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Rolf Potts Talks: His Old Notes, His New Book and His Future Career

Rolf Potts Talks: His Old Notes, His New Book and His Future Career
An interview with travel writer and blogger Rolf Potts, speaking about his new book Marco Polo didn't Go There

Two Psychiatrists at a Nudist RV Park

Two Psychiatrists at a Nudist RV Park
An excerpt from Doreen Orion's book Queen of the Road about driving around the country for a year in a bus with her husband Tim.

Tales of Travel in Panama Without a Car

Tales of Travel in Panama Without a Car
An excerpt from Darrin DuFord's book, Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama Without a Car

Mexico: Building a House

Mexico: Building a House
An excerpt from Gringos in Paradise by Barry Golson, a book about building a house in a the Mexican beach town of Sayulita,building in mexico

Annie Palmer: The White Witch of Jamaica

Annie Palmer: The White Witch of Jamaica
Connie Motz visits Rose Hall in Jamaica, which was once home to Annie Palmer, the White Witch of Jamaica, a beautiful woman who showed inhuman cruelty to her slaves and her husbands. - annie palmer

Traveler's Tool Kit: Mexico and Central America

Traveler's Tool Kit: Mexico and Central America
An excerpt from an encyclopedic guide to discount travel guide, Traveler's Tool Kit; Mexico and Central America by Rob Sangster and Tim Leffel.

In the Sierra Madre: An Award-Winning Copper Canyon Memoir

In the Sierra Madre: An Award-Winning Copper Canyon Memoir
An excerpt from Jeff Bigger's award-winning book In the Sierra Madre

Rajasthan: Houses and Men

Rajasthan: Houses and Men
A sample gallery of photgraphs from Tito Dalmau's new book Rajasthan: Houses and Men

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 

Hue, Vietnam: Try The Food

Hue, Vietnam: Try The Food
Robert Reid has written more than a dozen guidebooks for Lonely Planet. He recently developed his own free on-line travel guide to Vietnam. This excerpt is about dining in Hue - best restaurants in hu ...

Wanderlust and Lipstick

Wanderlust and Lipstick
Wanderlust and Lipstick is an interesting travel guide for women traveling solo. Beth Whitman writes an informative guideline from women's hygiene to staying safe to packing to maintaining good health ...

Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys

Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys
Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys
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Unlikely Destinations: The Story of Lonely Planet

Unlikely Destinations: The Story of Lonely Planet
Unlikely Destinations: The Story of Lonely Planet

Sharing the World -- The Enormous Success of Lonely Planet

Sharing the World -- The Enormous Success of Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet's success. Tony and Maureen Wheeler, founders of Lonely Planet are profiled.

Scenic Attractions, History and Economics

Scenic Attractions, History and Economics
An excerpt from Michael D. Yates’ Cheap Motels and a Hot Plate: An Economist's Travelogue

The Lost Gold of Rome

The Lost Gold of Rome
The Lost Gold of Rome by Daniel Costa

Planning A Family Sabbatical

Planning A Family Sabbatical
An excerpt from Elisa Bernick’s Family Sabbatical Handbook

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, driving down the east coast of america

Ten Tips for Wandering Women

Ten Tips for Wandering Women
Ten Tips for Wandering Women:“100 Places Every Woman Should Go”. A new travel book by Stephanie Elizondo Griest.

Eating Up Italy: Voyages on a Vespa

Eating Up Italy: Voyages on a Vespa
Eating Up Italy: Voyages on a Vespa by Matthew Fort. Travels Through Italy - Culture, Tradition, and Recipes

Rafting Through the Heart of Russia

Rafting Through the Heart of Russia
A review of Jeffrey Tayler's latest book, River of No Reprieve: Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny By Marina Solovyov

Travia: The Ultimate Book of Travel Trivia

Travia: The Ultimate Book of Travel Trivia
Travia: The Ultimate Book of Travel Trivia

The World is a Kitchen

The World is a Kitchen
The World is a Kitchen

Transcendentalists' New England

Transcendentalists' New England
A Journey into the Transcendentalists’ New England By Robert Todd Felton. This work examines the major figures of the Transcendentalist movement and explores the places that inspired them.

Stalking the Wild Dik-Dik

Stalking the Wild Dik-Dik
Stalking the Wild Dik-Dik by Marie Javins

Contrarian Timing: Pay Attention to the Travel Seasons

Contrarian Timing: Pay Attention to the Travel Seasons
Contrarian Timing: Pay Attention to the Travel Seasons

World's Cheapest Destination - updated Third Edition

World's Cheapest Destination - updated Third Edition
Tim Leffel is an internationally recognized expert on traveling well for less; in fact he wrote the book, now in a newly-updated Third Edition. The following is an excerpt from the newly updated Third ...

Tears, Fear and Adventure

Tears, Fear and Adventure
Tears, Fear and Adventure is a compelling collection of adventure travel stories written over the past 30 years from 14 different countries, with 44 photographs.

Mexican Days: GoNOMAD Book Excerpt

Mexican Days: GoNOMAD Book Excerpt
Mexico | Mexican Days by Tony Cohan

Madam, Have You Ever Really Been Happy?

Madam, Have You Ever Really Been Happy?
Madam, Have You Ever Really Been Happy? An Intimate Journey through Africa and Asia follows the eight-month, solo trip of Meg Noble Peterson

Dead Men Don't Leave Tips:

Dead Men Don't Leave Tips:
Dead Men Don't Leave Tips: Adventures Across Africa

Pedalling to Hawaii

Pedalling to Hawaii
Pedalling to Hawaii

Bollocks To Alton Towers: Uncommonly British Days Out

Bollocks To Alton Towers: Uncommonly British Days Out
Bollocks To Alton Towers: Uncommonly British Days Out

Bikes, Boats, and Boxing Gloves

Bikes, Boats, and Boxing Gloves
Thailand | Bikes, Boats, and Boxing Gloves: Adventure Writer in the Kingdom of Siam

Ten Women with Wanderlust: Female travelers recount their adventures

Ten Women with Wanderlust: Female travelers recount their adventures
Ten Women with wanderlust: Female travelers recount their adventures

Going It Alone: And Loving It

Going It Alone: And Loving It
Solo Traveler - Going It Alone And Loving It

Weird N.J.

Weird N.J.
Weird N.J. Your Travel Guide to New Jersey’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets

Exploring Ancient Inca Ruins

Exploring Ancient Inca Ruins
This story is a chapter of Kinga Freespirit’s book: “Led by Destiny – Hitchhiking around the World”

Jen Leo: Bra, Panties and Talent

Jen Leo: Bra, Panties and Talent
An interview with Jen Leo, editor of Sand in My Bra, and Whose Panties are These, on travel writing.

One Thousand Days in Tuscany

One Thousand Days in Tuscany
One Thousand Days in Tuscany:A Bittersweet Adventure

Over Sand and Sea

Over Sand and Sea
Over Sand and Sea by Patrick Pfister

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