Note: Six months ago, I read Ramit’s “Manifesto for 2018” and got inspired. I ended up cranking this out. Remember New Year’s? When you were going to lose weight, drink less, read more, save more, cook more, and maybe ride a unicorn (hey, anything is possible!)? But deep down you — and I — knew…

Fear. It’s what often keeps us from living our lives and achieving our dreams. And it is one of the most common reasons why people don’t travel. Whenever I talk to people about long-term travel, so many tell me they wish they could do what I do. They tell me all their travel dreams and…

Last month, I wrote an article on how to travel anywhere for $1,000. I wanted to show people how, by changing how you save and using a few budget techniques, you could make any trip happen for $1,000 (or less) from start to finish. While that is a lot of money to most people, it’s…

I’ve always been passionate about movies. I used to run a school movie review, watched everything that came out and researched stories behind every motion picture. Yet, I’ve never considered  ‘travel movies’ a separate category next to a comedy, drama, thriller, etc., until I started blogging and reading about some great movies that featured a…

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Everyone wants to have more money to spend on travel. But due to a perception that traveling is expensive, many people think they can’t afford it because they don’t earn enough at their day jobs. I get it, I was there too. When I started traveling 10 years ago I was still…

September 14, 2017 / By NomadicMatt Hey everyone! Greetings from Madagascar! I’m really enjoying my trip here with Intrepid Travel. This country has incredible scenery. I’ve seen a ton of lemurs, vistas, forests, and animals. I’m a week into my trip and, with not a lot of Wi-Fi options, ad enjoying the “digital detox.” I’ve…

When I decided to quit my job and travel the world, I walked into a bookstore and bought Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on a Shoestring. I was in Thailand and was eager to get started. Buying that guidebook made my impulsive decision seem real. Thumbing through its pages on my flight home, I was hooked.…

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Traveling to a non-English speaking country is often stressful and challenging for many people. Ever wondering how to say thank you in Korean? Or how to say good morning in French? Learning a few words in a foreign language can help you make new friends by showing your willingness to learn…