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New Zealand with a Hobbit Botherer by Annette Gisby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 1 review)
What should you do if your spouse becomes addicted to the Lord of the Rings movies and swoons at the very mention of Orlando Bloom's name? (Thud. Quick, fetch the smelling salts.) How about taking the advice of a strange apparition that reveals itself in a dream, who recommends touring New Zealand in an effort to prove that its sheep pastures aren't really filled by frolicking Hobbits.
Mousetrapped: A Year and A Bit in Orlando, Florida by Catherine Ryan Howard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 1 review)
The only memoir about working in Walt Disney World, Space Shuttle launches, the town that Disney built, religious theme parks, Bruce Willis, humidity-challenged hair and the Ebola virus, MOUSETRAPPED is the hilarious story of what happened when one Irish girl went searching for happiness in the happiest place on earth.
Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day by Maria Staal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010 by FTK Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport(4.00 from 1 review)
Deadly pirate attacks and a near collision with an oil tanker are just two of the dangers faced by the crews of today's container ships. 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day', is the story of life on the high seas, where real adventures still exist. The author recounts her adventures on the container ship Serenity River in this entertaining narrative travelogue.
A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the World: Diary of a Fearless Travel Agent by Annette Langer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference(4.00 from 1 review)
Every travel agent has proclaimed, "Someday I'm going to write a book about all of this." Well, here it is. Annette Langer takes you along on her journeys to all seven continents: Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America, and even Antarctica. Sometimes her escapades are amusing and sometimes they're downright scary, but the tales of her explorations are always enlightening!
A Mango for the Teacher: Running the Beach and Running a School in Cancun's Early Days by Deborah Susan Frisch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language(4.00 from 1 review)
Deborah, a spirited young teacher of English as a Second Language, flees NYC's ’70 fiscal crisis, heading for Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Her destination? A small hamlet/construction camp adjoining a spectacular undeveloped beach: Cancún. Hilarious experiences follow harrowing ones as a class for four becomes a school for four hundred. Then come love, adventure and misadventure too.
British Weekend Jaunts - Tour 3 - 2 Days Discovering The Pendle Witch Trail (Pendle Forest To Lancaster) by Caroline Y Preston
Series: British Weekend Jaunts, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 1 review)
To mark the 400th Anniversary of the famous Lancashire Pendle Witch Trials of 1612 This 2 day car tour discovers the picturesque and historical locations around Pendle Hill associated with the Pendle witches. It looks at their story and accusations and follows their journey from Pendle Forest to their trial at Lancaster Castle, via the lovely scenery of the ancient Forest and Trough of Bowland.
How To Survive Living Abroad by English Teacher X
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(4.00 from 1 review)
The good news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. The bad news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. In response to the mass exodus of the disaffected from Western countries, English Teacher X is back again, to cast his cynical but always perceptive eye on the concept of life abroad, with this hilarious survival guide for once and future expats.
Campervan Capers by Alannah Foley
Series: Campervan Capers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(4.00 from 1 review)
CAMPERVAN CAPERS A Couple's First Year Exploring the World of Campervanning... What do you do when you've got itchy feet but don't want to uproot your life? Buy a campervan! At least, that's what this couple did... Campervan Capers follows a capering couple through their first year of owning a camper, & blends travel tale with humour whilst also addressing some of the more practical aspects
A Daoist Journey into China: journal of a voyage into the interior by Joel Schwartz
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism(4.00 from 1 review)
A study of the Chinese concept of the dao ('the Way'), this unusual book is set against a 10,000-mile unescorted trip through the China of the 1980s, tinkling bicycles everywhere--no cars, no high rises and a typical income of $20 a month--were the norms. On a meditational journey that took him to temples and monasteries, Schwartz seeks to describe the experience of meditation from the 'inside.'
Tea & Bee's Milk: Our Year in a Turkish Village by Karen Gilden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(4.00 from 1 review)
Do you ever feel like running away, escaping the rat race, finding yourself—or the meaning of life? If your answer is "yes" you'll find inspiration in this charming series of essays by a couple who did just that. They quit their jobs, sold their house and car, and went to live in a tiny Turkish village beside the Mediterranean Sea. This is a delightful memoir of a memorable year
More Amazing Travel Experiences - 13 more globe-trotting travel stories to inspire you to kick-start your own adventure by Ian Usher
Price: Free! Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration(4.00 from 1 review)
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
Wild Harmony by Jim A. Coyne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General(4.00 from 1 review)
Bears, wolves, buffalo, elk, moose, mountain lions, and wild people coexist within the Yellowstone ecosystem. Behind the curtains are countless individuals who spend their time clearing trail, patrolling the backcountry, rescuing lost hikers, attending to car accidents, responding to wild fires, and preserving the general order of things. Experience the people who ensure the Wild Harmony for all.
Leap: An African Adventure by Sarah Alitis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(4.00 from 1 review)
Sarah sets off to test her mettle with three months of solo travel in Africa, but her plan is derailed when she meets Heath, a traveler on a motorcycle. She hops on the back to explore Africa in a new way, and together the friends battle malaria, snakes, and homicidal bus drivers. But the true adventure begins when Sarah leaves the comfort of Heath's friendship to venture out on her own.
Grillin the Road by Lisa Murray
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference(4.00 from 1 review)
Grillin’ The Road is an easy to read information-packed guide for healthy eating for and on the road. It is an invaluable source for truck drivers, travelers, tailgaters, and anyone wanting more than the brown bag or fast food meal. More than a collection of recipes; this book offers a method of cooking geared towards deliciously simple, healthy, and portable meals.
So, you want to be an RVer? by John and Kathy Huggins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing(4.00 from 1 review)
In this book you will find what we’ve learned (often the hard way) in eight years of full-time RVing, although all the information is valuable to part timers and weekenders as well. We provide over a hundred tested links to the websites of those experts we look up to.
Lance's Travels - Does Cornwall by Lance Leuven
Price: Free! Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 1 review)
"I’ve long possessed a warm fondness for that southwest tip of Great Britain called Cornwall. It’s an exceptional and beautiful place. And in June 2012 I spent a(nother) delightful week travelling around in exploration. This mini book is the story of my trip interspersed with some interesting background topics regarding the unique story of this fascinating place." Lance
Like a Leaf on a River by Jim Hendrickson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(4.00 from 1 review)
This book reflects my deepest passion in life: wanderlust. The first section takes you on my first solo international journey, a 10,000-mile hitchhike from my home in Wisconsin to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula when I was 20 years old. The second section describes my first world trip during which I lived on a shoestring, visited many countries, met fascinating people, and learned a lot about myself.
North to Alaska! by Jim Hendrickson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(4.00 from 1 review)
This book takes you on a 3,200-mile bicycle expedition from Missoula, Montana to Anchorage, Alaska. You’ll read about my 73-day bicycle tour that was filled with adventures including a grueling ascent to Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, a scary standoff with a black bear in the Yukon, a daring dash through a forest fire, and a harrowing ride over the Top-of-the-World Highway.
One Thing Leads To Another by Keith Kellett
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(4.00 from 1 review)
A humorous collection of facts, trivia and urban myth following a sometimes vague and tenuous trail, which leads us all over the world.
Un viaje de palabras (MOBI) by Luis Garcia
Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: Spanish. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(4.00 from 1 review)
Este libro es una colección de historias, anécdotas y escenas curiosas recopiladas por el autor a lo largo de diez viajes por distintos destinos de todo el mundo. Lugares tan diversos como París, La Habana, Roma o Bangkok muestran su lado más pintoresco a lo largo de más de medio centenar de artículos.