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44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
By Jeff J. Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
SoKoDiaries: Culture Shock
By Nailah Harvey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Can you imagine eating kimchi—a spicy cabbage—for breakfast, lunch and dinner? In South Korea (SoKo), it is quite common to eat this particular dish with rice at any time of day. Nailah learned this and many other things while on her seasonal journey in Eastern Asia. She learned the beauty in cultural differences, but quite shockingly, Nailah learned a lot more about herself.
SoKoDiaries: Reverse Culture Shock
By Nailah Harvey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Nailah’s first two books are a compilation of journals from her three-month journey in South Korea: the good, the bad and the ugly. As the third volume in the SoKoDiaries Book Series, “Reverse Culture Shock” speaks about Nailah’s life after diving back into the routine of her native country (United States) after being immersed in “the Asian culture” for a season.
Vegan City Guides Taipei
By Tara DeAugustine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Vegan City Guides. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Vegan City Guides Taipei contains detailed information of where to eat and shop in Taipei, an insider's advice on what to expect as a vegan travelling to Taipei, what to expect from Taiwanese cuisine and how to know if it is vegan-friendly, more Taipei resources for the vegan traveller, a list of useful translations and a handy map showing the location of every establishment listed in the guide.
Vegan City Guides Mumbai
By Rithika Ramesh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Vegan City Guides. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Vegan City Guides Mumbai contains detailed information of where to eat and shop in Mumbai, insider's advice on what to expect as a vegan travelling to Mumbai, what street food you can safely eat or how to ask for veganized versions of favourite local dishes, more Mumbai resources for the vegan traveller, a few useful translations and a handy map. With full colour photographs.
Thai Lite
By S. Tsow
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The selected scribblings of S. Tsow - linguist, theologian, philosopher and sage-in-residence of the City of Angels - writes authoritatively and eloquently on the burning issues of our time: the scourge of cellphones, the escalating price of noodles, the inanity of political correctness, not to mention beer drinking, bad medicine, backpacking in the old days and the boisterous bedlam of Bangkok.
My Road to Mandalay
By Elaine Jones
Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A personal diary of luxury independent travel in south-east Asia, over three months during 2013, exploring Thailand, Burma, Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia in style and comfort, yet still finding time to enjoy the fairways and greens for a few rounds of golf along the way. Illustrated with over 30 colour photographs by the author.
Move to Phnom Penh - A Guide to Save You Time and Money
By Sonya Duck
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Inside Phnom Penh will provide information to help save you time and money both before you depart and when you arrive. It is a practical guide for those people moving to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with the aim of working in the Kingdom's capital, doing a sabbatical, volunteering, living and working location independent or simply traveling as a local as opposed to a tourist.
Chiang Mai
By Jason Born
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: German. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chiang Mai, eine Stadt im Norden von Thailand, ist eine exotische Stadt, die viele Besucher fasziniert. Es gibt eine äußerst sehenswerte Altstadt, mit historischen Tempeln, doch man kann hier auch Schlittschuhlaufen, obwohl die Stadt in den Tropen liegt. In diesem Buch werden die schönsten Attraktionen von Chiang Mai und der Umgebung beschrieben.
PostScript: Forgotten But Not Gone
By Roger Crutchley
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
After his last book, PostScript, many thought Crutch would do the decent thing and consent to being put out to pasture without little more than a whimper. But you can't keep an old dog down and he kept on and on and on with his Sunday column in the Outlook section of the Bangkok Post. Well, it does good paper bag material after all.
Mysterious Fort of Bhangarh
By Raja Sharma
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Bhangarh Fort is the only “Legally Haunted” location recognized by the Indian Government. There is a signboard set by Archaeological Survey of India with specific instructions. ASI is a Government of India Organization.
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
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Karuizawa and Environs
By Peter Ninnes
Price: $3.09 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Lush forests, soaring mountains, a unique history mixing East and West, plus outlet shopping and golf courses galore: Karuizawa has something for everyone. This book provides a detailed guide to one of Japan's most famous highland retreats.
What’s Your Name I’m Fine Thank You
By Roger Beaumont
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,240. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These finely-crafted stories and articles were originally published in Bangkok Metro magazine and The Nation newspaper. Written between 1994 and 1998, they appeared in Metro under the column title "Mugged by Reality" and in The Nation as "Slightly Out of Focus". Factually sweetened, slightly surreal, occasionally critical, but always biting and hilarious.
Tempting the Throne Room
By John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
We don't need history
By Martijn De Waal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In China, a new myth – the myth of The Chinese Dream – is fast amassing dreamers. It’s is not unlike the American Dream – the core component is still the promise of a wealthy middle-class lifestyle: a family, a privately owned car, and a house with your name on the lintel.
Bodrum Peninsula Travel Guide: Turkey's Aegean Gem
By Roving Jay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Bodrum Peninsula on Turkey’s Aegean coast is the playground for thousands of discerning holiday-makers offering something for everyone – the beach bum, party animal, culture vulture or adrenalin junkie. The book is packed with meticulously researched facts & fun, sites & activities, eats & treats, must-dos & don’t-dos, both on & off the well-beaten track. It's the penultimate Bodrum Guide.
Loco in Yokohama
By Baye McNeil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Knife-wielding school girls, scrotum-seeking school boys, back-stabbing bimbos with big boobs...and some of the finest human beings this side of the globe! Yokohama has it all and Loco has lived it and is telling the tale, no holds-barred!
Trekking In The Annapurna Area Along The New NATT-Trails Which Avoid The Road
By Andrees de Ruiter
Price: $8.05 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This Trekking Guidebook for the Annapurna area describes the NATT- trekking trails (= Natural Annapurna Trekking trail) which avoid the newly open roads. It includes Annapurna round / circuit, Tilicho lake, Annapurna Panorama trek & Poon Hill, Annapurna Basecamp trek ABC and the new Khopra Danda and Mardi Himal trek. This book will help you to find beautiful trekking trails beside the road.
Culture Briefing: Vietnam - Your guide to Vietnamese culture and customs
By Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Vietnam provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Vietnamese people. Whether visiting Vietnam, working on a class paper or doing business with the Vietnamese, you'll find Culture Briefing: Vietnam an invaluable resource.