Ariadne Armstrong McGuinness

144 Flips | 8 Magazines | 13 Likes | 36 Following | 25 Followers | @NomadTales | Expat living in Prague, Czech Republic. Travel blogger at www.nomadtales.com

Holešovice: The Prague suburb that’s gone from sleazy stag dos to hipster paradise

With its fairytale vistas and legendary beer, it’s little wonder that Prague remains a perennially popular destination. The majority of tourists …

European Travel

Looking For Work in Prague? Use Your Native Tongue As a Help Desk Operator

<b>Technology companies are looking for native speakers and others for the position of IT help desk operators. They are interested in applicants that</b> …

Night Transportation in Prague Beginning in October

Beginning in October more buses will be routed to Prague, strengthening the nightly tram connections.<p>In addition, several lines will be extended to …

Prague Will Finally Open Parking Garages in Letná

City councilors will approve OK Služby Praha as the lessor of the parking garages in the upcoming week. The estimated profit reaches 7.5 million CZK …

The Cambodian Tarantula Hunters

Deep in the jungle of Cambodia’s Svay Leur province, Rith spends hours each day hunting tarantulas, which he sells in a nearby restaurant in Svay …

The Czech Republic Is Unlikely To Adopt Euro In The Next Decade

The Czech Republic is unlikely to adopt the European Union’s common currency, the euro, in the next decade because it lacks the political will to …

13 Summer Music Festivals 2017 in the Czech Republic

In the summer the live music scene in the Czech Republic migrates to the outdoors. The following list covers a number of great gigs happening around …

<b>UFUNK</b> tire sa révérence sous sa forme actuelle ! Depuis 10 ans, je partage chaque jour avec vous mes découvertes et mes coups de cœur, explorant le …

Cambodia and Vietnam on a family cycling trip

My father was the pacesetter. It was a role he was born to play – a retired sport and history teacher, and probably the most competitive man I know, he was never going to sit behind, at the back of the peloton. My sister and I settled into the roles of “domestiques” – the worker bees, we liked to …

A Coffee Guide to Chiang Mai, Thailand’s Coffee Capital

Situated in northern Thailand and a popular travel destination for its ornate Buddhist temples, Chiang Mai has a deep connection to coffee — one that …

The World Is Our Neighborhood: Digital Nomad Parenting

<b>“Hold on… You do what?”</b><p>“We travel the world with our kids and work as we go!!”<p>We’re digital nomads – people who use telecommunications technology to generate income while living life in a nomadic manner.<p>Fourteen months ago, my husband and I sold everything we owned and drove right on out of Tucson, …

See the Ancient Water Tunnels Below Iran's Desert

The combined length of the thousands of tunnels is about the same as the distance between the Earth and the moon.<p>From above, it seems as though a series of holes were pierced in the desert’s dry surface. But a hundred feet below the mysterious pits, a narrow tunnel carries water from a distant …

Archaeology

Intrepid explorers capture a series of breathtaking images after venturing deep into Britain's hidden underground wonders

• <b>Antonio Llufriu and his group, Underground Explorers C9C, explore untouched abandoned mines and caves</b>• <b><br>Images showcase an array of awe-inspiring wonder</b> …

Where You Can Pick Cherries For Free in Prague

The sweet cherry season coming to Prague soon. For berry lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, this means it’s time to get outside, enjoy the sun, and go …

Outdoors

You can now set up borderless businesses and bank accounts online as e-residents of Estonia

Since the vote to leave the European Union, there's been a "sharp" rise in people wanting to become a digital citizen of Estonia. The country's …

Czech Online Retailer Alza Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

The largest online retailer in the Czech Republic has made the bold decision to accept BTC from now on. Alza is a major household name in the Eastern …

Bitcoin

After 10-year gap, Thai lotuses bloom again

For the first time in a decade a Thai lake has given up its dazzling secret -- the pink blooms of tens of thousands of lotuses.<p>The sea of color in …

National Parks

Laos village takes novel approach to recycling explosives

With 80m unexploded bombs in the ground, it is usual to see defused ordnance in gardens<p>Mon, May 15, 2017, 01:00<p>Video<br>• Images<p>Mark Whiteside works with …

How Two Millennial Women Made Over $130,000 While Traveling the World Full-Time

Last year, I left my corporate life in New York City behind in a vow to give myself one year to design my dream job. Shortly thereafter, I took off on a 9-month-long social experiment, in which I would circumnavigate the globe by couch-surfing exclusively through my social network. Seventeen …

Entrepreneurship

Home, suite home

Co-living/co-working hostelries provide a new option for globetrotters seeking transience over a long-term lease<p>Six months ago, Ester Morales sold all her belongings and gave up her California condo. "All I want is to be free," says the solutions architect, who originally hails from Barcelona.<p>Free …

Ex-communist states complain of rip-off food in EU

<b>Should we expect goods in identical packaging to have the same contents?</b><p>When communism collapsed in Central and Eastern Europe, previously unobtainable goods flooded the market.<p>Today, the region's shops and supermarkets offer broadly the same food and drink as in the West - a tangible and largely …

Is Lisbon's Hottest Hangout the Future of the Office?

Travel up to the first floor of Lisbon’s 19th-century Mercado da Ribeira food market, up a set of stairs topped with red and yellow Perspex, and …

First ‘tuk-tuk’ bar brings a hint of Pub Street to the capital – without the noise

Parked in the evenings at the intersection between streets 51 and 288 is a tuk-tuk, but this one is different from the many others parked along the …

New 100-mile bike trail connects Croatia to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Explore historic towns, famous caves, and majestic waterfalls on the new route.<p>Biking enthusiasts looking to explore cities in the nations of Croatia …

Skip the Beaches and Hit the Streets: A Crawl of Da Nang's Amazing Street Food

The first stop of the night doesn't look like much.<p>Summer and I are on the side of the road in Da Nang, and like many of the narrow, motorbike-clogged back streets of the city, the cacophony of sights and sounds near-indecipherable to foreigners all blur together. But good food is to come, I'm …

What made the banh mi the world's best sandwich

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>The queue in front of me spills out onto the street. …

The Digital Nomad Life: Combining Work and Travel

On a recent afternoon in Medellín, Colombia, a group of 22 out-of-towners gathered to brainstorm and then met up with locals.<p>They weren’t on vacation. Nor had they met by coincidence. They were participants in a program run by Unsettled, a new start-up that organizes 30-day co-working experiences …