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Archived Since:May 7, 2010

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The Only Portable Batteries You’ll Need For Any Trip: A Review Of The PowerStick+ PowerTrip

3 days agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

I’m sent a lot of electronics to test, play with, and give feedback on, but while many don’t make it for a full review here; others so seamlessly blend in with the tech gear and gadgets I travel with, I almost forget how useful they are for a traveler. Show More Summary

Why You Don’t (Ever) Need To Show Up To The Airport 3 Hours Before A Flight

There are two types of flyers in the world – those that leave for the airport at a reasonable time before a flight and everyone else who thinks those kind of people are risk-taking-maniacs who want nothing more than the thrill of almost missing a flight. Show More Summary

Why You Shouldn’t Unclog Your Ears By Holding Your Nose And Blowing

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

One sensation most of us who have flown are familiar with is having our ears pop upon takeoff, leading to discomfort when we return to the ground. A common way to “unclog” your ears is to hold your nose closed then breath hard. Although...Show More Summary

Here’s What Craiova, The Best Romanian City You Probably Haven’t Heard Of Looks Like

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The first reaction I get when I tell people traveling to eastern Europe that they must visit Craiova, Romania, is a genuinely interested “huh?” Craiova, the 6th largest city in Romania, has a remarkably enthusiastic population of 270,000 working diligently on social media to promote it as a tourist destination. Show More Summary

Is Traveling To Tunisia Safe?

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Tunisia has been in the news recently because of two high-profile attacks specifically targeting foreign tourists, in what is an obvious effort to cripple the country’s vital tourism industry. Thousands of European visitors have canceled...Show More Summary

The Best Ways To Explore Havana, Cuba On Foot For Free

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

This is a guest post by Claudia Tavani, a former human rights lawyer and academic from Cagliari, Sardinia. After devoting her life to the protection of cultural identity, in November 2013 Claudia decided to give in to her biggest passion and started traveling around Latin America, hardly stopping since. Show More Summary

The NapScarf Gives You The Support Of A Travel Pillow Without Looking Like One

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Travel pillows are those U-shaped things you can’t stand to see people wear in airports but secretly want to try since admittedly your neck is a bit sore from that last flight. The NapScarf though tries to give you both – a comfortable...Show More Summary

How To Easily Find Out How Many Miles You Need For A Free Flight On Any Airline

4 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Whether they’re scattered across airlines or you have your frequent flyer miles accumulated in one place, finding out how many can get you where isn’t always clear. Most of us sign up for mileage programs to get free flights (although...Show More Summary

What To Do With All The Random Currency You Have Left Over From An International Trip

4 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

No matter how good you are at keeping a digital travel budget when it comes to cash, most of us tend to get stuck with small amounts of currency when a trip ends. Below a certain amount traditional exchange isn’t possible or worth the...Show More Summary

The Skytree Reaching Into The Clouds Over Tokyo, Japan

4 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Despite making an unconscious to rarely visit the top of such tall buildings, the Tokyo Skytree is actually the world’s highest tower. Initially disappointed the 139 meter (~456 foot) television and radio antenna atop Japan‘s tallest...Show More Summary

The World’s Most Interesting Church Is In Mexico But You Can Only See It In Person

4 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Although I’ve come across a number of incredible sights I couldn’t or wasn’t allowed to capture on camera, the Church of San Juan is one where it wouldn’t matter. Behind this deceptively normal exterior in Chamula, Mexico, is where I witnessed the strangest customs I have seen, smelled, or felt in a religious building. Show More Summary

The Best Windows Phones For Travel

4 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

When I answered the question, “what’s the best mobile operating system for travelers,” I wholly neglected Windows phones, mostly because they only account for 3% of phones in use worldwide. Since then, Windows phone sales have gone up...Show More Summary

12 Turkish Dishes That Are Unintentionally Vegan

4 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The biggest misconception about Turkish food is that it’s a monotone, meat-based cuisine that’s generally spicy. This limited perception is encouraged by kebab restaurants both in Turkey and around the world. In fact, kebab is only a small slice of Turkish cuisine from southeastern Turkey. Show More Summary

A Man Prays Quietly In One Of San Cristobal De Las Casas’ Quietest Churches

5 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Like a teenager ignoring their friends at dinner by chatting with online acquaintances instead, I did not realize this man praying in Templo de San Cristobal until after editing the shot a day later. Mexico is a country full of impressive...Show More Summary

Targu Jiu Wins The 2015 Best City To Visit Tournament, Romania’s Third In A Row

5 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The 2015 Best City To Visit Travel Tournament was the one where the Romanians, whose city’s Sibiu and Craiova won in 2013 and 2014 respectively, looked most vulnerable. There was a very close call with Granada in the Final Four – had...Show More Summary

The Best Portable Hard Drives For Travel

5 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

They aren’t the sexiest topic but if you take a lot of vacation photos, travel for business, or have experienced a laptop crash on the road, a good portable hard drive is a serious matter. Not having any kind of backup is one of the biggest tech mistakes you can make as a traveler and […] The post The Best Portable Hard Drives For Travel appeared first on foXnoMad.

The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament 2015 Championship: Boston vs. Targu Jiu

5 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

In case you missed it, the Best City To Visit Final Four ended with two last-minute wins. Boston’s supporters came out to push their city past Reykjavik as the polls were closing Sunday. On the other side of the brackets, thanks to an...Show More Summary

Where To Travel In Europe If You Want An Inexpensive, Unique Experience

5 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Europe is the world’s most visited continent making it accessible but pricey and crowded at the same time. Much of Europe’s tourism however is concentrated in 7 countries, leaving plenty of cities for the budget traveler looking see the less-explored. Show More Summary

The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament 2015: Final Four

5 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament 2015 Final Four is set, with a strong group of remaining cities. As it has been in the past years, Romania is represented deep into the tournament however Granada’s supporters hope to upset Targu Jiu. Show More Summary

The Hostel In Tallinn, Estonia To Book Whether You’re Looking For A Dorm Or Private Room

6 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Normally I write a review of every hostel or hotel I stay at along my travels but some, like FeelGood Hostel in Tallinn, Estonia, have such a chemistry of everything a traveler wants, highlighting them is irresistible. In general, adding...Show More Summary

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