Books tagged: travel humour

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On the Amazon - Diary of an Irish Emigrant
Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two Irishmen, one canoe, the Amazon rainforest. What can possibly go wrong? Find out in this true short-story prequel to the 'On the Amazon – Diary of an Irish Emigrant' books.
The Scottish Ambassador, Learning How To Be Scottish in America
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bill Bryson with a Scottish accent. An ex-pat Scot travels the US, persuading bemused Americans to teach her things she never learned back home. As she Scottish country dances in Honolulu, attempts to play bagpipes in New Orleans and golfs for the first time on a rattlesnake-infested sand course in Arizona, she learns what it means to be Scottish, Scottish-American and at home so far from home.
Way Out In India
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When Meryl Urson stepped off a plane for the first time into a steamy Mumbai midnight, little did she know that she’d begun a lengthy love affair with India? It would stretch across innumerable encounters and far into her future. This book is a record of her relationship with the world’s most fascinating country.
I Guess We Missed the Boat
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Eight intrepid seniors, brought together by marriage and with retirement in common, sit reminiscing about their travel experiences. The memory banks open and hilarious events start to spill out. Each, at one time or another, has a role to play in the events that occur on their travels. Reviewers have termed it “laugh out loud hilarious”, “an exhilarating read” and “definitely a ride worth taking.
The Bhutan Bulletins
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 86,080. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
The author spent two years as an education consultant in the little-known and seldom visited Kingdom of Bhutan. His regular newsletters home have been compiled and and re-edited, to provide a witty and affectionate account of the country, its culture and its people.
175 Ways to Travel Today: How to make your dream of world travel a reality right now
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Whether you're a first time traveler or a seasoned nomad, these tips will help you unlock your adventurous spirit while saving money and seeing the world faster than you ever thought possible.
Rice Pudding in a Duvet: a journey home, with snacks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Essays
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A tried and tested recipe becomes like a well-known song, that takes our quirky narrator on a charming romp through thirty well-lived years around the world.
A Monkey Ate My Breakfast : Motorhome Adventures In Morocco
Price: $6.30 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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With the abyss of Fortysomethingness looming, Julie and Jason quit work and set off on an adventure. Their goal - tour Europe for a year. Their transport - Dave, a motorhome half their age. Join them and pet pooch Charlie (almost 40 in dog years) as they explore the mountains and deserts of Morocco - a country they never planned to visit.
Bitter Oranges and Sweet Blossom
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When the opportunity arises to leave damp and dreary 1980s England, they would be foolish not to take it. So they do. Loaded up, complete with the family cat, the Yull family head off on an adventure to the South of France.
Unlonely Planet
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 90,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A nine month around-the-world adventure from Bombay to Brazil.