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Introducing a Brand New Awesome Nomadic Matt (Plus Some Announcements)

For close to three years, this website had the same design. When it came out, I loved it but over the course of those three years, the website has grown with a new forum, destination guides, new books, sections, and much more. To accommodate all that, I haphazardly added new sections of the website using […]

Introducing: The NM Case Study Project

Months ago, I announced that I wanted to help four readers plan their trips from start to finish as part of a case study project for this website. While I haven’t talked about this in a long time, it’s because I’ve been busy making it happen. After going through 450 applications and countless follow-up calls, […]

How to Visit Napa Valley on a Budget

With its verdant hills, acres of vineyards, and temperate climate, Napa Valley in California is one of the world’s premier wine-producing regions. Every year 3.3 million people flock to this region to bike, hike, swim in a veritable pool of wine, and eat rich, delicious food. However, Napa is not easy on the wallet. Restaurants, […]

My Books & Guides

Step by Step Advice To Getting Free Travel In 6 Months

Now in Print — BBC Travel Calls It “The Bible for Budget Travellers”

My Latest Budget Travel Guide — Hong Kong