Erika Nothnagel

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A day-trip to North Korea's border

Following orders from the US soldier to line up in a row, we stood obediently looking out into enemy lines. I cast my mind back to the waiver form I’d just signed: ‘The visit to the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom will entail entering a hostile area and the possibility of injury or death as a …

North Korea

Three Modern Travel Writing Classics

While I’ve met a few modern-day nomads in my travels, most of us can’t be on the road all the time. So how can we keep our wanderlust satiated in those stretches between journeys? We can escape into a really good book that brings a far-off place to us.<p>Here are three extraordinary travel narratives …

the top destinations of 2013, part 2

It’s no easy task deciding on your favourite countries to travel to. We asked our fans on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Thorn Tree to tell us where they have travelled and then we asked them to rate those destinations by 16 criteria (for example, which was the best ‘Value for money’ destination). …

10 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Volunteering Abroad - Vagabondish

Whether teaching English at a bilingual school in Argentina, volunteering at an AIDS clinic in Tanzania, or participating in a sustainable tourism …

Buenos Aires

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Wildlife Encounters<p>As a wildlife buff, I’ve had countless of encounters with animals in the wild. These are some of my best wildlife …