Books tagged: travel essay

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Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants.
Scotland Is For Loners: A Misanthrope's Travelogue
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Not everyone loves to travel with family and friends. There's a certain freedom that comes with being on your own in a new place, far from all that you know. The only annoying travelers you may encounter on your journey into a strange new land? Everyone else. Join Alexander Zwick on his solo expedition through Scotland, as he gives his humorous yet honest take on the realities of modern travel.
Planning A Vacation? Why Not Chicago
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Free travelogue. I've always been fascinated by Frank Lloyd Wright & the many craftsmen homes he designed there. I grew up listening to Chicago-style blues & longed to hear some Blues’ bands perform at the famous “Buddy Guy’s”. I've also been intrigued by Chicago’s colorful gangster past & wanted to see a live show at the Second City Improv. And then--there's the famous pizza! Who can say no?
Блондинка вокруг света или I did it my way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,920. Language: Russian. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Literature
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Confessions of a Weary Business Traveler - The Americas
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Note that this is a section from Travel Diaries of an Atypical Business focusing on the Americas only The factual but quirky events of Malcolm Teasdale's business travel experiences throughout the Americas. Cultural challenges, alongside misunderstandings and misinterpretation abound in such places as Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Belize, Panama, Chile, and the Caribbean.
Your Guide to the Coolest Neighborhoods in North America
Price: Free! Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
If Charles Dicken's Pickwick vacationed with the writers of "Portlandia" they might pen this hilarious exploration of North America's undiscovered gentrifying 'hoods. From a magical stew in DC to Atlanta's artisanal cola, from San Francisco's weird starchitecture to NY's off-putting pop-up and New Orleans' gator-friendly hostelry, escape and laugh with intrepid gay travel writer Nate Molino
Talking with Strangers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
Toward the Double Rainbow: An Hawaii Travel Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
In this compelling short travel memoir, the author and her partner, Selena, travel to Kauai, Hawaii's garden island, in their first trip as a couple, staying at a new age-y women's guesthouse. The couple struggle with anger, misunderstandings, and a ghostly presence in the guesthouse that terrifies Selena. Will their trip to Hawaii end up tearing them apart?
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 1: Wanderer
Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
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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!
Orion's Cartwheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.