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The Gambia Diaries - July 2016
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
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
Price: $5.99 USD. 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
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
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
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
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.
Bolivia tried to kill us- A year trekking and travelling in South America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Why should you never take chocolate onto a Bolivian bus? What do you do when you’ve found out your tent has shrunk when you’re in the Patagonian wilderness? Are there dog hire kiosks in South America? Should you give up successful careers to go looking for the answers to these questions?? We did. 12 treks, four dogs and 50 000km of bus travel later we found them. Actually, we found much more...
Zwischen Bikini und Abaya - 3 Jahre im Oman, Erlebnisse einer jungen Europäerin
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
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
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..
Requiem for a Vagabond: Middle Aged in the Middle East
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
At age 40, English Teacher X makes a major life change. He leaves behind a world of debauchery and drunkenness in Russia, and takes a job in the strictest Islamic Kingdom in the Middle East. His life suddenly full of sunshine, sobriety, and an adult-type salary, he finds himself content. But things rarely run smoothly in the world according to ETX, and soon he finds himself adrift again ...
Perception and Deception: A Mind-Opening Journey Across Cultures
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
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
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
Price: $0.99 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.
Take Detours, Jump Fences, See the Unexpected: 20 Ways to Have a Great Vacation—Abridged Version
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
These travel stories are for all those whose curiosity and wanderlust leads them off the beaten track. I am drawn to the weird little towns, lesser-known parks, and kooky attractions that others overlook. This is a story about vacations I have taken and how you can have an awesome time by winging it, too. The best way to travel is to follow your heart, your whim, and your instinct.
Sailing Ancient Seas
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is a story of a voyage in an old wooden sailing boat from the Mediterranean to Southeast Asia and back. It is a story of the love of a boat and along the way it explores ancient sailing routes from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean. This book tells not only of life after love and of the love of an old wooden sailing boat, but of the adventure of the voyage and of ancient voyagers as well.
An Italian Village - a Perspective on Life Beside Lake Como
Series: Paul Wright's Italian adventures ยท Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,000. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
British ex-pat Paul Wright tells of his life as an artist in a village beside Italy's Lake Como. Occasionally, he visits a group of retired men to catch up on local gossip and takes part in food festivals, although one, involving the eating a lot of rather muddy frogs, turns out rather different from what he expected!
Sicily, A Captive Land
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Part political critique, part travelogue, Sicily, a captive land will evoke compassion for ordinary Sicilians and outrage at the havoc long wreaked in their lives.