Score: 4.5
From 247 Ratings

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding


  • Author: Kristin Newman
  • Release Date : 2014-05-20
  • Genre: Humor
  • File Size: 7060130 Bytes


A funny, sexy, and ultimately poignant memoir about mastering the art of the "vacationship." Kristin Newman spent much of her twenties and thirties buying dresses to wear to her friends' weddings and baby showers. Not ready to settle down and in need of an escape from her fast-paced job as a sitcom writer, Kristin instead traveled the world, often alone, for several weeks each year. In addition to falling madly in love with the planet, Kristin fell for many attractive locals, men who could provide the emotional connection she wanted without costing her the freedom she desperately needed.  Kristin introduces readers to the Israeli bartenders, Finnish poker players, sexy Bedouins, and Argentinean priests who helped her transform into "Kristin...

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding


  • Author : Kristin Newman
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press (CA)
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780804137607


What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding Book Description :

Part laugh-out-loud storytelling, part thoughtful self-reflection, this debut memoir from a television comedy writer follows her many adventures around the world in an attempt to escape her fear of commitment and settling down. Original. 50,000 first printing....

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding


  • Author : Kristin Newman
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2014-05-20
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780804137614


What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding Book Description :

A funny, sexy, and ultimately poignant memoir about mastering the art of the "vacationship." Kristin Newman spent much of her twenties and thirties buying dresses to wear to her friends' weddings and baby showers. Not ready to settle down and in need of an escape from her fast-paced job as a sitcom writer, Kristin instead traveled the world, often alone, for several weeks each year. In addition to falling madly in love with the planet, Kristin fell for many attractive locals, men who could provide the emotional connection she wanted without costing her the freedom she desperately needed. Kristin introduces readers to the Israeli bartenders, Finnish poker players, sexy Bedouins, and Argentinean priests who helped her transform into "Kristin-Adjacent" ...

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding


  • Author : Kristin Newman
  • Publisher : Ottawa
  • Release Date : 2014-05-20
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding Book Description :

Kristin Newman's funny, sexy, and ultimately poignant debut memoir about mastering the art of the "vacationship." Kristin Newman spent her 20s and 30s dealing with the stresses of her high-pressure job as a television comedy writer, and the anxieties of watching most of her friends get married and start families while she wrestled with her own fear of both. Not ready to settle down and yet loathe to become a sad-sack single girl, Kristin instead started traveling the world, often alone, for a few months each year, falling madly in love with attractive locals who provided moments of the love she wanted without the cost of the freedom she needed. She introduces readers to the Israeli bartenders, Argentinian priests, Finnish poker players, and sexy Bedo...

Wanderlust
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

Wanderlust


  • Author : Elisabeth Eaves
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Release Date : 2011-05-24
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781580053976


Wanderlust Book Description :

Spanning fifteen years of travel, beginning when she is a sophomore in college, Wanderlust documents Elisabeth Eaves’s insatiable hunger for the rush of the unfamiliar and the experience of encountering new people and cultures. Young and independent, she crisscrosses five continents and chases the exotic, both in culture and in romance. In the jungles of Papua New Guinea, she loses herself—literally—to an Australian tour guide; in Cairo, she reconnects with her high school sweetheart, only to discover the beginning of a pattern that will characterize her life over the long-term: while long-distance relationships work well for her, traditional relationships do not. Wanderlust, however, is more than a chronological conquest of men and countries: ...

The Good Girl s Guide to Getting Lost
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

The Good Girl s Guide to Getting Lost


  • Author : Rachel Friedman
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385343374


The Good Girl s Guide to Getting Lost Book Description :

Rachel Friedman has always been the consummate good girl who does well in school and plays it safe, so the college grad surprises no one more than herself when, on a whim (and in an effort to escape impending life decisions), she buys a ticket to Ireland, a place she has never visited. There she forms an unlikely bond with a free-spirited Australian girl, a born adventurer who spurs Rachel on to a yearlong odyssey that takes her to three continents, fills her life with newfound friends, and gives birth to a previously unrealized passion for adventure. As her journey takes her to Australia and South America, Rachel discovers and embraces her love of travel and unlocks more truths about herself than she ever realized she was seeking. Along the way, the...

Tales of a Female Nomad
Score: 3.5
From 60 Ratings

Tales of a Female Nomad


  • Author : Rita Golden Gelman
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307421740


Tales of a Female Nomad Book Description :

The true story of an ordinary woman living an extraordinary existence all over the world. “Gelman doesn’t just observe the cultures she visits, she participates in them, becoming emotionally involved in the people’s lives. This is an amazing travelogue.” —Booklist At the age of forty-eight, on the verge of a divorce, Rita Golden Gelman left an elegant life in L.A. to follow her dream of travelling the world, connecting with people in cultures all over the globe. In 1986, Rita sold her possessions and became a nomad, living in a Zapotec village in Mexico, sleeping with sea lions on the Galapagos Islands, and residing everywhere from thatched huts to regal palaces. She has observed orangutans in the rain forest of Borneo, visited trance heale...

Love with a Chance of Drowning
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

Love with a Chance of Drowning


  • Author : Torre DeRoche
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2013-05-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401342913


Love with a Chance of Drowning Book Description :

New love. Exotic destinations. A once-in-a-lifetime adventure. What could go wrong? City girl Torre DeRoche isn't looking for love, but a chance encounter in a San Francisco bar sparks an instant connection with a soulful Argentinean man who unexpectedly sweeps her off her feet. The problem? He's just about to cast the dock lines and voyage around the world on his small sailboat, and Torre is terrified of deep water. However, lovesick Torre determines that to keep the man of her dreams, she must embark on the voyage of her nightmares, so she waves good-bye to dry land and braces for a life-changing journey that's as exhilarating as it is terrifying. Somewhere mid-Pacific, she finds herself battling to keep the old boat, the new relationship, and her ...

Ten Years a Nomad

Ten Years a Nomad


  • Author : Matthew Kepnes
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-16
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250190529


Ten Years a Nomad Book Description :

Part memoir and part philosophical look at why we travel, filled with stories of Matt Kepnes' adventures abroad, an exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad. "Matt is possibly the most well-traveled person I know...His knowledge and passion for understanding the world is unrivaled, and never fails to amaze me." —Mark Manson, New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Ten Years a Nomad is New York Times bestselling author Matt Kepnes’ poignant exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad. Part travel memoir and part philosophical look at why we travel, it is filled with aspirational stories of Kepnes' many adventures. New York Times bestselling author of How to Travel the Worl...

Female Nomad and Friends
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Female Nomad and Friends


  • Author : Rita Golden Gelman
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307588029


Female Nomad and Friends Book Description :

In 1987, Rita, newly divorced, set out to live her dream. She sold all her possessions and became a nomad. She wrote a book about her ongoing journey and, in 2001, insisted on putting her personal e-mail address in the last chapter—against all advice. It turned out to be a fortuitous decision. She has met thousands of readers, stayed in their homes, and sat around kitchen tables sharing stories and food and laughter. In this essay collection, Gelman includes her own further adventures, as well as those of writers and readers telling tales of the shared humanity they experienced in their travels. The stories are funny and sad, poignant and tender, familiar and bizarre. They will make you laugh and cry and maybe even send you off on your own adventur...

Life is a Trip

Life is a Trip


  • Author : Judith Fein
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0981870880


Life is a Trip Book Description :

A remarkable collection of essays that is proof positive that travel can transform, that inquisitiveness and an openness to unplanned experience is just as important as a passport. Very few travel writers seek out wildly exotic experiences such as burial practices on an obscure Micronesian island or the work habits of good witches in Guatamala's mountains, and even fewer have the wisdom and wherewithal to uncover profound life lessons along the way. but then, Judith Fein is anything but your average travel writer. A ten-year columnist for Spirituality & Health magazine and a contributor to nearly 100 other publications over her storied writing career, Fein's interest in travel has always been a fascination for what lies beneath the surface....