About Me

Hi, I’m Rowena!

I travel for the new experiences and first-hand interactions that challenge and inspire me, and I write to help others have their own life-changing experiences without breaking the bank.

I seek places that are steeped in tradition and/or natural beauty and share their allure with my readers, mixing history, opinions, and photos with practical logistical info.

The name A Nomad on the Loose and the tagline comes from personal experience and a belief that adventure and new experiences can be found everywhere and anywhere. You just have to be willing to go after it and accept it with open arms.

Here are some of the places I’ve traveled to during the past few years.

2014: Costa Rica, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Thailand, Cambodia

2015: Alaska, New Orleans

2016: Bali, Hawaii, Portugal, Spain

2017: Cuba, Peru, China

Upcoming in 2017: Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam.

I’m currently on the road full-time so I’m also considering Malaysia, Laos, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Borneo, Sri Lanka, Maldives for end of 2017 and early 2018. Suggestions welcome, tell me why I should prioritize your city/country!

Always open to your ideas, comments, and feedback,


P.S. I’m @a_nomad_on_the_loose on Instagram