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.
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 […]
How to Get Tips from the Locals When You Travel By Taylor Owens If you’ve gone on a trip and wanted to find some of the best places in that city, you would probably ask a local for a recommendation. Spotted by Locals has become a well-known source of local tips and recommendations for travelers […]
Sambali Beach Farm offers Healing and Natural Organic Foods By Luke Henkel Say the word Zambales in the Philippines, and chances are someone will immediately start to tell you about the region’s mangoes—or try to sell you some. Of course, this region is popular among locals and foreigners alike for plenty of other reasons, including […]
Secret Compass is not a tourism company but instead an expedition-planning organization. They take their clients to the world’s most intense places, like North Korea.
Jobs for a Season, for Any Reason The Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Jobs is a comprehensive introduction to the world of seasonal work. These short-term adventures allow you to live, work, and play in some of the country’s most beautiful places — all while earning money and making lifelong friends. Whether you want to work […]
Six Lessons I’ve Learned as an Ex-pat in Israel By Roberta Rottigni The word ex-pat is an abbreviation for expatriate, which comes from the Latin term expatriatus. Originally, an expatriatus was someone who had left his or her homeland to go live someplace else. Today, the word ‘ex-pat’ still echoes its medieval origins but it […]