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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.
Stair-Rods and Stars: A Cycling Perambulation by Adam Colton
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..
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.
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..
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: 75,550. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
No matter how well you integrate into a foreign community, you will always look at the people through different eyes. So it is with English artist Paul Wright. A Lake Como resident for over twenty years, he gives us his take on a wide spectrum of the Italian male, from the high-flyer to the builder, from the retired to industrious, all told with his unique artist's eye and keen sense of humour
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.
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 Signal 8 Press. 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.
An Archaeologist on Holiday by Brenda Sewell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014 by Heather Mackay. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Increasing age is no barrier to having adventures. Archaeologist Brenda Sewell and her husband Eric, in their 60s and 70s, hiked and bussed and joined tour groups away from the usual tourist destinations. Along the way they met people who brightened their lives and showed them many facets of their culture. This full-colour edition contains many photos of Brenda and Eric's travels.
The Morphine Dream by Donald L. Brown & Gary S. Chafetz
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Don Brown dropped out of high school, put a promising baseball career on hold to join the Marines, when an accident smashed his knee and left him wheelchair-bound. Doctors said he’d never walk again. But while on morphine drip in surgery, Brown dreamed he’d graduated from Harvard and walked across the USA. He goes to do both! This book celebrates hope for those who need to reboot their lives.
Iceland, Defrosted by Edward Hancox
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by SilverWood Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the story of one Englishman’s obsession with a half-frozen, roughly duck-shaped island in the cold north Atlantic.
Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea by Chris Tharp
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Thousands of young adults pass through South Korea each year, teaching English in private schools that together make up one of the country's largest industries. Korea, long isolated by culture and geography, with a complex language and set of social mores, can be a difficult place to call home.
Roll's Round the World by Rowley Macklin
Price: Free! Words: 148,070. Language: British English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 2007 Rowley decided to backpack around the World for over a year. The mission: to inject some change and new experiences into his dull and predictable life. This is a light-hearted and humorous travel diary of his time in the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, New Zealand, Australia and The Philippines..
Mickey Mouse is My Neighbor: Living Next Door to Disney World in Celebration, Florida by Barb Nefer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,500. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
is the story of Barb's adventures, from the time she bought her house in Celebration in 2003 while still living and working in Chicago to the glorious day in 2005 when she made her official move to Florida. It follows her adventures as a long distance commuter and her first year as a full-time resident in Celebration, as adapted from her Celebration, Florida, blog.
The Key to Mythic Victoria by Linda Foubister
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(5.00 from 1 review)
The "Key to Mythic Victoria" unlocks the secret to understanding the myths that define Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. From the distant past when Hayls the Transformer changed the landscape through the more recent past when modern Argonauts searched for El Dorado to the present day, the myths and symbols surrounding Victoria bring its underlying layers to life.
Subject to Change by Timothy Leonard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
Riding in a Matatu by Steve Lonergan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A humorous account of the author's two years living in Kenya and working for the UN. Lonergan's memoir tells two parallel stories: one of the vivid contrasts in Kenyan society and the other recounting the vagaries of working in the UN system. From his unsuccessful attempt to become a Maasai warrior to the story of his pet rhinocerous, Murani, readers will be constantly beguiled and entertained.
How To Survive Living Abroad by English Teacher X
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(4.00 from 1 review)
The good news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. The bad news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. In response to the mass exodus of the disaffected from Western countries, English Teacher X is back again, to cast his cynical but always perceptive eye on the concept of life abroad, with this hilarious survival guide for once and future expats.