Keith Foskett shares a collection of trips, thoughts and observations from his award-winning hiking blog. From the extremes of the New Mexico wilderness to his beloved South Downs in England, he observes the world with clarity, hope, daydreams and humour. With tales of local history, the changing of the seasons, facing death and pursuing his chosen path, this is a glimpse into one man’s unfaltering passion to follow his dreams. Free on Kindle.
In 2008 Stef Smulders, his partner Nico and their dog Saar emigrated to Italy to start a new life and set up a B&B. They sold their home, left their friends and family behind and took a leap into the unknown. Now Stef shares his experiences in a collection of witty short stories. The book treats the trials and tribulations of an emigration: what it was like to buy and renovate a house, to import a car, to gain residency, and much more. The reader is introduced to a full range of Italian characters, from the trustworthy to the rogue, from the gentle to the shameless, flesh and blood Italians. Some are stereotype, others unexpectedly original. Yet they never fail to amuse and entertain. $0.99 on Kindle.
Maui: Ten Ways to Enjoy the Best Food, Beaches and Locations While on Vacation (Part of the Paul G. Brodie Seminar Book Series) shows how you can enjoy the best of Maui with the most up to date information. What if you could plan the best vacation possible to Maui? What if you could have an incredible vacation in Maui with a few simple steps? Imagine waking up in Maui with the best guide possible to enjoy the best Food, Beaches, and Locations while on Vacation in Paradise. Amazon bestselling author, Paul G. Brodie, in his sixth book, covers ten ways to enjoy the best of Maui. Buy this book NOW to have the most current information to have the best trip ever to Maui. $0.99 on Kindle.
Is there really a stowaway in one of the lifeboats? And what’s the truth about Germans and deckchairs? On a cruise ship full of passengers from different countries there’s bound to be plenty of fun. Seventeen Seas follows a voyage through ten countries, fifteen ports, across seventeen seas, for forty-six days. $0.99 on Kindle.
Join Gordon Alexander in Nepal as he drags his ‘heavy ass’ over the Himalayas in this hilarious, adventure-soaked account of the Three Passes Trek, culminating in a visit to Everest Base Camp. Together with guide Subash and porter Nima, Gordon tackles high passes in excess of 5400 meters (17700ft) and explains how high altitude affects a mildly-overweight man from sea level in the tropics. Each part of the journey brings new challenges including sub-freezing temperatures, almost falling into a crevasse, and alarmingly warm beer. 10% of the profits from this book go to the continued rebuilding effort in Nepal, following the devastating earthquake in April, 2015. $1.99 on Kindle.
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.
Based on Pronko’s 18 years living, teaching and writing in Tokyo, these essays on how Tokyoites work, dress, commute, eat and sleep are steeped in insights into the city’s odd structures, intricate pleasures and engaging undertow. Free on Kindle.
Free: The Definitive Guide to Student Vacation Tours: Savvy, Smart and Safe Planning for Spring Break
Blending insight into French culture with practical advice for planning and logistics, this easy-to-read guidebook enables holiday goers to plan their dream vacation with ease. Written by a seasoned resident, Paris reads like a conversation with a close French friend who wants you to have the time of your life in her city. Interested in knowing more? Watch the book trailer here: http://www.amalkharbichi.com/travel-book-paris-trip/ Free on Kindle.
“Pandas and Pens ” is an attempt to fill a knowledge gap in the market. It is a bid to prepare new teachers (or not so new) for teaching English in China. And it provides a step-by step program to walk you through what could be perceived as a stressful experience. It looks at visa application, locating a school, acing the online interview, arriving at your destination, making friends, find food you recognise and settling in. It deals with classroom management, lesson planning and much, much more…
This book is written to serve as a companion, for the reader to take with them on their mobile device, to consult in a teashop, or restaurant or to find advice about some social gaffe or cultural taboo. $0.99 on Kindle.
Close your eyes, and imagine strolling a cobblestoned side street of Paris on a sunny blue sky day. Around the corner you’ll see a charming café, where you’ll only hear French because it’s buzzing with locals, and where upbeat jazz music will make you want to stay for hours. This is just ONE abbreviated experience, of the 130 places described in detail in Vicarious Paris, along with directions, price ranges, and personalized experiences you can practically feel for yourself. So give Vicarious Paris a try, whether you’re planning a trip, or simply in need of an escape! $0.99 on Kindle.
Who better to show you around the Caribbean than a former cruise ship crew member? Compiled after nearly four years of sailing, Valerie D. Perry takes you into port and around the ship. In addition to a breakdown of top tours, restaurants and shops in over 16 Caribbean ports of call, you’ll also get “Bonus Advice” tips to create a smoother trip. The “Below Deck” segments take you into the crew only areas ship passengers don’t have access to.
Don’t go to the Caribbean without first reading “Sea More: Caribbean.” $0.99 on Kindle.
Anybody could buy a Rolex or a Cadillac. The real bling of the day was privately chartered airplanes.
Kimber C. Turner pulls back the curtain on a thirty year career in aviation with his unique style of humor and story telling. Captain Turner’s tales of adventurous travel to exotic locales and encounters with celebrities prompted one reader to quote, “He’s been everywhere, met everyone and done everything. He’s like the Forrest Gump of aviation.” Kimber C. Turner is a retired airline pilot with over 18,000 hours of flight time and a former radio talk show host. Now he is out of the sky and off of the air. In his retirement, Captain Turner does some voice over work and an occasional guest spot on the radio. He also writes a book now and then.
The memoir of a journey from Manali to Leh, one of India’s most beautiful and also one of the most dangerous highways, through Ladakh, the land of passes, a high altitude cold desert in the Indian Himalayas. A land blessed with abundant natural beauty and landscapes not seen anywhere else on the planet. Photographs taken during the trip enhance the reading experience. Read about the author’s encounter with Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and some tense moments spent on some of the highest mountain passes in the world. $0.99 on Kindle.
Bud Brown is an American school teacher that has been living in the Philippine Islands for over four years and chronicles his exciting, humorous and often embarassing experiences in this short book, Kuya: The Adventures of an American Teacher Living in The Philippines. In this book you will learn not only his unique experiences but you will also learn the differences between American English and Filipino English. Learn the Filipino gestures that communicate a lot without uttering a word. Interesting, intriguing, humorous and enlightening are words that come close to describing this short read. Free on Kindle.
Travel The World Without Worries gives anyone all the information and confidence needed to go on a big adventure trip abroad–focusing in particular on popular backpacker destinations in Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and Central & South America. The book’s trail-tested advice comes from the author’s own experiences of travelling the world non-stop for 2 full years and counting. $0.99 on Kindle.