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Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back by M. M. Justus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Behind the Albergue Door: Inspiration Agony Adventure on the Camino de Santiago by Dean Johnston
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,810. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A detailed and, according to the author's mom, hilarious account of the 5 weeks he and his wife spent hiking the popular 800 kilometre pilgrimage route, the Camino de Santiago, in the fall of 2012. It mixes stories, advice and humour in a way unique among travel books and is a terrific read for past pilgrims, future pilgrims, travel buffs, and those who simply love reading about people in pain.
The Dark Side of Disney by Leonard Kinsey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Bamboo Forest Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.25 from 4 reviews)
THE DARK SIDE OF DISNEY reveals all of the tips, tricks, scams, and stories that THEY don’t want you to know about! Unabashedly unafraid of offending the family-oriented audiences catered to by other Disney travel guides, author Leonard Kinsey gives intrepid travelers access to the seamy, raunchy, and often hilarious underbelly of Walt Disney World.
Tales from Brookgreen: Gardens, Folklore, Ghost Stories, and Gullah Folktales in the South Carolina Lowcountry by Lynn Michelsohn
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend(4.17 from 6 reviews)
History, Mystery, and Romance in the South Carolina Lowcountry! A haunted necklace . . . A trickster rabbit . . . An ingenious slave . . . A shrieking droll . . . A fiancé returned from the dead . . . all come to life in this charming collection of ghost stories and folklore from Brookgreen Gardens, four former rice plantations where a rich Gullah culture once flourished.
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...
In the Shadow of Giants by John Haack
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,170. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In search of change, John and Maxine purchased and moved to a rundown olive grove and vineyard in Argentina, in Mendoza, at the foothills of the Andes. “In the Shadow of Giants” tells us their story of daily adventures, learning to become farmers, understanding the local mores, coping with the vagaries of the Andean climate, and discovering new realities on their travels to neighbouring lands.
The Ballad of Cinderella Jones by Victoria Hanan Iglesias
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Discover the life-changing little book that Writer's Digest* calls "masterful", "a beautifully written memoir that reads like a novel", and "a gem”... A scapegoat leaves home to embark on a whirlwind romantic journey that takes her from the Cleveland slums to an ancient Spanish pilgrimage route. Includes a FREE bonus section! *WD Self-Publishing Contest (2014)
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.
Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day by Maria Staal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2010 by FTK Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(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: 49,730. 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 & Ray Gilden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,130. 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.