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May
2020
7 Common Travel Myths That are WRONG
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Updated: 05/18/20 | May 18th, 2020 (Original post 3/9/15) Years ago, the website Earth Porm reposted my article “The Ultimate Guide to Traveling When You’re Broke.” Not long after, social media maven and actor George Takei shared the post with his millions of Facebook fans (as a huge Star Trek geek and sci-fi nerd, I […]

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May
2020
The 18 Best Things to See and Do in Helsinki
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Posted: 05/14/20 | May 14th, 2020 As I landed in Helsinki, I didn’t really know what to expect. Out of all the capital cities in the area, Helsinki gets the least “buzz.” And, while small and not as “cool” as Stockholm or Copenhagen, Helsinki is a hip, modern capital home to a vibrant art and […]

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May
2020
How to (Virtually) Travel the World
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Posted: 5/11/20 | May 11th, 2020 With the world on hold for the foreseeable, it’s going to be a long time before we get back on the road. Even as we begin to look to the summer, it’s likely that many destinations will keep their doors shut to international travelers until the fall. But that […]

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Apr
2020
Meet the Team: The Many Faces of Nomadic Matt
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Posted: 4/30/2020 It takes a village to keep this website going. From tech and coding to design to fixing bugs getting readers books when downloads fail to scheduling social media or running the forums, I have a lot of help. I simply couldn’t run the website, write, travel, eat, sleep, or anything in between if […]

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Apr
2020
Will the Coronavirus change how you live? It will for me.
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Posted: 04/27/20 | April 27th, 2020 Emily Dickinson once said, “To shut our eyes is Travel.” I disagree. Confined inside for the last six weeks, no matter how often I shut my eyes, it’s simply not the same. The beauty of Dickinson’s quote seems to only go so far. When she was alive, the world […]

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Apr
2020
The 23 Best Things to See and Do in Hong Kong
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Posted: 04/23/20 | April 23rd, 2020 Hong Kong is one of the most densely-packed cities in the world. It’s a vibrant, towering, eclectic city that’s bursting at the seams with people, food, activities, and history. It’s one of my favorite cities in the world. Home to over 7 million people, Hong Kong is comprised of […]

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Apr
2020
25 Things to See and Do in Barcelona
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Posted: 04/23/20 | April 23rd, 2020 In recent years, Barcelona has become one of the most popular destinations in Europe. While 5 million people call the city home, over 32 million travelers visit each and every year. (It is actually one of the worst cities in the world for overtourism! Visit in the off-season!) Despite […]

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Apr
2020
10 Things to See and Do in Girona, Spain
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Posted: 04/20/20 | April 20th, 2020 From lively Barcelona to island paradises like Mallorca and the Grand Canaries to the historic cities of Andalusia, Spain is awesome. It’s one of my favorite countries in the world and one of the most budget friendly in Europe. But there is one city that captures my love of […]

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Apr
2020
6 Best TEFL Courses for Teaching English Overseas
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Posted: 4/18/20 | April 18th, 2020 One of the best ways to make money overseas is to teach English. Dozens of countries all around the world are always on the hunt for qualified English teachers, providing a steady income for travelers looking to pad their bank account in between trips. Of course, teaching English abroad […]

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Apr
2020
How to Teach English in Japan
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Posted: 4/18/20 | April 20th, 2020 Japan is one of the best places in the world to teach English. It’s home to incredible food, a rich culural history, high quality of living, and world-class cities like historic Kyoto and eclectic Tokyo. I absolutely loved all my time in Japan. It’s just one of the best […]