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    [Interview] How They Did It: Jonny Blair from Don’t Stop Living

    [Interview] How They Did It: Jonny Blair from Don’t Stop Living

    The next traveler featured on Curious Nomad’s interview series “How They Did It” has extensive experience from working his way around the world and visiting all 7 continents. He’s got valuable insight to share from traveling to what many may consider as high risk destinations. Without further ado, here’s Jonny… Name Jonny Blair, from the […]

    March 9, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
    Mobility Innovation: Outdoor Escalator In Medellin

    Mobility Innovation: Outdoor Escalator In Medellin

    Prior to living in Medellin I read the news about innovation happening in the city with improving mobility and learned that one of the poorest neighborhoods got an outdoor escalator. It’s actually free to use. The climb is about 1,260 feet or 28 stories high. The escalator cuts the walking time down from 35 to […]

    March 2, 2014 | By | 8 Replies More
    [Interview] How They Did It: The Guy from Flights and Frustration

    [Interview] How They Did It: The Guy from Flights and Frustration

    There are so many people traveling the world in all kinds of ways from backpacking to business class and everything in between. Here on Curious Nomad, I’m starting an interview series “How They Did It” to show you how others made the dream to travel possible. There are many travelers who are doing so many […]

    February 4, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
    Reverse Culture Shock Hit Me Like A Brick

    Reverse Culture Shock Hit Me Like A Brick

    Traveling to a new country can be exciting and stimulating. However, a sudden change of environment can cause feelings of anxiousness, nervousness, sadness, confusion, and disorientation when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life. The language barrier, food, how people interact, communicate, how fast or slow things are done, the overall foreign environment. It can be […]

    January 24, 2014 | By | 7 Replies More
    Kids, Computers, Colombia, Volunteering In Medellin

    Kids, Computers, Colombia, Volunteering In Medellin

    After cycling through Costa Rica and Panama, what’s next? I moved to Medellin, Colombia! I didn’t end up sailing like I had planned because I got sick. Plans change. I was okay with not seeing the San Blas Islands on this trip. I took the easy and expensive way by flying over the Darien Gap. […]

    November 25, 2013 | By | 15 Replies More
    Bike Tour To Panama City: Crossing The Finish Line… The Bridge Of The Americas

    Bike Tour To Panama City: Crossing The Finish Line… The Bridge Of The Americas

    This is the day I had been dreaming about since I thought about doing this tour. Crossing the finish line, The Bridge of the Americas. I was both mixed with emotions of excited to achieve this goal yet sad that this was going to end. I was thinking about what to do next when it’s […]

    October 27, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
    Bike Tour To Panama City: Find Budget Accommodations In Paradise

    Bike Tour To Panama City: Find Budget Accommodations In Paradise

    PLAYA BLANCA, PANAMA Learn tips to find places to stay in paradise without breaking the bank. Click video to watch. Photos from bike tour Location: Anton to Farallón To see live photo updates from the road, follow curiousnomadtravel on Instagram. Easy ride today. It took me about 1.5 hours to bike 20 km. Track my […]

    October 18, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
    Bike Tour To Panama City: Tips To Manage Risk And Danger

    Bike Tour To Panama City: Tips To Manage Risk And Danger

    EL CAÑO, PANAMA In this video, I share a few tips that I’m doing to manage risk and danger on this bike tour as well as travel in general. It covers body protection, dealing with stray dogs, getting robbed, travel insurance, recovering stolen passport, and more. I also wanted to add that I bring a […]

    October 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
    Bike Tour To Panama City: Photos, Video, En Route To Nata

    Bike Tour To Panama City: Photos, Video, En Route To Nata

    Enjoy the photos and broadcast of the ride from Santiago to Nata! Watch rebroadcast of LIVE stream In this show learn about the Pan-American Highway, meet an off duty cop, and see what the road looks like in case your thinking about cycling here too. Click to watch video. The terrain from Santiago to Nata […]

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