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Filed Under:Lifestyle / Travel
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Archived Since:May 7, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Tell Me Your Favorite City For A Chance To Win $300 In The 2015 Best City To Visit Travel Tournament

5 days agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament is back and you can win $300 four weeks from now by simply naming your favorite city in the comments below. To enter, write your favorite city in the comments of this post before Monday, March 2nd 12:00pm US EST. Show More Summary

All The Places I’ve Been While Taking Online Language Courses With italki

You can’t help but be amazed by the Internet when you’ve been attending a virtual classroom with teachers from all over the world while traveling and blogging for a living. But that is exactly what I’ve been doing since I began taking Arabic lessons on italki in December. Show More Summary

This Botley Sunset Is How All Towns Should Welcome Train Travelers

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

When I landed in London’s Gatwick Airport the immigration official routinely asked me where I was going. When I told him Botley, I was surprised to hear his reply of a question, “where is that”? I explained to him that from what I could recall it was about a two hour drive southwest of London. Show More Summary

The Safest Places You Can Visit In These Countries With Dangerous Reputations

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Although international borders themselves aren’t very thick, they often outline the boundaries of security for whole nations in our minds. Typically, entire countries aren’t dangerous but once they’re associated with the word, booking a trip to one of them doesn’t seem like a sane decision. Show More Summary

How You Can Use Your Language Certification To Make Money With italki

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

There are a number of ways you can save money to travel, see the world for less than $50 a day, but you can expand your travel budget from the other end by converting existing skills into a side income. The language learning websiteShow More Summary

You’ll Have A Gun To Your Head If You Don’t Follow These Rules When Visiting Area 51

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Although there isn’t a lot to see at from the back entrance of the United States Air Force’s not-so-secret military installation Area 51, it’s one of the many stops along the Extraterrestrial Highway that makes for fun photos. PointShow More Summary

How Thick Are International Borders?

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

We fly, drive, and occasionally walk right over lines that define boundaries between nations but you may have wondered how thick those markings on the ground actually are. Surely a border has some sort of width, especially since so many of them were drawn before GPS or highly accurate geographic measurements were possible. Show More Summary

How To Spend A Weekend In Riga, Latvia On A Budget

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Sandwiched between Lithuania and Estonia, the Latvian capital city Riga retains a grittiness that’s been mostly polished in its two Baltic neighbors. Riga exists in the sweet spot of developed but edgy, leaving its hard history more exposed as the European Union’s fastest growing economy moves forward. Show More Summary

By The Numbers: What My Arabic Lessons With italki Look Like After 6 Weeks

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

At the beginning of December, I began a 3 month project with the language learning site italki with the goal to be conversationally fluent in Arabic. Having now completed a third of the way, here are the raw numbers on my progress and what I’ve learned so far. Show More Summary

Ask Author And Blogger (Nomadic) Matt Kepnes How To Travel The World On $50 A Day

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Today’s live chat guest, Matt Kepnes, is one of the first travel bloggers I met when I began blogging in 2006. In fact, he’s one of the first travel bloggers and his site Nomadic Matt is certainly one of the most successful. Matt recently...Show More Summary

A Few foXnoMad Articles From 2014 Worth A Second Look Back

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

For a variety of reasons ranging from the time of year to me missing the mark, some posts slip under your collective radar. I recently highlighted some of your favorite travel photos from 2014 as well as the most popular articles inShow More Summary

These Are The Travel Blogs You Read And Recommend

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

A few weeks ago when I posted the gadget lists of these travel bloggers, you not only learned that a Roost Stand for your Macbook might be something you’re missing out on, but also got a taste of some travel blogs I follow. It’s been...Show More Summary

Your Favorite foXnoMad Photos From 2014

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

During the past 12 months I’ve posted nearly 60 articles on foXnoMad amounting to many thousands of words, most of which are colored with pictures taken with using my Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10. One things you might not know about this...Show More Summary

I Met The Reasons Craiova, Romania Is The Best City To Visit In 2014

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament that’s run every spring on this site has become more controversial every year since I began running it 2009. During the past two years (some) people have been upset primarily because the cities advancing have been Romanian. Show More Summary

How I Plan To Use italki To Learn Arabic

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Over the next three months I’ll be using the interactive language teaching site italki to learn Arabic. I recently partnered with italki to see how well the service works and whether it might be able to help travelers pick up useful conversational skills before a trip. Show More Summary

These Are The Backpacks To Buy If You Are (Or Going To Be) A Frequent Traveler

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

This post is brought to you by Tanzania Odyssey, who want you to experience Tanzania’s jaw-dropping showpieces from the spectacular Mount Kilimanjaro to the Ngorongoro Crater; plus more on a Tanzania honeymoon. [What is this?] When you...Show More Summary

An Interview With Teras Cassidy, Who Takes Travelers On Awesomely Geeky Tours

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

I’ve met Teras twice, both times at the Las Vegas Star Trek Convention I tend to attend annually. Teras is the founder of Geek Nation Tours, taking fans of all genres from board gaming conventions to Game Of Thrones filming locations plus a number of secret spots designed for the geekiest of hearts. Show More Summary

iOS Or Android: What’s The Best Mobile Operating System For Travelers?

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Before the debate between Windows and OS X could be decided in a ruthless online war of anonymous Internet commenters, we collectively stopped caring about laptops in order to declare iOS, wait Android, oh hell, some mobile operating system superior to the other. Show More Summary

What To Buy The Minimalist Traveler In Your Life

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Travelers and fathers seem almost impossible to shop for since they never seem to want anything and dismissively scrutinize what gifts they do get. While you can fall back on the old reliable combo of socks and wine for dad (a purchasing...Show More Summary

The 3 Best Compact Cameras Travelers Can Buy Right Now

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

They say the best camera is the one you have with you (even if it’s just a smartphone) but chances are if you haven’t upgraded in a while, all of these point and shoot cameras will improve your travel photos. There are a number of advantages...Show More Summary

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