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Trip: Travel 101

There are [12] stories from my trip: Travel 101

The Worst Things You Can Do In Japan

JAPAN | Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | Views [3386]

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

How to party like a Mexican

MEXICO | Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | Views [3607]

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

How to Take a Road Trip

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | Views [4466] | Comments [1]

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

Two Week Vacation? No Problem!

THAILAND | Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | Views [4706]

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

Travelling to South East Asia for the first time?

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | Views [5194] | Comments [1] | 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

The Secret of Great Travel Photography

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | Views [4957] | Comments [2]

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

Getting into Cars with Strangers

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | Views [4813]

“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

Come to our country; there aren't THAT many spiders and snakes

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | Views [12027]

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

Inside the mind of Stuart McDonald (TravelFish.org)

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | Views [13854] | Comments [5]

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

Inside the mind of Matt Kepnes (NomadicMatt.com)

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 30 May 2013 | Views [5678] | Comments [2]

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

India Travel 101: A Guide to Northern India

INDIA | Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | Views [16346] | Comments [1]

Rich in history and culture, India is an incredibly fascinating country to visit. It has so much to offer in terms of astonishing World Heritage Sites, delicious cuisine, as well as some amazing shopping. A great place to start exploring this captivating ... Read more >

Tags: cuisine, food, getting around, india, northern india, people, taj mahal, transport, travel, travel 101

Nepal Travel 101

NEPAL | Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | Views [22561] | Comments [2]

It's almost shameful that Nepal is so synonymous with trekking, since it keeps many people from considering it as a travel destination. With no interest in hiking the Annapurna Circuit or making the Everest Trek that follows the path of the medieval ... Read more >

Tags: annapurna mountains, homestays, locals, nepal, pokhara, shopping, tourism, travel, trekking, volunteering