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The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 1
Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A true story of an older American who visited Costa Rica eight times before moving there to retire. It's about how he chose Costa Rica for retirement as well as exposing some things to do and not to do to make the move easier and more fun. Despite some serious challenges that pop up during the move, our hero is able to overcome the difficulties and take up residency in a wildly beautiful country.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
An entertaining collection of true life adventures in the Philippines. 25 years of regular vacations & living there as an expat saw the author playing Russian Roulette with a drunken police sergeant, fighting off knife wielding Bini Boys (transexual street walkers) & dodging the crossfire of a drive by shooting while singing Willie Nelson songs in a KTV Bar! By the author of ‘Out of Stock, Sir!’
The InterNations Expat Guide to the UK
Series: The InterNations Expat Guide, Book 4. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The InterNations Expat Guide series is your window into the world’s most exciting and vibrant expat hotspots! The books offer detailed insights into all aspects relating to the daily lives of expats: be it the administrative steps before departure, the housing and job search, employment opportunities, healthcare etc. – we cover it all.
Travel Guide To Thailand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a complete travel guide with pictures and maps, and the only guide needed to prepare and benefit all future travelers to enjoy their traveling experience to this amazing country in South-East Asia.
Seychellen Reiseführer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: German. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Die Seychellen mit ihren 115 Inseln, sind ein Paradies auf Erden, wo jede Insel, die anderen Inseln an Schönheit überbieten möchte. Hier in diesem Buch werden nicht nur die Attraktionen von den »Inneren Inseln« (Granit-Inseln), und den »Äußeren Inseln« (Korallen-Inseln) vorgestellt, sondern es wird beschrieben, wo man Tauchen oder Segeln kann.
Havelock Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,980. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Treetop presents its 2014 travel edition covering Havelock Island in the Andamans, a pristine gem in the Indian Ocean. As yet untouched by tourist waves, it finds only a cursory mention in most guide books. Our contributors have put together an exploratory tour of the isle, with 12 detailed maps including a survey of dive sites. Bonus sections: a localised reef guide + an ornithological handbook.
Fortnight in the Philippines
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces
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)
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
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
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.
Live and Retire in Cambodia The Easy Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,580. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning
Cambodia is the new Thailand! The hottest new country in Southeast Asia! Written especially for those interested in Cambodia's beautiful,friendly,and available women; this is also a comprehensive, very enjoyable to read, great photo filled guide to traveling, moving to, and retiring to Cambodia. Take action! Cambodia offers a safe, cheap, warm, friendly, exciting, fascinating place for you to be.
Camping with the Communists: The Adventures of an American Family in the Soviet Union
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.
Thai Lite
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.