Ian Hoyt

Founder of Life Nomading Adventures, Ian Hoyt has devoted the better part of his life to exploring and sharing group travel experiences with others through the Life Nomading podcast, blog, and group trips. In his free time, he travels, and then travels some more, and then enjoys sitting on the porch of his cabin in the North Carolina Smokey Mountains.

Best Value Portuguese Wines in New York City

Best Value Portuguese Wines in New York City

If you’re on the search for the best value Portuguese wines in New York City we’ve searched far and wide so you don’t have to. Finding a good amount of value Portuguese wines in the city was quite difficult actually. When I think of NYC I think you can find anything you want. Well, it […]

22 Best Things To Do In Porto, Portugal

22 Best Things To Do In Porto, Portugal north portugal vineyard

There are so many things to do in Porto, Portugal that our list could be endless. However, we’ve decided to share only our very favorite things you could totally be doing on your visit to Porto. Whether you’re joining us on our Portugal trip or going at it alone make your next adventure one for […]

Learning Everything About The Travelers We Don’t Have

Learning Everything About The Travelers We Don’t Have Schonbrunn Palace gardens

Let me paint you a picture. 🖼 I’ve spent the last seven years building and breaking through marketing challenges for other startups. It’s fun! Whether it was with a local veterinary clinic needing to find a path towards profitable client acquisition, or direct-to-consumer products needing a clear digital acquisition plan to breakthrough stagnant growth, I’ve […]

Ultimate Guide to Planning a Team Building Retreat

Ultimate Guide to Planning a Team Building Retreat team building retreat

So you’re ready to take your hard working team away for a while, or maybe you’re just planning a day trip to the local park. Regardless of how big or small your retreat is, there are a ton of awesome team building retreat ideas you can implement to strengthen the bonds between your colleagues to […]

10 TV Shows and Movies to Watch Before you Go to Iceland

10 TV Shows and Movies to Watch Before you Go to Iceland

Iceland has a surprisingly strong connection to major films and tv shows for an island country with one of the smallest populations. Smash hit TV shows such as Game of Thrones and major movies filmed in Iceland like and all used this beautiful country as it’s backdrop. There is also a collection of critically acclaimed […]

Ultimate Guide to The Best Time to Visit Iceland

Ultimate Guide to The Best Time to Visit Iceland Best Time to Visit Iceland

Traveling to Iceland is a must if you’re like me and have a love for natural landscape adventures. It’s hard not to want to explore a place that is known for all of its natural beauty, still silence, and purity. Iceland has similar seasons throughout its year (read: drizzly rain and just a bit of […]

New Zealand: The Best Way Up is Chocolate

New Zealand: The Best Way Up is Chocolate Dirk Frey Life Nomading

In our first Travel Tale, we take a peek into our friend Dirk Frey’s stories on the road around New Zealand. Listen in as he shares some of the highlights from his stint exploring and living in New Zealand, a country with many interesting characters, endless Lord of the Rings references, and even a special […]

It’s Your Turn

It’s Your Turn Life Nomading Podcast Artwork

Caroline and I have learned a lot while podcasting the last couple of months. What we realized is that our favorite part of travel is swapping stories with other travel friends and learning about other countries through the experiences others had outside the typical tourist traps. A community helping others explore. We want those stories […]