Coming Back to Amsterdam

I’m currently back in Amsterdam. Yes, I know I was just here a few months ago, but it was Queen’s Day (Dutch national party day) and I love this city. It’s my seventh time in Amsterdam since I started traveling in 2006. After seven visits to Amsterdam, I know this place pretty well. I’ve spent […]

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Balinese Dancing

Balinese dancing is one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen and going to a performance was a highlight of my time in Bali. I saw the dance in Ubud, where most people end up seeing one too. It’s supposed to be the most traditional as well as one of the best places to see […]

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8 Safety Tips for Female Travelers

Being a solo female traveler (Note: This is a guest post by Brooke Schoenman. I’m still very much a nomadic male!) can bring a level of concern that wouldn’t occur otherwise. Friends may worry, family members may worry, even you may worry about your safety. To help make your journey the best and safest it […]

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Songkran: Thai New Year

Songkran is a 3 day water fight that celebrates the Thai New Year. It occurs between April 13th to 15th (which coincidentally is the hottest month of the year). All over the country, from big cities to tiny villages, Thais celebrate the new year by dumping buckets of cold water on each other. The holiday […]

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How to Get Around Oz Cheaply

With Australia being over seven million square kilometers, it takes a long time to get around the country. Considering the large distances, it’s no wonder few people end up traveling the whole country—there’s just too much ground to cover on a short trip. These large distances can lead to high transportation costs, and it can […]

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Interview with Pauline Frommer

Pauline Frommer, daughter of guidebook legend Arthur Frommer, sits down with us to talk about the family business, her own line of guidebooks, budget travel tips, and her worst travel experience ever. Nomadic Matt: Many kids choice the opposite of their parent’s interest but embraced your father’s love of travel. Is there one moment in […]

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