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Travel Features on GoNOMAD

Good travel stories are more than just pretty pictures and fluffy descriptions of exotic places: good travel writing is transformative, informative and thoughtful. 

It's inspiring and amusing, down-to-earth and universal. But above all, it's great to read. That's why GoNOMAD brings you a selection of original articles written expressly for GoNOMAD. 

From the politics of travel to the arts and cultures of the world, to the worst and funniest travel experiences, GoNOMAD's features are designed to inspire you, make you laugh and make you think about travel and the world around you...

Read feature stories:

Oudtshoorn, South Africa: Ostrich Rides and Animal Encounters
Oudtshoorn, South Africa: Carly Blatt rides an ostrich and gets up close and personal with cheetahs, tigers and crocodiles Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn, South Africa.
Borders: Exploring the Golan Heights
Sabina Lohr takes a tour of the Golan Heights and visits Israel's borders with Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.
Colombia's Pacific Coast: Wild and Disconnected, Page Two
The author describes a trip to Colombia's Choco province, visiting the small villages of Nuqui, El Valle and Bahia Salono on the Pacific Coast of Colombia for jungle trekking and whale watching.
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Colombia's Pacific Coast: Wild and Disconnected
The author describes a trip to Colombia's Choco province, visiting the small villages of Nuqui, El Valle and Bahia Salono on the Pacific Coast of Colombia for jungle trekking and whale watching
Karnataka, India: Buffalo Racing In Muddy Waters
Suruchi Dumpawar visits Karnataka, India and explores the sport of Kambala -- water buffalo racing in muddy water.
Pittsburgh, PA: Nature, Culture, Rivers, Arts and No Steel Mills
The author searches for the best aspects of the city of Pittsburgh... history, culture, the arts, the rivers and many fine restaurants he discovered in this cosmopolitan city of just 650,000.

Travel Sounds 7 minute Interview segments

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Listen to GoNOMAD editor Max Hartshorne talk travel:

NEW! Porquerelles, France, Rep of Georgia Vancouver 
Big Bear Lake CA
Lewiston, Maine, Toulouse 
Sevierville,  Tennessee, 
Nord Pas-de-Calais France 
Nova Scotia,   Champagne France

Pennsylvania's Elk Rut: A Fight for Love and Glory
Ed Wetschler goes to Benezette, Pennsylvania, to watch the elk rut - when do elk bugle in pa
New Hampshire Summer Stock Theatre: 'The Magic That's Born in the Heart'
GoNOMAD Associate Editor Stephen Hartshorne and his daughter Sarah head up to Hampshire to enjoy great summer stock theatre.
Loafing in Croatia: Even Travel Writers Need a Vacation
Croatia, where even travel writers can take a vacation. This a a country full of surprises.
Bonfires of Valborg: The Fiery Heart of Sweden
Lola Akinmade visits Stockholm to witness Valborgsmässoafton, when Swedes light giant bonfires to celebrate the coming of Spring.
The Crazy Horse Memorial: Larger Than Life in South Dakota
Mary O'Brien visits the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota and tells the remarkable story of the famous Sioux war chief and the hard work and dedication of sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski in giving shape to the memorial.
Getting a Bird's-Eye View of the Pioneer Valley
Kylie Jelley takes a flying lesson at the airport in Northampton, Massachusetts, through a website called Let'sGo
Hunting for Morels in Idaho
Morel picking in Idaho: searching for the elusive morel mushrooms in the beautiful mountains and valleys near Boise, Idaho
The French Alps: Spring Snow in Val d'Isere and Chamonix
Chamonix and the French Alps:GoNOMAD Senior Travel Editor Kent St. John reports on spring skiing in the French Alps at Val d'Isere and Chamonix.
A Self-Catered Vacation in Tours, France
Self catering, renting an apartment in France where you can cook your own food
The Marble Super Dome of Monroe County, Kentucky
Janis Turk visits the Marble Super Dome in Monroe County, Kentucky and meets the winners of the World Marbles Championship.
Slave Huts in Bonaire.
Slave Huts in Bonaire.
Italy: Learning the Secrets of Tuscan Cuisine
GoNOMAD Associate Editor Stephen Hartshorne writes about a cooking school called Good Tastes of Tuscany located on a working farm near Florence, Italy.
Czech Republic: A Wine Tasting in Moravia
Agata Chabierski and her boyfriend, photographer Jakub Pavlinec, visit a wine tasting in Velké Bílovice, the capital of the Moravian wine region in the Czech Republic.
An Open-Water Swimming Vacation in the British Virgin Islands
Laurie Ellis takes an open-water swimming vacation in the British Virgin Islands.
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