On October 30th, I released the third edition of my book, How to Travel the World on $50 a Day. If there’s one constant in travel, it’s that it is forever changing. And so the tips and prices I wrote in the last edition, which only came out two years ago, are out of date. […]
Twelve years ago I was inspired to travel the world by a group of backpackers in Thailand. Since then, I’ve been fortunate enough to have been able to build a business around my passion for travel. With the release of a new edition of my book, How to Travel the World on $50 A Day, I wanted to give something back to the community that has helped and inspired me over the years. To celebrate my book’s release, I’m going to give someone $50 a day – for an entire year!
Posted: 09/25/2017 | September 25th, 2017 Amateur and professional photographers alike agree: Getting natives to relax for a good photograph is one of the hardest aspects of travel photography — but not entirely impossible. Lola Akinmade Åkerström is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in publications all over the world. She loves capturing the […]
I bought my first Lonely Planet guide book back in 2005, and I’ve been collecting them ever since. Yet, lately, I’ve noticed that their quality has gone down significantly. Are they still the relevant and reliable source they once were, or is the “backpacker’s blue bible” on the brink of extinction?
Photography is a skill, and like all skills it takes practice and the right equipment to succeed. In this guest post, award-winning photographer Laurence Norah from Finding the Universe shares his photography tips to help you find the best camera for your travel style, skill level, and budget.
This week, I have two important announcements to make. First, I’ve updated and expanded my Travel Hacking guidebook. It will show you how you can start earning free flights today with minimal effort! Second, I will be hosting travel meet-ups across the USA and Canada over the next few weeks!
It’s hard to know what to bring when you travel. With so many conflicting opinions, knowing what to pack can be a challenge. Dave Dean, our resident tech expert from Too Many Adaptors, shares his expert advice on what tech gadgets are worth your time and money in 2017.
To be a successful travel writer or blogger, you have to keep learning. In this post, David Farley, an award-winning travel writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications, shares 11 tips on how to keep getting better so that you can reach wider audiences.
The Nomadic Matt tours are back with tours to Amsterdam/Paris, Vienna/Prague, and Austin! On my tours, I take you to all my favorite sights, restaurants, bars, and off-the-beaten-track attractions. Here’s everything you need to know about what my tours offer – including how to book one!
Having a new camera doesn’t mean your photos are going to automatically improve. That’s why award-winning photographer Laurence Norah is sharing his 10 tips that will help you along the road to getting better travel shots with a new camera.
I love to read and this year I read a ton! Now that the end of the year is near, I thought I’d share my list of the best travel books of 2016. These books will inspire you as well as help you plan your next adventure.
Today I’m releasing this year’s editions of my city guides and announcing TWO BRAND NEW guides: Thailand and The Virgin Islands! These digital guides go in-depth beyond what’s on the blog and provide you with budget tips, practical information, and unique activities that get you off the beaten path in each destination.