JAPAN | Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | Views 
One of the most interesting aspects of travel can be understanding the quirks and idiosyncrasies that make up a culture. But when it comes to Japan, their unique collection of modern rituals, social faux pas and unwritten rules of society could fill ... Read more >
Tags: advice, japan, travel
MEXICO | Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | Views 
Anyone who has been living (and partying) abroad knows that your party expertise depends immensely on your framework of reference. Asians party different from Germans, and Germans party different from Mexicans. Having established this precious insight ... Read more >
Tags: how to, mexico, nightlife, party, salsa, tacos, travel
WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | Views  | Comments 
The open road, changing scenery, a loaded up car, loose plans and unpredictable adventure - there are some travel cravings that only a road trip can satisfy.
Who wouldn't want to spend a week (or months) in a tin box with unshowered friends and servo ... Read more >
Tags: a nomad knows, driving, how to, road trip, roadtripping, travel
THAILAND | Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | Views 
This type of thing rarely happens. You have the time accrued, there's a suitable lull in your workload, and that clingy boss of yours has finally given you their approval - now, it's finally time... for a vacation!
You've been dreaming of it all year, ... Read more >
Tags: thailand, travel, two week holiday
WORLDWIDE | Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | Views  | Comments  | Video
It is the land of sun, the land of smiles, an adventure that will stay with you forever. Be it exploring ancient temples, sampling local cuisine or lazing on sandy beaches, South East Asia is an area of the world which truly can provide a whole range ... Read more >
Tags: first time travel, south east asia, tips, travel, video
WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | Views  | Comments 
A photograph can say more than a thousand words, but it can also say very little. While few travellers hit the proverbial road without a camera these days, be that an iPhone or a complete SLR system with a bag full of lenses, tripods and accessories, ... Read more >
Tags: a nomad knows, digital nomad, photography, travel
WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Views 
It’s that time of year when too much holiday spirit can lead to next-day regret. Hangovers. The symptoms are the same the world over: pounding head, queasy tummy, fuzzy mouth, and that atrocious malaise, all of which can make you want to take revenge ... Read more >
Tags: drinking, hangovers, travel
WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | Views 
My name is Katie, I would describe myself as a ‘fair-weather’ traveller – and by fair weather I mean…hot weather! A holiday isn’t a holiday unless it’s in the sun. So when I was asked to visit Iceland, with a film ... Read more >
Tags: bjork, cold, elves, iceland, travel
WORLDWIDE | Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | Views  | Comments  | Video
Andre Bolourchi loves to travel and experience new places, foods, and cultures. He has ridden camels through the Sahara desert, sailed around the Great Barrier Reef, and communed with the jungle tribes of the Amazon rainforest.
In spite of all those ... Read more >
Tags: chandi chowk, delhi belly, holi, india, travel
WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | Views 
One of the biggest difficulties you will encounter while traveling through Australia is the language barrier.
Australia is technically an English-speaking country.However, the inhabitants of Australasia have strangled colonial Britain’s slang ... Read more >
Tags: a nomad knows, aussie language, australia, dialect, travel
AUSTRALIA | Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | Views  | Video
Travel is at the heart of who we are and as passionate travellers working for South Australia Tourism , ExOfficio and World Nomads , we're constantly looking to explore how travel affects us as people. Earlier this year, storyteller Gregg Bleakney ... Read more >
Tags: australia, beauty, nature, opportunities, outback, south australia, travel, wildlife
USA | Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | Views  | Comments 
"Look how tall you've gotten!" family members would squeal as I was growing up, patting me on the head.
"My gosh, isn't she just the cutest?" a family friend would exclaim at a cookout reaching for my face to pinch my cheeks.
There's a certain ... Read more >
Tags: ceremony, hawaiian, solo travel, traditions, travel, usa
WORLDWIDE | Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | Views 
“What did you do last night?”, mom asks me as I'm skyping her from Medellin, Colombia.
“Wellllll”, I reply, “Last night I went to meet some dude from Facebook, that some girl who came into the hostel said I should meet.... Read more >
Tags: cars, dangers, female, solo, travel
WORLDWIDE | Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | Views 
Brace yourselves; I am from Australia and downright terrified of spiders. And snakes. And sharks. I squeal and stamp my feet when large cockroaches come near me. Frankly, butterflies give me the creeps. I'm an eight-legged-loathing city slicker down ... Read more >
Tags: australian misconceptions, dangers, sharks, snakes, travel
INDONESIA | Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | Views  | Comments 
There are some sites that you occasionally dip into when planning a trip, then the are those that you treat like a bible. TravelFish.org is widely regarded as the quintessential resource for travellers looking to explore off the beaten path destinations ... Read more >
Tags: bali, flores, indonesia, komodo, off the beaten path, southeast asia, travel fish, travelfish.org, world nomads
WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 30 May 2013 | Views  | Comments 
Matt Kepnes (otherwise know as Nomadic Matt ) has been travelling the world and writing about his escapades since 2005. Although a self professed Japanophile, he's travelled to over 40 countries and has ammassed a wealth of knowledge about not just ... Read more >
Tags: blogger, japan, new york, nomads, thailand, travel, travel blogging, travel writing, world travel, writing
WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | Views  | Comments 
Have you done any irresponsible things while travelling?
We put the question to our World Nomads Facebook community, and found out there are some pretty crazy nomads out there! Here are the best of the best...can you top these risky tales?
A ... Read more >
Tags: adventure, community, risks, travel, world nomads
PERU | Monday, 13 May 2013 | Views 
Alicia Smith is the Programs Marketing Manager at World Nomads and recently travelled to Peru. She is a nomad who knows, so check out her Peruvian advice before you go!
A nomad knows to never skip on purchasing passes to Wayna Picchu.... Read more >
Tags: cusco, food, machu picchu, nomads, peru, south america, transport, travel
CANADA | Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | Views 
We caught up with James Cruickshank about his adventures in Canada! Originally from Sydney, James has been in Victoria, British Columbia for the past two months and going by his comments below - he isn't planning on leaving anytime soon!
Describe ... Read more >
Tags: a nomad knows, british columbia, canada, food, hiking, travel, vegan, vegetarian, victoria
PERU | Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | Views  | Comments 
For any traveller exploring South America, Cusco is almost definitely on the itinerary. There is one reason for this – Machu Picchu. The iconic, historic landmark is one of the ‘must-sees’ on the continent and, as Cusco is the gateway ... Read more >
Tags: a nomad knows, before you go, cusco, peru, south america, travel
WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | Views  | Comments 
We asked our World Nomads community to share their pet peeves and rules of the sky! From boarding to arrival, follow this advice for the beginning of a hassel free adventure. It’s an aircraft – not your bedroom. I’m all for dressing sensibly for ... Read more >
Tags: aircraft, behaviour, etiquette, planes, travel
ISRAEL | Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | Views  | Comments 
Witnessing the Dead Sea for the first time was very surreal. I kept hearing whispers of how you were able to float in one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world, and that is it actually evaporating. The shores of the Dead Sea lay claim to ... Read more >
Tags: dead sea, israel, tips, travel
IRELAND | Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | Views 
Whipping around Ireland with waving red hair and adorned in a tan trench coat, I felt a bit like something out of a bad romantic comedy about an American girl on the Emerald Isle. Old men would wave at me, as I would drive over rolling green hills, ... Read more >
Tags: ireland, travel, travel tips
FRANCE | Monday, 14 May 2012 | Views  | Comments 
France is the most visited country in the world, and for good reason. It oozes culture and style, features the most iconic landmarks (hello, Eiffel Tower) and has incredible food and wine to boot. I’ve studied in Paris, worked in Nice and visited ... Read more >
Tags: food, france, paris, travel tips
JORDAN | Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | Views  | Comments 
Don’t worry The reverberations of the 2011 Arab Spring have been felt throughout the Middle East, and they’re not over yet. The instability in Egypt especially has had a lasting impact on tourism not only in that country, but surrounding ... Read more >
Tags: jordan, petra, travel tips
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