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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.
Bolivia tried to kill us- A year trekking and travelling in South America by Tony Hastie
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 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..
Requiem for a Vagabond: Middle Aged in the Middle East by English Teacher X
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 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: $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 by Kristen Ankiewicz
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 by Rod Heikell
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 by Paul Wright
Series: Paul Wright's Italian adventures · Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,990. 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 by Mary Rose Liverani
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.
Finishing Year by Bentley Bryce Finley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A 48-year-old single father takes a gap year to finish his university education as an international exchange student in Europe.
Our On Board Life -- A Love Story About Two Rookie Boaters Living the Dream, Loving the Lifestyle, and Learning Everything from Scratch -- Volume 3 by Darrell Grob
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Darrell and Lisa finally get underway on their Great Loop Adventure. The first objective is to figure everything out and get on up to Jacksonville, Florida.
Our On Board Life -- A Love Story About Two Rookie Boaters Living the Dream, Loving the Lifestyle, and Learning Everything from Scratch -- Volume 2 by Darrell Grob
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Volume 2 -- Darrell and Lisa spent a great deal of time choosing and buying the perfect boat for their Great Loop Adventure. But they had downtime while they were in Florida. This chapter tells the story of that time.
How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia by Shannon Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In this collection, twenty-six women reveal the truth about expatriate life in modern East Asia through original works of memoir and creative non-fiction. Their experiences are varied and unique, demonstrating that expat women's lives go far beyond the stereotypical. Together, they create a portrait of the modern expatriate experience that will both resonate and inspire.
Travel Tales From Exotic Places Like Salford by Julian Worker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Travel Tales from Exotic Places like Salford is a collection of 31 travel stories. These stories are part memoir and part travelogue. In some places travellers visit, the most memorable moments can be conversations with locals that provide a different perspective either on life in general or on one certain specific item such as a national stereotype.