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Take Detours, Jump Fences, See the Unexpected: 20 Ways to Have a Great Vacation—Abridged Version
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: 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
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Series: Paul Wright's Italian adventures ยท Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,290. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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.
World Famous Tourist Hotspot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,340. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There are innumerable people who are interested in knowing about the details of these wonders along with knowing about its establishment. This e-book has been basically written in context to overcome to curiosity of the people who want to know all about the wonders.
An Archaeologist on Holiday
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014 by Heather Mackay. Category: 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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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.
Ironwork of Savannah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,140. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
"Savannah's ironwork communicates to us in a language as clear as any spoken or written tongue. Bootscrapers advise of the poor conditions of the roadways of their day; a lamp-post explains how the city was illuminated; a chimney-crane or a cauldron tell how people cooked their food." --From "Ironwork of Savannah"
Iceland, Defrosted
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,070. Language: British English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,500. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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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.