Headed West: Rural Travel in Japan’s Noto Peninsula

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  Headed West: Rural Travel in Japan’s Noto Peninsula   It’s easy to get caught up in the industrial/entertainment juggernaut that is the East Coast of Japan. The mind-bending neon and manga inspired mayhem are all consuming and distract from the fact that Japan has a West Coast, too. So it comes as a surprise [...] Read more »

Ask GoMad Nomad: Is it Safe to walk the Camino de Santiago as a Solo Woman?

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Ask GoMad Nomad: Is it Safe to walk the Camino de Santiago alone as a Woman?   I am going to walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain around late June / early July and I know you’ve done it. The only thing is, I’m going at it alone, and I am little nervous as [...] Read more »

On the Road to Damascus

Like Saul, I greatly anticipated my arrival to Damascus, an ancient city even in his day. I, however, was not coming to persecute Christians, but to retrace his important life-changing events that would prove to be the most important in Christianity after the life, death, and resurrection of Christ. Read more »

Along the Camino de Santiago

Usually the camino follows dirt roads, but at times I suffer the unforgiving impact of the pavement. Occasionally my way narrows into single-track, and I savor those moments. Wildflowers saturate the Andalucían spring. The waves of orange, yellow, and red make me smile when the pain in my feet demands otherwise. Read more »