most remote areas in the world to break a 15 year old world record and prove to themselves that it's not 'evil' nations' you need to beware of but the people who tell you such toss!
Rum, Fun and Sun in Barbados: Adventures in Caribbean Paradise
By Eugenie C Smith
Price: $1.53 USD. Words: 45,370. Language: British English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Rum, Fun and Sun in Barbados is the final book in Eugenie’s lighthearted trilogy, a series of delightful tales spanning her travel adventures in France, Spain, Florida, and the Caribbean with her husband, Brian.
Stories of the Sahel
By Sahel Calling
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Stories of the Sahel is an initiative of the Sahel Calling Project & Film, aimed at raising awareness about the refugees, internally displaced persons and the people living in the conflict affected areas of Mali and the Sahel. This ebook is a compilation of short stories from nine authors sharing the beauty of the culture, traditions, and people of Mali and the Sahel.
The Wisdom Tree: A Mother's Journey into Israel and Palestine
By Diane Umstead
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Wisdom Tree is a memoir of the author's travels with her college-age son in Israel and Palestine, travels that shift her perception of her relationship with her son and completely upend her preconceptions about the geopolitical landscape.
Be There Now: Travel Stories from Around the World
By Mike O'Mary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel writing at its most authentic--real people sharing real stories of awe and insight, fear and laughter, humility and humanity as they explore the world around us. In a world that often demands that we "be here now," it is nice to take a break, daydream, and "be there now" with thoughtful people who take us with them on journeys that lead to inspiration, insight, humor, and deeper meaning.
America Circa 1997
By Trixie Pearce
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,650. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is not a guide to future travellers nor a discourse on the customs, culture or landscapes of the United States of America; there are shelves full to bursting with works of that nature in any bookshop. This is a story on my terms and in my words: sometimes colloquial, sometimes rich with imagery and evocative language and sometimes plain prosaic; but that's me and this is my inner journey.
Exploring Myanmar: Traveling the Dusty Roads of the New Burma
By Amber Hoffman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A story of troubled bus rides, dusty journeys, long boat tours, preschools on stilts, ancient pagodas, tea houses, fresh noodles, and the people met along the way. Myanmar is the last frontier of Southeast Asia travel. Information is spotty, and constantly changing. Although the guidebooks can provide practical information, they cannot come close to describing how it feels to travel the new Burma
Allano's Travels in Chile and Argentina
By Allan Taylor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Where to go and what to do in Chile and Argentina is explained by travel writer Allano from Australia. The budget traveller and backpacker will find this travel guide useful and inspiring. The armchair traveller and reader may even decide to pack a bag and head off for South America clutching a trout fishing rod.
Tapestry of a Traveler
By Ingrid Wild
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 124,950. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This travelogue by Ingrid Wild, details her adventures as an independent traveler through Nepal, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Malaysia, Beirut, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. In addition to her personal experiences, she shares her vision of the land, culture, history of the places she visited.
Teen Wisdom and Other Oxymorons
By Zoe Harness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,150. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An anthology of real life stories and 27 surprising truths you will not learn in school. After over 1,000 volunteer hours, visits to all 50 states, and explorations behind the closed doors of many religions, Seventeen-year–old Zoe Rose Harness has a lot of tales to tell; the best of these accounts are in Teen Wisdom and Other Oxymorons.
The Dog's Rollocks
By Laura Tong
Series: Buggering Around, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,820. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Out of their depths & out of their minds, The Dog’s Rollocks is the antidote to all those tales of daring-do by fearless Adventurers that leave one feeling woefully inadequate and semi-suicidal. Instead, it charts in a sometimes surreal diary the disastrous real-life journey of one middle-aged, middle-class, couple, along with their overweight Labrador, to escape mid-life crisis & canapes.
Knee Deep in Antarctica... And Other Places
By Robert N. Jenkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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When Robert N. Jenkins was named the St. Petersburg Times’s travel editor he had no passport. He’s now filling his third, but fewer than two out of five Americans travel outside the US. In this book of travels beyond North America – Antarctica, Bangkok, Israel, and more, Jenkins notes while the world’s populations may share a lot of everyday life, the differences are eye-opening, perhaps enviable.
Three Disney Cruises
By Steve Burns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A look at cruising on the Disney Cruise Line ships through three different cruises over the course of 10 years. A mixture of travelogue, experiences, opinions, humor, and lots of photos.
Rhodes - A Notebook
By Richard Clark
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Little more than a stone’s throw from the Turkish coast, Rhodes was the final piece in the jigsaw of what is modern Greece. The island has changed its clothes so many times throughout history that it can be difficult to pin down what best reflects its character, and herein lies the Island’s charm. This is the third ibook about the Greek Islands by bestselling author and journalist Richard Clark.
Somewhere in the Northwest
By Patrick Wilkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Contained within these pages are more than thirty of Wilkins’ favorite stories collected from thousands of miles of travel, with subjects ranging from a red rooster that captured the heart of a town a man who defied a volcano, from a desert cave that reveals ancient secrets to an underground city that shelters the homeless, from a herd of goats that predict the weather...