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Tales and Travels of a Teacher in Thailand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Disillusioned with the tedium of life in cold UK, Jeff Sparks is drawn to Thailand’s tropical climate and the people’s joi de vivre. For over two decades he and fellow ex-pats work together as English teachers, building new lives in the Land of Smiles to varying degrees of success. Humour and surprise accompany the teachers throughout their adventures, both in the classroom and upcountry.
Paddling Down the Darling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1970s I had drifted down the Darling River in western New South Wales. An eighteen month trip in a ten-foot boat with no motor. I had adventure, found love, and experienced a personal awakening (sometimes referred to as a breakdown). Then in 2010 I returned to the Darling, and just in case I missed something, I did the same trip in 2012 and in 2013.
The Vagabond Chronicles: China
Price: Free! Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What do you do when you are fifty-ish and your kids are grown and gone? Take on the world! Come join this vagabond at the outset of her journey: mysterious China. Far from the tourist attractions, you'll tour unforgettable towns, see stupendous sites and ponder this impenetrable culture. Let's vagabond together!
Education of a Falcon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,560. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
It starts with a tiger shark attack, moves on to love in the tropics on coconut lined beaches and live volcanoes around the bay. The couple were not crazy despite the fact that they climbed down into one of the very active volcanoes just to throw rocks into the lava or that they sailed around the world on an engineless 24' sloop. Are they crazy? Decide for your self! Romance, adventures! Fun!
Almost Somewhere
Series: Free books by Anton Swanepoel. Price: Free! Words: 110,340. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Would you like to explore Cambodia and Vietnam? Follow me as I make my way from Siem Reap in Cambodia to Saigon in Vietnam, and then all the way up to Hanoi and back to Cambodia. Share in the laughs, scares and adventures I encountered, and marvel at the landscape with included pictures and links to videos I took along the way.
Barry's Frenglish Folies
Price: Free! Words: 94,690. Language: British English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A potpourri of serious, humorous and seriously humorous reflections on the French and English viewed through the eyes of a split-identity and occasionally demented Frenglishman …
Into the blue: Half-planned travels of an amateur vagabond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,580. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Lose your ticket before you’ve even set off, find out what whalers think of Greenpeace, dodge dive-bombers, meet dangerous truckers, interview a tennis star, witness horror, walk all night, fish for your dinner, watch sunsets in the wilderness, ride legendary highways, stargaze in the Rockies, hitch-hike through the outback, be rescued by an angel, become Robin Hood, escape from Colditz.
Not There Yet: Wandering Home With An Amateur Vagabond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,000. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Kayak in the rain, meet an Aboriginal elder, make conversation with a grumpy barber, kill sheep, crash a car, eat entrails, be in the Middle East on 9/11, ride legendary highways, get face to face with an elk, get lost in Africa, discover Shangri-La, fight a fire, be ill on an overnight bus, search for intruders, flirt, haggle, dance, joke, eat, hike, misunderstand, leave home and return.
Powell Lake by Barge and Quad
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
In the spirit of 'Up the Lake' and 'Beyond the Main,' join the author for quad adventures to destinations on Powell Lake only accessible by boat. Nature and the timber industry combine to provide access to sublime destinations where mountains drop into the sea and lifestyles focus on self-reliance and a different sense of purpose.
Going Local Experiences and Encounters on the Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
At a time when so many people are just checking things off a bucket list, other travelers are finding that they want more. Going Local explores the whys and how to’s of really experiencing an area and its culture through the people who live there. Includes real life travel stories from both experts and everyday folks.
Tyred Out, Cycling Adventures In Scotland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of short stories about cycling adventures in Scotland. Starting with a crash, then crossing the country from coast to coast, visiting the islands and west coast, and ending with some bikepacking, a haunted bothy and a race.
Fred's Diary 1981
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by Sarah Jane Butfield. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever wanted to read someone else’s diary? Then try this: "Not only a time-capsule but a cautionary tale of gems, drugs, and jail time as he explores waterfalls, Buddhist temples, and snow-capped peaks." Doug E. Jones
Good Morning Diego Garcia: A Voyage of Discovery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by Peel Productions, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
A young woman and her mysterious husband receive an invitation to cross the Indian Ocean on a luxury yacht, from Sri Lanka to the Seychelles and on to the Mediterranean. Little do they know that they will find themselves adrift in monstrous waves in monsoon season. With their marriage in tatters and the crew members losing touch with reality, she finds power in her dreams and observations.
This Is Africa: A Dream Chaser's Odyssey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The True Tale of 7 Countries, 4 Arrests, 3 Name Changes, 2 Escapes, 1 War, a Terrorist Attack and an Entertainment Pimp. This honest and engaging memoir provides a rare and insightful glimpse into the reality of life in Africa. 'This is Africa' takes the reader on two dream chasing quests, which the author artfully weaves into one uproarious and unforgettable story.
Letters from Suzhou
Price: Free! Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This anthology was written by eight wonderfully creative expats living in Suzhou, China: Jacqueline Banki, Jessie Michael, Linn Birkeland Seim, Mark Critchley, Michael R. Davis, Sherri Younger, Simon Broom and Sybil Precious. We hope the book gives you the favour of the home-from-home we enjoyed for many years whilst members of Suzhou Writers and Artists Group. Enjoy!
Jumping the Cliff to Simply Be
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 2013/14, youth worker and adventurer Paul Burgum walked 1,200 miles across Italy, alone, with no money, minimal resources and a firm resolve to walk every step of the way. This book is based on his journals and gives an inspirational insight into his battle with mental health problems as he walked to raise money for the Jo and Mya Memorial Fund.
On a Greek Island: a Season in Zakynthos
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A warm-hearted account of life on the Greek island of Zante, written by someone lucky enough to have spent a season playing guitar there, reading books there, and above all, doing nothing in particular there.
El libro de los Hermanos en Ruta: La historia de una familia viajera por Sudamérica
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,100. Language: Spanish. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Mediante una serie de mails destinados a un amigo en España nos hace participes de las inquietudes, de los sueños y los miedos que una familia con hijos ya adultos vive todos los días, lejos de su país de origen, y que se agudizan cuando además se comparte la responsabilidad del negocio familiar, y el anhelo común de una forma de vida distinta.
Moving to Ireland: A Practical Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Considering a move to Ireland? C L Mitchell uses her first hand knowledge and experience of relocating to Ireland to provide this easy to read, comprehensive guide. Packed with practical and essential information including immigration, housing, work, education, and culture, it provides everything you need to settle into your new life in Ireland.
A Year in Crete (or the diet book that is not a diet book)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Diet cooking
I had the opportunity to live on the island of Crete with my family for just over a year. In the process of researching, writing, cooking and eating I dropped two dress sizes without even trying, however there was more to my trip than discovering the unexpected benefits of following a Mediterranean diet. Would you like to join me on my adventure?