A World

beyond the beaten path

"We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge,to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again - to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more. We travel because we need to, because distance and difference are the secret tonic to creativity. When we get home, home is still the same. But something in our mind has been changed, and that changes everything." -Pico Iyer & Jonah Lehrer
read more
Sossusvlei, Namibia by Jonathan Pie
Sermersooq, Greenland by Annie Spratt

Featured Journeys

Extraordinary experiences beyond the tourist trails

Featured Stories

Extraordinary and enlightening stories

Featured Experts

Remarkable destination specialists with insider access

Jaida Wilde
    No recommendations yet
    Justin Randolph
    • Argentina
    • Chile
    No recommendations yet
    I was born with a passion for the map's blank spaces. Exploring them is where I feel most alive and am filled with the greatest sense of wonder and intrigue for the world around.As Nabokov once said..."nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.” Shall we go forth?
    read more
    Brophy Tyree
    • Chile
    No recommendations yet
    Brophy is driven by a passion for active adventure and immersive travel. He has skied through the remote fjords of Svalbard and been trained as a yoga teacher in Bali.He lived in the backcountry of Patagonia for 80 straight days, climbing un-named and sea kayaking through uninhabited island chains. He has trekked through sacred mountains in the Himalayas, skied virgin lines in Alaska, fished remote rivers in New Zealand, and explored the Colombian Amazon. With Untrodden, he dreams of facilitating similar journeys for others.
    read more

    Not quite what you seek?

    We'll match you with the right local expert for a free online consult