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.
Author Jenny Lundt received a national fellowship to do research in Timor-Leste and was stunned by the beauty she found in the little known country.
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.