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The Vagabond Chronicles: China
Price: Free! Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What do you do when you are fifty-ish and your kids are grown and gone? Take on the world! Come join this vagabond at the outset of her journey: mysterious China. Far from the tourist attractions, you'll tour unforgettable towns, see stupendous sites and ponder this impenetrable culture. Let's vagabond together!
View from the Deck: Recollections of the 10th Annual Voyage of the CGS C.D. Howe, 1959
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
View from the Deck is a personal account of the adventures of an 18-year-old on the CGS C.D. Howe—a hospital ship equipped to meet the medical needs of the Inuit (Eskimo) during an era defined by a high incidence of tuberculosis, the Cold War and a changing way of life— and those who sailed with her during the summer of 1959.
Almost Somewhere
Series: Free books by Anton Swanepoel. Price: Free! Words: 110,450. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Follow me as I make my way from Siem Reap in Cambodia to Saigon in Vietnam, and then all the way up to Hanoi and back to Cambodia. Share in the laughs, scares and adventures I encountered, and marvel at the landscape with included pictures and links to videos I took along the way.
Prisons and Punishments of London
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,390. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There has never been a city with more prisons than London, and probably none whose courts have sent so many to public torment and execution. Prisons and Punishments of London is the first full survey of London's many prisons through the ages -- from the Tower to Pentonville -- and of the punishments meted out to felons.
180 Days Abroad with the Chinese Locals: What Textbooks and Classrooms Don't Tell Us About China
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"180 Days Abroad with the Chinese Locals" is from an American, who worked and lived in China and learned the Chinese way of life from the locals.
Butterflies of a Brief Summer: Mémoires – Les Souvenirs sont faits de tels Moments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Is a life to be measured by decades lived, or by formative moments shared? On reflection, do we hold dearest the ephemeral nature of experiences, each perfect in its own time and place? The writer shares the stories that shaped her own personal journey. A light-hearted autobiography set in places as diverse as Australia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tanzania, Iraq and Poland.
Doobie's Odyssey: Civet Coffee, Brothels, and the Andaman Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join Craig Dobbins and his friend Zach as they explore Southeast Asia by any means available—bus, train, plane, boat, motorcycle, and on foot—bringing them to exotic locales: snorkeling off uninhabited islands; trekking in the oldest rainforest in the world; participating in an indigenous Lahu New Year's ceremony; working on remote farms (one in the process of developing a civet coffee operation).
The Independent Guide to London 2017 (Travel Guide)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2016 by Independent Guidebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Plan your visit to London with Independent Guidebooks. We cover all the attractions, dining and accommodation options in central London and beyond! Get tips to enhance your vacation, discover hidden gems and have a travel companion in your pocket with this guide.
Letters from Hull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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I've been to Hull and back. I thought I spoke English but learned I spoke American. Survival depended on learning to convert to liters, kilometers, centigrade, pounds, and more. I explored the country by every mode of travel which even included a threat of deportation. In time, I learned to understand UK English. Somewhere along the way, I came to love this ancient city and think of it as home.
Dancing in the Bamboo Forest: A Travel Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In the candid and inspiring memoir, Dancing in the Bamboo Forest, yoga teacher Djahariah Mitra takes the reader on an adventurous journey through South Indian temples, ashrams, beaches, and night clubs. She explores vast cultural differences, obstacles to traveling as a woman alone, and her own internal journey to self-acceptance.
Londres: Affaires, Voyager, Culture (London: Business, Travel, Culture)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: French. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Guide touristique bilingue anglais/français (Bilingual English/French Tourist Guide)
Tyred Out, Cycling Adventures In Scotland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of short stories about cycling adventures in Scotland. Starting with a crash, then crossing the country from coast to coast, visiting the islands and west coast, and ending with some bikepacking, a haunted bothy and a race.
Chilling Out In Ibiza (By Staying Through The Winter)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,430. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chilling out in Ibiza (by staying through the winter) tells the tale of life on the island of Ibiza. When Don C. Andrews took a job at the island's international school, he had no idea that he would be joining an astonishing community of eccentrics. This is a story of a beautiful island an an extraordinary time, which will enchant and captivate Ibiza insiders and newcomers alike.
Fred's Diary 1981
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by Sarah Jane Butfield. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever wanted to read someone else’s diary? Then try this: "Not only a time-capsule but a cautionary tale of gems, drugs, and jail time as he explores waterfalls, Buddhist temples, and snow-capped peaks." Doug E. Jones
One Young Fool in South Africa
Series: Old Fools. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016 by Ant Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Who is Joe Twead? Where did he come from? What happened before Joe met Victoria and they moved to a crazy Spanish mountain village? Dark, funny, and often magical, Joe vividly paints his childhood memories despite constant heckling from Victoria at his elbow as he writes.
Bangkok People
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The profiles, mostly written for the Manager Magazine, before the 1997 Asian Economic Crisis of which the magazine ended up a victim, was from the time of Bangkok booming. Will it ever get quite up to those good-time heights again? Dig in and enjoy these vignettes of the real people who populated this wonderful city.
Good Morning Diego Garcia: A Voyage of Discovery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by Peel Productions, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
A young woman and her mysterious husband receive an invitation to cross the Indian Ocean on a luxury yacht, from Sri Lanka to the Seychelles and on to the Mediterranean. Little do they know that they will find themselves adrift in monstrous waves in monsoon season. With their marriage in tatters and the crew members losing touch with reality, she finds power in her dreams and observations.
The Road to Oxiana: New edition linked and annotaded
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Road to Oxiana is an account of Robert Byron’s ten-month journey to Iran and Afghanistan in 1933–34 in the company of Christopher Sykes. This travelogue is considered by many modern travel writers to be the first example of great travel writing.
This Is Africa: A Dream Chaser's Odyssey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The True Tale of 7 Countries, 4 Arrests, 3 Name Changes, 2 Escapes, 1 War, a Terrorist Attack and an Entertainment Pimp. This honest and engaging memoir provides a rare and insightful glimpse into the reality of life in Africa. 'This is Africa' takes the reader on two dream chasing quests, which the author artfully weaves into one uproarious and unforgettable story.
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..