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To Travel Hopelessly by English Teacher X
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(5.00 from 1 review)
English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies."
Around the World in Eighty Blogs by Peter Blakeborough
Series: The Blogger Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley by Mel Gomes
Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day by Maria Staal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2010 by FTK Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(4.00 from 1 review)
Deadly pirate attacks and a near collision with an oil tanker are just two of the dangers faced by the crews of today's container ships. 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day', is the story of life on the high seas, where real adventures still exist. The author recounts her adventures on the container ship Serenity River in this entertaining narrative travelogue.
Walking for Peace, An Inner Journey by Mony Dojeiji and Alberto Agraso by Mony Dojeiji & Alberto Agraso
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Mony, a Canadian woman, begins a 5000-kilometer walk for peace, never imagining that, 13 months and 13 countries later, the walk only ever had one true destination: her inner self. Destiny weaves the tapestry of events to help her realize her dream, including Alberto, the Spanish mystic who would share her journey. This is their international award-winning true story.
100,000 BMW Prayer Miles by Timothy Lindstrom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
100,000 miles on a Sport BMW motorcycle? And you are riding that kind of miles in 5 years? Most of the time alone? Follow along as I give Praise and worship to Jesus Christ my savior and LORD as I ride or repair one BMW K1100RS.
New Zealand: Bit by Bit by Jacqui Knight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The story of one woman's ride, horseback, the length of New Zealand, accompanied by a small dog. The easy to read text captures the amazing scenery, Nature at its best, the warmth and friendliness of the people... and the funny tricks that the horses played on Jacqui. A great read for anyone contemplating visiting the country - you get a really good look at the country from the back of a horse.
A Life Sold - What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay? by Ian Usher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Why would someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay? When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind, that is exactly what he did. But the auction was only the start of the adventure. Ian set off on what could truly be described as the journey of a lifetime - an attempt to complete 100 lifetime goals in 100 weeks. A globe-trotting emotional rollercoaster ride!
One More Mountain: Road Warriors Explore America by Janet Buckwalter
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
These are the stories of individuals who crossed America, sometimes under harsh conditions, to spotlight individuals with disabilities, share memories of loved ones, or help those in need. This book is a celebration of strength. Of ordinary folks doing extraordinary things with their lives.
Drive Me Wild: A Western Odyssey by Christina Nealson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Drive Me Wild: A Western Odyssey is the tale of Nealson's journey across the West and her miraculous encounters with the wild. What began as the ultimate travel dream crescendoed into a life of awe that turned over the odometer of spiritual revelation. The journey of the soul was the answer. Nealson’s life as writer and the very essence of the wild - her own and the planet's - were the questions.
A Warm Sea - Dreaming of Sailing and Making It Happen: Tales of our cruising life in the Mediterranean by Ben Ho
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This is the whimsical story of a couple who left their comfortable suburban life and embarked on a journey of exploration and self-discovery by living on board their sailboat and cruising the Mediterranean. It is about the challenges and delights of the cruising life, the cultures and histories from the Middle East to the Tuscan Islands, the friendly people they met, and the irresistible cuisines.
An Idiot and a Broad by Stephanie Hansell
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
An Idiot and a Broad is packed with hilarious and often gritty tales of encounters with beggars, rip-off merchants, fellow travellers and a host of native wildlife, from kangaroos to cockroaches. Stephanie and Tony Hansell said they would see the world one day, but it was only when they popped into a travel agency one wet Saturday that it happened
Camino de Santiago - Practical Preparation and Background by Gerald Kelly
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This guide to preparation for the Camino contains the following: Planning and Preparation: advice on when to walk, which part to walk, what to bring (clothes, equipment, etc.), what not to bring (very important), travel to your starting point, internet resources and budgeting.
Roll's Round the World by Rowley Macklin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,070. Language: British English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 2007 Rowley decided to backpack around the World for over a year. The mission: to inject some change and new experiences into his dull and predictable life. This is a light-hearted and humorous travel diary of his time in the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, New Zealand, Australia and The Philippines..
The Longest Honeymoon by Izni Zahidi
Price: Free! Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
2 years, 5 homes and 20 countries - a true story (with some omissions to avoid getting into any more trouble), this is more than travel anecdotes and self-mockery.
China or Bust! a rookie's guide to living and surviving in China as an ESL teacher by Lana Kerr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Lana, little travelled, staid, bored, was desperate for some excitement in her life. She and her husband stunned the family by going to China as ESL teachers. Read about the fabulous experiences they had travelling and teaching. This book also contains much information for anyone planning to visit China or go there to work, either as a teacher or in any other fiel
Whiteout: Lost In Aspen by Ted Conover
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Irreverent, poignant, and revealing, WHITEOUT is a meditation on wealth and the vain, glorious quest for paradise in Aspen, Colorado. Even as Ted Conover describes how he crashed Don Johnson’s Christmas party, or what it was like to sit in on the taping of John Denver’s holiday video, he is turning the lens of his craft upon himself and documenting his own seduction by the Aspen mystique.
Track Us Down! An Around-the-World Backpacking Expedition with Kids by D.B. Bailey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Author D.B. Bailey researches, plans, and successfully undertakes a 1 year, around-the-world backpacking trip with his wife and two young children, dispelling the myth that it's too costly, can't be done, or is too dangerous. 29 countries - 4 continents.
Memories and Musings of a Post-Postmodern Nomadic Mystic Madman by Jeffrey Charles Archer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit(4.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned with the official religion and institution, artifice and constructs offered as "reality," author Jeffrey Charles Archer hit the road and discovered things are indeed not what they say. Shapeshifters, skinwalkers, sasquatch, fairies and other fantastic creatures and extraordinary experiences make up the true tellings of Memories and Musings of a Post-Postmodern Nomadic Mystic Madman.
In a Valley... A Writer's New Beginning by Michael Phoenix
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Not really a tourism guide. Instead, an author's new beginning as a journalist. Writing about my experiences in the Lehigh Valley, Pa area. Reviews and Interviews include: arts, music, businesses and events. They are mixed with photos of the area. You will find out why this author started on the journalist side.