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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 …
François Théodore Thistlethwaite's FRENGLISH THOUGHTS
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,550. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The product of his Anglo-French parents' mixed genes, any one of François Théodore Thistlethwaite's three alter egos – François, the Marxist Frenchman, the conservative Englishman, Thistlethwaite, or Théodore, their voice of reason - can take possession of the man to expound his views on those things which cause the only similarity between French and English to be the colours of their flag.
French Holidays & Traditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
In this book you will learn the secret history behind many French traditions. One or two short stories, related to a French holiday or tradition, are presented in each of the twelve chapters (one for each month), and followed by a list of holidays. Written in an entertaining style, but packed with information, this is a handy reference for a monthly dose of French culture.
Cycling the River Rhine from Basel to the North Sea
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,410. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
“Cycling the River Rhine from Basel to the North Sea” starts in Basel and basically follows the left bank of the Rhine through Strasbourg, Karlsruhe, Speyer, Heidelberg, Mannheim, Heidelberg, Worms, Mainz, the Rhine Gorge, Koblenz, Bonn, Cologne, Düssseldorf, Nijmegen, Rotterdam to the Hook of Holland.
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 ..........
Close Encounters of the French Kind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,900. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This is a book of cross-cultural mini-dramas: an American meets a French person, resulting in a cultural conflict or misunderstanding. The reader tries to determine the reason (A,B,or C) for the conflict, before the correct answer is given with a full explanation and resolution of the conflict. Interesting,and at the same time sensitizes the reader to the cultural diversity which surrounds us all.
Easy Etiquette in France - A Traveler's Guide to Understanding French Culture & Behaviors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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This France travel guide offers a cleverly anecdotal blueprint for navigating through the rich culture etiquette, traditions, customs, and behaviors of the French people.
ItchyFootMum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An experienced house-swapper, I was used to living in other people's houses. But this was an unusual proposal. Exchanging houses and the kids' school places with a family in France.... It was true I had 'itchy feet'. OK, so this wouldn't be South East Asia, and it would be for only a month, but hey, why not?? It might calm the itching for a bit…… or would it?
La Seduction - My love affair with France
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Join the adventures of an Aussie couple searching for the perfect home in the land of Liberte, Egalite et Fraternite. Meet the characters who strengthened their determination to succeed in their quest. Meet their Parisian friends and share their love of Paris. Above all share their insights into why this country with its quirky, jealously guarded cultural differences, attracts so many to her bosom
Chasing Rainbows:with Just Us Two
Series: Just Us Two Travel, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
In Chasing Rainbows (the sequel to award-winning Just Us Two and the real ending to Rosie’s Gold Wing story) this intrepid couple, now no longer able to ride, finally say ‘good-bye’ to their Gold Wing motorbiking days but only after more adventures in Ireland and Andorra, Spain; this time not on a Honda Gold Wing; and this time not quite Just Us Two. Enriched with full colour photographs