6 Hot Destinations in the British Isles to Travel to Right Now

Most people associate the British Isles with cities – London, of course, and then Edinburgh, Manchester etc. Many miss the multiple areas of outstanding natural beauty in the British Isles – the places where British people go on their holidays! These destinations are now beginning to emerge and are becoming the hottest places to visit in the UK. Here…

Road Trips Make Me Lose My Mind (in a good way)

Wandering Earl Road trips. There’s something about the idea of a road trip that makes many people, including myself, go nuts from intense excitement. Just the thought of a road trip triggers such giddiness and ecstasy that I immediately start dreaming of all kinds of magical road trip scenarios. And I can get lost in such thought for hours. Usually, what makes me so enthusiastic about a road trip has nothing to …

Where I’m At: October, 2017 – Tokyo edition

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Where I’ve Been Greetings from Tokyo! The month began at Singapore Changi, which set the pace for a busy travel month. It’s been years since I’ve done so much travel, and certainly the most since my back injury last year. London A post shared by James Clark ?? (@nomadicnotes) on Sep 3, 2017 at 11:23pm PDT I visit Europe once a year which always begins London. This is …

Hurricane Irma Update: Y-Not Floats & Getting Back to Marathon

It’s been a long week since Irma hit the state of Florida and beyond – for all. Not just us. Given the

Un mode de vie nomade

Un mode de vie nomade peut paraitre idyllique pour certains, mais il peut paraitre ingrat et avoir un goût amer pour d’autres. Comme tout le reste dans la vie. Être nomade a d’incroyables avantages et quelques inconvénients. Le développement rapide de la technologie est en train de faire baisser le nombre d’anciennes tribunes nomades. Celles-ci sont en train de s’installer. D’un autre côté, de plus en plus de personnes deviennent des « nomades modernes » en adoptant le…

Best Provence Farmers’ Market – Coustellet

Best Provence Farmers' Market -Coustellet in the LuberonOne of the great joys of visiting Provence is the food and visiting spectacular farmers markets. We One of the great joys of visiting Provence is the exquisite food and visiting colorful, lively farmers markets which are so much a part of the culture. We were lucky to visit some of the best in southern France and especially fortuitous to …

3 Day Itinerary for Visiting the Unique Basque Region of Spain

If you love mind-blowing views of endless green hills, majestic mountains washed by choppy ocean water, small cozy towns and old castles, then visiting the Basque region of Spain is exactly what you need. San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Image: DepositPhotos.com What is Basque Country? Located in the North of Spain, at the border of France, this “comunidad autónoma” is a very special part of the country that significantly differs from the rest of it. The Basque region of Spain includes the Basque provinces of Álava, Biscay…

The Creation Museum: A Literal Interpretation From The Biblical Book of Genesis

The exterior of Answers in Genesis’ Creation Museum in 2007 The Creation Museum opened its doors in May of 2007. The purpose of the facility, is to provide an alternative view of the history of man and the earth. The site can be found in Petersburg, Kentucky which is in Boone County and is located just 45 miles from Ark Encounter, whose founders share a similar belief in creation. It is the 16th stop in the ongoing series, Off The Beaten Path. The Creation Museum is operated by Answers in Genesis (AiG), which promotes a…

The Colonial Zone in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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This Week in Travel – Episode 227

This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen and I are joined by this week’s guest Bhaskar Krishnamurthy, photographer and documentary filmmaker of “Elephants in the Coffee” Subscribe on iTunes This Week’s News: Chinese tourists arrested for Hitler salutes in Germany Disney World is building a restaurant that will make you feel like you’re dining in space Thailand targets Western ‘begpackers’ The U.S. will face a…

A California Road Trip with Lost Campers

Wandering Earl I shall introduce you to “Caitlin”. Now I don’t know the story behind the name but that was the mini-campervan my girlfriend and I were given for our California road trip when we went to pick up our rental from Lost Campers USA in Los Angeles. Clean and ready when we arrived, we were given a ‘tour’ of the vehicle, signed…

Visiting Aomori Prefecture in Japan

Aomori Prefecture is at the northern tip of Honshu (the largest island of Japan). Like many casual visitors to Japan with no ties to the country, I had never heard of Aomori. There are 47 prefectures (like a province or state) in Japan, and Aomori is one of the lesser visited of Japan. [Map of Aomori Prefecture, Japan.] I visited Aomori Prefecture as a guest of the tourism board, …

Back in Marathon Post-Irma: Re-United with Y-Not

Two weeks ago today Irma’s eyewall passed just a mere couple miles from Y-Not’s location in Marathon, striking as a full force

La Bohemia Accommodation in Pasto and exploring the Narino region

I was supposed to stay 2 days in Pasto, and ended up staying for a month. Sometimes, when you find those great atmosphere hostels where you feel at home you just stay. I don’t usually write location articles, but La Bohemia’s owners are so nice and helpful that I couldn’t avoid it. In addition to it, Pasto, the main city of the Nariño region has so many beautiful places to explore! La Bohemia hostel is situated at Carrera 18, No 16-02 (20 meters from where Carrera 18 meets Calle 17).  La Bohemia is great for a combination of two reasons which fuel each …