My name is Fran and I’m a journalist and full time traveler. My mission in La Vida Nomade is to share my experiences to help others.
The motto of this blog is: travel, learn, share.
LATEST TRAVEL STORIES
I thought for several weeks —or months I should say— about writing this article. But I didn't want to be harsh. I am not an expert in travel blogs and I don't pretend to be one. I built this site during a very difficult time when I barely had time to go to the...read more
So I've got nominated for my first Liebster Award, yey!!! What the hell is that? Well, it's an award given to bloggers by other bloggers who deserve recognition. Isn't that sweet? So this is how it goes: the nominee has to answer a bunch of questions given by the...read more
When you are planning a long trip overseas under a Working Holiday visa, a lot of questions might arise and maybe the most important one is which job are you going to do. You've heard a lot of stories from other backpackers and how they worked hard picking kiwis in...read more
MORE ABOUT WORKING ON CRUISE SHIPS
Why should you consider working on a cruise ship? Whaaat? Wasn't me who wrote 5 reasons working on ships is not glamorous? Yep. Actually, it's one of my most visited and controversial posts. But as everything has its dark side —or not very glamorous—, there is also a...read more
I thought about writing this article every time I had to pack my suitcase before heading to a new contract. Each time, the same dilemma arose: what should I pack? This is not an easy task considering that we need clothes and accessories for six months (or more) in...read more
“Discover exotic places while you work”, “this is the only job where you actually are on holiday”. With this tempting phrases, working on cruise ships and travelling the world while you save money turns into a very attractive idea. The requirements are: speak a high...read more
LATEST TRAVEL TIPS
Every time I travel, I write down basic phrases to know in the language of the country I'm visiting, useful words or phrases that I believe are essential for every traveler. Obviously, 8 basic phrases are not enough to communicate, but I think that being able to say...read more
The flight from Santiago, the capital of Chile, to Temuco, in the region of La Araucanía, lasted a bit more than an hour. We were three journalists with a mission: spend three days and two nights in the 5 star-hotel Antumalal, only 2 kilometers from Pucón, to taste...read more
One of the biggest concerns of people when traveling to countries where they do not speak their language is to be able to communicate. Maybe you remember that t-shirt that got crazy famous a few months ago, the one that showed you a series of useful symbols when...read more