WanderingTrader

Travel Blogs

My travel blogs are written from my experiences traveling around the world, and they contain all the stories, tips, and awkward situations that I have gotten myself in. I have traveled to roughly 80 countries now and have visited all 7 continents. Traveling around the world has taken me to the from desolate deserts of Africa all the way to the tropical climates of Asia and South America.

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Learning How To Speak Puerto Rican Spanish

Learning How To Speak Puerto Rican Spanish

This video is learning how to speak Puerto Rican Spanish & Puerto Rican basic expressions.  I have the pleasure of introducing my very good friend Maria Alexandra from http://latinabroad.com trying to speak English, or wait, Puerto Rican Spanish.  Having such a close relationship with the United States, the Spanish spoken on the island of Puerto Rico […]

Learning How to Speak Amharic in Ethiopia (basic expressions)

Learning How to Speak Amharic in Ethiopia (basic expressions)

Curious about what language they speak in Ethiopia? Have no fear, WanderingTrader is here to teach how you everything you need to know.  Along with Hebrew, Amharic is one of the oldest written languages in the world.  Whenever I travel to a country I always try to at least learn all of the basic expressions […]

Sorry Madagascar: My French Is Not Very Good Looking

Restaurant in Madagascar, Tana Restaurant

I haven’t been to many countries around the world where I wasn’t able to speak the language and answer back to locals that think I can’t understand them.  I really love the look on people’s faces when they realize I can actually understand what they are saying, even if I can only reply back “I […]

Avoid the Cubicle, Travel the World

Avoid the Cubicle, Travel the World

This is a guest post from Jeremy at TheWorldOrBust.com At 24 years old, friends and family are always asking me, “Jeremy, how can you just travel wherever and whenever you want?”, “How do you afford it?”, etc… This is how I make it happencappn’ Well, rewind a year and a half ago.  I was in […]

Paradise in Madagascar

madagascar beaches, beaches in madagascar, ifaty madagascar, ifaty

This is what I had the pleasure of looking at for two days on the southwest coast of Madagascar.  Its a small city of Ifaty with a great hotel where I made a great Malagasy friend.  The most popular beaches in Madagascar are found on the northern coasts of the island while most beaches in […]

My 3 Week Trip To Madagascar

Map Of Madagascar, madagascar map

Madagascar is such a unique country that is blessed with a special mixture of people.  Not only will you be able to see the unique blend of people on the faces of the Malagasy, you also will be able to see a variety of flora & fauna that is unique to Madagascar.  When I decided […]

Getting Smuggled Into Somaliland

Ethiopian Customs Somaliland

It really felt like we were being smuggled into a country territory that is deeply misunderstood by the entire world.  We left Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, at a shockingly good time (at 5.28, roughly 2 minutes before we had to leave at 5.30).  What was even funnier is the advertisement on the bus […]

Confessions Of A Sleepless African Safari

Confessions Of A Sleepless African Safari

The day turned out great after we spent our first day on Safari.  I was able to see The Big 5 after it was all over but there is one night that sticks out in my mind like it was yesterday.  It wasn’t when our car broke down and we arrived late or even when […]

Apartment Hunting in South America: Wimdu Review

WIMDU

I don’t think that I could ever get enough of South America.  Being born and (partially) raised on the continent, it feels like home to me.  Every time I hear the different accents and interact with the people I feel like I was a kid again.  With good reason, I will be returning to make […]

How to Prepare For Kidnapping in Somalia-land

Map of Somalia, Somalia map, somaliland map, puntland map

I admit it, I’m crazy for wanting to visit Somaliland.  Many people told me I was crazy when I wanted not only visit Colombia, but live in one of the cultures that has fascinated me for decades.  While the dangers in Colombia weren’t what most people were expecting: I don’t anticipate the dangers in Somalia […]