My friends always ask how I travel by myself. I’d love to take a trip with them, but coordinating vacation time with others can be challenging. There have been times when I found a cheap plane ticket and I was ready to book it, but a friend would still need to find out if they’re [...]
Photo of the week: Badwater Basin, Death Valley Badwater Basin a salt flat at 282 feet below sea level which is the lowest elevation in North America.
During Carnival de Barranquilla, there were many Colombian street entrepreneurs. Check out the guy on the left who offers a cell phone service “llamadas” to those who don’t have a phone. The pizza man has a homemade pizza oven rigged on a bike made with old parts.
It’s been a month since I left Vegas. I kissed the comfort of security good-bye for a life of adventure. So, how am I doing? What’s it like living on the road? What’s a typical day like? What have I done? How much money did I spend? I’ll share the details in this post. So [...]
Over the past few years when I thought about this round-the-world trip, I told my family what I planned to do so it wouldn’t be such a shock when I leave. After all, it might be over a year till the next time I see them. I’m beyond old enough to take care of myself, [...]
Photo of the week: TVs in East Jesus East Jesus is an art camp in Slab City near Niland California.
Hola todos! You might be wondering by now who is the international man of mystery behind Curious Nomad. I’ve been blogging under a pseudonym while I prepared for my round-the-world journey. This wasn’t something I wanted to tell too many people until it actually materialized. Well, the cat is out of the bag. The adventure [...]
There are several schools in Antigua where you can learn Spanish. The prices are affordable for one on one instruction compared to other Spanish speaking countries. Since I was in town a week before my volunteer mission, I thought I would brush up on my Spanish so that I can communicate better at the work [...]