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

Blog Post Archive

How I Plan To Use italki To Learn Arabic

4 days 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

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

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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

last monthLifestyle / 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

last monthLifestyle / 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

last monthLifestyle / 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

2 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

2 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

How To Get A Visa For Every Country In Central Asia

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

This is a guest post by Nick and Dariece, the couple behind Goats On The Road, a website designed to inspire others to live a financially sustainable, location independent lifestyle. Masters at making money abroad and turning their travels...Show More Summary

How To Spend A Short Trip To Vilnius, Lithuania

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, is the ideal size for active travel feet who want a city that can be wandered around with nothing more than leg power. Like 2 to four minutes in Dubai, Vilnius is small enough to be thoroughly explored...Show More Summary

Get Better Travel Photos From Your Phone With These Apps

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Most of the best mobile phones of 2014 for travelers (and newer) have good camera sensors but there’s often a big difference in the resulting photos between models. What you may not realize is that lens quality is as important as the...Show More Summary

An Interview With The Geneticist Who Overcomes Flight Phobia To Study The World’s Fastest People

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

I first read about Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis MMEDSci., PhD, FACSM in The Sports Gene, a book by David Epstein about what makes super athletes different than the majority of us. Dr. Pitsiladis is a Professor of Sport and Exercise ScienceShow More Summary

What Frequent Travelers Should Know About LTE Bands Before Buying A New Phone

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

It’s a great time of the year to pick up some of the best mobile phones of 2014 as manufacturers are rolling out their latest designs in time for shopping season; but before you purchase there’s one spec to take note of, especially if you value Internet speeds. Show More Summary

A Ramp Agent Explains What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Pack In Your Checked Luggage

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The other day I posted on Facebook an article of mine answering the question, ‘do you need a Pacsafe to protect valuables while traveling?’ – and reader Armanda added they can help prevent your bag straps from getting caught on belt loaders. Show More Summary

Save Money Every Time You Ride The Singapore Metro By Returning Your Ride Card

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Not every travel budget tip is about big savings – there are those where advantage outweighs effort – adding up to a few extra dollars, like this trick you can use on the Singapore metro. Hold On To These Tickets Singapore’s Mass Rail...Show More Summary

The Best Mobile Phones Of 2014 For Travelers (Or Anyone, Really)

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

There isn’t a single mobile phone that isn’t, well, mobile. Whether you’re traveling around the world or mostly on the move to an office, you need the best intersection of portability and functionality. You might hate the constant upgrading...Show More Summary

Misconceptions About Singapore’s Clean Utopia

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Singapore is one of the world’s most centrally organized nations whose legal system imposes fines in the thousands of dollars, jail time, plus canings in an effort to keep streets clean of trash and crime. There are at least 5 laws travelers...Show More Summary

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