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Welcome to ASocialNomad.

We’re Sarah & Nigel.  Gen Xers traveling the world with a Y attitude.

We’ve been on the road since 2014.  ASocialNomad is our guide to exploring both well-known places and those that are off the beaten track.

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So if you want to read about every breathless step of our trek to Everest Base Camp you’re in the right place.  Or how we island-hopped around the Caribbean.  That too.

There are stories of local buses – like this one in Vietnam.  There are documented border crossings.  There are tales of food across the world, of cooking lessons, street food, and fancy multi-course meals.  And there’s the gear and gadgets and things we find useful here too.

We write too about money, in respect of using it when you’re traveling, and how to get it – our guides to ATM fees are updated regularly by us and other travelers.

So here’s some content to get you started – here’s what we take with us on the road

Country and Destination Content

We’ve visited and explored more than 100 countries together.  We’re on about 112 if anyone is counting. But that also depends on how you count countries. And many we’ve visited more than once. That’s way more than we’ve written about here, so if you have questions, hit us up on our contact us page.

Albania – from hiking Theth, to the Komani Ferry and Tirana

Antigua & Barbuda –  local buses, sailing, beaches & amazing sunsets

Bosnia & Herzegovina– from wine tasting to Mostar, Sarajevo to Srebrenica

Brunei – from getting here, to mosques, rivers, and exploring

Bulgaria – from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo, Plovdiv to Bansko

Cambodia – from the Elephants of Mondulkiri to the Mighty Mekong and Phnom Penh

Chile – Easter Island, Wine & Pisco Tasting, Crossing Borders, and the Atacama Desert

China – Exploring the Sacred Mountains, Sichuan Cuisine, Grottoes, the Great Wall, Crossing Borders & Rice Fields

Colombia – From the sultry heat of Cartegena to Medellin, to Popayan and the glorious Jardin

Costa Rica – Volcanoes, beaches, sloths, and incredible National Parks

England – From our hometowns to island getaways

Georgia – Mountains, the capital, and amazing food

Grenada – Come explore the Spice Island with us

Guatemala – where we learned Spanish, explored on local buses, and ate and lived local

Hong Kong –  from Victoria Peak to crossing borders into China

India – from the southernmost tip of India to the hill stations, Gujarat to Tamil Nadu, Indian Forts, and the Thar desert

Indonesia – from Jakarta to the Gili Islands, Komodo Dragons, Bali, and Java

Italy – from the top places to visit to glorious Genoa

Japan – from Okinawa to Hokkaido – onsens to ryokans, and sushi for breakfast

Korea – from the DMZ to Jeju, hiking volcanoes and eating the spiciest food ever.

Laos – From Si Phan Don to the Gibbon Project, rainforests, the Mighty Mekong, and sleeping in treehouses

Malaysia – from George Town to the Cameron Highlands, border crossings, buses, and ferries

Martinique – Caribbean splendor, slaving history, and amazing food

Montenegro – stunning lakes, fabulous hikes, and a tale of two capitals

Myanmar – from the slow train to Thazi, to old and new capitals and Shan state food

Nepal – a breath-by-breath account of getting to Everest Base Camp

Nicaragua – Volcanoes, capitals, revolution, border crossings, and local buses

Oman – from the jewel that is Muscat to Salalah.

Peru – Pisco, wine, Macchu Picchu, Lima and more

Russia – from the shores of Lake Baikal to St Petersburg, Moscow, and the Trans-Mongolian train

Slovenia – from Ljubljana to Lake Bled, mountains, borders, and more

Spain – from Benidorm to Andalucia and beyond

Sweden – from our arrival in Stockholm to the far north and exploring underground in Kiruna.

Sri Lanka – From Jaffna in the north to Mirissa, Galle, the stunning Yala National Park and Colombo with trains, buses, and tea plantations to boot.

St. Lucia – the jewel of the Caribbean – home to beaches, great food, Carnival, and more.

St Vincent – exploring the Grenadines, there are ferry boats, border crossings, and local transport

Thailand – from islands to Bangkok, trains to Kanchanaburi, and border crossings galore

Turkey – from Istanbul to Cappadocia, Gallipoli to Troy

Vietnam – amazing food, great trains, Halong Bay, Hanoi, and Saigon.

And finally, if you just want to know more about us then that’s here too.