We are an independent traveler website, but we also know that sometimes it’s best to take a tour, large or small group, to get the best value and see a place. Here are stories about great tours around the world.
Who Knows the Most about a Place? The locals, of course! By Mary Govoni When you ask most people what to do in New York City, the responses are almost formulaic: “You can’t miss Times Square”, “Talk a walk around Central Park”, “Take the trip over to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island”, “Don’t […]
A River Ship Built with Single Cabins, and in some cases, no Single Supplement! By Max Hartshorne GoNOMAD Editor For many people who love to travel, not having a partner can present a challenge when booking a tour. That’s because of the dreaded single supplement, that sometimes-hefty extra fee that comes when you’re not sharing […]
“Traveling through Italy Can Change Your Life” By Carson McGrath Cassandra Lena Santoro, the founder, and CEO of Travel Italian Style believes that traveling to Italy can change a person’s life. It certainly changed hers. There is something about this country, the topic of more travel books than any other nation, that gets inside your […]
Space and underwater tourism – impossible holiday destinations? By Mike James Are you getting a bit jaded with your usual holiday destinations? Looking for new, exciting places to explore and novel environment in which to relax? When you’ve been everywhere and done everything humanly possible on Earth, there are only two places left to go […]
By Emily Johnson Greenland, notorious for a name unfitting to its landscape, is a surreal destination for any traveler. With expansive glaciers and a beaming sun in the early hours of the morning, Greenland is truly unlike anywhere else in the world. Glaciologist Dr. Sarah Aciego and photographer Mindy Cambiar want to take advantage of this […]
Nose Jobs, Temples, and Egyptian Treasures on the Red Sea By Nick Parkins The Red Sea has always conjured up magical visions for the aspiring tourist. In years past most visitors were attracted by the monuments and antiquities of the ancient Pharaohs of Egypt. More recently the trend has changed to accommodate diving enthusiasts who […]
A photo tour at the Vermejo Park Ranch in rural New Mexico offers spectacular beauty, newborn wild animals, and an over-the-top nature scene.
Wildlife Safari in the Pantanal: Getting Up close and personal with Jaguars By Shannon Broderick The term “Safari” tends to bring to mind khaki-clad individuals with binoculars around their neck, hunched on the top of a teetering Land Rover, searching the African plains for majestic lions. “Africa definitely gets the ‘lion’s share of attention,” says […]
Experience the End of the World: Exploring the Yamal Peninsula in Siberia By Kristen Richard “Living like a local,” is the greatest way to get a feel for a new place. For most of us that means relaxing on the beach and eating from a favorite local restaurant. For those traveling with Secret Compass on […]