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Crossing the Naeroyfjord in Norway. photo by Paul Shoul.
Crossing the Naeroyfjord in Norway. 
photo by Paul Shoul.
GoNOMAD Transports: 
Journeys by Bus, Rail, Ferry and by Air


Remember the days of steamer travel? The romance of trains? The caravans of long ago? At GoNOMAD, we know that getting to where you're going is part of the adventure of every journey.

Sure, there are always plane tickets, but why not join GoNOMAD'S TRANSPORTS Editor, and explore an alternative form of transportation? Take a train, rent a bike, hop a camel or sail the seas on a freighter, ferry or sailboat, and make getting there half the fun.


Car Rental Made Easier: Enterprise

Car Rental Made Easier: Enterprise
Car Rentals made easy: Max Hartshorne gets out his stopwatch and is pleasantly surprised at Enterprise Los Angeles.

A Freighter Cruise Experience

A Freighter Cruise Experience
Freighter cruises: All about what it's like to take a freighter voyage.

Google Maps Now Includes Bike Trails

Google Maps Now Includes Bike Trails
Emily Gund writes about the partnerships between Google Maps and with the bike trail datasite TrailLinks to provide directions that include bike trails.

Aboard the new Airbus A380 Jet

Aboard the new Airbus A380 Jet
Sony Stark of Pilotgirl Productions takes off in the new Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft, on flight from New York to Paris.

Worth the Ride: Train'Shares Offers Luxury Train Travel

Worth the Ride: Train'Shares Offers Luxury Train Travel
Private rail travel is coming back to the US, a profile of Trainshares, who attach private luxury cars to Amtrak trains for travel around the US

Eos Airlines: 48 Seats in a 220-seat Plane

EOS Airlines: Clearing the Decks for Space and Comfort

Drive 95! America's East Coast Highway

Drive 95! America's East Coast Highway
'driving down America's east coast main highway, i-95 with tips on where to eat, shop and stay on the road

Rowing Around the World: One Woman's Odyssey

Rowing Around the World: One Woman's Odyssey
Marina Solovyov interviews Roz Savage, a British woman who has rowed across the Atlantic and plans to cross the Pacific next.

New Magazine Offers Tips on Motorcycle Touring

New Magazine Offers Tips on Motorcycle Touring
New Magazine offers tips for those who like to travel by motorcyle in comfort, style and safety.

Mailboats and More: Top Island Transport Picks

Mailboats and More: Top Island Transport Picks
Mailboats and More: Top Island Transport Picks

Take the Train: Railpasses Around the World

Take the Train: Railpasses Around the World
A complete guide to taking the train: Railpasses around the world.

Driveaway across the USA! Auto driveaways

Driveaway across the USA! Auto driveaways
A guide to auto driveaways -- how to drive a car for free

Mini Guide to airline ticket consolidators and bucket shops

Mini Guide to airline ticket consolidators and bucket shops

GoNOMAD Transports Page

GoNOMAD Transports Page
A page with links to GoNOMAD stories about various forms of transportation.

Torres del Paine and Other Delights on a Road Trip

Torres del Paine and Other Delights on a Road Trip
Driving through Patagonia, in the very southern tip of South America seeing Torres del Paine.

Fung Wah Buses: The Lines are Long, But the Price is Right

Fung Wah Buses: The Lines are Long, But the Price is Right
Fung Wah Bus | Daniel Derouchie describes the ins and outs of low-fare fung wah buses from New York to Boston and to Washington, D.C.

Round-the-World Airline Tickets

Round-the-World Airline Tickets
Around the world travel: A guide to buying tickets and planning an around the world trip using GoNOMAD and Airtreks

Alternative Transportation in Southeast Asia - GoNOMAD

Alternative Transportation in Southeast Asia - GoNOMAD
Local transport in Southeast Asia varies widely from country to country. But it's all part of the fun. So get the proper land-border visa, steel yourself for a little inconvenience and unusual toilets ...

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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!

Houseboat Travel in Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Arizona Area - GoNOMAD

Houseboat Travel in Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Arizona Area - GoNOMAD
The author writes about houseboating on Lake Powell, on the border between Utah and Arizona.

How to Cross the Street in China

How to Cross the Street in China
How to Cross the Street in China. An excerpt from the China Survival Guide, 3rd edition by Larry and Qin Herzberg.

Driving in Europe: Renting, Leasing, Rail/Drives and the Rules of the Road

Driving in Europe: Renting, Leasing, Rail/Drives and the Rules of the Road
A guide to the ins and outs of driving in Europe by Rick Steves.
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European Delivery of German Cars

European Delivery of German Cars
Buying a Mercedes Benz in Europe: the Grand Tour in your own car. Factory collection in Germany.

Xochimilco's Floating Gardens in Mexico City

Xochimilco's Floating Gardens in Mexico City
Xochimilco's Floating Gardens in Mexico City: Habeeb Sallooum describes the floating gardens in Mexico City.

Mexico by Boat, Europe by Motorcycle

Mexico by Boat, Europe by Motorcycle
Christie and Rick Gorsline's trip on a motorcycle around Europe and living on a boat in Mexico.

Taking the Bus Around Mexico

Taking the Bus Around Mexico
bus travel in Mexico: A guide to taking busses around Mexico, schedules, websites, and phone numbers for contacting Mexican bus lines.

Tips on Tipping, Taxis and Subways in China

Tips on Tipping, Taxis and Subways in China
China Survival Guide: Advice on taking taxis, the subway and tipping for foreign visitors to China.

Ghan Railway: Paying Tribute to Anzac in Australia

Ghan Railway: Paying Tribute to Anzac in Australia
Riding the Ghan railway in Australia.

Tips on How to RV All Over the World

Tips on How to RV All Over the World
Stephen Hartshorne reviews David Rich's new book RV the World, with information on how to purchase, sell and rent RVs most anywhere in the world, or ship them between continents.

David Byrne's Bicycle Diaries: Biking in Cities Around the World

David Byrne's Bicycle Diaries: Biking in Cities Around the World
GoNOMAD presents an excerpt from David Byrne's new book, Bicycle Diaries, a travelogue he wrote while bicycling in many cities around the world.

Malta: 5000 Years of History and Romance

Malta:  5000 Years of History and Romance
Malta | The author visits the 5000 year old island of Malta where he discovers history, great cuisine and a bus system that takes him all around the island

Drive Away Across the U.S.A. - GoNOMAD Mini Guide

Drive Away Across the U.S.A. - GoNOMAD Mini Guide
Drive away across the USA- a Gonomad mini guide

Top Transports Picks in Africa

Top Transports Picks in Africa
A guide to alternative transportation in Arica, including local minivans, buses, motorcycle or bike taxis, or hitching a paid ride with a trucker.

Getting Around Australia

Getting Around Australia
A guide to surface transportation in Australia.

Touring Canada by Train: It's The Way to Go

Touring Canada by Train: It's The Way to Go
Canada by rail:Stephen Hartshorne takes a train trip across Canada with eventful stops in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City.

Castles, Cormorants and Cloud Riding: An Auto Tour of Japan

Castles, Cormorants and Cloud Riding: An Auto Tour of Japan
An auto tour of central Japan with stops at the cormorant fishing town of Gifu, the old town of Gujo and the unique Shirakawago Village. By Mike Smith.

Arizona Rocks: The Grand Canyon by Air and Rail

Arizona Rocks: The Grand Canyon by Air and Rail
Shady Hartshorne gets a bird's eye view of the Grand Canyon from an Maverick helicopter and then takes a ride on the Grand Canyon Railway.

Zambia to Zanzibar - Page Three

Zambia to Zanzibar - Page Three
Jemima Price takes the Tazara Railway from Zambia to Dar es Salaam and then a ferry to Zanzibar where she finds beautiful idyllic beaches and friendly locals.

Long Brazilian Road Trips: Eight Helpful Suggestions

Long Brazilian Road Trips: Eight Helpful Suggestions
Jon Clarke takes a long distance road trip from Brasilia to Recife and offers tips for driving and renting a car in Brazil.

Germany Celebrates 125 Years of Car-Loving Tradition

Germany Celebrates 125 Years of Car-Loving Tradition
Germany celebrates 125 years of automotive excellence with a summer of car lovers festivals...and the author visits BMW World, Porsche Museum and the Mercedes Benz Museum

Nome Alaska, Three Roads to Roam

Nome Alaska, Three Roads to Roam
Nome Alaska, a place as far west and far north as you can go, with miners, and bars and quiet beauty.

 
 


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