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Hi! We’re Maria & Espen, two Norwegian explorers, and founders of Nerd Nomads; a travel blog focused on adventure travel and epic experiences. Inspired by the classic movie adventures that sparked our wanderlust we provide inspiring articles, photography, and in-depth destination guides for travellers looking to start their adventure.
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Growing up we dreamt of seeing these kinds of wonders ourselves. One day we packed our bags and set out to transform our cinematic inspiration into real adventures. Thirty countries later and we are still exploring. – – Maria & Espen
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The Geisha districts Gion and Pontocho are a must-visit if you are planning a trip to Kyoto. Here we give you the ultimate walking route of Gion & Pontocho, with all the sights and highlights.
The Hozugawa River Boat Tour is a fantastic way to experience Kyoto's nature. While Kyoto is most famous for its beautiful temples and well preserved historic neighborhoods, surrounding it is some truly spectacular nature with mountains, rivers, and forests. One...
Kiyomizu-dera Temple is Kyoto's most popular and famous temple, surrounded by a vast forest. It is particularly beautiful during the Cherry Blossom season (March/ April) and Autumn Leaves season (November) when it is illuminated in the evenings. It is one...
Nijo Castle is one of the absolute highlights of Kyoto. The lovely atmosphere, the beautiful Japanese Zen gardens, and the ancient palaces with their ornate gold-covered architecture and fantastic interiors and wall paintings - I love it all! Here is...
Here is all you need to know when planning a trip to Fuji Five Lakes - The sights, the best places to see and photograph Mt Fuji, the festivals and different seasons, how to get there, and where to stay....
Wondering what to do and see in Phuket Town? Or perhaps you are still undecided whether to include Phuket Town on your upcoming trip? In this travel guide, we give you the top sights, the best cafes, markets, and restaurants,...
Karon Beach is a stunning 3,5-km long beach with super soft white sand and clear turquoise sea. Karon Beach is a favorite among families because of its beautiful and relaxed beach, a great mix of lovely hotels for all budgets,...
Patong is the most popular and famous beach holiday destination in Phuket with its long white sandy beach lined with restaurants, cafes, and bars. Patong has a well-earned reputation as a party town with a notorious raunchy nightlife. Here you...
The 8 km long Bang Tao Beach is the most beautiful beach in Phuket (in our opinion). Read our complete travel guide to Bang Tao Beach Phuket with all you need to know. Things to do, how to get there,...