Cultures & Festivals
Festivals around the world and what cultures are all about are explored in these GoNOMAD Travel articles.
Learning from Locals in Tanzania’s Great Rift Valley By James Michael Dorsey The man with the spear seemed to appear right next to me as if by magic, but rather than threatening me, his shy laugh told me I had found the tribe I had come to visit in Tanzania. I was in Africa’s Great […]
Infiorata, Collaboration in Color in Italy By Marianna Morè The last, declining rays are setting over the soft, ancient curves of the Appennines in Spello, Italy. The lively gold of the fields, the sharp green of the trees slowly appears filtered through a dim shade of purple and blue. Soon the twinkle of street lamps, of […]
Here are some of the Things I Wish I knew Before I went to Japan..Now You know! By Elizabeth von Pier I had a lot to learn about proper etiquette in Tokyo, a corner of the world that felt very “foreign” to me. Here are some of the local customs I learned and they served […]
Saudi Arabia Has Opened its Doors to Travelers Ed Note: Since this story was published in 2016, Saudi Arabia has opened up to western visitors with a new evisa program. See below for more information and how to get a visa to visit. By Richard Bangs The covering has the disconcerting effect of obnubilating as […]
Rain on My Parade By Brittany Caumette Rain. Pounding down onto the empty road in Malawi. Gushing down the escarpment, gathering force and mud before plunging into the great lake. Washing out fields of maize, soaking through colorful fabrics donned by wrinkled female farmers. Sneaking between cracks in red brick houses with […]