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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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Right in the heart of the Kansai region and surrounded in every direction by some of Japan's most famous sights lies the modern metropolitan city of Osaka. But as Japan's third-largest city deciding where to stay in Osaka can easily...
The sacred mountain Mount Misen on Miyajima Island is an excellent day-trip from Hiroshima. No matter whether you choose to take the Miyajima Ropeway or walk up to the mountain top, the amazing view, fantastic landscape, and beautiful temples are...
Shukkeien Garden is a fantastic 400 years old Japanese landscape garden in Hiroshima. It is one of the finest gardens in Japan, especially stunning during autumn and spring when the autumn leaves colors and cherry blossoms are on.
Osaka, Japan’s third-largest city after Tokyo and Yokohama, may not be regarded as the prettiest city in Japan, lacking those big beautiful parks, Japanese gardens, and grand temples that we all love. But give Osaka a chance and you will...
Osaka Castle, or Osaka-jo, as it is called in Japanese, is one of Japan’s most famous attractions and well worth a visit! More than 2,5 million people visit Osaka Castle every year. It is the biggest attraction in Osaka and...
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.