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.
Brazil’s Iracambi: The Land of Coffee and Honey in Fluctuation By Maria Myers Riding down the winding dirt roads of Brazil’s backcountry with its many potholes and jarring mini hills for upwards of six hours can be nauseating– but worth it. This is what I found as I made my trek to the research center/farm/getaway […]