Pico Iyer on Indie Travel

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We asked some of our favorite indie travelers to give us their thoughts on travel and how indie travel helps them better understand themselves and the world around them. Here’s what legendary travel writer Pico Iyer had to say.

How to Be an Indie Traveler Anywhere You Go

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You can be an indie traveler anywhere you go – even at home. In fact, indie travel isn’t all about traveling. We know. It sounds weird. It looks weird. But hear us out.

the Indie Travel Manifesto

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See the document and tenets that we live and work by: The Indie Travel Manifesto.

Can Travel Really Change Who You Are?

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Imagine the freedom and potential for change that could arise when removed from your habitual environment. You could be free. Free from the constraints of society, free from social obligations, free from your reflection in the eyes of others and free to imagine yourself in anyway you want.

Taking Travel to the Extreme

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Making meaningful connections is one of the best parts of travel. There are lots of folks out there who are doing really cool, interesting, intriguing, and often questionable things in the world of travel – and we want to tell their stories, too! Writer Will Jackson has met many several of these types of people during his travels, and the following story is about a few of them.

Trading Divorce for Travel

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It is well known that a decision to travel the world can be life-altering. Jessica Thompson explains how she and her husband chose a trip around the world in the place of an impending divorce.

How One Woman Discovered her Independence On the Road

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When Tina and her boyfriend left Germany for Australia, they thought they’d settle down and live there forever. But after their breakup, Tina decided it was time to discover herself through traveling the world.

12 Reasons to Create a Travel Lifestyle

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Travel can be a lifestyle, a genuine life routine. Vickie Lillo will show 12 reasons to travel and how you can start planning for that round-the-world adventure, even if you have to take it a few days at a time.

The Modern Day Pilgrimage

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Embarking on the ancient pilgrimage of the Camino de Santiago, across France and Spain has Jenn Miller asking some fundamental about the concept of pilgrimage in the modern world and the significance to the less than religious traveler.

24 Powerful Quotes to Inspire Your Travels

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With the thousands of meme quotes circulating on social media, Jenn Miller gets inspired to share 24 of her favorites, most of which have never made the meme circuit. What are your favourites?