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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.
Do You Speak English? - Versión en Español by Wayne Parry
Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: Spanish. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Wayne Parry es un hablante de varios idiomas, que ha dedicado un año para volver a descubrir las formas más efectivas de aprender un idioma durante un viaje. Su trabajo en escuelas de idiomas le llevó a todos los rincones del mundo y este relato de su viaje lingüístico más reciente nos muestra que cualquier cosa puede suceder cuando lejos de casa.
Snakeskins and Signposts by Sher Vadinska
Price: Free! Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Loaded down with dehydrated rice and beans and her hunger for freedom, Sher pedals 2,000 miles from Bellingham, WA, through the Cascade Mountains to southern OR and back. Strangers are friends, the smell of a forest ravages the senses, every caw from a crow is a sign, and home will never be the same again. Told with humor and candor, this tale keeps readers perched on handlebars leaning forward.
First Spritz Is Free: Confessions of Venice Addicts by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez
Price: Free! Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Author profile
We call ourselves Venetophiles, and we're addicted to this beautiful and ancient city in the middle of a lagoon. Editor Kathleen Gonzalez has collected memories, adventures, and dreams here in this new collection of stories from 32 contributors: novelists, bloggers, musicians, photographers, chefs, tour guides, historians, and more. Learn why we're addicted to Venice. And with us, it's free!
Going for Broke: Travelogs on Becoming a Buddhist Monk by Bhikkhu S.
Price: Free! Words: 64,960. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 1 review)
"Going for Broke" consists of travel stories written by a young American man who gave up his lucrative job to travel the world and decide if he would fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a Buddhist monk. As he traveled, he sent accounts of his adventures as a backpacker in Hawaii, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, India, and Nepal and then about his life as monk in Thailand and Myanmar.
Up the Lake by Wayne J Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
Living off-the-grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Life in a floating cabin, with travel by boat, kayak, bicycle, and all-terrain vehicle. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, including the author's extensive study of one of Powell Lake's best float cabin designers.
The Frugal Guide: Dublin by Cory Hanson
Price: Free! Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Dublin is one of the most popular yet most expensive destinations in Europe. This book highlights free and less-expensive things to do for the traveler on a budget. Inside you'll find step-by-step walking tours, detailed maps, reviews the top free and paid attractions, historical and humorous local stories, general travel advice, and guides to day trips out of Dublin.
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 & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
"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.
To Travel Hopelessly by English Teacher X
Price: Free! Words: 53,480. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad in Bangkok and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies," all the while questing in vain for an authentic cultural experience.
Dancing Bare by Rigby Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 124,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Dancing Bare is an amusing tale about Rigby, an impossibly innocent young man who swaps the suffocating confines of middle class New Zealand for love and liberation in nineteen-sixties London and Europe. Revelling in the freedom conferred by anonymity, he becomes an actor, stripper, rent boy, lover, teacher and dedicated traveller through Europe and North Africa.
The best laid plans: journeying around Western Canada by Chris Jones
Price: Free! Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The Best Laid Plans is a valuable guide to Western Canada and an entertaining and humorous piece of travel writing. It gives useful tips but it contains more than that. It is full of interesting people, wildlife encounters, strange eating experiences, sudden plan changes, little-known facts, all written in a humorous and engaging style. Great for travellers or for those who like a good story.
Best of Blog in France by Stephanie Dagg
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.
Djupdykningar I Det Indiska Folkhavet by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 70,500. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Dagbok från resor på egen hand bland vanligt folk i norra delen av Indien mellan 2008 och 2012. Ett försök att förstå tillvaron för dem, som har mycket små resurser. Genom samtal på deras eget språk.Med fattiga bönder och bybor, med dem som utsätts för kastdiskriminering, och dem som har urusla bostäder i små och stor städer. Från Gujarat i väster till Bihar i öster.
Philosophy, Spirituality and Extreme Travel. How I Walked England to Greece by MossDogg
Price: Free! Words: 125,810. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
I am Mossdogg. I am a little odd. I have been travelling off and on for 15 years so far and have visited many countries and seen many things. I still know nothing however. This is the story of my last and most epic journey in which I walked to Greece from my parents flat in Eastbourne, England.
The 2014-2015 Honolulu Real Estate Guide by Adrienne Lally
Price: Free! Words: 74,250. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Wexford House. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Home buying, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Everything you need to know about Honolulu real estate. Insider tips about buying and selling real estate in Honolulu. Information about surrounding towns, and which is best for you and your family, including interviews with buyers who know the area best. Insight into employment opportunities, schools, health care, recreational and cultural activities, shopping, climate, transportation, and more.
Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 214,780. 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.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 101,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Senses of beauty and especially pleasure drive us in all we do. Here are presented two different kinds, Alpine walking and some simple science. The last two chapters suggest what these emotions may be, how they arose and vary, and how they guide our good and bad decisions. There are 88 pictures, 514 references and 172 anecdotes. There is a web browser version: http://mewila.co.uk/html/mewila.htm
the happy trails of hitch hike mike by hitchhikemike
Price: Free! Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget(5.00 from 1 review)
an auto biography by me! sorry its raw but thats how i wrote it! its my attempt at recalling my younger years as a traveller, this handsome young adventurer has grown up to be one of ucluelets favourite authors! join the happy trails of hitch hike mike and travel deep into your heart, full of smiles! my song writing through the years is included stay tuned more happy trails to come!
Sophie, Rice and Fish by Mark Hill
Price: Free! Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Stuck in a job he hates, madly smitten with a woman two decades his junior, racing helplessly into middle age and living in a world where vodka and orange juice is considered breakfast food, Mark Hill quits his job and moves to a small town in Southern Portugal. To see photographs of the people and places mentioned in "Sophie, Rice and Fish" visit http://www.sophiericeandfish.weebly.com.
Seeking Moksha in a Ford Fiesta by Venkataraman Nilakant
Price: Free! Words: 64,230. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Eastern mysticism(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The author goes on an amazing 3,000-mile road trip through the heartland of India seeking spiritual experiences. His wife, his spiritual guide and another couple accompany him in a borrowed Ford Fiesta. They visit ancient cities and temples, get lost in jungles, endure breakdowns and meet interesting people. A must read for anyone interested in India, its mystical roots and the meaning of life.