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Archived Since:May 7, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Is It Safe To Visit Istanbul, Turkey?

5 days agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

It’s s disheartening to have to answer this question, especially now about Istanbul, one that legitimately needs to be asked of most major cities around the world these days. This isn’t a matter of crime as it is in Quito, Ecuador, but rather personal security, given two recent terrorist attacks in Ankara and Istanbul. Show More Summary

This Is The Geographic Center Of The Lower 48 United States: It’s In Lebanon (Kansas)

5 days agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

At least it’s been the center of the contiguous United States since 1912, when Arizona and New Mexico were added to the country. There isn’t much around, except a farmhouse and empty chapel where you can read a guestbook sign by people from everywhere you wouldn’t expect. Show More Summary

How To Visit The Star Wars Set Locations In Tunisia

Parts of original Star Wars trilogy and prequels were filmed across parts of Tunisia. Once production of the movies was done, George Lucas and his production staff decided to leave the sets as they were, in the southern deserts of the country. Show More Summary

The Temple Of Inscriptions, Palanque, Mexico

If I were to caption this photo, it would be something like: “tourists rationalizing that it’s probably not that interesting up there.” The post The Temple Of Inscriptions, Palanque, Mexico appeared first on foXnoMad.

8 Things I’ve Learned From Traveling The World For More Than 5 Years

The only thing that moves in life, whether you go with it or not, is time, and I’ve spent a lot of mine traveling. You might be looking for some grand insights here but let me disappoint you upfront – distance doesn’t make you wiser,...Show More Summary

A Photo Of The Controversial Porta Macedonia Arch In Skopje

Aside from locals who have issues with the cost, the Greek government in general, Porta Macedonia’s Arch also has some strange inscriptions for a touristic monument. You can see a much more impressive sight in the nearby Macedonia Square. The post A Photo Of The Controversial Porta Macedonia Arch In Skopje appeared first on foXnoMad.

Find Better Deals On Airbnb Rentals Using A Reverse Image Search

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Airbnb rentals are a great alternative to hotels both in terms of offerings and location but the convenience of using the site can often make it a pricey option. For both hosts and renters, there are advantages to making accommodation arrangements outside of the site. Show More Summary

What Several Hundred Of Them Look Like: Restaurant Calorie In Tokyo, Japan

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

A good place to eat if you’re on a budget in Tokyo, simply meals that are tasty, even if they aren’t quite as healthy as these other Japanese offerings. You can read my full review of Restaurant Calorie and try it for yourself here. The post What Several Hundred Of Them Look Like: Restaurant Calorie In Tokyo, Japan appeared first on foXnoMad.

You Can See The Most Impressive Sights Of Our Galaxy For Free, Through This Powerful Telescope Set Up In Skopje’s Macedonia Square

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Wandering through Skopje’s Macedonia Square, a conspicuously illuminated plaza adorned with massive statues of people on horses, is the curious sight of a large, white telescope. Tourists and locals cautiously eye the quiet man standing...Show More Summary

Central Sydney Station Clock Tower, Sydney, Australia

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Hidden behind the trees is Sydney’s Central railway station, the busiest in southeastern Australia. Although the train station was built in 1906, this 75-meter clock tower was added in 1921. The post Central Sydney Station Clock Tower, Sydney, Australia appeared first on foXnoMad.

The Best Ways To Transfer Money When You’re Traveling Abroad (And Don’t Have A U.S. Bank Account)

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

In a lot of ways traveling around the world is easier than transferring money online to someone else across international borders, especially if you don’t have a bank account based in the United States. Making payments for things like...Show More Summary

A View Of The Red Sea From Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay In Hurghada, Egypt

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

There are so many reasons to visit Hurghada Egypt, and these beaches are one of them, whether you’re a sunbather or kite surfer. Security concerns if Hurghada is safe or not have kept many tourists away, making luxury hotels like the...Show More Summary

The One Travel Surge Protector That Can Safely Power All Of Your Gadgets

4 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

A surge protector is probably one of the most boring but incredibly useful accessories you can bring on your travels. It’s one of those things, like toilet paper, you only realize you desperately need when you need it most but can’t get to it. Show More Summary

Sydney Harbour Bridge On A Cloudy Australian Day

4 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

A photograph taken from a Harbour City Ferry. The post Sydney Harbour Bridge On A Cloudy Australian Day appeared first on foXnoMad.

Anitkabir In Sunset Light, Ankara, Turkey

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, one of the must-sees in Ankara, Turkey. The post Anitkabir In Sunset Light, Ankara, Turkey appeared first on foXnoMad.

The Tigers Roaming India’s National Parks: A Photo Essay

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

This is a guest post by Vinod Goel who, as a civil servant, traveled to over 50 national parks and wildlife sanctuaries across India. His first visit to Kanha National Park in Central India in April 2004 ignited a passion for wildlife and in 2013 he started writing. Show More Summary

Dusk In The Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Although there’s a lot to do in Baku, Azerbaijan, chances are you’ll be spending a lot of time in the Old City for views like these. There are a number of good budget hotels in this part of Baku as well, if you’re fine with a small room at a reasonable price in the Old […] The post Dusk In The Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan appeared first on foXnoMad.

Could A Meal Replacement Drink Be The Ultimate Travel Snack? I Tried It For A Week To Find Out

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Eating is one of the most pleasurable, enlightening ways to experience a culture when traveling. Snacking on the road however usually consists of a forced choice between junk and crap due to a lack of healthy (or tasty) options between point origin and destination. Show More Summary

A Winter View Of Tallinn, Estonia

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Wandering into the Old City of Tallinn, Estonia a short walk from one of the best hostels in the world, signs along the medieval town walls will lead you to this view of the Estonian capital from above. The post A Winter View Of Tallinn, Estonia appeared first on foXnoMad.

A Time-lapse Of Sunset Over Tatooine, The Star Wars Sets In Tunisia

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

While I was running around to capture these photographs from the Star Wars sets in Tunisia, some distance away on top of the car I took to get there was my iPhone 5s, recording a timelapse of the whole experience. (You can literallyShow More Summary

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