Return to Home Page

April 16, 2009

Travel ebooks you can download for free

One of my favorite web tools is StumbleUpon, which allows me to randomly discover sites that suit my interests. Traveling is one of my listed interests, of course, so it was no accident that I literally “stumbled upon” the free online book “How to See the World: European Backpacking on $25 a Day or Less” by John Gregory. From the nuances of body language to practical tips on how to get cheaper airline tickets, this book covers information that new vagabonds will find useful.

Finding this free, useful resource made me want to dig deeper. What other free travel books are available online?

Another free ebook I found is “Dancing With the Bear” by Liam Guilar. This fascinating ebook tells the story of how Guilar and his companions kayaked through the Chatkal and Pskem rivers in Central Asia. As someone who loves reading about kayaking and paddling, I’ve bookmarked the site for leisurely reading this weekend.

Travel writer Mark Moxon also makes his ebooks freely available for download via his web site. His ebooks narrate travel tales from Asia, Europe, and Australia. Vagablogging writer Abha Malpani wrote a post about him back in 2007.

Since the internet provides a cheap, accessible publishing platform for travelers, it’s no surprise that we can find free resources such as the ones listed above.

Do you know of any free online books that travelers will find useful? Kindly share them with other Vagablogging readers in the comments section.

Posted by | Comments (7) 
Category: Travel Guidebooks, Travel Writing


7 Responses to “Travel ebooks you can download for free”

  1. zahid Says:

    need travel book for bangladesh

  2. Sudhir Says:

    personal use

Leave a Reply

Main

Bio

Books

Stories

Essays

Video

Interviews

Events

Writers

Marco

Paris

Vagabonding.net

Contact


Vagabonding Audio Book at Audible.com

Marco Polo Didnt Go There
Rolf's new book!


Vagabonding
   Vagabonding

RECENT COMMENTS

Paul Morgan: No disrespect , but you are a tourist.

Ivan Mendis: Any disease when comes to a country government should give proper help and...

Charles McCool: Amazing life experience.

Bob: Hi Cheryl. would love to talk but no contanct info. chandubob@hotmail.co.uk

Cheryl: Well…f there’s anyone out there would like to talk about old...

Cheryl: I can see now..at the time.it was just fantastic…..now…ju st...

Cheryl: Please contact me…

Cheryl: Just want to talk to people who were there…not many people in my circle...

Jeanette Matlock: Well written post. Something to think about & shows what you can...

Jeanette Matlock: Well written post that certainly changed my perception. Definitely...

SPONSORED BY :



CATEGORIES

TRAVEL LINKS

ARCHIVES

RECENT ENTRIES

The art of body language is an essential travel skill
How to choose and use packing cubes
On the road, disorientation is as important as discovery
You have now entered the Tourist Zone
Vagabonding Case Study: Tracey Mansted
Travel, its very motion, ought to suggest hope
Pro’s and Con’s of Traveling Solo
The negative impact of mass tourism
“The Tramps,” by Robert W. Service (1907)
Le Musee du Fumeur: Paris


Subscribe to this blog's feed
Follow @rolfpotts