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Opening up Hidden Burma: journeys with - and without - author Dr Bob Percival by Keith Lyons (ed) and various authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A unique anthology of insightful and quirky travel tales from enigmatic Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) spliced with heartfelt biography and loving reminiscences about Australian author, walking guide and Burmaphile Dr Bob Percival. "Above all else", writes Lucas Stewart, "this book poignantly reminds us all that even in the silent corners of the world, there are lives worth remembering."
Outside the Channel Volume 1 Just Hangin’ Out by Darrell Grob
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Life cruising on a boat is a fun and adventurous way to live. There's always something fun and interesting to see and do. Outside the Channel Volume 1 Just Hangin’ Out is a collection of quick takes on the things we experience during a recent cruising season. With everything from the importance of a great hat to binging on the best donuts in Canada, Outside the Channel is a great read.
WALKING THE STREETS OF YANGON, The people, stories and hidden treasures of downtown cosmopolitan Yangon (Rangoon) by Jonathan Copeland
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This book is a guide to walking the downtown streets of Yangon. Here are the stories of the streets and the people that live in them. This book is also about the love of walking, of discovering the rhythms, streetscapes and hidden treasures of individual streets.
Notes of a Naive Traveler: Nepal and Thailand by Jennifer S. Alderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,370. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Part guidebook on culture and travel, part journey of self-discovery, this travelogue takes you on a backpacking adventure through Nepal and Thailand and provides a firsthand account of one volunteer’s experience teaching in a Nepali school and living with a devout Brahmin family. A must-read for those interested in learning more about – or wishing to travel to – Nepal and Thailand.
The Wine Prospector by John Weeks
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,400. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
THE WINE PROSPECTOR – Adventures of a flying winemaker, is an entertaining, behind-the-scenes travelogue of flying winemaker John Weeks.
The Gambia Diaries - July 2016 by Mark Williams
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The Gambia Diaries – short essays on life in The Gambia, West Africa, from the perspective of British ex-pat Mark Williams, international bestselling author writing beneath (mostly) picture-postcard blue skies in his personal paradise.
Lisbon Revisited - Inspiring Mosaic of the Portuguese Capital by Ana da Silva
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The twelve chapters in this booklet deal each one with a specific theme related to the Portuguese capital: Like tiles, all together they build a mosaic of Lisbon, showing it from many different angles, offering thus an interesting, still subjective, insider view by unveiling less obvious details.
Stair-Rods and Stars: A Cycling Perambulation by Adam Colton
Price: Free! Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Discover the parts of Southern England guides that other travel books have yet to reach. Follow our roving cyclist as he humorously camps his way along canals, disused railway lines and ancient trails, taking in iconic cities from Bath to Winchester to Leicester. The only known travel book written in reverse chronology, as the author picks apart the history and the mystery of everyday life..
Trapped in a Bahamian Cave and Other Fascinating Side Trips by Shirrel Rhoades
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Take side trips with a well-traveled writer who will show you places the tourists never see. In this volume -- second entry in The You Can Go There Travel Series -- you travel abroad. These fact-filled articles share inexpensive excursions to a glacier in the Italian Alps, a walled city in France, one-time pirate lairs in the Caribbean, French-speaking cities in Canada, and much more.
At Home Abroad: Today's Expats Tell Their Stories by Betsy Blondin
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The number of expats grows worldwide as we become more global and mobile. While the ages, locations and experiences of these 31 international authors differ, their stories inform, inspire and expose the common threads connecting those who choose this lifestyle.
Vermilion Sea: A Naturalist’s Journey in Baja California by John Janovy, Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
John Janovy had two dreams: to see a live, wild whale and to explore the mythical place John Steinbeck wrote about in his Log from the Sea of Cortez. There, in an unfamiliar and magical landscape, in the company of fellow biologists and their students, he recaptured the sense of innocent wonder that had led him to become a biologist in the first place.
A White Guy in Lahore by Derwin Kitch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A month before 9/11, Dana and Derwin move to Lahore, Pakistan to teach at the Lahore American School. They fall in love with the city, people, and school but find that life in the region changes on that eventful day. Follow the trials and tribulations of living in Pakistan post 9/11, their evacuation to Thailand, and a tense return to Lahore.
Zwischen Bikini und Abaya - 3 Jahre im Oman, Erlebnisse einer jungen Europäerin by Nina Buschmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: German. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Nach 10 Jahren in diversen Ländern, sucht die 32-jährige Fremdsprachenlehrerin Nina eine neue Herausforderung: der Nahe Osten. Ein Jobangebot als Dozentin führen die Münchnerin in das Sultanat Oman. Mit dem ausgeprägten Wunsch, sich selbst ein Bild der islamischen und arabischen Welt zu machen, taucht die abenteuerlustige Singlefrau 3 Jahre lang in die Privat- und Arbeitswelt des Orients ein.
The Sherry Triangle by Nick Nutter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Sherry can only be produced within an area known as the 'Sherry Triangle'. The triangle is bound by the three towns of Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlucar de Barrameda and El Puerto de Santa Maria in Spain. A triangle formed by lines drawn between those towns encompasses an area of approximately 140 square kilometres. It is a history that can be traced back to 1100 BC.
The Mid-Life Crisis Continues by Malcolm Teasdale
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
What now appears to be an addiction or an extension of a midlife crisis, Malcolm Teasdale seems hell-bent on traveling to destinations where most people would not consider. Whether it is trekking in the Himalayas, diving with the World’s largest fish, or hanging out in one of the seediest towns in Asia, the quest for adventure continues. Read this, and you'll want to leave town tomorrow..
Perception and Deception: A Mind-Opening Journey Across Cultures by Joe Lurie
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Perception and Deception is an engaging and insightful introduction to cross-cultural communication in a globalized world.
How Not To Avoid Jet Lag & Other Tales Of Travel Madness by Joshua Samuel Brown
You set the price! Words: 21,210. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of creative nonfiction, journalism and hallucinatory dreamscapes from China, Belize, Taiwan, Singapore, and other exotic locales. Author and veteran Lonely Planet guidebook writer Joshua Samuel Brown guarantees that each of the nineteen tales in HNTAJL&ototm are "100% free of useful travel advice." Illustrations by David Lee Ingersoll.
Walkers' Adventures in the Asia-Pacific 2014 by Marilyn Walker
Series: Walkers' Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Marilyn and John Walker are members of that highly desirable demographic: retired, healthy, active and ready to leave home for adventures. In the autumn of 2014, we visited Lembeh Strait and Raja Ampat for underwater photography. We took lots of pictures but no selfies. This narrative is entirely personal, with no politics or viewpoint or uplifting message. It's just for fun.
Perdue en France by Rita Clements Lee
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: French. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Dans un mémoire concis et plein d'humour, l'auteur raconte les expériences les plus vives de ses années d'études comme assistant dans une école à Albi, sud de la France. 1969-1970.