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The Trains We Rode by John Puccioni
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar.
Tales From The Tar Baby "...Up The Track" by Lindsay Johannsen
Series: Tales From The Tar Baby. Price: Free! Words: 13,540. Language: Australian English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Fiction » Mashups(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Being memories and observations from selected events and personal experiences gathered during trips from Alice Springs to Darwin over one's lifetime, fifteen hundred K's from the Red Heart to the Top End – most recently in our retirement motor-home Tar Baby. How boring, thinks you. And so did I at first, but as I started writing I began to remember things, some recent and others from my childhood…
Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase: Hilarious Stories of Air Travel by the World's Favorite Flight Attendant by Betty N. Thesky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Flight attendant Betty started a wildly popular podcast about airline travel, sharing funny stories from the air, now listened to by half a million Betty fans worldwide. By popular demand, here’s the best of Betty in what may be the world’s first podcast-turned-book, or “pook”. It's a wonderful way to be entertained in the airport, on a plane, at home, and anywhere you want a good laugh!
This One Time, In Korea... by Kitty Pitman
Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many United States Air Force veterans have spent a one year tour at Osan Air Base, South Korea. This memoir is a collection of short stories from a young airman stumbling her way through a year in a foreign country.
The 40-Year-Old Vespa Virgin by Peter Moore
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the summer he turned 40, Peter Moore bought a Vespa as old as he was and rode it from Milan to Rome. It was a trip that took him through medieval stone towns, patchworked fields and into the hearts of all the Italians he met. This is an abridged version of Peter's book about the trip, Vroom with a View, published by Random House. It first appeared in the Lonely Planet anthology, Flightless.
Three Hundred Zeroes by Dennis Blanchard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A promise to his brother haunted him for over forty years. Finally, Blanchard set out on the Appalachian Trail with his brother's Purple Heart Medal to fulfill that promise. He learned that the wilderness and solitude can reconnect one with a Norman Rockwell America that at times seems long lost and forgotten. This humorous story demonstrates that adventure truly begins in the heart.
Ocean Boulevard - An epic journey all the way... from a boy to a man by David Baboulene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." TalkSport "A seriously funny man with a great gift for story-telling. One of the funniest books I have ever read." City Talk "Baboulene is like a Bryson who has really played the field. Truly adventurous, truly hilarious and funny enough to burst your stitches!" Borders Books "Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." Maxim
Chasing Shiva by Dianne Sharma Winter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"This man is my Guru, he is totally mad and we go a pilgrimage together." Quoting Kipling at a rural constable in order to spare herself a night in the cells, Dianne Sharma-Winter begins a story tellers quest across the spiritual landscape of India.
Adventures in Pet-Sitting by Robin Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Follow along on this wild ride through Mexico as the author pet-sits for four different homeowners in four small villages over five months. From the cool, misty mountains of Central Mexico to the hot, humid beaches of the Mexican Riviera, get an inside look at the truth about cats and dogs, and the day-to-day fun and fuss of caring for them. Plus, find out how to be a pet-sitter yourself!
Wo bitte geht's hier um die Welt? by Nina Buschmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Reisen wohin und so lange man möchte? Sich aussuchen, in welchem Land man wohnt und arbeitet? Als junge Frau frei und ungebunden sein und viel erleben, auch ohne dickes Bankkonto - geht das? Ja. Die charmante deutsche Abenteurerin Nina machts vor. Seit sie 22 ist, folgt sie ihrer Reiseleidenschaft und ist seit nun mehr als 8 Jahren als Fremdsprachenlehrerin rund um den Globus unterwegs.
I is for Illuminated Salt and Pepper Pots (and other everyday essentials) by Doreen Porter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Living - or thinking - of going to live in France, or simply just interested in the country? Here's an A to Z of what could happen to you! From the complexities of getting a phone installed, to the need for illuminated salt and pepper pots. From eating snails to finding the right word for a mousetrap,and even how to make sure you get a parking space. Come and join the fun.
Indian'ventures - Aventures indiennes by Yann Stempfel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
En échange pendant un an à l'Indian Institute of Technology de Delhi, Yann découvre avec enthousiasme un pays riche de contraste. De la vie quotidienne spartiate au système scolaire, en passant par de nombreux voyages, c'est avec humour et parfois acidité et cet étudiant nous décrit son parcours au pays de Gandhi.
Grand Teton National Park - A Photographer's Site Shooting Guide 1 by Jerry Patterson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a photographer's shooting guide for Jackson Hole, WY complete with photos of all locations and links to Google map pointers to pinpoint each exact shooting location. This replaces "Jackson Hole, WY - A Photographer's Shooting Guide" with updated information and an additional 30 sites for a total of 115 great sites to photograph the Teton Mountains.
GREECE - 100 Travel Tips by Helen Ellis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Planning a holiday to Greece? "100 travel tips" is a must-read before you set out. It discusses when to go, what to expect, luggage, transportation, the traditions, food, accommodation. It considers the people themselves, island-hopping, the ancient sites, outdoor activities, and shopping. Even if all you want to do is veg-out in peace under the Mediterranean sun, you still need to check this book
Kitten Heels in Kathmandu, Adventures of a Female Vagabond by Mary Bartnikowski
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mary, newly minted as a lone warrior after raising her son, sells everything she owns, breaks free of the USA and takes us on a water slide ride photographing the Dalai Lama in India to riding elephants bareback in Nepal. Across 27 countries by train, boat, bus, motorbike, and rickshaw she discovers that courage takes practice and wanderlust costs less than it does to stay home working.
No Hugging In China by Felicia Brings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The totally true story of a blonde New Yorker's sojourn as an English teacher in the Guangdong Province
Where To Next? A Guide To International Backpacking by Kevin Blanchard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,360. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Language barriers, transportation, hostels, currency exchanges, con artists, airport navigation, planning, and packing. These are all common challenges and adventures for new backpackers. Where To Next? offers a "how to" guide for international backpacking. Covering everything from pre-trip planning to adjusting once you've come back home. This is a must read for anyone planning a trip abroad!
Deep in the Heart of France: A Guide to the Loire Valley's Contemporary Caves by Robert Bonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
France's Loire Valley is honeycombed with thousands of caves, a number of which are open to the public. This is your guide to nearly 200 cave lodgings, cave restaurants, cave art galleries, cave museums and many other "troglodyte" attractions. Also includes 22 walks in cave country.
Visiting Singapore - A Travel Guide for Students & Budget Travellers by Fritz Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Visiting Singapore is your off-the-beaten-path guidebook to the jewel of South East Asia. For students and budget travelers, this guidebook will help you see sights beyond the typical tourist attractions. With 135 images and over 80 pages worth of valuable information, this is the guide that will save you money, time and effort. If you are looking for the local experience, this is your book.
The Next Great Thing by Kevin Vrabel
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The True Story of an Uncle's Promise and an Epic Cross-Country Bicycle Trip: Bikes, Books, and Better Living