best-of-england-landscape-photography Sep 1

Why coming home is the hardest thing to do

The train makes its way out of the station, soon settling into a steady rhythm. You can almost hear your heartbeat in time to the dur-dur-dum of the train as it pushes itself along the tracks. The sound always reminds me of lying in bed, listening to the sound of the railway. For some reason,…

travel-podcasts-worth-listening-to Aug 23

Travel Podcasts Worth Listening To

Every week it seems there is a new travel podcast series being launched – yet which are the ones truly worth listening to? In this article, Nomads on the Road will take you through the best travel podcasts out there in podcast land… “Of course, like every other teenage kid, I had no idea what…

where-to-explore-in-fernie Aug 18

Where to Explore in Fernie and Beyond

Where to explore in Fernie: First and foremost Fernie is a working class town, a community built up around the coal mines. But in the last 10-15 years, Fernie has reinvented itself into a healthy living, outdoor playground. Fernie is surrounded by the Canadian Rockies and because of this the town has adventures in every direction….

Photography Books Aug 16

4 Creative Photography Books You’ll Want to Read

Photography books aren’t always about shutter speeds, megapixels, ISO and aperture, there is an inescapable feeling to the books I talk about below, each book focuses less on the technical side of photography and more on the creative side. Landscape Photography On Location: Travel, Learn, Explore, Shoot by Thomas Heaton Landscape photography and Thomas Heaton go…

Spirit-of-the-Forest-Ian-Plant Jun 29

Ian Plant Photographer Interview

Ian Plant is a 44-year-old nature and landscape photographer who currently resides in Minneapolis, MN. As a frequent contributor to some of the world’s leading photography magazines, including; Outdoor Photographer, Popular Photography and Landscape Photography Magazine, Ian took time out of his busy schedule to chat with Nomads on the Road about the great outdoors, what influences his photography…

Jun 21

Jeff Bartlett Photographer Interview

Jeff Bartlett looks at his adventure photography as extension of everything he loves about living in the mountains. Cycling, hiking and skiing are synonymous with active travel and he uses these activities to shape compelling stories which light the fire of wanderlust. Jeff sat down with Nomads on the Road recently to talk all things…

Jun 5

Kyle Hamilton Photographer Interview

Welcome to the first of a series of interviews with a selection of my favourite photographers. First up, Fernie-based photographer Kyle Hamilton. Kyle kindly took time out of his busy schedule to chat with Nomads on the Road about his life as a photographer, who and what inspires his photography, what makes a great photograph and… Mar 10

3 Wildlife Cameras to watch this Spring

Catching a glimpse of rare or endangered wildlife in the wild is a matter of being in the right place at the right time, or at least travelling to the right place at the right time. Sometimes you can go for a whole trip without seeing any wildlife, such is nature. But thanks to the…

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Video of the Week: Yosemite Natural Firefall

Yosemite National Park has been in the news a bit lately and it’s all thanks to the stunning natural phenomena which took place at Horsetail Falls. The setting sun hits the fall at just the right angle, illuminating the waterfall. The video below, shot by Zepher Filmography, shows the falls turn from the usual white…

Fernie Avalanche Control Mar 1

Instagram Fernie: Instagrammers You Need to Follow

Want to look at better photographs on Instagram? Then check out these awesome photographers from Fernie. Kyle Hamilton One of the hardest working photographers out there. Every day is an adventure, whether it’s in Fernie or on assignment elsewhere. Matt Kuhn Matt is a lifestyle and wedding photographer. His Fernie landscapes are an inspiration. Dan…

Jan 11

Things to do in Fernie this winter, besides skiing

Winter in Fernie can seem like it is all about skiing. But for those who want a change of pace from the ski hill, here are seven things to do in Fernie, beside skiing. Snowshoeing If you like hiking year-round then popping on your snowshoes and heading out into the snowy woods of Fernie is the…

snow in fernie Dec 19

5 Reasons why Christmas in Fernie Rules

Aren’t we forgetting the true meaning of this day – the birth of Santa? – Bart Simpson Ah Christmas, the holiday season, tis the season to be… blah blah blah. Here are five reasons why Christmas in Fernie rules Busy but not busy The Christmas period in Fernie is generally the busiest time of the year…