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GoNOMAD Tours SectionA tour through the coffee-growing region of Colombia. Max Hartshorne photo.A tour through the coffee-growing region of Colombia. Max Hartshorne photo.



Sometimes the best way to go off the beaten path is with an experienced guide.



At GoNOMAD, we know that tour operators and local outfitters often know the secrets of their destinations better than we do.

Whether you want to take a safari in Africa, dive the Maldives, hike the Grand Canyon, barge the canals of France or visit the Hill Tribes of Thailand, join GoNOMAD and discover a whole new way to travel. For more options, find sustainable and responsible tours throughout the world.

We publish stories about different kinds of tours, not the cookie cutter, same old, same old. We seek out companies who are offering something very different and unique, places you might not think about, or journeys that give you the satisfaction of giving back.  Explore hundreds of stories about the kinds of tours that don't appeal to everyone---but may be just for you!


Find articles about unique tours on GoNOMAD.com

Tour Guide Talk--The Strangest Food I ever Ate-- GoNOMAD

Tour Guide Talk--The Strangest Food I ever Ate-- GoNOMAD
Tour Guide Talk--The Strangest Food I ever Ate

Learning from the Dalai Lama: Attending The Sacred Kalachakra Initiation

Learning from the Dalai Lama: Attending The Sacred Kalachakra Initiation
The author attends a special blessing ceremony by His Holiness the Dalai Lama at a 12th-century monastery in the Himalayas.

Top Picks for Touring In Europe

Top Picks for Touring In Europe
Europe's best tours: from self-guided exploration in Ireland to hiking on the road less traveled

Tailored Tours: A Handy Way to See New York City

Tailored Tours: A Handy Way to See New York City
Melissa Vitti of GoNOMAD describes a new business in New York City called Tailored Tours that provides online guided tours of the city complete with maps and descriptions.

Context Tours: Walking Tours for the Intellectually Curious

Context Tours: Walking Tours for the Intellectually Curious
A quick trip to Paris becomes a lot easier after the author meets a talented tour guide to show her around.

Salvador, Brazil: Second Port of Call

Salvador, Brazil: Second Port of Call
Sony Stark writes about the second port of call on her round-the-world voyage with Semester At Sea, Salvador, Brazil.

Bareboat Charters in the Caribbean: Freedom to Explore

Bareboat Charters in the Caribbean: Freedom to Explore
Bareboat charters: Susan Fogwell and her husband charter a catamaran in the Caribbean with two other couples.

Adventure & Cultural Tours

Adventure & Cultural Tours
Travel: and more. We provide independent and alternative travelers with all the information and inspiration needed to plan trips.

Costa Rica Tour Combines Recreation With Conservation and Education

Costa Rica Tour Combines Recreation With Conservation and Education
Costa Rica tours that emphasize education and conservation as well as recreation.

Visit the North Pole Aboard a Russian Icebreaker

Visit the North Pole Aboard a Russian Icebreaker
Visit the North Pole Aboard a Russian Icebreaker with Adventure Life's North Pole Expedition on the Soviet icebreaker 50 Years of Victory.

Sail Away from the Crowds In Southeast Asia

Sail Away from the Crowds In Southeast Asia
Sail Away from the Crowds In Southeast Asia

GoNOMAD--Cultural Travel Tours

GoNOMAD--Cultural Travel Tours
Cultural Travel Tours

Venezuela: First Stop on Sony's World Tour

Venezuela: First Stop on Sony's World Tour
Sony Stark writes about the attractions - and the poverty - in Venezuela, the first stop on her round-the-world voyage with Semester At Sea.

Choosing the Best Local Tour Operator

Choosing the Best Local Tour Operator
Tour resources for alternative travelers including local guides and outfitters who can offer customized itineraries to secret destinations.

Diving Utila: Do-It-Yourself Diving in Honduras

Diving Utila: Do-It-Yourself Diving in Honduras
Getting Down in Utila: Do-It-Yourself Diving in Honduras

From Eco-Tours to FITs: The ABCs of Tour Types: GoNOMAD MINI GUIDE

From Eco-Tours to FITs: The ABCs of Tour Types: GoNOMAD MINI GUIDE
From Eco-Tours to FITs: The ABCs of Tour Types

Hidden Treasures of the Veneto

Hidden Treasures of the Veneto
Venice | Hidden treasures of the Veneto. Surprising treasures in Venice explained by professor Barry Goldsmith.

max blogTRAVEL SOUNDS...

7 minute Interview segments
Listen to GoNOMAD editor Max Hartshorne talk travel:

Vancouver  
Lewiston, Maine,
Sevierville, Tennessee, 
Nord Pas-de-Calais France 
Nova Scotia with hosts Brad Shepard and Bo Sullivan on WHYN-AM 560.
Champagne France Portland, Maine Belize with Kevin and Sue McCarthy of the Travel Planners Show
Read New Travel Stories on GoNOMAD!

Suriname and French Guiana: Where Few Have Traveled

Suriname and French Guiana: Where Few Have Traveled
Suriname and French Guiana: A trip down 'de wilde kust' the ruggedest parts of South America are explored by Great Canadian Travel.

 
 


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