How to Avoid Troubles When traveling

This article is an extension to the topic of the risks of traveling. There we discussed the specific risks you should be aware of when traveling, and methods of dealing with each of those risks. With this article I’ll recommend some key universal rules, which form the basics of how to avoid trouble when traveling. These rules apply to many aspects, such as health, personal security, securing your belongings and injuries. After I finished writing the article, I realized that most of these rules can also be applied for life in…

Should you befriends locals or tourist while traveling

One of the challenges of a nomad is to constantly make an effort to build a social circle while traveling and changing locations to avoid loneliness and be happier. Before we move on to the actual ways of meeting people while traveling, a wise thing to do would be to first understand, who is it that you want to befriend. Just like anything else in life, if you don’t know what is your best strategy, achieving your goal is becoming much harder to prone to luck. In this case of building…

Meeting locals while traveling

Meeting locals while traveling has huge benefits, and will make your stay in any place a very rewarding experience, so knowing some major tools to make it happen is important. Before we begin, let’s just mention the special ingredient that will increase your chances to have local friends: Be friendly and approachable. Locals have a tendency to help and communicate with foreigners since meeting foreigners for them can be a refreshing break and everyone wants to leave a good impression of their country by helping out. So, smile, ask questions,…

How to meet tourists while traveling

As a digital nomad or a short term solo traveler, the ability to meet new people while traveling will have a great affect on your happiness. Although getting to know locals might be preferable if you are a digital nomad who practices slow travel, meeting tourists is also something you shouldn’t miss out on since travelers in general are awesome people! In some places, especially if you don’t know the local language, your only real chance of making friends might be other travelers, digital nomads, ex-pats, and those travellers in the vacationing mindset.…

Best travel destination to meet people

Where are the best travel destinations to meet new people? Taking the time to think if your next destination is in line with the travel companions suitable for you is important in order to establish vibrant social life while traveling. Therefore, in addition to applying the *traveling mindset that will bring you most interactions with other people, picking the right travel location will greatly increase chances of success. Each location you choose to travel to, is unique and offers different challenges and opportunities in the process of building a social life, and…

Nomad Location,Cities and hubs

The following article is a curated list of current trending digital nomad cities and hubs around the world. It’s based on the knowledge I’ve gained from constantly changing locations as a digital nomad since 2010. To make the list of trending digital nomad locations less overwhelming, I’ve divided it into sections. Each section is either based on Geography, level of popularity of the location (Hubs representing the highest), and other categories such as high value for money. Digital nomad cities and towns since those are big enough to create a digital nomad…

Living a Nomadic Lifestyle

A nomadic lifestyle may seem like heaven to some of us, but it can also be unrewarding and bitter. Just like everything else in life, being a nomad has some wonderful advantages and a few substantial disadvantages. In this article, we will discuss some of the main characteristics of the nomadic life. But first, we start with a short discussion of the current status and trends of the nomadic lifestyle. The single major factor which affects nomads is technology which has two related impacts. On the one hand, the rapid pace of technological advance is decreasing the number of ancient…