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Find great Travel books to read. This books directory include books written by talented authors and global travelers from all around the world that cover a variety of topics related to travel, tourism and more.

by Chandra Lahiri / OM Oman
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A life-changing solo voyage of discovery across the blood-soaked Great Plains. A pilgrimage to momentous sites of Native American heritage. Meet the amazing “invisible warriors” fighting impossible odds to reclaim their heritage and share in the American Dream without losing their unique identity, much as their ancestors fought on the battlefields to save their way of life.
Nurturing a half-century obsession, he takes the reader along on his astonishing solo road-trip through haunting places of intense tragedy and stunning triumphs ...

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by Alix Lee / TW Taiwan, Province of China
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The thirteenth story in the True Tales of a Traveler series, Winter Break is set mostly in the Philippines about a year after the deposal of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The People Power revolution that led to the end of the Marcos era and ushered in the new government of Corazon Aquino had been positively reported on throughout the free world, and just reading those news reports made me keen to visit the country and see life there first-hand.

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by Alix Lee / TW Taiwan, Province of China
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The fifth story in the True Tales of a Traveller series, A Career in Travel, is at nearly 40,000 words a substantial novella-length account set mostly in Britain in 1984. The story is about a young traveller’s attempt to integrate his love for travel into a regular, settled lifestyle in London. Although humorous in places, this is also a thought-provoking story that goes to the heart of what it means to be a traveller, the differences and similarities between a traveller and a tourist ...

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by Alix Lee / TW Taiwan, Province of China
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The first in the True Tales series is called Goodbye Sinai, and is set in 1982, at the time of Israel’s return of the Sinai peninsula to Egypt. This story is about a hitch-hiking trip down the Sinai peninsula, which involved a number of unexpected incidents and developments.

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by Alix Lee / TW Taiwan, Province of China
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True Tales of a Traveller is a series of short stories and novellas consisting of several dozen traveller’s tales covering 35 years. Although presented in a short story format for reading convenience, these stories are not fiction. Apart from some of the characters’ names which have been changed to protect their identities, everything in these stories is true. The tenth story in the True Tales of a Traveller series, One Day in Bangkok is set in Thailand and the Netherlands in the mid-1980s.

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by John Mur / US United States
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This richly illustrated book will tell you about the best places in Valencia. John Mur's photos are presented in it. Taking them, he tried to show how beautiful Spain is. Open the book and it will bring you to the world of ancient traditions and extraordinary culture. National parks and beaches, museums and mountain lakes. You will find the narrowest house in Europe and the Holy Grail in the Cathedral, which is recognised by the Vatican.

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by Alix Lee / TW Taiwan, Province of China
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Just A Businessman is the seventh in the True Tales of a Traveller series. The story is set in Indian Kashmir in the mid 1980s and can now finally be told without consequence. At nearly 17,000 words, this story is a lengthy short story which may need more than one sitting. Like the other stories in the series, it provides not only an entertaining read, but also information on all the places visited, some relevant only to the era in which the story is set, but most still relevant today.

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by Michelle Chang / US United States
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Budget travel beyond the hostel, with a fresh perspective on how to save your travel dollars. Crack the code to meaningful, impactful and low-cost trips by tackling one of the biggest trip expenses: lodging. Unconventional Budget Accommodations opens doors to more meaningful, transformational experiences with locals while saving money and allowing you to travel longer and dig deeper in each place. Skip the trial-and-error stage of unconventional budget accommodation strategies like work exchanges, house-sitting, homestays, and other travel hacks.

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by Lawrence Winkler / CA Canada
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Madagascar is a drug. Between its dazzling culture and biosphere—ninety percent of its species found nowhere else—everything is beautiful. But nothing is possible. The world’s fourth largest island is also its fourth most corrupt nation. The rivers run red.

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by Vincent Yanez / US United States
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After college, Vince and his friend Chris decide to meander across Europe in search of the meaning of life, the perfect gelato and a nice place to lay their heads. During their adventures the lads find themselves locked in a Scottish dungeon, being serenaded by Placido Domingo and have their passports taken by the Czech authorities as they are caught in an attempt to sneak into Prague.

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Plantains and the 7 Plagues
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by Paz Ellis