What is alternative travel, anyway? To us, it means zigging instead of zagging, traveling to the less visited, less known about, less familiar. GoNOMAD explores the places that are forgotten, and not as on the radar. Here is where some of the best stories happen. Enjoy reading about working abroad, living abroad as an expat, teaching, and volunteering. All alternatives to the typical trip, and all richly rewarding.
Copper Mountain offers some of the best high altitude skiing in the US. But when the base lodge is at over 9000 feet and the mountain 12K, sickness happens.
At Iracambi, a conservation NGO, volunteers can live in the jungles of Minas Gerais, Brazil and work with villagers who try to save the rainforest.
By Brian Gage In our modern world, countless locations can seem exceedingly difficult to visit for those who are disabled. In many cases, cities or other places that may seem easy enough to navigate for some people can provide a huge barrier for those bound to wheelchairs, or with other motor impairments. What many people […]
Going Where Maine’s Famous Painters Went By Mary A. Nelen Painters have been getting high on Maine for years. They speak of the light and the rugged waves; Winslow Homer. They speak of the light and the old ways; Wyeth, NC, Andrew, and Jamie. I wanted to get high on Maine too so I headed […]