Having locals laugh at the way you wrap a rice paper roll might actually be the recipe for happiness.


Amy, 37

Professional photographer, dedicated yogi and avid adventurer, Amy is recognisable by her infectious laughter, and her insatiable curiosity for experiences that transport her deep into different cultures. Having explored a lot of the world independently, travelling in a small group was a totally new experience for Amy. Interested in how a local leader might reveal a deeper layer of a destination, she headed to Vietnam to dig into the culture – and more specifically, the cuisine...


Be Curious with Intrepid Travel


Witness the hidden wonders of remote Central Asia.

Central Asia Explorer

Trace the path of the ancient Silk Road on the far flung plains of Central Asia.

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Sample local street foods in Israel & the Palestinian Territories.

Israel Food Trip

Taste (and learn to cook) real local recipes while visiting both sides of the Israel-Palestine border. 

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Stay at a traditional coffee bean plantation in Colombia.

Cafe Colombia

Experience the beauty and vibrancy of enigmatic Colombia, once off-limits to travellers.

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Visit quirky street art in Eastern Europe.

Moldova and Beyond

Explore Moldova, the least-visited country in Europe, and enter the haunting remains of Chernobyl.

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