Nowhere Men quoted in Facebook’s announcement about the launch of Top Fans!

We <3 our Top Fans! This week, Facebook announced the rollout of their new Top Fans feature – and quoted the Nowhere Men about how much we love it! “It’s not only great to see who our most engaged fans are, but it’s also wonderful to be able to recognize them for that. It helps […]

Nowhere Men featured as ‘Motivational Makers’ by Facebook’s Creator Spotlight blog!

We’re thrilled to be featured by Facebook’s Creator Spotlight blog as ‘Motivational Makers’! Thanks, Facebook, for the shoutout! We’ll continue doing our best to motivate and inspire others to stay curious, keep exploring, and keep creating. Check out the spotlight article here: https://www.facebook.com/creators/discover/creator-spotlight-motivational-makers

How to Make a Travel Video That Doesn’t Suck

Stuck in the mud in remote Bolivia

Your vacation is awesome. And you probably want to capture that awesomeness, and make a lifelong souvenir out of that awesomeness, that you’ll watch and cherish and show your kids for years. But if you’ve ever tried to film your vacation, you might’ve realized by now that you’ve never actually watched any of those videos. […]

2018 Resolution: Tell your story

2018 Resolution: Tell your story!

Stop thinking about it. Stop questioning it. Now, more than ever, it’s time to abandon any hesitations you have and share your story, your voice, your unique perspective on life, with the world. You can add real value to people, even if you don’t know it yet. The internet is growing more and more faceless. […]

Our Holiday Gift Guide for Travel Gear

  We’ve spent the last 2 years traveling through every situation – wild camping, dirty hostels, extreme heat, extreme cold. Our recommended gear list is hard-earned through personal experience and the experiences of other veteran travelers we’ve met on the road. We’ve learned the expensive stuff is not always the best stuff – in fact, many of […]

Spontaneous dance parties on the Afghanistan border

Remind yourself of a horrible situation you’ve been in. This will put yourself in the right frame of mind to set yourself up for a great weekend. We know that sounds crazy, but just bare with us… Story Time We were in the middle of the dangerous GBAO region of Tajikistan. The US State Department […]

Rally by the Numbers

Okay, it was a big trip, but we’ve crunched the numbers. Here are some stats on how the whole thing went down, for the data nerds: Total days on the road: 381 Total countries: 14 Total miles: 26,071 Avg. miles driven per day: 91 Total driving days: 160 Total nights camping outdoors: 147 Avg. food […]

Choosing Love in the Face of Fear

It appears that we’re living in a time that’s increasingly controlled by people who tell us we need to shut ourselves off. We need to close our borders, lock our doors, buy guns, build walls, trust nobody. It appears that we’re living in a time that’s increasingly driven by a media that happily feeds our […]

Velita’s Adventures Continue

Tom & Velita

It’s official- we’ve sold Velita to this man, Tom, an awesome dude who promises to continue to adventure with her throughout South America for the next year. We could not be more excited to leave this little lady in such great hands and to keep the dream alive. Follow Tom @floatypings to see where he […]

Weather at the End of the World

If you’re wondering what it’s like at the end of the world, it’s been snowing on us for two days straight with crazy gusting winds – it really feels like the end of the world. This is what happens when you try to escape winter for a year – it all comes back at you […]

WE MADE IT TO THE END OF THE WORLD!!!

End of the World!

WE MADE IT TO THE END OF THE WORLD!!! Over a year of driving, more than 25,000 miles, 14 total countries, hundreds of new friends and memories that will last a lifetime have led us right here, to this moment and place, to the southernmost city on the planet. We are so freakin pumped to […]

We Got A Car, It’s Rally Time!

WE GOT A CAR! It’s #RallyTime!! After nearly a month in Bogotá, it’s finally time to get back on the road with our “new” 1995 #Toyota #LandCruiser. Her name is #Velita, the beautiful Spanish word for “candle” because we bought her on the Colombian holiday Dia de las Velitas and because she is our light […]

Video Update 12/28 – Live from the MIDDLE OF THE WORLD!

Live from the Ecuator!

It’s a video update, live from the MIDDLE OF THE WORLD….. We’ve finally left our comfort hemisphere to take our first steps into the Southern Hemisphere – this morning, we crossed the equator! It’s the farthest south any of us have ever gone. This would be an even bigger deal, but our sights aren’t on […]

Video Update – CHRISTMAS EDITION!

Video Update - It's Christmas!

It’s a Video Update – CHRISTMAS EDITION! We just finished up our salsa classes for the week and we are officially pros. Locked and loaded with our new dancing skills, we are spending our Christmas in the remote village San Cipriano, located somewhere in the jungle. Be careful you ladies of San Cipriano, we know […]

Video Update 11/10 – Motorcycling through the Northern Colombian Mountains

It’s a video update! Live from the backs of 4 motorcycles riding up through the cloud forests of the northern Colombian mountains! This week: – We finally crossed from Central to South America after 7 months, by way of a 50′ sailboat through the San Blas Islands from Panama to Colombia. Lobster and octopus and […]

This is everything we have in our lives now.

Well, this is everything. This is everything we have in our lives now. Our car is toast, we’re giving it to a friend in Panama. We’re ditching 70% of our stuff. From now on we’re carrying everything we own on our backs as we take on South America. Ever heard a film crew do that? […]

Video Update 10/28 – Leaving our car behind in Panama City

Video update! This is a big one – you’ve caught us in the act of giving our car to our friend Rene here in Panama City, Panama! Wait WHAT??! Giving our car away? Umm… Yea, from now on the stuff you see on our backs here is all we have. In a few days we’ll […]

Thanks Ticla!

Goulet Community, among the shitstorm of other things going on right now (we’ll tell you about that later), our favorite camping company – TICLA – is shutting their doors. They gave us a tent for our trip and it’s one of the only products we truly love. Sleeping in our tent is one of the […]

Hola Again Mr. Mathis’ Class!

One of the absolute greatest Goulet supporters is Eddie “Mr.” Mathis. A coworker of Eric’s back during his teaching days in Brooklyn, Eddie hosted us in Austin way back during the early days of our journey, before we’d even crossed into Mexico (and also when we didn’t speak a lick of Spanish)… 6 months later, […]

Video Update 9/7 – Live from the Costa Rican Border

In this video update, we take you to a far-too-normal but far-too-undocumented part of our trip – right in the middle of a border crossing. We’re not really sure if this is technically Nicaragua or Costa Rica, but it seemed like a damn good place to give an update: – We’ve wrapped up the bulk of […]

Happy 1 Year Anniversary of Finishing the Mongol Rally, Global Goulets!

Woh. We’re buggin a bit. One year ago we finished the Mongol Rally, had a huge celebration, and then went back to the “real world.” The adventure was over. Today we’re writing this post from an organic farm on an island that is made from two volcanoes in the middle of one of the biggest […]

Global Goulets Video Update 8/30 – El Transito, Nicaragua

Hola! Live from El Transito, Nicaragua where the Goulets are celebrating 5 months on the road. Whoa. Wasn’t this supposed to be a 3 month trip? Here’s the latest: – We’re in our favorite little fishing village and finally enjoying being stagnant for a little while. Surfing, reading, loads and loads of video production, and […]

How to Guarantee Yourself an Authentic Travel Experience: A Methodology for Better Travel

This article also published on Medium.com. Heading out to sea with a Nicaraguan fishing crew at 4am. Building a yurt with a family of nomads on the Mongolian steppe. Cruising around town looking for grub with a Guatemalan mechanic. In the past year we’ve been to over 25 countries. We have a lot of travel […]