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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. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(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!
Three Hundred Zeroes
By Dennis Blanchard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: 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.
Chasing Shiva
By Dianne Sharma Winter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: 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. Category: 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: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: 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. Category: 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. Category: 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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(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. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(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. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(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: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: 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.
The Next Great Thing
By Kevin Vrabel
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(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
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 1: Wanderer
By C. Patrick Neagle
Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The first in a series of books collecting travel and humor pieces the author wrote for a fabulously well-regarded newspaper column ("fabulously well-regarded" by his two dozen readers, anyway) while teaching college-level English classes onboard US Navy ships. Thrill as he rides a camel! Gasp as he avoids immolation in a volcano (by not, y'know, falling in)! Be filled with the joy of travel!
Finding Mount Guyot
By Buddha Palguta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,660. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A fast-paced, laugh-out-loud backpacking story about a whiskey-drinking, blue-collar kid from the flatlands of Cleveland, Ohio who gets it into his head that he wants to be a mountain man. Starting in 1977, this book follows Johnny Rez and a quirky cast of companions through fourteen rollicking adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Laughs, action, and romance.
Retire To Asia
By Ken Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Whether you want to retire to Southeast Asia, or just visit there, this book has it all. Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, sex, good girls, bar girls, beaches, costs, medical care, your blueprint is here! Get prepared to visit "the best, last, cheapest, most welcoming places of all!" Live for pennies on the dollar, be pampered by people who appreciate you! All of Southeast Asia!
Southeast Asia -the Easy Way!
By Ken Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Join the Southeast Asia Party! Wondering why everybody raves about traveling Southeast Asia? Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, and more! This is a new kind of guidebook! Get up to speed on the how why and where of fun travel in "the last best cheapest most welcoming places in the world"! Check the table of contents! Short, funny, highly informative essays all and how!
Bagged in Korea
By Brent Meske
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,130. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One busted nose, two black eyes, one torn up bed, bruised pectorals, blood pooled on the floor, a crumpled in front door. I’m only five months into my contract here. If I leave now, my boss is not just going to charge me for the plane ticket that got me here and refuse to pay my flight home. Yet I love this country. What is it about Korea that does it for me?
Unscripted Journeys
By R. R. Green
Price: Free! Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Unscripted Journeys is a true detailed account of perils, and adventures in the land of the Maya. It includes accounts of a year incarceration in a remote Mexican prison, exclusive access to Mayan village ceremonies and interesting discoveries in this mountainous region. It takes you on journeys into out-of-the-way destinations in areas of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.Photos & paintings.
Phu Pee Massage - Real Stories for my Friend
By Lindsey Coen Fernandez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Prepare to laugh, and maybe shed a tear, reading Phu Pee! Coen-Fernandez has combined her love of storytelling and massage into an entertaining and lighthearted collection. Through excerpts of letters and emails, she turns the loss of a friend into an uplifting, hopeful read. Inspired by stories of people behind the massages, it would be impossible not to experience your next massage differently.
The Red Rucksack
By Ben J West
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,840. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How a burnt-out pharmacist escaped his stagnant life to search for joy.