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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.


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.
Fung Wah Buses: Worth the Trip?
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.
A Brazilian Tall Ship Sailing Adventure
Jessica Taryn sails from Rio de Janiero to Paraty Brazil on a tall ship
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New Magazine Offers Tips on Motorcycle Touring
New Magazine offers tips for those who like to travel by motorcyle in comfort, style and safety- motorcycle travel blogs
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.
Renting a Car in Europe: See More, Do More!
A guide to renting a car in Europe--based on an actual case history

Travel Sounds 7 minute Interview segments

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Listen to GoNOMAD editor Max Hartshorne talk travel:

Vancouver 
 
Big Bear Lake CA
Lewiston, Maine, Toulouse 
Sevierville,  Tennessee, 
Nord Pas-de-Calais France 
Nova Scotia,   Champagne France Portland, Maine   Belize 

Xochimilco's Floating Gardens in Mexico City
Xochimilco's Floating Gardens in Mexico City: Habeeb Sallooum describes the floating gardens in Mexico City, floating gardens of xochimilco
Getting Around Australia
A guide to surface transportation in Australia.
Driving in Europe: Renting, Leasing, Rail/Drives and the Rules of the Road
Driving in Europe:A guide to the ins and outs of driving in Europe by Rick Steves.
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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.
Mailboats and More: Top Island Transport Picks
Mailboats and More: Top Island Transport Picks
Take the Train: Railpasses Around the World
A complete guide to taking the train: Railpasses around the world.
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.
Driveaway across the USA! Auto driveaways
A guide to auto driveaways -- how to drive a car for free - driving across america - driveaway
Mini Guide to airline ticket consolidators and bucket shops
Mini Guide to airline ticket consolidators and bucket shops
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 ...
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.
GoNOMAD Transports Page
A page with links to GoNOMAD stories about various forms of transportation.
It's Cheaper Not to Park at the Airport!
Airport parking: It's much cheaper not to park right at the airport, instead, find an off-airport lot on airportparkingreservations.com
Fogo Means Fire: A Cape Verdean Road Trip
Fogo mean's fire: a Cape Verdean road trip.

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