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Malaysia Missing Plane: The full story
By Arthur Zulu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Malaysia plane departs Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and vanishes without trace.
Willy Wonka aveva il passaporto svizzero
By Mattia Bertoldi
Price: Free! Words: 29,790. Language: Italian. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Volete visitare tutte e sedici le fabbriche di cioccolato in Svizzera con un solo e-book? "Willy Wonka aveva il passaporto svizzero" è quello che fa per voi. Un'avventura lunga sei giorni e 2000 chilometri in cui due amici (uno scrittore e un fotografo) vanno a caccia della tavoletta perfetta tra perlustrazioni, fotografie e (ovviamente) gustose degustazioni.
Kalami, Where the Sea Shrugs its Shoulders
By DJ Smithers
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of anecdotal memoirs of holidays spent in this beautiful little bay in N.E Corfu. Stories of its colourful scenery and equally colourful visitors; of its beauty and charm and its ability to bring all walks of life together to eat and drink as one.
The Shell of a Person
By Lance Pototschnik
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hell hath baby sea turtles, as Lance Pototschnik will soon find out.
Asia Gemstone Travel
By Jordan Clary
Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Freelance journalist Jordan Clary combines her love of travel and jewelry in these linked essays. Take the journey through China, Mongolia, Cambodia and Vietnam as Jordan shares vignettes about the culture, people, landscapes and mines where gemstones make their way up from the earth and into our hands.
Freedom's Beat
By John Bryden
Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
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Here's a collection of 40 poems celebrating the urge to achieve freedom. Some explore the author's personal struggle to become free of the negative forces that hinder a fulfilling life. Others comment more generally on liberty, justice and cultural identify. The book is full of thoughtful, carefully crafted pieces that are sure to be enjoyed for their skilful use of language and poetic forms.
East
By Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad!
By CelebrateGreece.com
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
Who Stole My India?
By Amit Reddy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: 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
By Tim Mulliner
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Starting in Nepal, Tim purchases himself a Hero – the largest manufactured bicycle in the world. Tim 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
By Lady Li Andre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: 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.
Crossing Europe Northeast To Southwest By Bicyle.
By Tomas Carlsson
Price: Free! Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travelogue of my bicycle tour across Europe in 2013. I crossed Europe northeast to southwest.
Backpacking With Chad In Nepal
By Chad Thomson
Series: Backpacking With Chad: An American's Stories From Traveling The World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
After his adventures in India, Chad Thomson travels to Nepal on the next leg of his Round The World backpacking trip. Unfortunately he loses his guidebook along the way, so he must travel Nepal on his own, without guidance or help. Will he manage to get around? Will he be ripped off? Can he find the cool-but-reasonably-priced backpackers bars without his trusty Lonely Planet to help him?
Reminiscences
By Krishnanand
Price: Free! Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Mrugank Patel. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
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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
By Jim Ryerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: 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
Treading Lightly: Travels from Shanghai to Kiev
By Paris Franz
Price: Free! Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Treading Lightly recounts travels from the bright lights of Shanghai to the cobblestones of Kiev, via the volcanoes of Hawaii and the canals of Venice. The collection comprises 17 travel pieces that add up to 21,000 words.
15 Weeks
By James King
Price: Free! Words: 38,020. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
How I bought a cow-- and donated its calf
By Shoba Narayan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When Shoba Narayan moved to India from New York, she didn't think she would buy a cow. She had heard of India's holy cows, of course; encountered them on India's chaotic roads, mooed at them even. Shoba believed in India's Holy Cows. As a lifelong vegetarian, she didn't go so far as to worship the cow. She merely desisted from eating them. Enter Sarala, a milk-lady with a proposition.
Lost & Found in Egypt: A Most Unlikely Journey Through the Shifting Sands of Love and Loss
By Kyla Merwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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
By Ralph Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.