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Don't Drink the Water by Simon Cutting
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...
Destination Unknown by Susan English
Price: Free! Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
What does it take to see the world? Money? A good travel agent? Extended vacation time? Or just maybe all it takes is $700, a bicycle, and an indomitable spirit.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path by J. A. Kempf
Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 214,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Anyone traveling to Greece should consider taking this book with them. It contains both archaeological and mythological information on most the major and some of the minor sites throughout Greece and the western coast of Turkey. Painstakingly researched and documented. It's a catalyst for the mixture of all the components of the existential traveling experience.
Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya by Cindi Brown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
Floating Point by Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes by Nigel Woodhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France by Nigel Woodhead
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
Wander the Rainbow: A true story of a living liver donation, an epic journey around the world, and a gay man's search for himself by David Jedeikin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,210. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
Seven months. Six continents. Twenty-nine countries. Some names changed to protect the (not-so) innocent. But everything else is true in Wander the Rainbow, a story of a unique round-the-world trip in the face of some challenging life events. The first-ever such chronicle by a gay man traveling solo also offers a glimpse into the world of mid-range "flashpacking" style of travel.
Walking for Peace, An Inner Journey by Mony Dojeiji and Alberto Agraso by Mony Dojeiji & Alberto Agraso
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Mony, a Canadian woman, begins a 5000-kilometer walk for peace, never imagining that, 13 months and 13 countries later, the walk only ever had one true destination: her inner self. Destiny weaves the tapestry of events to help her realize her dream, including Alberto, the Spanish mystic who would share her journey. This is their international award-winning true story.
Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia by English Teacher X
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In the year 2000, English Teacher X moved to the bankrupt, frozen, desolate country of Russia, seeking a quiet life. Instead, he found himself the center of attention of the gorgeous, sexy, amoral, and abundant female population of the city of Vodkaberg. At first bewildered and uncomfortable with the attention, he soon found himself staying far longer than he had planned, and longer than was wise.
The Globetrotter's Get-Gorgeous Guide: Diet and Beauty Secrets of Travel and Beauty Pros, Traveling Executives and Celebrity Travelers by Debbi Kickham
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 111,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Weddings » Honeymoon planning, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
THE GLOBETROTTER’S GET-GORGEOUS GUIDE is The World’s First Beauty Book For Traveling Women, whether you’re a Chief Executive Officer at work, the Chief Domestic Officer at home, a honeymooning bride, or a woman in the military. Veteran travel journalist Debbi Kickham unearthed a goldmine of secrets from travel pros and celebrities who include Ivana Trump, Joan Lunden and Cheryl Tiegs.
Fast Times in Palestine by Pamela Olson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
Natural Wanders in Australia by Linda Lee Rathbun
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they travel to the more remote areas of the Land Down Under discovering its many natural wonders.
Stealing Fatima's Hand by Carolyn Theriault
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“ …Finally a grand taxi stopped and offered to take us to the train station for the unbelievably low fare of twenty dirham, so unbelievably low, that I was not a little disappointed when the driver didn’t rob us, slit our throats, and dump our bodies into the Strait of Gibraltar… “ Stealing Fatima’s Hand is a collection of narratives presenting an alternative view of Morocco.
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story by Hugh Nicklin
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.
New Zealand: Bit by Bit by Jacqui Knight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The story of one woman's ride, horseback, the length of New Zealand, accompanied by a small dog. The easy to read text captures the amazing scenery, Nature at its best, the warmth and friendliness of the people... and the funny tricks that the horses played on Jacqui. A great read for anyone contemplating visiting the country - you get a really good look at the country from the back of a horse.
A Life Sold - What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay? by Ian Usher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Why would someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay? When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind, that is exactly what he did. But the auction was only the start of the adventure. Ian set off on what could truly be described as the journey of a lifetime - an attempt to complete 100 lifetime goals in 100 weeks. A globe-trotting emotional rollercoaster ride!
Tourism Geography in Russia by Gennady Burlachenko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: Russian. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Книга "География туризма в России" посвящена территориальной организации туризма в России, размещению рекреационных ресурсов, туристской инфраструктуры, условиям и особенностям развития туризма в различных районах страны. Впервые в географической литературе подробно охарактеризованы туристские зоны федерального значения. Книга может быть рекомендована всем, кто интересуется туризмом в России.
Expatriate Insights - Dissertations on International Living and Deep Comparative Culture Analyses by Winston Wu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,020. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Dissertations on Expatriate Living and Comparative Culture Analyses by Ladislav, an Expatriate Expert and Chief Advisor of HappierAbroad.com, considered "The Socrates of Expatriate Living".