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A Year on Fire Mountain
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Anna Habibti’s diary of her year in Nablus, one of the most isolated cities in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territories, told with compassion, humour and a sense of the absurd.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
Riding America: Boston to Berkeley on a BMW Motorcycle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Riding America is a day by day account of my motorcycle pilgrimage from Boston to Berkeley in the summer of 2003. Undertaken while on sabbatical leave from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Riding America recounts my experiences and impressions of the state of Union and the people and places encountered along the way. Generously illustrated with over 70 of my color photographs.
I Sold My Gold Tooth for Gas Money: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Traveling is not for the timid of heart. What can go wrong often does, as twenty-six road warriors relate in this book. Whether it's driving across Canada at Christmastime or journeying to remote corners of the planet, you'll alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by these writers, and the often bizarre and extraordinary circumstances they find themselves in.
A Bear Stole My Fishing Boat: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
What happens when your trip goes awry? When your sandal-clad foot steps in the cow dung? Perhaps you too have watched with disbelief as your travel plans fell apart, and have been tempted to look up at the cosmos and cry, “Why me?” Join our posse of twenty-five traveling scribes as they endure some of the weirdest, wackiest, and most comic moments of misadventure you are ever likely to read about.
Never Trust a Smiling Bear: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,990. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The fifth volume in Summit Studios bestselling travel and outdoor humor series. Join thirty-one intrepid travel writers who will take you on a journey from Alaska to the Amazon to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s another helping of zany, absurd and downright preposterous tales of misadventure, some of which are hardly believable.
A Beaver is Eating My Canoe: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Have you ever felt like the Universe is laughing at you? Like you’re the butt of some great cosmic joke? Fear not! You are not alone. In this long-awaited sequel to Mugged by a Moose, we hope you’ll find a feeling of kinship with our twenty-five free-spirited wanderers as they relate some of their craziest, wackiest, funniest and most inspiring tales of travel from the far side of beyond.
Mugged by a Moose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Is a bad day spent outside really better than a good day at the office? This collection of twenty-three short stories, written by twenty semi-intrepid adventurers, aims to answer that question. Alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by our writers as they tell some of the most outrageous tales from the Great Outdoors you've ever heard.
Beauty and Chaos Essays on Tokyo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tokyo--City of Contradictions? Yes and no! The largest city in the world teems with chaotic energy and serene, human-scale beauty. Want to know the real city? Writing about Tokyo for over 15 years, essayist and professor Michael Pronko opens up Tokyo life and reveals what’s beneath the gleaming, puzzling exterior of the biggest city in the world.
Didgeridoos And Didgeridon’ts: A Brit's Guide To Moving Your Life Down Under (Second Edition)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Summertime Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of short, personal experiences Vicky Gray and her family encountered during the first year of their new life Down Under. In addition to entertaining diary entries, inspirational stories from other expats, top tips and vital resources, the book is crammed full of well-researched information on everything you need to know to survive and thrive during your first year in Australia.
Walking Through Shadows: el Camino de Santiago de Compostela
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walking Through Shadows is an account of an out of shape  American’s pilgrimage  to Santiago de Compostela  in North West Spain.  Generously illustrated with over 150 of the author's color photographs, the daily journal  chronicles  the physical, mental, and spiritual challenges  encountered on this 36  day journey  of 500 miles on foot.
Traveling Softly and Quietly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,090. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A young man's journey for meaning on and off the beaten path.
Nick In The World
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A book about my adventures living and working in different parts of the world.
Moose on the Loose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Travel brings with it extraordinary moments—from the whimsical to the hilarious to the downright absurd. By following in the footsteps of previous bestselling humor titles such as "Mugged by a Moose" and "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," our twenty-six writers continue to celebrate those moments. While outlandish things can happen on the road less traveled, there's no such thing as a bad story!
In the Shade of the Sausage Tree
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A light-hearted account of a recent safari to the New Africa which revives the author's memories of life there 35 years before
Billy No Maps
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Will Nett’s scarcely believable and humorous follow up to My Only Boro features his adventures during a chaotic year-long round-the-world excuse for a holiday.
Alla tua salute, Scozia
Price: Free! Words: 21,870. Language: Italian. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Prendi la Scozia, terra di leggende e storie selvagge. Percorrila da sud verso nord e da ovest verso est, per un viaggio lungo 1600 km. Suddividi tutto ciò che hai visto in una serie di capitoli tematici con consigli di viaggio e brindisi tipici della tradizione britannica. L'importante sarà non dimenticarsi di quei luoghi e ringraziare dell'accoglienza, come per dire: “Alla tua salute, Scozia".
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
Jamaica - Four Paths to Paradise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
In order to write about a place, Hugh B. Cave developed the habit of taking all or part of his family there and settling down like a permanent resident. This was certainly his approach to Jamaica and its built-in problems. His historical analysis of the island's geopolitical situation pulls no punches, even though he discusses colonialism, the color question, and much more...
Searching for Shangri La
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Searching for Shangri La describes a worldwide search for the perfect place to be.