Posted: 9/13/2018 | September 13th, 2018 Today is a big day over here! While we’ve been creating PDF guidebooks to destinations around the world for years, we’ve lacked the one thing people really want these days: Kindle editions. For years, you’ve asked me “Matt, can you make a kindle version of your books? That’s how…

Updated: 8/31/2018 | August 31st, 2018 Whether as a hobby or profession, starting a travel blog is pretty easy. You can set it up in under 30 minutes. It’s gotten a lot easier than when I started my blog in 2008 when I didn’t know the first thing about making a website. Luckily, on my…

Updated: 8/13/2018 | August 13th, 2018 There’s no shortage of travel apps cluttering up the Android and Apple marketplaces these days — and that’s a problem, as most of them are terrible. Sorting out useless ones from those worth installing is not the most fun you’ll ever have with your smartphone, but no one wants to…

Hey all! There are only three more months to TravelCon! (Time flies, huh?) This is going to be an amazing event, so I want to share some more updates about what’s happening: First, a refresher: What is TravelCon? Our goal at TravelCon is to create an environment that facilitates networking between experts inside and outside…

April 24, 2018 / By NomadicMatt Hey everyone! I’m super-duper excited about TravelCon, our upcoming conference to teach people how to build sustainable careers in the travel industry. It’s going to be the biggest — and best — travel media event of the year! I have some exciting updates: 1. We’re sold out! I had…

February 28, 2018 / By NomadicMatt Hey everyone! As you (may) know, I’m hosting a conference in September called TravelCon. For a long time, I’ve dreamed of organizing a conference in conjunction with our Superstar Blogging program. Something that would take everything we have online and bring it to life. I want to bring our…

At the end of 2015, I started a travel media school called Superstar Blogging. Since then, the community has grown to over 1,700 students learning blogging, vlogging, writing, and photography from some of the best minds in — and out of — the travel industry. I created the program so that people could learn the…

Twelve years ago, I was inspired to travel the world by five backpackers I met while on a trip to Thailand. As we talked on our way to a temple outside Chiang Mai, I was captivated by their tales from the road. Since my trip to Costa Rica the previous year, I had thought about…