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Trip: Everywhere

There are [91] stories from my trip: Everywhere

Around the World in Ten Hangovers

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Views [6738]

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

Iceland Highlights: Elves and Hot Dips

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | Views [3635]

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

Inside India: Celebrating Holi & Avoiding Delhi Belly

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | Views [8701] | Comments [2] | 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

Australia is Technically an English Speaking Country

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | Views [7086]

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

Video: Every Nomad Has a Story, South Australia

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | Views [5148] | 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

Getting Hugged by Strangers A Hawaiian Ceremony

USA | Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | Views [6480] | Comments [2]

"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

Travel Risk Taking - It was a good idea at the time!

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | Views [4183] | Comments [1]

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

A Nomad Knows: Peru

PERU | Monday, 13 May 2013 | Views [4143]

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

A Nomad Knows: Canada

CANADA | Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | Views [7346]

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

What you should know before a trip to Cusco

PERU | Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | Views [23670] | Comments [2]

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

Flight Guide: Don't act like a dick in the air

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | Views [13230] | Comments [5]

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: Tales from the Dead Sea

ISRAEL | Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | Views [7557] | Comments [1]

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: Free Hugs and Rolling Green Hills

IRELAND | Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | Views [5310]

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

Why I Love (and Hate) France

FRANCE | Monday, 14 May 2012 | Views [15805] | Comments [1]

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

Preparing for Jordan: 6 Tips for the First Time Traveller

JORDAN | Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | Views [9163] | Comments [1]

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

What's Hot in London this Summer (Olympics not included)

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | Views [5350] | Comments [1]

You might have heard recently that London is hosting a little thing called the Olympic Games this summer. Yes, it’s true, from July 27th - August 12th; the world’s greatest athletes will descend upon London and compete for the Gold. From blogs to ... Read more >

Tags: london, olympics, travel

Island Hopping in Greece

GREECE | Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | Views [11590]

In this guest post, Colm Hanratty and Tracy Lynch of Hostelworld.com takes us through some of the best islands in Greece to pencil in to your island-hopping itinerary.   I have a penchant for islands. The way of life is laid back on them and the ... Read more >

Tags: athens, corfu, crete, greece, island hopping, los, mykonos, santorini, travel, zakynthos

Why I Love (and Hate) Bali

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | Views [9231] | Comments [1]

I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about Bali, rumored to be the favorite holiday destination of Australians and Kiwis. Would I fall in love with the beaches and the street food, or would I be turned off by the commercial catering to foreigners? I’m happy ... Read more >

Tags: bali, food, indonesia, motorbikes, travel, travel tips

Nepal for the First Time Trekker (and Long Time Foodie)

NEPAL | Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | Views [14497] | Comments [9]

My love affair with Nepal began when my brother moved there for a year back in 2005. I can remember receiving emails from him where he would describe the friendly locals, endless Momo’s and beautiful artworks. I always knew it was a must see for ... Read more >

Tags: culture, food, girls guide, nepal, travel, trekking

5 Ways to Experience Geothermal Power in Iceland

ICELAND | Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | Views [7421] | Comments [1]

Iceland and Greenland have long been at the center of a controversy regarding the origin of their names.  It hardly seems fair that Iceland, with its lush green fields, was branded with such a chill-inducing moniker, and Greenland’s massive glaciers ... Read more >

Tags: geothermal, greenland, iceland, travel

Brazil: Preparing for the Amazon and Exploring Manaus

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | Views [11802]

If you’re looking for an opportunity to visit an untouched place on earth, you should consider visiting the Brazilian Amazon . Located in the north of Brazil, the “Amazônia brasileira” (in Portuguese) is considered one of the most species-rich places ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, brazil, tours, tours, travel. adventures in brazil

Soaking up Culture on the Road

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | Views [4417] | Comments [1]

When I look back at all the countries, cities, and towns I’ve visited, the places that left the biggest impression were the ones where I managed to conjure up a local experience. Although this is something many of us strive for, it can be difficult ... Read more >

Tags: culture, tips, travel

A Girl's Guide to India

INDIA | Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | Views [7811] | Comments [2]

My trip to India was still in the early planning stages when I began receiving cautionary advice from travelling friends. “Don’t drink the water,” “only stay in upscale hotels,” “I hope you’re travelling with a man.” While I appreciated the words of ... Read more >

5 Tips to Digging and Living in South Asasif, Egypt

EGYPT | Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | Views [4949] | Comments [1]

Welcome to Alaska! I was greeted upon arrival in Luxor, Egypt. Working in the depths of a temple tomb excavation at the foothills of South Asasif in 114 degree heat, dense white dust soaking into my sweaty Egyptian cotton shirt, the last thing ... Read more >

Tags: digging, egypt, temples, travel tips

Southern USA: 7 Tips for the First Time Visitor

USA | Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | Views [7761] | Comments [3]

While many people visit the United States every year, most overseas travelers hit the big three– Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York– and rarely stray from that path. This makes the southern United States “off the beaten path” by default. I don’t know ... Read more >

Tags: entertainment, food, gerogia, history, music, north america, the south, travel, travel tips, usa

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