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Black Friday Sale: Get up to 50% off!!

Posted: 11/24/2020 | November 24th, 2020 Hello, everyone! It’s that time of the year again, thanks to all those online deals, we all do our holiday shopping. And we’re no different than anyone else in that regard. As we do every year, we’re going to participate in this mass consumer event by putting all our guidebooks and courses on sale. From...

Canada Road Trip: A One Month Suggested Itinerary

Posted: Spanning 9,306km (5,780 miles) and six time zones, Canada is the second-largest country in the world. It’s home to rugged coastlines, vast prairies, dense boreal forests, towering mountain ranges, and upwards of two million lakes. But what makes Canada special is its people. It’s a place that embraces its diversity and that encourages people...

My Favorite Books of 2020

Posted: 11/12/2020 | November 12th, 2020 This year hasn’t been what anyone expected. As COVID has reminded us, you never know what tomorrow will bring. And, this year, it didn’t bring too many great things (especially for folks like myself working in the tourism industry). However, if there’s been one silver lining, it’s that being home this much...

12 Things to See and Do in Bristol

Updated: 11/11/20 | November 11th, 2020 While most travelers who visit England only visit London, there are actually a lot of other gems in the country worth exploring. One such place is Bristol. “Bristol? There’s not much there.” That was the standard reply from locals whenever I mentioned I was heading to Bristol. Needless to say, I had low expectations....

Should You Travel During COVID-19?

Posted: 11/9/2020 | November 9th, 2020 These days, due to COVID-19, the subject of travel elicits very strong reactions from people — and rightly so. Whenever I post travel tips on social media and forget to include the words “at a later date” or “when it’s safe,” a chorus of commenters tell me it’s irresponsible to promote travel during a pandemic,...

How to Road Trip the Yukon on a Budget

Posted: 11/5/2020 | November 5th, 2020 Canada is home to some of the most pristine and unspoiled landscapes in the world. One of the country’s most scenic regions is the Yukon. In this guest post, writer Ethan Jakob Craft shares his tips and advice to help you road trip the region on a budget. Tucked away in Canada’s northwestern corner is the Yukon...

NEW: Our NEW Monthly Book Club!

Posted: 11/2/20 | November 2nd, 2020 Hey all! Just a quick post today about some exciting news: We’re starting a virtual book club! While we already have a monthly “book club” of sorts in which I send out suggested reads, starting this month, we’re going pick a particular book and then discuss through a virtual event on The Nomadic Network. But...

What It’s Like Traveling as a Plus-Sized, Black Solo Female Traveler

Posted: 10/26/2020 | October 26th, 2020 In this guest post, blogger and writer Annette Richmond shares her experiences and reflections as a plus-size black solo female traveler. I’ve known Annette for years and she an incredible person who has spoken at TravelCon on subjects relating to blogging and diversity. She’s one of my favorite humans and I’m...

Retirement Travel: How to Get the Most Out of Senior Travel

Posted: 10/22/2020 | October 22, 2020 Today’s guest post is from Kristin Henning. She and her husband Tom Bartel are perpetual travelers and publishers of the blog TravelPast50.com, where they discuss travel for older travelers looking to make the most out of retirement. Kristin is here to give her best tips on retirement travel (since I obviously...

The Lost Year: What Comes Next?

Posted: 10/19/2020 | October 19th, 2020 When you look back at 2020, what do you think you’ll remember most about it? For me, it will be the lost momentum. When the year began, it looked like it would be the Year of Matt (take that, “Summer of George”!). TravelCon was gaining a reputation as a “must attend” event in the industry, this website was...

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