Often times we revisit places, trying to capture that initial amazingness we felt while we were there. And most of the time we end up disappointed. Has this ever happened to you?
From the snow-capped volcanoes of Patagonia and blistering heights of the Andes to world-class wineries and sculptures of Easter Island, there are a lot of wonderful things to see in Chile!
Last month, I shared some of my recent favorite travel books. This month, I wanted to share the non-travel books that have had the most impact on my life and have made me a better person!
Do you have a favorite book that changed your life? Let me know - I'm always looking for more books to read!
In our information-overload society, too many resources can make us feel conflicted and powerless! If you're getting ready to plan a big trip, make sure you read this first!
There's no denying that video is the future of travel content. If you've ever wanted to make money by creating travel videos, this is for you!
For such a popular destination, I'm surprised I didn't know most of these things!
Websites can provide you with all the practical information in the world so you can weigh the pros and cons, but the final decision rests with you.
This is probably the best way to majorly cut your travel expenses!
After receiving tons of e-mails over the years from people wondering how to set up a travel blog, I wanted to break down the process!
Winter is coming. If you're looking to escape the cold, here's how to plan a trip around one of my favorite regions in the world!
Hope your weekend is filled with adventures as epic as this one in Rocky Mountain National Park! Thanks community member @joyryde for the photo submission!
You can have one of your photos featured on my IG account for #ForumFridays by submitting any travel-related photo you've taken on the community thread: http://nomadicmatt.us/forumfridays. Come join the community of travel enthusiasts where we share trip advice, have monthly travel trivia (with prizes!), talk all things travel and more!
Utilizing the sharing economy is definitely my favorite way to travel! This ultimate list of resources will help you save money, connect with locals easier, get off the tourist trail, and see the local pace of life better!
#1. You start all your stories with “When I was in…”
The USA definitely has some of the best and most diverse national parks (this view reminds me of some places I visited in Madagascar last month)! Thanks forum member @instakravchuk for sharing this photo from Zion! Where is your favorite national park? ————————————————————
You can have one of your photos featured on my IG account for #ForumFridays by submitting any travel-related photo you've taken on the community thread: http://nomadicmatt.us/forumfridays. Come join the community of travel enthusiasts where we share travel advice, have monthly travel trivia (with prizes), talk all things travel, and more!
Warning: This is not a budget-friendly post, but it will make you thirsty!
Truly one of the most beautiful places in the world.
I love these cities so much, I would actually consider moving to one of them! What's your favorite city in the world?
Sometimes revisiting your favorite place just doesn’t feel the same, because either you’ve changed or it’s changed. Has this ever happened to you?
(via Never Ending Footsteps)
We have such a large community and I love sharing everyone’s inspiring stories! This month we’re featuring Donella and her husband. After her husband had a health scare a few years ago, they decided to stop waiting, finally sell their stuff, and head on the road.
As more and more adults consider a “nomadic” retirement (especially here in the U.S. where it wasn’t always so common), I wanted to interview them and have them share their advice to help anyone who is considering doing the same!
I love reading and want to share all the amazing books I read with you in hopes they will inspire you to travel more and live better!
Just go! ✈️
Helsinki doesn’t get all the press that other Scandinavian cities receive, but it’s still worth a visit!
The greatest lesson traveling the world has taught me.
Bangkok leaves a lot of travelers unimpressed, but if you get off the tourist trail and out of the main areas, you’ll find a city that is much richer, vibrant, and dynamic than you could ever imagine!
This is your gateway to free travel.
One month until I'm back in Japan! Kyoto gets a lot of hype, but it will definitely live up to all of your expectations.
If long-term travel and backpacking had a bible, Vagabonding by Rolf Potts would be it! Have you read it yet?
In this post, Rolf shares his philosophy on long-term travel, how he became a travel writer and his number one piece of advice for all travelers.
After six weeks of travel, I am finally back in New York City. I was all over the US, parts of Europe, South Africa, and Madagascar. There’s a lot – A LOT – of new content coming and I’m kicking it off today with an epic photo post from my visit to Kruger National Park. Because who doesn’t love animals, right?
Not good news for any Americans planning a trip to Turkey. You essentially can't visit there for the time being. This won't affect anyone transiting through the airports though.
This is how you can turn your blogging dream into a successful reality!
These resources will help get you on the road even when you're tight on money and/or time!
Here's the best way to get an overview of San Francisco's highlights during a brief visit! Anything you'd add?
There's a reason why I've been to Thailand more times than I can count!
One of the best parts about travel is enjoying the various food options around the world! In this article, Jodie from Legal Nomads shares five tried-and-true tips and tricks for discovering the hidden secrets of food wherever you travel!
This is a great deal, even if it means flying United!
Make the effort to make volunteering a part of your next backpacking trip. You won’t regret it! If you have volunteered abroad, what programs/organizations have you used?
Unlike other industries, where giant shifts in technology or thinking fundamentally change the industry, travel is basically travel. Yet there's always something new to share...
I'm super excited to be back in Prague leading my last tour group of the year! This city holds a special place in my heart. It was the first city I backpacked through on my round-the-world trip over ten years ago!
Attention English teachers of the world!
If you've taught English in a country other than your own in the last two years, I'd like to interview you. I'm updating my teaching overseas book and want to include some new interviews.
If you've like to share your story and help inspire others to teach overseas, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
(And if you have a blog or website, I'm happy to link to that too!)
Whether you’re going away for two weeks, two months, on a girl’s trip, or want to backpack solo, it’s easier – and safer – than you think!
This city has a much more relaxed feel than Stockholm, making it a great place to slow down and see a different side of Sweden!
There are ways to get around the obstacles that keep you from traveling... no matter what.
People are usually shocked to hear that I enjoy organized tours, but I actually encourage everyone to take them regardless of how you normally travel! What are some of your favorite tour companies?
Have you been to India? I really want to go someday soon!
What do you do when you come back home? How do you explain the gap in your employment to the hiring person in front of you?
If you're serious about turning your passion for travel writing into a sustainable career, this is for you!
We want to see the world, see something different, see something change.
We all have our reasons for traveling, whats yours?
I had mixed feelings about Tallinn. Have you been?
Montreal is one of my favorite cities in North America (especially because it reminds me of Europe)! Have you been?
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