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Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land
By Chauncey Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
A Beard In Nepal 3. Travels with the Beard in Nepal, Bhutan and India
By Fiona Roberts
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 49,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tod and Fiona visit Nepal for a third time, and meet up again with their friends in the small, isolated village of Salle, high in the Everest Region of the country. They also visit Bhutan, and climb up to the spectacularly beautiful Tiger's Nest Monastery. They drive back to Nepal via India, racing through blazing forests and arriving at 2am in a completely dark Kathmandu, devoid of electricity.
Saigon Survival: A Counter Intuitive Guide to Surviving the Streets of Saigon
By Simon Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,160. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Saigon Survival is a digital multimedia-heavy Vietnam travel guide on Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam in general.
Laos - Ein Reisebuch für Selbstentdecker
By Jason Born
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,910. Language: German. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Laos, ein mystisches und fantastisches Reiseland in Asien. Dieses Buch soll dem interessierten Reisenden zeigen, wo es sich lohnt, einmal genauer hinzuschauen. Laos - lassen Sie sich verzaubern, von einem Land, das wirklich einmalig in Asien ist. Gute Reise!
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.
North Korea: On the Inside, Looking In
By Dualta Roughneen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Irish Engineer, Dualta Roughneen, experienced the trials and tribulations of North Korea from 2004 to 2007 as an aid agency worker - keeping notes of his observations and thoughts. In this beautifully written and amusing book, he reveals what life is really like in the 'Hermit Kingdom'.
The “People Power” Travel Superbook Book 28. Asia Travel Guide (Covers Almost All Asian Countries)
By Tony Kelbrat
Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Most westerners experience culture shock when they first get to Asia and feel out of place because they're like these big geeks in the presence of all these small people. You are now a novelty item in some places. Take them at their level. Although most hotels and guesthouses have flush toilets, squat toilets are more common. Toilet paper isn't used much. They wash their backside.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
By Richard Bangs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades
By Perry Gamsby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
An entertaining collection of true life adventures in the Philippines. 25 years of regular vacations & living there as an expat saw the author playing Russian Roulette with a drunken police sergeant, fighting off knife wielding Bini Boys (transexual street walkers) & dodging the crossfire of a drive by shooting while singing Willie Nelson songs in a KTV Bar! By the author of ‘Out of Stock, Sir!’
If You Can’t Stand the Fun, Stay Out of the Go-Go
By William Peskett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Go-go bars as a cultural asset, dentists, chicken's feet, soapy massage, trousers, being struck by lightning, tattoos, luck, breast enhancements, beards and being a foreigner—these are just some of the aspects of living in Pattaya, Thailand's most exciting city, that come within range of this lively and revealing book.
Travel Guide To Thailand
By Stamatis Stamatopoulos
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 35,140. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
My TRAVEL GUIDE TO THAILAND with maps and photos, will benefit all future travelers. Readers will feel captivated, intrigued, and informed to fully enjoy their traveling experience.
ИНДЖОЙ!
By Irina Marshalkina
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: Russian. Published: December 26, 2013 by Greg McElveen. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Это книга для женщин, которые столкнулись с разлукой, о том, как можно справиться с невыносимой болью измены и обрести свою любовь вновь. An amazing Russian woman writes about her pain from betrayal and how through an inspiring journey in India she found peace and the ability to not only survive but thrive and perceive life differently. The many color photos of India and its people are wonderful.
Havelock Island
By Alay Mehta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,890. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Treetop presents its 2014 travel edition covering Havelock Island in the Andamans, a pristine gem in the Indian Ocean. As yet untouched by tourist waves, it finds only a cursory mention in most guide books. Our contributors have put together an exploratory tour of the isle, with 12 detailed maps including a survey of dive sites. Bonus sections: a localised reef guide + an ornithological handbook.
Fortnight in the Philippines
By Meira bat Erachaim
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The personal account of a casualty extraction and medical evacuation pilot and her team during their mission to the devastated Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
Essays on Thailand
By Thanapol (Lamduan) Chadchaidee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The most-informative stories ever written by the Thai author in English Since its inception in 1994, this book has proven to be very popular among Thai and foreign readers as a reliable source of information, in both Thai and English, about Thailand. People of various occupations have asked to use it as a reference or to reprint some of its essays. Initially, the book contained only 40 essays, but
Urlaub im Paradies
By Jason Born
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: German. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Die drei Inseln Koh Tao, Koh Phangan und Kho Samui liegen im Golf von Thailand, und sind wunderschöne, tropische Inseln. Auf diesen Inseln kann man mehr machen, als nur Baden und Sonnen. Wir zeigen die interessantesten Attraktionen von allen drei Inseln. Koh Samui, Koh Phangan und Koh Tao sind Inseln, wo man einen unvergesslichen Urlaub verbringen kann. Viel Spaß auf diesen schönen Inseln!
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti
By Kunzang Choden
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti is a collection of twenty-two stories set in four different regions of Bhutan. The presence of the yeti is ubiquitous to the kingdoms of the Himalayas, where beliefs and attitudes related to it go beyond scientific judgment and analysis. The Bhutanese consider the yeti, or the migoi, to be an essential part of the backdrop of their existence.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.
From Jarrow to Java (on a beer scooter)
By Joe Writeson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A book based on some of the unique characters and situations encountered in the course of a large construction project in East Java during a crucial time in Indonesia’s history .The cast includes all the usual suspects Europeans, Australians, Americans etc. but the starring roles are Indonesians.The account is based around the job, the impact on the area, the people, the ladies, the pubs, the prob
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.