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Hi we are Kate & Mark creators of Vagrants of the World Travel. Full-time international travellers, photographers and travel bloggers. We are Vagrants of the World. With over 55 countries already under our belts, the past 3 years has seen us slow down a little and experience more of each destination.  Our main mode of travel is international housesitting so when we talk about having lived in a place, this means we have house sat there for a month or more. We have house sat across two continents in eight different countries. Many of these destinations we will have visited numerous times.  When we are not house sitting, we usually choose to stay in one place long term to give us the best experience possible.  Our slower mode of travel means we will often know more about a destination than just the must sees. We get to know a place from a local perspective by experiencing the day to day life. By living local, we have discovered some unique local tips and knowledge on the best things to do, see and enjoy. This means a much more authentic and often a far more affordable experience.  Through the local contacts we have made and our first-hand experiences, we can share advice to make your trips as affordable and truly enjoyable as possible. Hopefully giving you the insight to create a unique and authentic experience and even venture a little off the tourist trail. We look forward to meeting you and hearing all about your next dream vacation.



A co-creator of #ljojlo - The Traveller's Guide, Lauren has aspirations to travel worldwide. She has travelled to 27 countries since the age of 18, but still has free passport pages for the world is to be seen. This Aussie girl wishes to share her travels with you, via her blog or through planning a trip for you.


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Nimble Adventures was started in 2012 as a way to share and inspire others to explore the world. Our speciality is optimizing a limited vacation schedule with maximum fun. Let's face it - most of us have day jobs and need to take advantage of all our vacation days and long weekends! Melanie, the owner and founder of Nimble Adventures, has traveled to 54 countries on 6 continents and is excited to help others realize the possibility of nimble travels!



Yoga teacher, traveller, writer, artist. Going where I’ve never been, creating adventures/misadventures, reading, learning new languages, generally seizing the day. And living to share the tale. Tabasco, sunshine, poetry, the night sky and writing are some of my many loves in random order. Luckily for me, they’re location independent and generally tag along wherever I go.Through (mostly) solo travel I’ve chased my fears across 14 countries and gotten to know them better with every (mis)adventure. And often they’ve chased me down to get even :)

Anna Faustino and Tom Rogers run the travel blog, Adventure in you. They met one fateful day in Vietnam and have been together ever since. Brought together by their love for silly dance moves, good food, and discovering new cultures, they’re on a mission to go have as many adventures around the world as they possibly can. Follow their journey on; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.



Megan is an Australian Journalist, and the founder and Senior Editor of Mapping Megan – an award-winning adventure travel blog bringing you the latest in adventure travel from all over the globe.

Shripathi Hadigal is a mechanical and space instrumentation engineer turned travel photographer with a genuine passion in creating meaningful traveling experiences to himself and everyone around. He has his roots in the hearts of the Western Ghats of India, which naturally provided a great foundation for his love of outdoor adventures. He has the B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal (NITK), and the Masters in Space Technology from the International Space University, Strasbourg, France. Studying abroad provided him first of the opportunities to travel around Europe; and to capture the quintessential beauty of the planet in her pure essence. After that he had trysts with documentary photography at Selco India, telescopic payload engineer at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics in Bangalore, lead of video production team at Center for System Design labs at NITK, and selected for four consecutive years to join the amazing academic and media coordination team at the Space Studies Program in France, Canada, US and Australia from 2013 to 2016 respectively. Journeying across breathtaking places in India, and stunning landscapes and nightscapes of more than 25 countries all across the globe, he has gathered incredible experiences that have certainly transformed him into a seasoned traveler and an avid explorer. Meanwhile, he has also co-founded a venture named ‘Click & Cherish’, a venture that takes up professional assignments in photography to let him keep up with the passion of image making when he is not traveling elsewhere. Shripathi Hadigal’s travel photography work can be seen at:



Michelle and Nikki are a couple from Malta struck by wanderlust and curiosity. A pharmacist and a mechanical engineer, they have travelled to over 60 countries on five continents, and have recently traded their full time jobs for an indefinite trip around the world.

Hi, we are Terry and Maura – travelkiwis We are a couple from New Zealand who sold our home and gave up our careers in February 2016 to travel. We decided there is more to life than simply working until we retire. We have been to 44 countries – 22 since February 2016. We have a desire to see more countries, but we like to take things slowly so we get to know each place in more depth. We find we enjoy travel more when we have taken the time to find where the locals eat, and that generally means the price is better as well as the flavours. We want to share our experiences good and not, hints and tips, places we stay, things we see and food we eat. We would love to help you have a much better travel experience utilising our knowledge and adventures to help you plan your next trip.

Janey Mae is an avid thrill seeker, mountain lover and adventure addict. Finds travel inspiration through the slightly small obsession with David Attenborough and National Geographic. Just returned back to Scotland after two years of travelling all over the world, this spontaneous vagabond has temporary homes but permanent friends all over the world. Little Wanderlust Stories was started to document the stories of adventure along the way. With a history of trip planning for both luxury and backpackers, your trip is in good hands! FYI she may excitedly combust over wildlife (in the wild), adrenaline activities, wilderness, off the grid hikes and crazy scary mountains.

Will is a travel blogger writing for Going Awesome Places. Since quitting his consulting job in 2012 he's been travelling the world and along the way writing about his epic adventures and taking amazing photos. His true passion lies in telling stories, inspiring others to travel, writing detailed trip itineraries for others to follow and providing helpful tips and tricks to travel better.



I am an adventurer, an explorer, a culture vulture, and a blogger. My name is Kimberly Erin and I have been traveling for 8 years. I love anything that involves adventure, remote adventure even. I have made 7 major glacial summits, scuba dived with sharks, attained my paragliding license, trekked a variety of multi-day hikes, and spent many days surfing around the world. I also love to be immersed in different cultures. I am obsessed with learning languages, as well as the dance, cooking skills, history, and general customs of every country and culture I visit. I have always been a free thinker, and I have always followed my feet. In my spare time I love to do yoga, run marathons, paint, and hangout with my miniature dachshund Chili. I try to do it all, live it all, and see it all. I am luxury, I am budget, I explore culture, I attempt adventure, but mostly, I travel. North America, Central America, South America, Europe, and the United Kingdom are my specialties.

My love for travel, fortunately comes from within my genes. It was instilled in the family very early on and it is something we take the idea of 'getting out' seriously even to this day. We did out first vacation abroad when I was 13 and 13 years on, I've managed to visit almost 20 countries. And guess what? I'm the only person I know, who has been a vegetarian traveller to all of these countries - something I'm really proud of.


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Authentic Travel through 95 Countries: Danced with Corpses in Africa, Hitchhiked Saudi Arabia, Lived with Sea Gypsies, Tattoos Hammered-in by Headhunters...

Asa is an Icelandic travel blogger en route Asia the past year and loving it! Her passion for travelling runs deep and seems to be growing for every new country visited :) She truly enjoys the art of slooow travelling and emphasize on unspoilt, sometimes odd, but less visited destinations. Her expertise lies in budget travelling through Europe and Asia, including the Middle East. She started blogging to share her love for travelling and hope to inspire others to hit the road and have fun!


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Tommygoround is an adventurous traveler that has been around the world visiting over 30 countries. His tales of befriending locals and travelers worldwide, falling in love, epic motorbike road trips, eating strange foods, playing music on islands, and spontaneous experiences serve to inspire others to follow their dreams and to travel. When it comes to traveling, his motto is "Just Say Yes!"


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A teacher, traveler and go getter slowly traveling the world one country at a time. I love photography, climbing mountains and finding the best deals when I travel. My happiness level goes up when I'm planning trips anywhere around the world. A favourite leisure time is to watch the sunset with a drink in hand. Currently on my 20th country and looking forward to visiting more!

Kim-Ling and Guy love travelling almost as much as they love each other. After spending 8 months living in Spain and cementing their status as hispanophiles, they hope to return there more permanently, whilst visiting as many countries as they can in between. Having travelled through Europe, Australia, USA and parts of Asia, they love sharing their passion for travel and adventure with others.