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Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,620. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.
Heartbeat: A journey through the fiestas of Spain
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: British English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Simon Prichard's unique quest in search of 'fiesta forever' takes him to the soul of Spain. Among many other quirky local festivals, he attends a medieval scourging, a drunken tree-climbing contest and a parade by cross-dressing soldiers. He is also beaten with burning torches by an entire village. Simon learns a lot about Spain's genius for celebration - and some surprising things about himself.
They Don't Speak Spanish In Brasil
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A humorous look at working overseas. The author worked for two years in Brazil as an auditor for Ernst & Young, fka Ernst & Ernst. The book is a memoir and travelogue.The Foreword was written by Pele.
From Border to Border: Crossing the Continent by Land Rover
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,530. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
For Land Rover’s 50th anniversary in 1998 I joined a group of fifty people from all over North America to travel off-road from Canada to Mexico. From the wind-blasted bleakery of central Canada to the rocky playground of Moab, brake failure on a New Mexico hill to a harrowing drive up a flooding river, my journey hit incredible highs and lows before my luck finally ran out on the return home.
Two Flags in China: A Travelogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
China remains one of the most misunderstood and enchanting nations in the world along with being the most highly populated. Two Flags in China details a cultural exchange trip taken by a small group of New Hampshire high school students, teachers and administrators, a journey stretching from the urban sprawl of Beijing to the outer rural areas of Xi'an.
Tales of Iceland -or- Running with the Huldufólk in the Permanent Daylight
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Matthew Trinetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
7 years after hearing Quentin Tarantino describe his trip to Iceland as “Supermodels working at McDonald’s,” American author Stephen Markley embarked on his own trip to Iceland with two friends, and adventure ensued. Tales of Iceland is the fastest, funniest memoir of an American experience in Iceland and required reading for anyone wishing to visit this strange, beautiful, & remarkable country.
Letters from Calabria
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Not at all the traditional tourist guide, Letters from Calabria is a compilation of twenty stories, essays, and accounts of life in Calabria along the Ionian shore. Light hearted, poignant and full of humor and wisdom, but honest to the bone, Letters from Calabria will entertain as well as inform.
Tapestry of a Traveler
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 124,950. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
This travelogue by Ingrid Wild, details her adventures as an independent traveler through Nepal, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Malaysia, Beirut, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. In addition to her personal experiences, she shares her vision of the land, culture, history of the places she visited.
Be There Now: Travel Stories from Around the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Travel writing at its most authentic--real people sharing real stories of awe and insight, fear and laughter, humility and humanity as they explore the world around us. In a world that often demands that we "be here now," it is nice to take a break, daydream, and "be there now" with thoughtful people who take us with them on journeys that lead to inspiration, insight, humor, and deeper meaning.
Lift: Stories and Life Lessons from 15 Years of Hitchhiking the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"No cash, no ATM card – definitely no credit card. That was what I had decided for the trip..." From tales of road romance and international espionage, to escaping from horror movie villains and police dogs… This collection represents the funniest, most absurd, and most dangerous situations Michael has managed to get himself into in his last 15 years on the road.