Existing Member?

World Nomads stories & writers

Follow the [68984] stories of our [37568] travel bloggers

Latest | Most Viewed | Most Commented | Interesting | Official | Random


Bob has a story

TURKEY | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By nicoleraw | Views [3] | Scholarship Entry

I was in Turkey for a Workaway project. In the farm where I stayed there was a lovley couple around 70s, Ione and Bob. They were the parents of our young group, they always ready to help and give us a gently words. One day, we divided in couple and ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

Photos: Sightings of the Southern Eurasian gnome

ITALY | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By gnome-san | Photo Gallery

See if you can find the Eurasian gnome in these pictures
See all 3 photos >>

Tags: france, gnome, italy, turkey

Photos: German gnome sightings

GERMANY | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By gnome-san | Photo Gallery

Gnomes
See all 3 photos >>

Photos: Downtown Hangzhou: Wu Hill & West Lake

CHINA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By chinaho | Photo Gallery

Wushan Square, Wu Hill, West Lake, Crowds
See all 53 photos >>

3 Busy Days, 12-15, Downtown Hangzhou

CHINA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By chinaho | Views [4]

The public lecture on American Sculpture was well attended. From the number of cell phones out taking pictures of the images, it seemed there was real interest or at least curiosity about some of the art. The relaxed atmosphere at dinner afterwards was ... Read more >

Tags: apple, crowds, cultural patterns, hangzhou, social life, targa nuts, west lake, wu hill, wushan square

Photos: Baja

USA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By yoshic | Photo Gallery


See all 22 photos >>

Alice Springs and Uluru Tour

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By meriadoc262 | Views [8]

So, I managed to get out of the cold in Adelaide to experience the warm in Alice for a few days before it went down to cooler temperatures just like in Adelaide. A couple days it was warmer back at home. My first impressions of Alice were not the best.... Read more >

Latin America intro 101

USA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By yoshic | Views [9]

I got my first taste of Latin America bureaucracy - we pegged it from Loreto, 100s of miles over one of the.most boring straight roads I have ever ridden and went straight to the ferry terminal outside La Paz to buy a ferry ticket for Monday. We arrived ... Read more >

Ow ow ow - whose bloody idea was it to take a skinny seated dirt bike . . ?

USA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By yoshic | Views [10]

I am pretty confident that Phil will agree with me that even a pimped out gel inserted dirt bike seat is still a bloody bastard dirt bike seat! Who in their right mind would want to ride for hours at a time on one? Bloody idiots we say! 1000 miles ... Read more >

Fake Baja?

USA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By yoshic | Views [9]

It seems very strange to get to La Paz from the road North. From Ensenada and for the next 1000 miles of roads south it's very rural, desert scrub and small scale. Then after days of this suddenly you stumble into La Paz and find a Walmart and Applebees.... Read more >

Photos: Berlin

GERMANY | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By hethoandstokesyseuropeanadventure | Photo Gallery


See all 22 photos >>

We love Berlin!

CZECH REPUBLIC | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By hethoandstokesyseuropeanadventure | Views [10] | Comments [1]

Dobry den (hello) from Prague! We arrived this afternoon after a rough seedy morning (beers and new friends = vomiting on the train platform in an (unused) sanitary bag..lucky Tom and his backpack are a big combination and together could cover me up ... Read more >

We love Berlin!

CZECH REPUBLIC | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By hethoandstokesyseuropeanadventure | Views [15] | Comments [1]

Dobry den (hello) from Prague! We arrived this afternoon after a rough seedy morning (beers and new friends = vomiting on the train platform in an (unused) sanitary bag..lucky Tom and his backpack are a big combination and together could cover me up ... Read more >

get lost with aborigines

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By heidi_seraphim | Views [12] | Scholarship Entry

My mama is from Melbourne, Australia but I have never had the chance to travel back to her homeland. She and my auntie used to tell me stories about the aborigines and she had our home full of their art. Paintings, photos. I was amazed. I knew from her ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

Travelling Nomad on an Indian Ocean Island

SEYCHELLES | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By snap_happy13 | Views [10] | Scholarship Entry

It comprises of some of my favourite photos from my 6 month stay in the Seychelles in 2011. I am very passionate about marine conservation so while I was working in the Seychelles, trying to educate the locals, I discovered the beauty of this little ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

That's Just the Way It Is

ECUADOR | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By mtmmeyer | Views [12]

I know that I have not written in a while.  However, there is not much to write about when your life consists of lying in a hammock and dodging waves.  I had originally come to the Puerto Lopez area thinking that I would take surfing lessons.... Read more >

Tags: airlines

Photos: Jamyang Choling nunnery, near Dharamshala, India

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Photo Gallery


See all 4 photos >>

Life in a Tibetan Buddhist Nunnery

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Views [12]

  I am extremely fortunate to be living and teaching English for 3 and a half months at the Tibetan Buddhist nunnery of Jamyang Choling, near Dharamshala, India. What is life in a nunnery like? First, it’s a very peaceful and tranquil ... Read more >

Tags: buddhist, dharamshala, india, jamyang choling, nunnery, tibetan

Photos: Rajasthan. A cow hospital and a rat temple

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Photo Gallery


See all 6 photos >>

Rajasthan - a cow hospital and a rat temple

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Views [13]

COWS: Around 2 hours from Jodhpur on the road to Bikaner we stopped at what looked like a cattle sale yards, and turned out to be a cow hospital. We were shown around by a very knowledgeable elderly guide. There were 1500 cows all being lovingly cared ... Read more >

Tags: bikaner, cow, hospital, karni mata, rajasthan, rat, temple

So Ukraine was eventful...

UKRAINE | Sat, 18 Apr 2015 | By jampez77 | Views [13]

I think as a general rule of thumb if you have the urge to check what the Home Office advise on travel to a particular region before you go then you are likely to be in for an eventful time. It will come as no surprise that the reason I did this check ... Read more >

Tags: blog, chernobyl, geocaching, kiev, me, nuclear, people, planes, travel, ukraine

Roger Dubuis at Art Basel

ALBANIA | Sat, 18 Apr 2015 | By markes | Views [13]

Girard Perregaux wasnt the sole manufacturer celebrating at Artwork Basel, the week-long series of exhibitions and general performance artwork taking place in Miami. Roger Dubuis had festivities of its personal to introduce its newest model ambassador, ... Read more >

Tags: roger dubuis at art basel

"...what's outside your door"

SPAIN | Sat, 18 Apr 2015 | By _thelittlewanderer_ | Views [16] | Scholarship Entry

Every year for 24 years I’ve been going to the town of Alcala de Henares in Spain to visit my grandparents and aunt. In those 24 years I never paid a visit to the bar downstairs which happens to have the same name as me. For some reason drinking in Spain ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

Gorillas in the mist

RWANDA | Sat, 18 Apr 2015 | By thomas_carr | Views [17] | Scholarship Entry

One adult, Melbourne Zoo: $30.80 AUD One adult, Rwanda Gorilla Permit: $750 US (approximately $864.90 AUD) Surprisingly, I wasn’t sold when the idea was first floated. Why would I pay $750 US to spend 45 minutes watching a Gorilla in its natural habitat? ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

A sneak peek into solitude

SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 18 Apr 2015 | By jemma | Views [16] | Scholarship Entry

The plight of the African rhino is well known, perhaps slightly overshadowed by that of the elephant, but common knowledge none the less. Our first trip to South Africa and we, somewhat reluctantly, shunned the world-famous Kruger in favour of the lesser ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

 

Browse Writers

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Top 5 journal writers

If you're looking for a laugh or a peculiar slant on a destination, check out our favourite personalities.

Most Views This Week

tea and new plantings: by chinaho, Views[316]
tea and new plantings

by chinaho | Views [316]

Our Official Blogs

WorldNomads.com writes a bunch of blogs to keep you up to date and travelling safely.

Random Photo

by leslieb, Views[58]

by leslieb | Comments [0]

Our most active writers

Random Photo

by davidweiler, Views[68]

by davidweiler | Views [68]

Random Photo

by cam2yogi, Views[250]

by cam2yogi | Views [250]

Top Story Tags

See all popular Tags

Subscribe to
Nomads News

Sign up to Nomads News

Sign up to Nomads Deals



World Nomads on

World Nomads on


Win 1 of 3 Extraordinary Experiences