Swiss Nomads – The Swiss Travel Blog for Adventurers and World Travelers

It's already 10 years of traveling

10 years ago we left Switzerland to discover the world

In 2007 we quit our jobs, sold our house, got rid of most of our stuff and left Switzerland to discover the world. That was in February 2007, and now is already May 2017. That’s more than 10 years! Time to celebrate! Read more…

 

NEW POSTS

Devils Marbles - Karlu Karlu in Australia

The Devils Marbles are amazing

The Devils Marbles in Australia are a collection of beautifully shaped granite rocks. During sunrise and sunset you can whitness the magic color change from brown to red and gold. Read more…

End Canning Stock Route

Canning Stock Route – We did it!

Driving the Canning Stock Route is one of our biggest and best adventures of our road trip around Australia. Driving almost 2’000 km through desert is all but boring. Read more…

The ultimate Western Australia Road Trip

The ultimate Western Australia Road Trip

Are you looking for the ultimate Western Australia Adventure? We have spent two months on the road and compiled this itinerary for your next ultimate Western Australia Road Trip. Read more…

Mount Rigi panoramic view

Scenic trip to Mount Rigi

The view from the summit at Mount Rigi is spectacular. A day trip from Zurich or Lucerne is a great way to explore the area. Check this post for tips on how to get there. Read more…

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POPULAR POSTS

How much does a road trip around Australia for 1 year cost?

Travel costs for one year Australia road trip

In this post we will tell you how much money we spent for the whole road trip around Australia for one year. Read more…

Raja Ampat for backpacker

Raja Ampat for Backpacker

Isolated islands, untouched reefs, wild and stunning landscapes, all that is waiting for you in Raja Ampat. We show you how you can travel to Raja Ampat on a budget. Read more…

Gili islands

The Gili Islands in Indonesia

We checked out all three Gili Islands and we tell you why you should put the Gilis in Indonesia on your bucket list. Read more…

Dream Job Scuba Diving Instructor

What is the Income of a Scuba Diving Instructor

What is the income of a scuba diving instructor? Can I get rich as a scuba diving instructor? Or can I survive with the salary of an diving instructor at all? Read more…

 

SWITZERLAND POSTS

Trainride in the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Chur

Amazing train ride on the Glacier Express

The ride on the Glacier Express through the Swiss Alps is an unforgettable experience. Come along with us on our journey through the middle of the Swiss Alps. Read more…

Reni sitting at the breathtaking Creux du Van

Creux du Van – The Grand Canyon of Switzerland

Have you ever heard of the Grand Canyon of Switzerland? Yes, there are spectacular landscapes and canyons in Switzerland. Creux du Van is also known as the Grand Canyon of Switzerland. Read more…

Chillon Castle in Montreux

13 best cities in Switzerland

We have compiled a list with our 13 best cities in Switzerland. For sure there are many other great cities in Switzerland but here are our favorites. Read more…

Bernina Express route

The Bernina Express – From Chur to Lugano

The train ride with the Bernina Express is known as one of the most spectacular train experiences. This railway line is on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage. Read more…

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ROAD TRIPS POSTS

Ireland road trip tips

Ireland Road Trip: Things to see in 5 days

You need a break? How about doing a road trip around Ireland? Dublin is just a bit more than a two hours flight from Europe. Read more…

Camping at Spitzkoppe in Namibia

A Namibia road trip is a great experience

In Africa, Namibia is probably the easiest country to travel and explore independently. As first-time African travelers Namibia couldn’t have been a better choice. Read more…

Road trip Australia

Australia: Road Trip Off the Beaten Track

We cruised around Australia for Eleven months. In this post you can read about 7 things off the beaten track. Read more…

Road Trip around Southern Germany

Road trip around Southern Germany

The main reason for the road trip around Southern Germany is a visit to the Abenteuer & Allrad fair in Bad Kissingen. On the way we also visit Würzburg, Stuttgart and Tubingen. Read more…

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SCUBA DIVING POSTS

Scuba diving at the house reef of Pulau Pef

Scuba diving in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Have you heard of Raja Ampat? Pulau Pef is located in the middle of Raja Ampat, an area well known by scuba divers. The reefs are full of colours and the biodiversity is higher than in most other places. Read more…

Scuba diving safari through the Komodo National Park

Scuba diving trip in the Komodo Nationl Park

Our dream of sailing on a liveaboard through the Komodo National Park and diving on some of the world’s best dive spots comes true. Read more…

Scuba Diving in Dauin is a dream

Scuba diving in Dauin, Philippines

What does it need to inspire us as scuba diving instructors for scuba diving? In this blog post, we tell you why we really enjoyed scuba diving along the coast of Dauin on the Island Negros in the Philippines. Read more…

Clown fish

Best dive sites in the Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives

For three years we called the Maldives our home. In this post we show you our three favourite dive sites in the Lhaviyani Atoll. Read more…

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ASIA POSTS

Siquijor in the Visayas

Siquijor island on the Philippines

Siquijor island is the perfect place to relax, hang around the beach and unwind. We tell you what you can do on the untouched island and what it costs to get and stay there. Read more…

The beautiful location of restaurant Sari Organik in the middle of the rice fields in Ubud

13 best restaurants in Ubud on Bali

Are you planning a trip to Bali? With our list of the 13 best restaurants in Ubud, we want to offer you a little help for choosing a restaurant with good and cheap local food. Read more…

White Temple in Chiang Rai

Wat Rong Khun – White Temple in Chiang Rai

Wat Rong Khun, commonly known as the White Temple, is definitely one of the main attraction in the area around Chiang Rai. And, there is a lot more to do. Read more…

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Stopover in Singapore

The main reason many tourists visit Singapore is shopping but there are many more things you can do and see. We put together our personal tips and recommendations for your next stopover in Singapore. Read more…

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