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On The Death of a Best Friend

Receiving the news I was lying in a hotel room in Brussels when I got the message. I hadn’t checked  my social media all weekend, but after getting a notification at 2.30AM from a friend’s brother—a very unusual occurrence—I felt something in my gut. The message read: I’m not really sure how to say this, so […]

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New Year Resolutions 2018

2018 is the year I reap the harvest I’ve sown for the last few years. So how did I do concerning last year’s resolutions? To remind you they were: Finish the first draft of my Mexican Pirate Book by June 1st Build to €25,000 in savings. Visit 4 new countries So how did I do? […]

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Naughty Nomad Facebook Group

After getting a few requests,last Friday I launched the Naughty Nomad Group on Facebook, and over the weekend over 60 people have already signed up. I set up the group for like minded male travelers to connect. People are already starting threads, posting their travel videos, and asking for advice. Join us!  

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New Year Resolutions 2017

I’m a bit late with my resolutions this year, but it’s tradition. 2017, like much of 2016, will be a year balancing work and play.. So how did I do concerning last year’s resolutions? To remind you they were: Hit my 100th country by my 30th birthday Finish the Mexican pirate book Commence secret Project R […]

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The Year in Review 2016

Announcement: Sorry for the long gap. During December my site was hacked and offline for sometime. The issue has now been resolved. —————- 2016 was an exciting year and saw some massive changes in my life. I left NYC and somewhat impulsively decided to start a new life in the Mediterranean. It wasn’t an easy transition, marred […]

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Best Expat Destinations for Men 2016

Recently, the largest global expat network released survey results showing the top expat destinations for 2016. Below shows some of their findings. Click on the image for a bigger view. I can attest to some of these rankings. All the guys I’ve met who’ve lived in Taiwan rave about it, and it often tops the poll as their […]

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Beware Becoming Imprisioned By A Persona

When I first came with the name Naughty Nomad, I thought is was perfect. It was succinct, easy to remember, and congruent with my ‘men’s travel’ niche. Over the years I told my stories, wrote 100 city guides, and my web traffic grew. Soon my brand was relatively well-known, and millions had visited my site for information […]

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3 Lessons From My Digital Detox

Some of you may have noticed I dropped off the face of the planet the last two weeks. And I kind of did. I didn’t open my laptop once. I didn’t browse the internet. I didn’t respond to emails. I didn’t watch TV or get distracted by Facebook. This was not self-imposed. I was on a cruise with […]

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