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Rosemary's Travels: Malta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Travel Malta and find the beauty, the history and the ridiculous. Thirty years ago Rosemary worked with a young Maltese fellow who managed to communicate his love of his country and it has been on her bucket list ever since. When she visits, she is not disappointed, finding herself enthralled with the beauty and the history and annoyed and amused by some tacky tourism.
Praha: The Story Behind the Wedding Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,330. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Airline employee Sābra Hunter, along with one of her co-workers, are off again . . . this time to Prague—or Praha, as the locals call it, to purchase one (or two) of the world-famous Bohemian crystal vases as a special wedding gift for a family friend. The trip doesn't go as planned, however. Non-Rev issues, weather delays, and airline strikes combine to impact an already too-short expedition.
Bullet Proof Travels
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
TRAVEL LONGER, TRAVEL SMARTER, TRAVEL BETTER. That’s what this book aims to help you do. Bullet Proof Travels is broken down into four sections: Part 1: A unique step by step approach to planning your trips. Part 2: Unplanned situations and how to deal with them. Part 3: Adjusting back to life after a trip Part 4: Finding new and better ways to travel.
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
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.
Time Zones, Beer & Left-Handed Chopsticks — Your Travel Guide to Swing Kits, Used Appetizers, and the Toilet Tango
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,500. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Business travel may sound like an adventure to those who don’t have to live it, however as author Bruce Blanton knows, unscripted scenarios come into play all the time — some thrilling and some down right bizarre!
Around the World in 80 Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,300. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Around the World in 80 Tales is a collection of true stories from my travels through 25 countries across five continents. It's a fascinating journey that includes the amusing, amazing and even a little crazy. Collectively, my stories are captivating insights into travelling the world on a budget.
Love on the Way - A Camino Diary
Price: Free! Words: 21,880. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This isn’t a guide to the Camino. It simply tells story of what it’s like to walk the Way of St. James. Consequently, there’s little mention of religion or history, but a lot about the joy and pain of this 500-mile hike. So if you’re thinking of walking the Way, it’s an honest account of what you might find, and if you’ve already done it, you can read and reminisce about a great experience.
Non Posso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Twenty-eight award-winning travel stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards, will take you on adventures to far-flung continents. They will amuse and entertain you in this anthology of travel themed tales by Australian and international short story writers.