About worldwidenate

Nathan Fluellen is a consummate traveler and lives by his motto “travel the world and have the time of your life”! Nathan is a graduate of Tennessee State University. During his studies he befriended a professor who had traveled to more than 80 countries. This amazed Nathan and he immediately knew he needed to figure out how to make traveling the globe his profession! Upon graduation, Nathan began managing tours for various Fortune 500 companies. This kept him busy domestically, but he knew there was much more world to explore. Nathan took his first international trip in 2005 to Barcelona, Spain to visit a friend studying abroad. This trip transformed is entire outlook on the world, he realized that although people have differences we are all the same. The new culture, food, fashion, architecture, and moods took over. In the past four years, Nathan has traveled to four continents covering 30 countries including Taiwan, Vatican City, Mexico, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, Sweden, England, France, Italy, China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Japan. During his travels he is always inspired by the beauty of the differences. This love of travel inspired Nathan to share it with family and friends and has since grown to his own website and blog, www.worldwidenate.com. Here he shares his adventures and reveals his secrets on how to have the time of your life traveling the world on a budget.

World Wide Nate sizzle reel

April 20th, 2016|

Diary of a Professional Eater: Cast & Plow

The great thing about living in Los Angeles is every neighborhood has a different personality.  Tonight, I was in a coastal mood and decided to dine at the Ritz Carlton Marina del Rey’s new signature restaurant Cast & Plow. 

December 5th, 2014|

TBEX is over, NOW WHAT?

Now that TBEX is over what am I suppose to do?  Less then 45 days ago I had no desire to attend TBEX.   My introduction to the Travel Blogger Exchange started in April during a trip to Aruba when I met my dancing sister Mickela and furiously sold me on the benefits of attending throughout our trip.

June 8th, 2013|

Discovering St. Kitts Caribbean paradise during a tropical storm

When I was headed to St. Kitts I was full of excitement to hike Mt. Liamuiga, volcano, zip line, do an ATV ride and golf

November 8th, 2012|

Jump N Funk tribute party to Fela Kuti, Los Angeles

Last year I missed Jump N Funk but I knew this year I would move heaven and earth to attend the tribute party to Fela Anikulapo Kuti created by one of my favorite DJ’s Rich Medina.  If you never heard of Fela Kuti let me share a brief history lesson on how I was introduced to the founder of Afrobeat.  I remember my first time hearing Fela’s, “Water Get No Enemy” was at APT (closed) in New York City’s meat packing district. 

October 23rd, 2012|

Going Global without Going Broke interview with Jeff Johnson and Elsa M.

I had the pleasure of being a guest on The Intersection with Jeff Johnson and Elsa M. and the topic of the show was “Going Global without Going Broke: Traveling on a Budget”.  

October 9th, 2012|

Escape to New Orleans web series sponsored by Ford Escape: Day 1

Escape to New Orleans is a 4-part web series exploring the Crescent City with co-host Christen Rochen of Diva and Dorks.  We hoped in a

July 6th, 2012|

Pura Vida trifecta @ Hacienda Guachipelin: Part 1 Hot Springs

I’m on Jetblue flight in at John Fitzgerald Kennedy Airport, NYC buckled in my seat headed to Liberia, Costa Rica.  Random thoughts of what adventures await me are constantly running through my head as I strategize, which free snacks I would over indulge and which movies will I watch on the five-hour direct flight. 

July 4th, 2012|

Running with the Bulls, Pamplona, Spain

The San Fermin Festival aka Running with the Bulls is taking places in two week July 6-14, 2012 and if you plan on going and have a desire to attend check out the webisode of my experience Running with the Bulls.  

June 26th, 2012|

Welcome to the Island of Yap

Three months ago I never heard of the Island of Yap and now I'm visiting this gem I would call paradise.  Yap was made famous

June 15th, 2012|