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World Nomads on Assignment!

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | Views [3438] | Comments [12]

India, Iceland, Namibia...Oh my! The World Nomads Crew are currently away from their desks and have dusted off their fisherman pants for an adventure of a life time!  What are they doing on the road you ask? Well, that parts a secret.  ... Read more >

Tags: crew, iceland, india, namibia, nomads on the road

Discover the unadulterated country of Myanmar

MYANMAR | Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | Views [3948] | Comments [1]

If you are keen on, and if you remember, travelling without the amenity of ATMs, credit cards and internet connectivity then you will understand my want and need to travel to Myanmar. Myanmar still has the romantic undertone of a far gone ... Read more >

Tags: burma, myanmar, nomads on the road, off the beaten path, travel

Nomads on the Road - Ariana Explores Hanoi

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | Views [2307]

Ariana Djajaputra works in the Customer Service Centre at World Nomads Group and recently returned from adventures on the road. Where did you go? My friends and I went to Hanoi, Vietnam. We chose this destination because we were wanting to go somewhere ... Read more >

Tags: hanoi, nomads on the road, travel, vietnam

Nomads on the Road - Phil's Balinese Weekend

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | Views [2739]

Phil Sylvester is the Senior Producer of Travel Safety at World Nomads (aka, Travel Safety Guru ) and recently returned from (un)adventures on the road. Where did you go? I went, unadventurously, to Bali. But it was the company I was keeping which ... Read more >

Tags: bali, nomads on the road, travel safety

Nomads on the Road - An Adventure in Nicaragua

NICARAGUA | Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | Views [3665]

Christina Tunnah is the VP of partnerships for World Nomads America and recently returned from adventures on the road. Where did you go?  I went to Nicaragua for 8 days. Since it was a relatively quick stint I focused on the souhwest slither of ... Read more >

Tags: nicaragua, see turtles, the footprints network

Nomads on the Road - Alicia Explores Japan

JAPAN | Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | Views [4605]

Alicia Smith is the Programs Marketing Manager at World Nomads and recently returned from adventures on the road.  Where did you go?  I went to Japan. We had 10 days to explore so decided to just pick two cities and spend some time getting to know ... Read more >

Tags: food, japan, kyoto, nomads on the road, tokyo, travel

Nomads on the Road - Road Tripping Across the USA!

USA | Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | Views [2511]

Ian Slater is the boss man of the claims department at World Nomads and recently returned from adventures on the road.  Where did you go? I travelled around the west coast of the US. My trip started in Vegas via a connection in San Francisco .... Read more >

Nomads on the Road - Jesse does South East Asia

THAILAND | Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | Views [2248]

Jesse Perez works in the Travel Safety Team at World Nomads and recently returned from adventures on the road. That's him on the left - safe looking guy hey? Where did you go?  I went to Phnom Penh and Siem Reap in Cambodia, and ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, full moon party, nomads on the road, safety, thailand, travel

Nomads on the Road - Lisa in Mongolia

MONGOLIA | Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | Views [2896]

Lisa Cape works in the Customer Service Centre at World Nomads and recently returned from adventures on the road.  Where did you go?  In July of this year myself and 6 like minded seasoned  travellers left our phones and a good part of the 21st ... Read more >

Tags: food, mongolia, nomads, travel

Nomads on the Road - Yael in the Middle East

ISRAEL | Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | Views [3514]

Yael Gaffney works in the Customer Service Centre at World Nomads and recently returned from adventures on the road.  Where did you go?  Israel and Jordan. I grew up hearing stories about the time my mum lived on an Israeli kibbutz in the late 70’s ... Read more >

Tags: israel, jordan, nomads on the road, staff, travel

Common Opinions and the Real Benefits of Travel Insurance

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | Views [5411]

Is travel insurance really worth it? That’s the question that often gets tossed around the travel community. As the General Manager of WorldNomads.com , I want to delve into some of the common myths and opinions about travel insurance that are out ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, coverage, disease, emergency, medical insurance, travel, travel insurance, world nomads

Insurance for independent & adventurous travelers in the next life

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | Views [10964]

Death - life’s most arduous journey, why not make it a little easier with the peace of mind of Afterlife Travel Insurance? After a life of adventure and worldwide travel, why not make sure you’re covered when you cross-over. With WorldNomads.com AFTERLIFE ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, april fools, benefits, claims, coverage, death, emergency, life, travel, travel insurance

Notes From Japan - A World Nomad Returns Home Safely

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | Views [2919] | Comments [1]

Jesse Perez is a producer and writer for the Safety Team at The World Nomads Group. He went to Japan on the 10th of March for a brief holiday and a work stint. The very next day, the country was hit by a massive 9.0 earthquake, and a resulting tsunami ... Read more >

Tags: japan, japan disaster, japan earthquake, travel-safety-tips

From little things, big things grow - Understanding your "Why" to make a positive difference

WORLDWIDE | Sunday, 6 Mar 2011 | Views [4098] | Video

In Feb 2011, I was honoured to be invited to speak at TEDx Phnom Penh. I've always been a massive fan of TED conferences so this was a bit of chance to realise a dream to speak at such an event. TED (Technology, Entertainment & Design) is ... Read more >

Tags: charity funding, csr, footprints, footprintsnetwork.org, social entrepreneur, social innovation, world nomads, worldnomads.com

A Nomads Year in Review - 2010

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 | Views [2792]

Well it’s been an amazing year for WorldNomads.com and our travellers. On a sad note we’ve had major floods, earthquakes, landslides and all manner of challenges that have handled by our travellers and local communities. The spirit shown ... Read more >

Tags: nat geo adventure, postino postcard app, safety hub, travel bloggers, travel scholarships, van-tastic adventures, world nomads answers

Light the Way to Change on Earth Hour

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | Views [3394] | Comments [1] | Video

On March 27, 2010 the world will join together to show support for a sustainable future and make a stand against climate change with the internationally recognized Earth Hour , in turning off their lights for one hour. It’s one thing to turn our ... Read more >

Tags: corporate social responsibility, csr, earth hour, himalaya, solar lights, solar power, sustainable development

WorldNomads Journals get a facelift

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | Views [2034]

We're gearing up to launch some facelift changes to the WorldNomads Journals and the Adventures section. Here's what you can expect: The Adventures section Main changes: We're making some minor changes to the top navigation section to help you better ... Read more >

Tags: blog design, journal facelift, journals, travel blog, usability, worldnomads

WorldNomads.com - What a month !

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | Views [2621]

Here's a few newsworthy items that have made up the month of July. WorldNomads.com Wins Innovation Award ! Well we all got decked out in the penguin suits and fancy dresses ( I was suited by the way) and tottered off to the 2009 Insurance ... Read more >

Tags: insurance industry awards, travel photography scholarship, van-tastic adventures, video documentary scholarship, world nomads

Opinion: The Value of Twitter - Would I sell my first born?

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | Views [3234] | Comments [5]

Well, no. Sure, those first few months were horrendous, the witching hours, the incessant crying, projectile...err, hang on, what am I writing about? Ah yes... What would I be prepared to live with to ensure that I can enjoy the now daily ritual ... Read more >

Tags: chris brogan, mashable, social media, social networking, tweets, twitter, world nomads, worldnomads.com

New features in the World Nomads Journals

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | Views [6332]

Last week we launched a bunch of new features in the World Nomads journals.  Here’s a look at the changes. For the Social types… For all of you socially connected types, we've just added in some new stuff to the WorldNomads journals that allows ... Read more >

Tags: blog, community, journals, travel blog, worldnomads

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