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Prague, Czech Republic

USA | Thu, 16 Nov 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [120]

Since we arrived in Europe we have been traveling on trains with our Europass.  The ride to Prague required us to change from the train to a bus, it was still covered with the Europass. We rode a double decker bus from Germany to Prague. We were ... Read more >

Tags: prague, world nomads

Brussels, Belgium

USA | Thu, 16 Nov 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [73]

We were worn out when we arrived in Brussels.  We really did a lot of walking in London.  When we got off the train and I announced to the girls we only have a 1.4 km walk with our backpacks I thought we had a munity on our hands.  When ... Read more >

Tags: beer, brussels, chocolate, manneken pis, waffles, world nomads

London, England

USA | Thu, 16 Nov 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [67]

In our original plan London did not make the list, it was just out of the way.  However, Elizabeth really wanted to visit Stonehenge, so London was added back to the list.  Our new friends we met in Madrid recommended us to visit the Sky Garden, ... Read more >

Tags: london, london tower, world nomads

Photography assignment in Nepal

VENEZUELA | Sun, 17 Apr 2016 | By mahadevrojastorres | Views [2377]

Since I received the first email from World Nomads saying that my scholarship entry was on final rounds of judging, my happiness only has increased to an unknown level for me, and even though I was exchanging emails and phone calls with Alicia, ... Read more >

Tags: 2015, 2016, ahf, intrepid, kathmandu, nepal, photography, scholarship, travel, world nomads

Arriving in the Big City

SRI LANKA | Tue, 20 Oct 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [354]

The final few days of our trip were spent in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital. In moving around the city, Asanga mentioned several times how much faster and more convenient it was to travel. During the decades-long civil war, Colombo was riddled ... Read more >

Tags: colombo, culinary travel, food, hill country, ministry of crab, old dutch hospital, sri lanka, world nomads, world travel

In Search of Rubies and Sprats

SRI LANKA | Thu, 8 Oct 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [386]

After our somewhat cloak-and-dagger glimpse into the tea world, it was time to leave Hill Country and head south, to where it’s truly hot. All that time in the mountains I’d thought it was scorching, but I was actually just lukewarm in comparison ... Read more >

Tags: culinary travel, food, gem mine, gems, hill country, mining, ratnapura, sri lanka, world nomads, world travel

Tea-Induced Time Travel

SRI LANKA | Wed, 30 Sep 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [365]

When I sat down to write this, I had a cup of tea next to me. When I sat down to finish it, I had another cup of tea. A third cup will keep me company as I edit the photos. Tea is my ritual, my companion, my main source of caffeine. For some reason, ... Read more >

Tags: culinary travel, food, hill country, sri lanka, tea, tea factory, world nomads, world travel

A Tamil Lunch

SRI LANKA | Fri, 18 Sep 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [475]

“They’re called Italy.” “Excuse me?” “They’re called Italy.” “I’m sorry….what?” “ Idli . I-D-L-I.” “Oooooooh…..” Such was the conversation ... Read more >

Tags: culinary travel, food, hill country, south indian food, sri lanka, tamil, tea, vegetarian, world nomads, world travel

Where To Get a Great View + Killer Snacks

SRI LANKA | Fri, 11 Sep 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [259]

Our epic, 7-hour train journey from Kandy to Bandarawela took us high into the mountains. I was now in tea. RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF IT. As we pulled in, green mountains dominated the view, and a sign on the outskirts of town welcomed us to “... Read more >

Tags: #feastsl, culinary travel, food, hill country, liptons seat, sri lanka, tea, tea picking, world nomads, world travel

The Tea Train

SRI LANKA | Tue, 1 Sep 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [479]

When a particular country is mentioned, my mind usually thinks of its landscapes. Someone says Bolivia, and I think of salt flats. For Iceland, it’s those mighty waterfalls. Italy is a neatly-laid vineyard. The words ‘Sri Lanka’ have ... Read more >

Tags: culinary travel, food, hill country, hill country, sri lanka, tea, tea country, train, world nomads, world travel

Unmarried in Kandy (and Other Stories)

SRI LANKA | Tue, 25 Aug 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [385]

Our last few days in Kandy were a flurry of pineapples and processions. One evening, a local family – Kolitha, Deepthi, Chamodi, and Dilumi – hosted me for a cooking lesson and dinner. Their home sat next to a flooded rice paddie, ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, culinary travel, food, hill country, monks, sri lanka, temple, temple of the tooth, world nomads, world travel

Taking Breakfast to the Monks

SRI LANKA | Fri, 14 Aug 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [491]

One morning in Kandy, we woke up very early – so early, the city’s many stray dogs were still sleeping, and the roads were not yet crowded with tuk tuks. We climbed into the van, and held on carefully to the containers of well-wrapped dishes ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, culinary travel, food, hill country, holy, monks, sri lanka, temple, world nomads, world travel

Challenges & consequences of fresh water

TIMOR-LESTE | Mon, 10 Aug 2015 | By simon_monk | Views [835]

As I stand in a steaming hot shower in my hotel in Dili, washing off the dust and the heat from 12 hours on the road, I’m reminded of all the places I’ve been today that barely have running water. How easily we take water for granted in ... Read more >

Tags: timor, water, wateraid, world nomads

Making Sweets. SO MANY SWEETS.

SRI LANKA | Fri, 31 Jul 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [511]

Learning to cook from people is one of the greatest privileges I know. Watching experienced hands take ingredients and transform them into dishes is something I’ll never tire of, and more often than not, my cooking teachers and I haven’t ... Read more >

Tags: coconut, cooking lesson, dessert, hill country, passport and plate, sri lanka, sweets, traditional food, world nomads

Where My Favourite Foods Grow

SRI LANKA | Wed, 29 Jul 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [398]

In today’s world, we’re all very accustomed to eating foods that don’t grow where we live. Though I eat as locally as possible, I regularly use olive oil, throw cashews into my salads, and love coconut milk. I also eat chocolate…... Read more >

Tags: cooking, hill country, passport and plate, spice gardens, spices, sri lanka, tour, world nomads

Photos: Some travel photos

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 23 Jul 2015 | By ohdearyme | Photo Gallery

Some of my travel photos
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Tags: becki burrows, travel, world nomads

A Big, Colourful Kandy Market

SRI LANKA | Wed, 22 Jul 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [399]

After several hours on the road, we finally arrived in Kandy, a city with Bogambara Lake at its centre. The lake was constructed by King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha in the 19th century, with a square island that apparently used to be the king’... Read more >

Tags: botanical gardens, culinary travel, farmers market, food, hill country, market, sri lanka, world nomads, world travel

Photos: Good Occasions & Explorations by Nick Keating

USA | Tue, 18 Nov 2014 | By nickkeating | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Hi! My name is Nick Keating, I am 24, I live in the small New England town of Plainfield, NH, and I am keen on becoming a World Nomad. What began as a childhood curiosity, my interest in captured moments was cultivated with a disposable camera and the ... Read more >
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Tags: 2014 travel photography scholarship, entry, good occasions & explorations, nick keating, peruvian amazon, scholarship, travel photography, world nomads

World Nomads Gives Back: The Footprints Story

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 22 Sep 2014 | By positive_footprints | Views [2380] | Video

Like lots of travellers, the team at World Nomads believes that we’ve all got a responsibility to give back to the places in which we travel. We sat down with World Nomads Footprints Co-Founder Christy McCarthy to talk about the history of the ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, community development proejcts, footprints, give back, micro-donations, positive footpr, travel, world nomads

Finally Booked Travel Insruance

CANADA | Wed, 10 Sep 2014 | By grahamdube | Views [227]

Greetings World Nomads, I have finally bit the bullet and purchased travel insurance for my trip. Its only 8 days away! The next big step is to find a place to stay and rest my head after the 20 hour flight. Wish me luck and keep your stick on the ... Read more >

Tags: british columbia, canada, insurance, victoria, world nomads

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