Nate Hake

Nate Hake is a digital nomad from Denver, Colorado who has been traveling the world full time since 2016. He has traveled to 65+ countries across six continents around the world and writes about emerging travel destinations at TravelLemming.com. His travel advice and musings have been featured in high-profile publications like NBC News, Lonely Planet, Mic, and many more.

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Emerging Travel Destinations: Bolivia

Emerging Destinations for Travel (17 Hidden Gems You Need to Visit Now)

Want to check out the next hot emerging destinations before the crowds arrive? Well read on to find out 17 of the trendiest, most amazing emerging destinations around the world. Some of these are sure to surprise you (you definitely won’t want to miss #8!). So how did we pick these 17 awesome emerging travel …

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What to Pack for a RTW Trip

What To Pack to Travel the World

Figuring out what to pack for traveling around the world might seem daunting, right? I mean, you have to fit your entire life into just a bag or two – and you need to pack everything you’ll need for a variety of situations and climates. With limited space, how do you know what to pack …

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Myanmar photos the Mandalay teak bridge

35 Incredible Photos of Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar (Burma) is one of my all-time favorite travel destinations. Until recently it was mostly closed off to the outside world, but with political changes Myanmar is now an emerging backpacking destination. It is just as gorgeous as its neighbors in Southeast Asia, but far less explored (and exploited) by tourists than other popular travel …

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What to do in Abkhazia

What to Do in Abkhazia

So you want to travel to Abkhazia — but you’re not sure what to do, where to stay, or what to eat when you are there? You’ve come to the right place! I visited Abkhazia in summer 2017 and put together this guide on how to make the most of your stay in Sukhumi and …

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Travel is fatal to prejudice: reflections

My Favorite Mark Twain Travel Quote

“ Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime. ” – Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain’s travel quote that …

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An abandoned theatre in Gagra

Abkhazia in Pictures

Abkhazia is a remarkable juxtaposition of sorrow and beauty, where abandoned places mix with natural beauty. It has almost been forgotten by the outside world, and even just getting to Abkhazia can be a serious challenge. It’s a land that offers striking landscapes checkered by abandoned buildings everywhere — haunting reminders of the war that tore …

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Best Almaty Cafes

The 5 Best Almaty Cafes

For the uninitiated traveler, a visit to Almaty, Kazakhstan isn’t likely to fit with your expectations. It’s an incredibly vibrant, cosmopolitan city, whose lush green streets buzz in the shadows of imposing snow-capped mountains. But the core of its culture is the bustling Almaty cafe scene. You won’t have to search long in Almaty to …

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Visit Almaty: 10 Reasons It’s The Coolest City You’ve Never Heard Of

Visting Almalty, Kazakhstan may not be high on your list – but it should be! Read on to find out why. Leafy green trees hang over wide, clean sidewalks sprinkled with hip cafes and trendy restaurants. Cocktail bars and salsa clubs pulsate until the wee hours of the morning. And all this is set against jagged snow-covered mountain …

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English language travel privilege

The Travel Privilege of the English Language: Linguistic Imperialism?

Let’s face it, native English speakers are born into a special form of travel privilege. English is not the most widely spoken language in the world, but in most popular travel destinations it is the universal language. From ordering a coffee at a cafe, to arranging to pick up the keys from an AirBnB host, to being …

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Ala Archa National Park, Kyrgyzstan

Hiking in Ala Archa National Park, Kyrgyzstan

You don’t have to spend weeks in Kyrgyzstan to experience the country’s beautiful landscapes. Ala Archa National Park sits just an hour away from Bishkek and offers one of the best day hikes I have ever done.

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