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.
One man and his bathtub! By Robert Dowling Truth can be a strange bedfellow. I was once asked what I wanted to do before I die. As a young, 23-year-old guy I closed my eyes in a flash and I saw myself in a bathtub on the mighty Amazon river. Moving on 25 years I […]
A First-Hand Account of Life as an Au Pair in Ibiza, Spain By Hattie Rowan With the end of my first year as a university language student looming, the panic of not having worked all year – almost a rite of passage for English freshmen — began to set in. After one particularly disastrous seminar, […]
Experience Finnish culture by immersing yourself in sauna culture, one of the important aspects of everyday life in Finland.
Times New Roman is the story of an American couple who at a young age, decided to move to Rome and live their workaday lives in a new culture.
Immerse yourself in a tranquil farmland atmosphere, agritourism, where day-to-day life becomes simpler By Isabelle Kagan The next time you take a vacation, instead of hitting a city, why not go out into the country, and stay on a farm? Agritourism is emerging as a more and more popular vacation trend among families, not only […]