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Ukraine And Russia: Where To Now? by Peter Garner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel experiences in Ukraine and Russia (St Petersburg); and short commentary or observation on the "War" in Ukraine and "Vlad the Lad", and the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines MH17.
To The Isles Of Brit by Lindsay Johannsen
Series: Tales From The Tar Baby. Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: Australian English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Being an account of me and the Missus’ random wanderings about the UK circa 1998. It comes complete with genuine Aussie observations and insights, pithy comments and rambling asides, as we show you the sights, soak up the “culcha”, have adventures and land on distant rellies unannounced. I took plenty of photos too, but I can’t find the buggers. And the Web has better ones anyway – by the umpty.
900 Miles for a Cornetto by Andy Read
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 19,410. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Who wants to buy a famous ice-cream from the corner shop freezer, when you can drive 900 miles across 7 countries for it? In this intriguing European travelogue, Andy Read takes his family and ageing VW camper-van on a journey of discovery. Join the ride, and let the open roads, the Mediterranean food, the clean air and warm sunshine all help to soothe your mind, and refresh your soul.
Hall Stories: My Mt Fuji Night Climb Chapter by Nick Hall
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this standalone story from his forthcoming book, 'Hall Stories: My Offbeat World Travel Experiences', join Nick Hall as he attempts to conquer Mt Fuji. Woefully ill equipped to make such an arduous ascent, with his physical fitness put to shame by the sprightly Japanese senior citizens who keep overtaking him, the challenge is on to make it to the top before daybreak.
Mr Henderson's Railway by Nick Nutter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
'Mr Henderson's Railway' is the story of a remarkable enterprise undertaken at the end of the 19th century by the British in Spain. The railway connects Algeciras with Bobadilla through some of the most difficult terrain in the world. The stretch from Algeciras to Ronda is famous as much for its majestic scenery as for the engineering proficiency of the men who built the line. Once completed villa
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On by Dennis Hawkes
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
Whispers of Honduras: A Peace Corps Experience by James Murren
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peace Corps Honduras Volunteer account of life in a rural, mountain village in Olancho from 1997-99 and a return there in 2007. Additionally, travels around the country, including Garifuna villages, are highlighted through words and photos. "Return to Hondo" chapters capture the beauty of visiting friends and the joy of travel.
The Saudi Files: Notes from the Field by Gabi Tree
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015 by Dr Gabrielle. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The Saudi Files: notes from the field are field notes of my ethnographic observations teaching English in Saudi Arabia. Had I aspired to a more traditional discussion of a travellers life in Saudi Arabia, being neither Third World nor Muslim, I would’ve had little to say. As my focus is on human interactions and social structures, there was an abundance to note.
Truckin' Up! by Donna Carver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015 by Four Pawns Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Donna Carver gives us a funny and interesting look at the trucking industry and the trucker’s CB radio slang. From the passenger seat of a 'sure enough store bought large car', she's 'stylin and profilin', checking out the 'seat covers', watching the 'bushes for bears' as she gets the ride of her life.
West Africa Is My Back Yard: Ex-Pat Life In The Gambia And Beyond by Mark Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Join international best-selling author and ex-pat Brit Mark Williams on the first part of this odyssey through the history, geography, culture and daily life of the country he calls his home - The Gambia and the region he calls his back yard - West Africa. Part memoir, part travelogue, part...
England and China: Armchair Travel Series by Pauline Hager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Visit booming, modern China along side ancient homes and 1000 year old famous sites. See the never ending Great Wall of China, the 8000 Terracotta Armored Warriors buried in pits with their Emperor, and more. Tour England's scenic Lake District in Cumbria; pre WWII sport cars at the Cotswold Motoring Museum; home of Romantic poet William Wordsworth; the National Railway Museum in historic York.
Paseando mi soledad por la montaña. Tomo I by Arantza Atxa
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: Spanish. Published: June 18, 2015 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Paseando mi Soledad por la Montaña es un libro de viajes y reflexiones en el que Arantza Atxa Leturia anda entre sus memorias por las cumbres del mundo. Una aventura de caminos y paisajes dividida en ocho tomos que marcarán una gran ruta en la memoria de todos los lectores.
Chama, Durango, Grand Canyon, and Kansas City: Armchair Travel Series by Pauline Hager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ride historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad on a coal-fired steam engine built 1882 from Durango, CO to Cascade Canyon, 7750 ft. in the Rocky Mts. Visit Grand Canyon in Arizona. Gaze in awe over the huge opening in the earth. A picturesque mountain train ride on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad from Chama, N.M. to Antonito, CO. Visit over 25 garden railroads in Kansas City, KS.
Una visita guiada por el Pazo de Fefiñanes, Cambados by Adolfo de la Pena
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2015 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
El Pazo de Fefiñáns, arquitectónicamente armonizado con la hermosa Villa de Cambados, es el más bello de los pazos urbanos gallegos. Ejemplo típico de la arquitectura civil renacentista y barroca, junto con el de Oca, son los pazos más importante del territorio gallego.
My Tehran Diary by Mansoor Limba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
"My Tehran Diary" is a collection of 11 short essays of Mansoor Limba while he was studying International Relations in Tehran and translating Persian books into English.
Malta: A Pocket Guide For People Thinking About Relocating by Andrew Gardner
Price: $2.39 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Every year over 1.2 million people from around the world travel to Malta and nearly every one of them is charmed by the islands historic and cultural ambiance. This book however, is not any kind of tourist guide to the Maltese archipelago. Rather, it has been written in mind of the hundreds of people from Britain especially, whom holiday to Malta every year and decide to permanently relocate.
Planning A Vacation? Why Not Chicago by Louise Hathaway
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Free travelogue. I've always been fascinated by Frank Lloyd Wright & the many craftsmen homes he designed there. I grew up listening to Chicago-style blues & longed to hear some Blues’ bands perform at the famous “Buddy Guy’s”. I've also been intrigued by Chicago’s colorful gangster past & wanted to see a live show at the Second City Improv. And then--there's the famous pizza! Who can say no?
Hessen Shopping Cart Rentals by Robert T. Belie
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
You find things are a wee bit perplexing when you up sticks and head overseas to live and work in a foreign country. Not quite in Kansas anymore that’s for sure. In fact there’s a rather large ocean and a bunch of Frenchmen between Darmstadt, Germany and the United States. You’re the foreigner now. And not only are the language and coins markedly different, but so too are the shopping carts.