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On Turning 30 (Podcast)

What warzone shall I visit next? (I'm excluding Syria and Somalia because I've already been there) — Mark Zolo (@NaughtyNomad) September 24, 2016 This is easily one of my best podcasts. I talk about about life and learning on the eve of my 30th birthday. I discuss everything from girls to money to lifestyle. Sadly, […]

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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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Half The World Conquered!

On my last trip featuring Monaco, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, I reached a important milestone in my life’s ambition of traveling to every country. I’ve now officially visited half the countries in the world!   Here’s me in the Swiss Alps celebrating  the moment. 98: Switzerland. I’ve now visited half the countries in the world A video posted […]

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Snapshot: Liechtenstein

Snapshots are mini town/city guides for smaller places or cities I have only experienced briefly. Here’s a little snapshot of Liechtenstein. What’s Liechtenstein like? Liechtenstein is a German-speaking micro-state wedged into between Switzerland and Austria with only 40,000 people. It’s a little difficult to get to and the capital Vaduz has barely over 5,000 people, but it’s a nice place for a day trip […]

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Top 5 Late Night Spots in Addis Ababa

My guide to Addis Ababa has nearly 300 comments (mainly about scoring weed), so I was happy to receive a guest post regarding nightlife from MyGuzo that could help out readers.  It’s mainly about 4am munchies, but it has some great advice on clubs. MyGuzo run nightlife tours of Addis and have gotten great reviews. Here you are… (I’ve […]

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City Guide: Zurich, Switzerland

  Zurich in three words: Pricey, relaxed, diverse. Chance of Hooking up: 2.5 / 5 Quality of Girls: 3 / 5 Nightlife: 3.5/5 Smoking tolerance level: 3 / 5 Livability: 4.5/5 City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Bachelor’s budget: $150 per day Beer: $7-8 a pint Bed: Private rooms starting from €65 ($75+). Bud: €10-15 per gram. Food: $9 for a […]

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Snapshot: Monaco

Snapshots are mini town/city guides for smaller places or cities I have only experienced briefly. Here’s a little snapshot of Monaco. What’s Monaco like? Monaco is the second smallest country in the world, but the most densely populated. It’s a beautiful place with a diverse pool of women, but it’s not cheap, especially for accommodation. I happened to go by a […]

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