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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...

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Why We Travel: Three Essays Show Why
New York Travel Fest 2013 Travel Writing Contest Winners
Ethiopia's Rock Hewn Churches
Lalibela Ethiopia: Money Trouble at the Churches. The fees are jacked up to $50 to see the famous rock-hewn churches, Ethiopia's biggest tourist destination.
Switzerland's Italian Region
Switzerland's Italian region: Ticino, Lugano and other towns where Italian is the spoken language.
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Return to Colombia: Prosperous and Safe in 2013
Colombia | Bogota, Cartagena Colombia, visiting Bogota and the shining Caribbean city of Cartagena.
Maha Shivaratri in Kathmandu: Sadhus Go Wild in Kathmandu
Nepal | Amanda Shore describes the Maha Shivaratri in Katmandhu, Nepal, known for drug use, nudity and quirky behavior
Virginia's Historic Capital City: Richmond
Richmond, Virginia | Herb Hiller takes the train to a city packed with history and culture.

Travel Sounds 7 minute Interview segments

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Lewiston, Maine, Toulouse 
Sevierville,  Tennessee, 
Nord Pas-de-Calais France 
Nova Scotia,   Champagne France Portland, Maine   Belize 

Mexico City Reflections
Nexico City Reflections | A visit to this megacity brings both amazement and delight for a Canadian traveler.
Jamaica's Nude Beaches
Jamaica's nude beaches. Finding a pocket size treasure in Montego Bay - nude beaches, nude beach montego bay
Ten Secrets of the Russian Bath
Russia: Ten Secrets of the Russian Bath. Jonathon Engel visits a banya for the ritual switching, plus a very hot and very cold experience.
Mexico City: Thriving, Cosmopolitan and Green
Mexico City, a city that's endured a lot of hardship, is now cosmopolitan, cleaner and even has bikes to rent short term.
On Safari from Kenya to Tanzania
A safari from Kenya to Tanzania yields plenty of 'Big Five' views including cheetah, lions, elephants, giraffes and ibis.
El Camino de Santiago de Compostela: The Passionate Man's Pilgrimage
El Camino de Santiago de Compostela: A Guide to the Passionate Man's Pilgrimage in Spain.
Half a Million Harleys: Rally Week in Sturgis, South Dakota
David Rich visits Rally Week in Sturgis, South Dakota, along with 506,000 other Harley-Davidson enthusiasts.
Gorna Arda Bulgaria--The Pearl Beyond the Border Wire
In Bulgaria, land of tiny villages, unique handicrafts and rich culture Gorna Arda is " The Pearl Beyond the Border Wires".
'Wild' Malaysia: Orangutans, Elephants, Birds and Monkeys Up Close
Malaysia | Getting up close and personal with orangutans, exotic birds, monkeys and elephants.
Tree Climbing in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom
Tree climbing in Vermont's Northeast kingdom.
Discovering Honolulu’s Chinatown
Honolulu Hawaii's Chinatown. Exploring exotic foods, meats and lei-makers.
The Best British Beaches
Britain's top beaches in the summer
Sardinia's Mamuthones: An Ancient Carnival
Angela Corrias travels to Mamoiada, Sardinia, for Carnival are the Mamuthones, a ritual dating back more than 2,000 years.
The Phlegraean Fields: A Family Excursion to the Gates of Hell
Barbara Zaragoza and her three daughters take a family excursion to the Phlegraean Fields near Naples, where the find ancient temples, the Sibyl's Cave and the entrance to Hades.

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