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Mike's Japan
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mike has many Japanese friends, speaks Japanese (badly) and often visits Japan. He has noticed that the conversation flows more freely after a few glasses of sake. He is then told stories he might not otherwise hear. In this free ebook he recounts some of these stories and gives advice for independent travellers wishing to visit Japan. The book is illustrated with lots of pics.
Mike's Australia
Price: Free! Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mike made his way into the tourism industry through scuba diving and built one of Australia's first backpacker hostels. He is a keen hiker and has travelled extensively throughout the huge country. In this free ebook he recounts tales from his travels and provides advice for people wishing to visit Australia. The book is illustrated with photographs.
Mike's China
Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mike has travelled extensively in China over the past twenty years on climbing expeditions and as a general traveller. In this free ebook he talks about some of the more interesting places he has visited and gives advice for independent travellers. The book is illustrated with photographs.
Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life 1 - Sentences Phrases Words
Series: Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life -- Sentences Phrases Words, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever been in a situation where you feel frustrated because you are unable to express yourself in Chinese? This book can help you overcome the challenges of learning Chinese by providing you with necessary words, phrases, and sentences that can be applied to various real-life situations.
My Thai Eye
Series: My Thai Eye. Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A wry look at Thai life by British ex-pat, Edwin Tipple. In his many extended visits to Thailand, he never ceases to be amazed by ordinary Thai people: the way they organise things - like the way they travel - their kindness and outlook on life. All, except one, of the twelve short tales in this book are amusing experiences you're unlikely find in any travel guide.
Touring Washington DC
Price: Free! Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Gregath Publishing Company, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book was originally compiled in the mid-1990s as a complement to a genealogical research and sight-seeing trip provided by our company. Overviews from general safety tips and using the metro to packing check list and places of interest both on and off the National Mall are included.
Crab Boy's Ghost, Gullah Folktales from Murrells Inlet's Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Beware the Shrieking Droll!--a young boy, lost forever to a fierce sea creature, whose ghost now haunts the maze of Brookgreen marshes. Then enjoy the antics of friendlier animal residents from nearby Waccamaw swamp: Brother Frog, Rabbit, and Gator, each trying to outwit the other. Four charming Gullah folktales (5,000 words, 5 images) from the longer collection, "Tales from Brookgreen."
All That Blarney - A Tour of Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(3.00 from 1 review)
Follow the exploits and adventures of an English girl who decides to make a holiday out of a wedding invite to Ireland. Laugh along with the Irish as they laugh at themselves. Wonder at how they managed to ever pass a driving test in the more rural outreaches. Realise it isn't called the Emerald Isle for nothing - it really does rain - A LOT. Experience the quirkiness of an Irish wedding.
Canada - When The Lights Go Out
Price: Free! Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Touring Ontario and parts of Quebec in Canada provide a life experience that is not easily forgotten - particularly when you are caught up in a blackout the likes of which North America hasn't seen before. This is a light hearted diary style entry of the daily events as they occurred. Think of Bill Bryson and his quirky take, but mix in with that, a healthy dose of female ditziness.
Best of Blog in France
Price: Free! Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Five years ago in 2006 we left our large, brand new house in Co. Cork, which we’d built ourselves, for a two-hundred-year-old hovel in Creuse, France. Why, oh why? We wanted to change our lives and we've certainly done that. I began my blog detailing our experiences in 2009 and it's become very popular. Here's a selection of entries from its first two years arranged January to December.
In the Land of the Brother Leader
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Libya's Moammar Qaddafi ran one of the most terrifying police states in the world before an armed rebel movement tore his repressive regime apart. In the Land of the Brother Leader is award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten's alterately humorous, creepy, and occasionally touching portrait of a brutalized nation just a few short years before the end of an era.
The Sinai Bedouin: a photographic journey
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Sinai is a barren and inhospitable - but very diverse and stunningly beautiful - desert wilderness inhabited by nomadic Arab tribes, the Bedouin. Most of them are from the Arabian Peninsula originally, arriving in several waves before and after the Arab conquest. The Bedouin are now at a crossroad. This little ebook shows glimpses of their life and natural environment through 40 images.
Записки из Тувы
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: Russian. Published: August 22, 2011 by L&L Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Рассказ об одном интересном путешествии...
Camp Golden Shaft
You set the price! Words: 49,330. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Oklahoma Girl's Adventures, Volume 2. A young woman's madcap post-college travel experiences, first working at a bizarre (and often hilarious) summer camp in southern Russia, then backpacking solo from Cairo to Istanbul on a shoestring budget, with particularly memorable experiences in Israel and Palestine (which led to the publication of her first full-length book, Fast Times in Palestine).
Wayland's Smithy
Series: Sacred Sites, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Rebekah takes a journey to an ancient tomb in Oxfordshire, England called Wayland's Smithy, then goes on to the Rollright Stone Circle.
Two go to Dorset
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A father and daughter decide to go to Dorset for a couple of days. What could possibly go wrong? Quite a lot actually... A daughter in desperate need of a rest and change of scene invites her father to spend a couple of days with her down in Dorset. But from the get go it's a disaster... A lighthearted travellogue.
Essential Travel Health Tips for Cruise Ship Trips - how to choose your travel agent
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medical insurance
This ebook is a tool to plan your cruise ship holiday - avoid the sickbay and enjoy your best cruise holiday ever! Written by a cuise ship doctor that understands what it's all about.
A Short Break in Libya
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This article details a short trip to Tripoli and Leptis Magna in Libya, during the first days of the Arab Spring. Libya appeared to be making its first tentative steps towards opening up to mass tourism but then everything changed.
Trekking the Path
You set the price! Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the true story of a spiritual journey combined with a very real adventure across the Great Himalayas. A journey on foot that began in Dharamsala, Northern India. The journey took the form of a 21 day trek across the Kashmir Valley and into the remote area of Zanskar, traversing nine passes all above 4000 metres. It is a narrative about physical and mental hardship as well as reward.
Don't Drink the Water
Price: Free! Words: 113,110. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
So what the hell was I doing in South East Asia anyway? This was no spiritual journey of self discovery. As a matter of fact, self discovery was one of the things I was trying to avoid. From the constant conversations about cricket that arise from being an Australian in India to mushroom-induced comas in Laos, find out exactly how much fun is too much fun...