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Archived Since:May 7, 2010

Blog Post Archive

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

2 days agoLifestyle / 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?

6 days agoLifestyle / 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

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

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 weeks 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 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

last monthLifestyle / 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

2 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

2 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?

2 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

2 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

2 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

A Photo Essay Of One Of The World’s Most Neglected Tourist Destinations: Socotra Island

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

In the middle of the Arabian Sea off the coast of Somalia’s pirate waters, is the Yemeni archipelago Socotra. Of its 4 islands, the main Socotra island is one of the most remote, visually stunning, culturally intriguing, and least visited places on Earth. Show More Summary

The Best Headphones For Travel

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

When it comes to gadgets, we often focus first with our eyes on screens (as our Paleolithic brains are inclined to do) but the one sense that’s most often engaged in airports, planes, and long motorcycle rides is our hearing. Whether...Show More Summary

See It Like A Local: Announcing The Wander Around Istanbul Tour April 2015

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

There is no other city like it in the world and while Istanbul certainly has a well beaten tourist path, Wandering Earl and I would like to show you everything in between. Back in 2013 we invited you to our I Love Istanbul Tour and I’m...Show More Summary

Ask Photojournalist Romain Carre What It’s Like To Report From Conflict Zones

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

I first met Romain Carre when I was traveling in eastern Ukraine, back in April right before civil war broke out in Donetsk. It’s a lot easier for a travel blogger like myself to stay conspicuous with this small camera in my hands but...Show More Summary

The Gadgets Some Of My Favorite Travel Bloggers Carry

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

There’s one way to test the reliability, usefulness, and battery life of any tech – travel extensively with it. You might know some of the tech gear and gadgets I travel with but I was curious to see what devices made the essential list...Show More Summary

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