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Homelands: A Memoir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
At age 19, Neal Moore, a drug-addled sixth-generation Mormon, bids farewell to his cancer-stricken mother and grants her dying wish: to become a missionary. Accepting an assignment to the South Africa Cape Town Mission, Elder Moore goes from the comfortable, upper-class suburbs of his native Los Angeles into a nation emerging, sometimes violently, from the strictures of racial apartheid.
The Himalayan Trekker
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Through entertaining prose and lively background snippets, this book reveals the story of one of the first Nepalese trek leaders, Santosh Lama. His love of the Himalayas, together with his charming story-telling ability, shine through in this narrative. Written in a truly Nepalese style, this book is a national treasure for all mountain people, and an insight into trekking development in Nepal.
The Five Minute Wine Book
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Tony Aspler says he is a wine evangelist, not a critic. Here he celebrates the pleasures of the grape and shares nuggets of wisdom. He offers tips for bluffing the best wine snobs, describes flying wine-serving Angels in Las Vegas, and can even use wine to fish. He recounts wine peccadillos of the powerful and shares details on the history and production of wine. Enjoy, glass in hand!
Women Who Lived and Loved North of 60
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,100. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Adventuresome women travel to Canada's northland for their own adventure or with a beau or husband being transferred or wanting to start a business. They face some dangers and loneliness but also a strong sense of belonging in a community they are all building together.
Memories and Musings of a Post-Postmodern Nomadic Mystic Madman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
(4.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned with the official religion and institution, artifice and constructs offered as "reality," author Jeffrey Charles Archer hit the road and discovered things are indeed not what they say. Shapeshifters, skinwalkers, sasquatch, fairies and other fantastic creatures and extraordinary experiences make up the true tellings of Memories and Musings of a Post-Postmodern Nomadic Mystic Madman.
Keep Your Head If You Move To France
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
France is wonderful but frustrating. There are all sorts of advantages to living there, but ‘Oh’ the disadvantages! Here is a glimpse of life just over the water showing what it’s really like. This isn't a practical, how-to-do-it book. It's a glimpse of how we did it, the mistakes we made, and some no-holds-barred comments on life in la belle France. There are things you should know ..........
Up the Strait
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Boating, hiking, and survival off the grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Destinations on the Strait of Georgia that can be reached by boat, bicylcle, and all-terrain vehicle. Sea kayaking in the Gulf Islands. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia.
The Key to the Castle: Zen and Travel Stories of Trust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens to a beginning student of Zen as she sits and watches her mind? How is a Zen retreat like a vacation? Whether visiting her aging mom, hiking in northern Thailand, crossing a rain-swelled creek in South Africa, or eating formal meals at a Zen retreat, Schleifer asks, “What is going on here?” Her discoveries become ours in this clear and poignant account of inner and outer journeys.
Up the Main
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,500. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Off-road riding on quads and motorcycles in the region surrounding Powell River, BC. From Desolation Sound to Jervis Inlet, coastal British Columbia at its best. Canadian stories about the Sunshine Coast, focusing on quad destinations and the people who ride. Off-the-grid lifestyles are explored by the author of the series 'Coastal British Columbia Stories.'
Bargain Shopping in Palm Beach County Plus Broward & Miami: The 150 Best Consignment, Thrift, & Vintage Shops for Home Décor, Furnishings, Antiques, Clothing, Jewelry, Handbags & Shoes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,910. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Shopping
This is the 2017 edition of Bargain Shopping in Palm Beach County, Florida. Discover high end consignment shops that carry vintage clothing and accessories from the rich and famous, plus elegant furniture from homes in Boca Raton to Miami. Enjoy special shopping tours in Palm Beach, Lake Worth and Wellington, plus bargain saving tips and places with rock bottom prices.
Speak Japanese in 90 Days: A Self Study Guide to Becoming Fluent, Volume One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Want to speak Japanese but don't know where to start? This book is for you! Don't waste money buying ten different books when you can learn everything you need in this one book. Don't waste money taking classes at a school when you can teach yourself. With Speak Japanese in 90 Days, all of the prep work is done for you. Each daily lesson will teach you not only what, but how to study.
The Little Book of the Icelanders in the Old Days
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
50 miniature essays on the quirks and foibles of the Icelanders in centuries past.
The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of an older American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. In this part, he finds adequate housing, begins the process of obtaining official residency and learns what it means to be a “perpetual tourist”. Keeping his visa fresh causes him to visit several Central American countries. He discovers what rains can really be like and experiences his first earthquakes. Yet all is well.
The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Picasso to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Winston Churchill to sex kitten Brigitte Bardot. The glorious strip of Mediterranean beach stretching from Marseilles to Monaco still attracts writers, artists, film stars, and scoundrels. Betcherman's rich account will delight tourists and armchair travelers alike.
After They've Seen Paree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,700. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
Part memoir, part travelog, this is an entertaining look at life on the road, exploring the nooks and crannies of Europe in a VW van. With their low budget approach to independent travel, this Kentucky couple turned a severe case of wanderlust into a life full of adventure. AFTER THEY’VE SEEN PAREE just might give you the courage, incentive, and know-how to make your travel dreams come true.
Dueling the Dragon - Adventures in Chinese Media and Education
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,670. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Fascinating", "eloquent", "horrifying!" These are among the ways readers have described LeRoy's first-hand accounts of China and of working in its state-media and education systems. With a journalist's eye and lively wit, his narrative weaves through extremes of elation and despair, while uncovering the deep roots of corruption tearing at China's social fabric.
Lost Angel Walkabout: One Traveler's Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A spirited collection of travel narratives recounting the haps, mishaps, and serendipitous adventures that give a sense of wonder and delight. All of the stories take you to special places where you share the sensual experience of being there without straining one muscle,getting altitude sickness,or tipping your canoe. This is an eclectic mix of tales filled with chills,spills,giggles and squeaks.
Cycling the Romantic Road from Würzburg to Füssen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,970. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
The Romantic Road, one of Germany's most famous cycle routes connects Würzburg amongst the vineyards of the river Main to Ludwig II's world famous castle in Schwangau and Füssen along a string of historic cities and villages: Bad Mergentheim, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Dinkelsbühl, Nördlingen, Augsburg and Landsberg am Lech. 11 Maps.
Rennes-le-Château My Take 2015
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Mysterious Rennes-le-Château is in south-west France. Those who know give "their take" on the mysterious village and its region in this book, Articles were collected and edited by Val Wineyard.
Where To Next? A Guide To International Backpacking
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!