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.

What We Learned at New York Times Travel Show

What We Learned at New York Times Travel Show New York Times Travel Show

Caroline and I had our first glimpse into what the travel industry is like when you pile everyone into a travel show and begin to see how one riverboat cruise can look just like the other across the aisle. While we learned a lot about what not to do in travel while at the show, we […]

Ultimate Guide to Using a NYC Laundromat

Ultimate Guide to Using a NYC Laundromat wash and fold in nyc

Let’s get real, doing your laundry is a necessary evil whether you’re visiting NYC or living in this wonderful city long-term. What isn’t so wonderful is navigating the NYC laundromat. Which one to choose? Should you do it yourself or have them take care of it? What about just having someone pick it up at […]

Beginner’s Guide to Surviving Your First 24 Hours in a New Country

Beginner’s Guide to Surviving Your First 24 Hours in a New Country Life Nomading Podcast

In this episode, we cover our top 5 favorite must-do tips for surviving your first 24 hours in a new country. It’s easy to get overwhelmed when visiting somewhere new for the first time. We’ve done it plenty of times and each time it gets easier because of the tips we talk about in this show. […]

Introducing Life Nomading Podcast 2.0

Introducing Life Nomading Podcast 2.0 Life Nomading Podcast Artwork

Kicking off 2019 with a bang, we’d like to introduce the new and improved Life Nomading podcast! No longer a dormant trove of audio files, instead we’re back and we’re excited to be bringing you fresh travel episodes every single Monday morning. So tune in and spend some time every week with Caroline and me […]

Vienna Travel Guide

Vienna Travel Guide vienna travel guide

When you walk the streets of Vienna, you’ll find yourself constantly asking, “why can’t all cities be this beautiful?” In a word, Magical doesn’t even begin to do this city justice. While this Vienna Travel Guide will lay out our experiences and must-dos, we left Vienna with a broken heart; We know there is so […]

Most Comfortable Way to Sleep in a Tent

Most Comfortable Way to Sleep in a Tent most comfortable way to sleep in a tent

It’s no secret that the most comfortable way to sleep in a tent can be a hard task while out there adventuring in the world. Over the course of my tent adventuring days, I have found a few techniques and products that I have used to make sleeping in a tent as enjoyable an experience as […]

Survival Filter vs LifeStraw

Survival Filter vs LifeStraw survival filter vs lifestraw

Once upon a time, there were very few options for fresh drinking water when adventuring in far-off lands. You’d have to make a fire, boil the water in a clean pot in hopes you rid it of all the nasty microbes, then hope for the best.  Everything has changed! That’s right, we’re talking about on-the-go […]

Heart & Soul of Greenwich Village Food Tour Review

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If you’re looking for a food tour to explore some of Greenwich Village’s best eats, sit down and prepare to feast. Living in the city these days means Caroline and I spend most of our time either working on our walking tours or eating at home to save money. We only treat ourselves to the delights […]