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Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic QLD - ADAM AND HAMISH | Total Posts [25] | Last Post: Wed, 16 Sep 2009

Hamish and Adam are two unidentical non related twins separated at birth then reunited. They have an uncanny amount of things in common and doctors believe they actually share the same brain. Born and raised on the mean streets of New Zealand ... Read more >


From Masala to Bollywood and everything in between! | Total Posts [45] | Last Post: Sun, 23 Oct 2011

Happy Traveler in search of life lessons!


He only went out for some milk | Total Posts [325] | Last Post: Thu, 17 Jul 2008

30 something leader of the universe Gone travelling before all my hair turns grey Amendment: before all my hair turns grey or falls out  grrr! Shane


I wanna go Florida | Total Posts [125] | Last Post: Sun, 8 Mar 2009

In October 2007, we officially became homeless and jobless. Unsatisfied with our little house in Norway, two great jobs and warm and loving friends, a supportive salary and freedom from our 8 year old while he attends school, we ditched it ... Read more >


The Way The Nori Rolls | Total Posts [43] | Last Post: Wed, 11 Aug 2010

As winner of the  2010 World Nomads Travel Writing Scholarship   I have been given the amazing opportunity to travel to Japan and work with travel writer extraordinaire, Simon Richmond, on the  Rough Guides  to Tokyo  and  Japan .  While on ... Read more >


Wander & enjoy the diversity...it feeds your soul | Total Posts [156] | Last Post: Sun, 7 Jan 2018

I love this diverse planet - learning & interacting with other cultures, religions, values, music, food, language...soaking in the incredible beauty of nature, plants & animals!  I am ready for more...adventure! My favorite blogs:... Read more >


avant-garde_chauvintist | Total Posts [163] | Last Post: Wed, 30 Jul 2008

I am teaching English in China for one year. I'm living in Beijing and teaching at a University until July. Then, I'm setting out on a backpacking extravaganza across the continent.


Twenty-one days on the road most travelled | Total Posts [13] | Last Post: Mon, 12 Nov 2007

Name: Rob Age: 27 Likes: Canned food,running,cities,soccer,after-lunch sleep,photography,family,coffee...


Sun is Shining... | Total Posts [37] | Last Post: Sun, 19 Aug 2007

On the way to Thorung La (the pass)...


kiting, diving, trippin' | Total Posts [106] | Last Post: Tue, 26 Mar 2013

I ain't never been lost, just confused for a few days! - Daniel Boone.


Clear Minds | Total Posts [35] | Last Post: Wed, 26 Jan 2011

Travel, writing, photography, new faces & new thoughts, new ideas and risk.  Take me far, country road!


Take-Aways | Total Posts [93] | Last Post: Sat, 5 Sep 2009

At my age, I should be someone who is settling for something or somewhere. Instead I seem to be living my life in chapters. I am currently in chapter number 5. Chapter 1 is Greece, childhood, family and school. Chapter 2 is Switzerland, University and ... Read more >


Where in the World is ChicaChan? | Total Posts [11] | Last Post: Fri, 28 Mar 2008


Knights Off The Grid | Total Posts [25] | Last Post: Mon, 9 Apr 2012


Footsteps | Total Posts [72] | Last Post: Mon, 5 Feb 2007

Hmmmmmm... Me! I am a 21 year old Australian girl who has the travel bug! I will be leaving behind my cello, music degree, and, according to some, my common sense, to embark on my first real adventure of epic proportions in the big bad world (Big? Definitely! ... Read more >


Silk Route Project | Total Posts [27] | Last Post: Wed, 15 Nov 2006

Craig and Simon are mature and wise young Aussies. Both are professional travelling idiots. 


crustyadventures | Total Posts [48] | Last Post: Sun, 15 Apr 2012

I'm currently doing a bit of armchair travelling  through my job as the Community Relations Manager at WorldNomads.com .  Wanderlust from behind a desk!  Additionally, I'm have a crack at trying to change the world through managing and growing ... Read more >


Tanzania | Total Posts [21] | Last Post: Wed, 16 Apr 2008

Just a 23 year old who wants to see the world and give back in the process


Tanzania | Total Posts [21] | Last Post: Wed, 16 Apr 2008

Just a 23 year old who wants to see the world and give back in the process


. pretty i m a g e r y | Total Posts [9] | Last Post: Sun, 25 Nov 2007

darcy mae mary gee adj. da · see - the greatest person you will ever meet. 4178 baby. & california bound. but that's only the first stop. next is vegasss. TORONTO. niagara falls. NYC. philadelphia. ireland. wales. england. scotland. france. ... Read more >


Travels | Total Posts [200] | Last Post: Sat, 11 Aug 2018


Alfonso & Elba Trips | Total Posts [17] | Last Post: Sat, 9 Feb 2008

Alfonso & Elba Calahorra (La Rioja) Spain


Travel diaries | Total Posts [49] | Last Post: Fri, 2 Apr 2010



Kiwanja Ndege Community Project | Total Posts [6] | Last Post: Tue, 27 Nov 2007

As the winner of the World Nomads Video Documentary scholarship 2007, I have just returned from Kenya, where I have been filming a documentary of a World Expeditions community project.


My new life begins at LAX | Total Posts [49] | Last Post: Tue, 3 Mar 2009

I hate describing myself.


The Lost Girls | Total Posts [86] | Last Post: Tue, 10 Jul 2007

Jen, Holly and Amanda are three Manhattan girls who quit our magazine and media jobs (insert Sex and the City references here) and left the States to travel the world for a full year. Over the last ten months, we’ve visited five continents and more ... Read more >


Are we there yet? | Total Posts [228] | Last Post: Tue, 31 Mar 2015

A wanderer at heart and a chameleon by trade. Harry's journey through life has taken him to Thailand, India, Nepal, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Singapore, China, Mongolia, Indonesia, Turkey, France, Netherlands, Spain, UK and New Zealand. Along the way ... Read more >


Calliope's Odyssey | Total Posts [32] | Last Post: Thu, 28 Jun 2007

I am a culture-addicted, on-the-verge of penniless, "gringa" college student from Madison, Wisco, U.S. of A. I am currently engaged in a love affair with Latin America. I think it's serious! Calliope's Odyssey began when I was 18 and decided ... Read more >


Good Journal Name | Total Posts [34] | Last Post: Sun, 11 Oct 2009

Native of New Zealand, but with bank accounts and credit card debt in both New Zealand and Australia, Aletta is a web designer slash graphic designer slash copywriter who has recently expanded her muffin repertoire to include "spiced pumpkin muffins" ... Read more >


hippy trippin | Total Posts [31] | Last Post: Sat, 23 Jun 2007

Well---I just realized the whole world could see this. Ha haa..so I guess I SHOULD explain myself. I just took my first 'solo' international trip to Paris/Europe for three weeks to "get over" an ended 7 year relationship/marriage and to find the beauty ... Read more >


Taking the Long Way | Total Posts [45] | Last Post: Wed, 9 Sep 2009

Anyone who knows me would be very aware that I'm an avid traveller who has been badly bitten by the travel bug. My itchy feet are constantly wanting to don a pair of Crocs and wander crooked, winding and wild paths. Its been nearly two years since my ... Read more >


World on a Shoestring | Total Posts [77] | Last Post: Thu, 14 Feb 2008

Who are we? Here’s what we know about ourselves so far... Jake: 26 year old Jewish boy raised outside of Philadelphia by two chronic overachievers hell bent on world domination. At the moment, this nice Jewish boy is employed by an all girls, Catholic ... Read more >


The Spaza Life | Total Posts [9] | Last Post: Tue, 21 May 2013


Show Us your Craic! -'Australia'! | Total Posts [36] | Last Post: Wed, 22 Oct 2008

Well what do you expect us to say. We're two of the most fascinating and attractive people on earth with debauched habits and intriguing stories. -Nah it's just John and Deirdra -and probably drunk again.


Our world Travel | Total Posts [251] | Last Post: Sun, 5 Dec 2010

I am 50 years of age and in may 2007 decided to go for the dream I have had for many years. There is only so much reading and watching of programs you can do before the itch to do it grows so great that you just have to just jump feet first and see ... Read more >


Riding from Sea to Sea: John's Cross-Country Bicycle Tour | Total Posts [31] | Last Post: Wed, 6 Aug 2008

I retired from corporate executive life in November 2007, and after years of dreaming and months of training, am hitting the road to ride my bicycle from coast to coast.


Where's Jonny? | Total Posts [133] | Last Post: Wed, 21 Nov 2007

Passionate foodie writes first blog. Expect a mixed bag of obscurity, absurdity and genius. Apart from being essential to life, food is a great way of communicating.  "give a man a fish and he will feed for a day, but teach a man to fish and ... Read more >


The Labors of Bucephalus | Total Posts [44] | Last Post: Sat, 29 Mar 2008

Writing about other things, events and people is easy.   Writing about oneself, however, will inevitably result in at least an hour of staring at a blank screen, asking the question, “Am I even remotely exciting enough to write about?” I guess you’ll ... Read more >


Lost in a big world | Total Posts [82] | Last Post: Fri, 5 Aug 2011

I am 39. Born in NYC and have lived in many places in the US (most recently LA). And I love travel, food, wine, bridge and music. Some years ago I took 3 months off and traveled in New Zealand and Australia and since then I have wanted to see more ... Read more >


Jubaloos Adventures | Total Posts [30] | Last Post: Tue, 11 Mar 2008

Hi, Well all my friends know who I am but for the benefit of any visitors- I am going to the otherside of the world to South Korea to Teach English to 7-14 year old children in a language school. I have always been interested in teaching and thought ... Read more >


Center on Wheels | Total Posts [40] | Last Post: Sat, 22 Mar 2008

I'm working on being an Anthropologist-at-Large. I named this journal "Center on Wheels" after a art poster I saw years ago. It went something like "I spent a long time trying to find my center until I realized that it moved around ... Read more >


Nomadic Noble | Total Posts [4] | Last Post: Mon, 16 Jul 2007

GM at WorldNomads.com, co-founder of Footprintsnetwork.org, crap pianist, quick over 10 metres, inspired by travel, social entrepreneurs, decent jugglers. I don't blog nearly enough as I'm far too addicted to twitter (@worldnomads).


Let Large in the US | Total Posts [53] | Last Post: Sat, 9 Apr 2011


sketches of a floating world | Total Posts [1] | Last Post: Tue, 1 Oct 1991


Big Small Journey | Total Posts [106] | Last Post: Sun, 22 Jun 2008


my beautiful laundrette | Total Posts [1] | Last Post: Sun, 13 Jan 2013

REFLECTION An elderly man quietly loads his washing into a machine, unaware of his humble observer.


Hay There | Total Posts [10] | Last Post: Mon, 31 Aug 2009

I love traveling and I love stories. Life is good when I'm doing both.


Eo Ire Itum | Total Posts [112] | Last Post: Wed, 12 Aug 2009


The adventures of the Mel | Total Posts [169] | Last Post: Sun, 16 Oct 2011

Maths is awesome.


Travels in the life of Laila | Total Posts [23] | Last Post: Sat, 3 May 2008

I was turning 30 and already a princess when I decided to go camping in Africa. I was bitten by many things on the dark continent, the most lethal was the travel bug. I had an incredible time - but I want to do more. So what started as a once in a lifetime ... Read more >


Jo's Korean and Other Crazy Adventures | Total Posts [62] | Last Post: Thu, 2 Jul 2015

I am an adventurer and teacher who has a passion for life. I have lived in various places throughout the world including Korea, Canada, Thailand, China, England, USA, and Kuwait. My travels have taken me to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Turkey, Sri Lanka, ... Read more >


Enjoying Life.... | Total Posts [85] | Last Post: Sat, 12 May 2012

PEACE - It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work.  It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart


On Wheels | Total Posts [41] | Last Post: Thu, 6 Sep 2007

Brasilian, old enough to travel on my own. On the way to a bike ride from Vietnam to Spain. Traveled on North, South and Central America; presently in Asia, Taiwan. If any questions related to traveling to those areas, feel free to ask me.


nomadnorrie | Total Posts [68] | Last Post: Mon, 12 May 2008


WorldNomad's Podcasts & Other Audio Gems ! | Total Posts [8] | Last Post: Wed, 14 May 2008

Stories from the road: Get the latest World Nomads News Podcasts plus a range of other audio nuggets that we find and share. If you have a travel podcast or audio gem that you'd like to tell us about, email us at [email protected]


There and Back Again | Total Posts [136] | Last Post: Fri, 18 Dec 2009


Where to next? | Total Posts [52] | Last Post: Wed, 12 Dec 2007

I'm from the lovely northwest of England. After five years in Japan (2002-2007) I decided it was time for a change of scenery. I left the country I have grown to call home and spent 4 months travelling from East to West across Asia. During this time ... Read more >


Tales to Cherish!! | Total Posts [4] | Last Post: Sun, 8 Nov 2009


Positive Footprints | Total Posts [10] | Last Post: Mon, 22 Sep 2014

My name is Chris Noble. I'm the General Manager of WorldNomads.com and the producer of the 'Positive Footprints' documentary series. I also couldn't find a decent profile pic, no my eyes aren't that small. I hope you enjoy the series and assure ... Read more >


Arakaki Family Travels | Total Posts [35] | Last Post: Mon, 25 Aug 2008

Lori's partner, Elena and Jarrett's father. Resident of Winslow Cohousing on Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA. Business Manager at YES! Magazine (www.yesmagazine.org). Have traveled through parts of the US, Canada, Mexico, most countries in western ... Read more >


The road goes ever on and on | Total Posts [37] | Last Post: Wed, 3 Dec 2008


Sigi & Rodolphe Latin adventures | Total Posts [50] | Last Post: Wed, 19 Nov 2008

Sigiri is a tiger. A hot mix between Sri Lankese spices and a Belgian down-to-earth attitude. Passionate about meeting new people, she will make you feel comfortable as soon as you meet her.


Rosi & Jen's 11 Thousand Beach Odyssey | Total Posts [119] | Last Post: Sun, 2 Oct 2011

My name is Rosi. I woke up one day and realised at 40, life was half over.  I decided to stop doing what was expected of me and start living the way I want to. I've quit my job, I've given away my possesions, I've loaded the iPod up with travelling ... Read more >


No Worries | Total Posts [77] | Last Post: Sat, 2 Apr 2011


it's a long way from whitley bay... | Total Posts [103] | Last Post: Tue, 2 Sep 2008


Vietnam, Cambodia, et. al. | Total Posts [70] | Last Post: Wed, 18 Mar 2009

A little more than 40 years ago I stepped off a plane in Chu Lai, Vietnam.  A lot has happened since then; marriage, children, divorce, XC move, remarriage and a lot of world travel.  The world looks very different at 61 than it did at 21 and it is great ... Read more >


Shazza's Escapades | Total Posts [140] | Last Post: Sun, 16 Feb 2020

I love to travel. I've been travelling for years now and still not bored. I like going to places people say I can't go to, makes it more exciting.


the road to serendipity | Total Posts [40] | Last Post: Wed, 5 Nov 2008

threading my own paths, going on new journeys and discovering unchartered territories, from within and beyond.


On the Road | Total Posts [122] | Last Post: Thu, 17 Dec 2009

I'm a realistic idealist and an adrenaline junkie who appreciates 'slow travel' (and a good paradox). After a year-long detour to work and travel in Central Asia and the Middle East, I'm back in my beloved South Africa and working with a community in ... Read more >


To India with Love | Total Posts [22] | Last Post: Tue, 23 Dec 2008


Nomadic Hands | Total Posts [71] | Last Post: Wed, 1 Apr 2009



The Perennial Adventure | Total Posts [13] | Last Post: Thu, 20 Aug 2009


La Vie en Roam | Total Posts [12] | Last Post: Tue, 4 Aug 2009

Alicia and Kirsten are two American international business grads intent on seeing the real world, rather than joining the corporate one in the U.S. In the last year, the duo have volunteered in a Cambodian orphanage, taught English in rural Thailand, ... Read more >


The Forging Ear | Total Posts [34] | Last Post: Fri, 29 Sep 2006

we are brandon and naomi out on a mission for sounds and smells and life without bosses.


solbeam | Total Posts [91] | Last Post: Wed, 25 Mar 2009

My parents would say I'm the daughter that they gave birth to in Anchorage, Alaska and raised in Portland, Oregon. I'd be the one child that insisted on school in California where, since my departure, they've received phone calls about once a month *if ... Read more >


Sam-I-Am | Total Posts [51] | Last Post: Wed, 25 Jun 2008

23 years old. From Newton, Massachusetts. I like geography, tea, basketball, soup. Once I made nanoparticles in a hospital research lab. That was this past year. I'm bringing my violin on this trip. booooom.


Live the Dream | Total Posts [24] | Last Post: Sun, 26 Aug 2007

Ok, so I've resigned from my job, I've left my family and friends behind... for what? To find the unknown. What will I do, where will I go, who will I find? The answer to all this is.. I dunno. And that's the point. I start my journey in India and plan ... Read more >


Stowing Away | Total Posts [59] | Last Post: Sat, 20 Jan 2007

The last year has taken me to remote hill tribes, live volcanoes, tropical beaches, a stint in the multicoloured Ambassador van , smoggy Santiago and the amazing stone Moai on remote Easter Island. On previous trips, my stowing away has taken me ... Read more >


The Adventures Of Susan & Lars | Total Posts [53] | Last Post: Fri, 10 Oct 2008

Susan - 29 - Born Kansas, Resides Los Angeles - Likes Tennis, Traveling (good thing), and spending Time with friends. Lars - 30 - Born Virginia, Resides Los Angeles - Likes Surfing, Nerdy stuff, and Susan.


Susan and Sarah Do Asia | Total Posts [11] | Last Post: Sat, 15 Dec 2007

We are: Susan: I'm currently 24 years old and living in the north of Thailand. I've got 9 months left as a volunteer teacher and comunity developer here. I love traveling, especially through Asia and an having a great time living and working in ... Read more >


Horner travels ... | Total Posts [116] | Last Post: Tue, 10 Apr 2012

2015  At an uncontrollable pace, life moves on , we get inevitably older and times change yet travel continues to inspire. Our family has evolved following separation, new love and a blended family. This journey will see three teenagers and their ... Read more >


Tim and Sam... | Total Posts [27] | Last Post: Wed, 9 Apr 2008


A Nomad Knows | Total Posts [103] | Last Post: Wed, 12 Nov 2014

A Nomad Knows is a WorldNomads.com Official Blog. Now we don't profess to know everything there is to know, but we've travelled quite a lot and learned a lot from these experiences, so why not share them. We also have a large community of partner ... Read more >


We didn't 'Planet'! | Total Posts [30] | Last Post: Sun, 22 Apr 2007

Timo: Thirty-three years young, Timo is originally from the Channel Islands and now lives in New Zealand. He has spent much of his time working as a professional gamekeeper, managing private estates for hunting and conservation. About six ... Read more >


Where In The World | Total Posts [56] | Last Post: Thu, 8 Nov 2007


William's Walk | Total Posts [26] | Last Post: Mon, 12 May 2008

I’m from a rural village of northern China. My childhood was full of stories of struggling with poverty and difficulty. Just when my life became better and stable, I lost my most beloved father because of liver cancer. However, as my father told me, ... Read more >