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Fortnight in the Philippines by Meira bat Erachaim
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The personal account of a casualty extraction and medical evacuation pilot and her team during their mission to the devastated Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
Essays on Thailand by Thanapol (Lamduan) Chadchaidee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The most-informative stories ever written by the Thai author in English Since its inception in 1994, this book has proven to be very popular among Thai and foreign readers as a reliable source of information, in both Thai and English, about Thailand. People of various occupations have asked to use it as a reference or to reprint some of its essays. Initially, the book contained only 40 essays, but
Not in a Tuscan Villa by John & Nancy Petralia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Newly retired, looking for more than a vacation, the authors head to the “perfect” Italian city for a year. Within days their dream becomes a nightmare. After residing in two Italian cities, negotiating roads & health care, discovering art, friends, food & customs, the Petralias learn more than they anticipated--about Italy, themselves, what it means to be American, & what’s important in life.
Urlaub im Paradies by Jason Born
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: German. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Die drei Inseln Koh Tao, Koh Phangan und Kho Samui liegen im Golf von Thailand, und sind wunderschöne, tropische Inseln. Auf diesen Inseln kann man mehr machen, als nur Baden und Sonnen. Wir zeigen die interessantesten Attraktionen von allen drei Inseln. Koh Samui, Koh Phangan und Koh Tao sind Inseln, wo man einen unvergesslichen Urlaub verbringen kann. Viel Spaß auf diesen schönen Inseln!
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti by Kunzang Choden
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti is a collection of twenty-two stories set in four different regions of Bhutan. The presence of the yeti is ubiquitous to the kingdoms of the Himalayas, where beliefs and attitudes related to it go beyond scientific judgment and analysis. The Bhutanese consider the yeti, or the migoi, to be an essential part of the backdrop of their existence.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Attache Extraordinaire: Vernon A. Walters and Brazil - Henry Kissinger, President Eisenhower, Humberto de Alencar Castello Branco, Averell Harriman by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Vernon Anthony Walters was a military, diplomatic and intelligence officer and emissary for several American presidents. Throughout a busy professional career, he witnessed and participated in various important events of the twentieth century, including the Second World War, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and the fall of the Berlin Wall, among others.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.
English/Tagalog: Kamatayan Sa Lookout Mountain - Enhanced Edition by Alfonso Borello
Series: Foreign Languages - Enhanced Edition, Book 10. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 20,540. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Vocabulary Builder: English/Tagalog - Kamatayan Sa Lookout Mountain - Enhanced Edition. Who can benefit from this program? You are English-speaking, you're not fluent or simply just starting out and you wish to understand Tagalog. You speak Tagalog, you do not speak English but you want to increase your English vocabulary. The story is in English.
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces by Gerald Garner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces provides insider's knowledge of how to make the most of your time in extraordinary Johannesburg. This guide for visitors and residents provides all the essential info for you to venture out confidently in order to experience the incredible pulse, people and places of the city.
From Jarrow to Java (on a beer scooter) by Joe Writeson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A book based on some of the unique characters and situations encountered in the course of a large construction project in East Java during a crucial time in Indonesia’s history .The cast includes all the usual suspects Europeans, Australians, Americans etc. but the starring roles are Indonesians.The account is based around the job, the impact on the area, the people, the ladies, the pubs, the prob
The Road To Kakuma by William Leader
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The visit of Next Level Generation Performing Arts Company visit to Kenya in September 2007. Supporting children and youth in Kenya through performing arts and humanitarian assistance. The team from Australia was lead by Ps Robyn Kassas.
The Ultimate Guide to Doing a Working Holiday in Japan by Boobooski
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
boobooSKI have been helping Working Holiday Makers have the time of their lives in Japan since 2005. This guide has been compiled based on feedback, suggestions, and questions from past staff, to give you a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about doing a Working Holiday in Japan, and all the wonderful things you can (and should) do while in the country.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass by Jeff J. Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
SoKoDiaries: Culture Shock (Vol.2) by Nailah Harvey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
Can you imagine eating kimchi—a spicy cabbage—for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Nailah experienced this and many other things while on her seasonal journey in Eastern Asia. Enjoy the ride as she takes you on an “ethnically homogeneous” roller coaster through “The Land of the Morning Calm,” also known as South Korea.
SoKoDiaries: Reverse Culture Shock (Vol.3) by Nailah Harvey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
Nailah’s first two books are a compilation of journals from her three-month journey in South Korea: the good, the bad and the ugly. As the third volume in the SoKoDiaries Book Series, “Reverse Culture Shock” speaks about Nailah’s life after diving back into the routine of her native country (United States) after being immersed in “the Asian culture” for a season.
Vegan City Guides Taipei by Tara DeAugustine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Vegan City Guides. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Vegetarian and Vegan
Vegan City Guides Taipei contains detailed information of where to eat and shop in Taipei, an insider's advice on what to expect as a vegan travelling to Taipei, what to expect from Taiwanese cuisine and how to know if it is vegan-friendly, more Taipei resources for the vegan traveller, a list of useful translations and a handy map showing the location of every establishment listed in the guide.
Camping with the Communists: The Adventures of an American Family in the Soviet Union by Karen Gilden & Ray Gilden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
The ultimate road trip! This inspiring memoir follows the Gildens as they camp their way across 3,800 miles of the Soviet Union in the adventure of a lifetime. Join them as they struggle with the Soviet bureaucracy, go face to face with the KGB, steal toilet paper, smuggle a diamond, and say "Nyet!" to the border guards. "Camping" is a page-turning narrative that will amaze and delight you.
The Tango Dancer's Guide to Buenos Aires by Jon Yu
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Are you a tango addict and looking to explore tango further? Do you simply want to go on an adventure? It's time to plan your visit to the most visited city in South America... The author shares lessons learned, key findings, and a collection of helpful resources to help a fellow first-time visitor adjust faster and better to the land of Tango.
Thai Lite by S. Tsow
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The selected scribblings of S. Tsow - linguist, theologian, philosopher and sage-in-residence of the City of Angels - writes authoritatively and eloquently on the burning issues of our time: the scourge of cellphones, the escalating price of noodles, the inanity of political correctness, not to mention beer drinking, bad medicine, backpacking in the old days and the boisterous bedlam of Bangkok.
My Road to Mandalay by Elaine Jones
Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A personal diary of luxury independent travel in south-east Asia, over three months during 2013, exploring Thailand, Burma, Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia in style and comfort, yet still finding time to enjoy the fairways and greens for a few rounds of golf along the way. Illustrated with over 30 colour photographs by the author.