Stride Destination Experts
Meet our Stride Destination Experts: a team of passionate world travelers, widely published travel writers and photographers, activity specialists, explorers, travel agents and counselors -- all sharing their experience and knowledge to help you make your next active dream trip a reality. Are you a travel writer with destination or activity expertise? Become an expert.
Latin America, North America, Spain, Ireland, China, Russia, Morocco
Travel blogger specializing in solo travel, group tours, couples travel, cultural adventures, food, and photography.
West Africa, India and Nepal, South America, Europe, Southeast Asia
Independent travel, solo travel, backpacking
Ailish writes about the places she visits on her blog ailishinwonderland.com, and also does film work with her partner, Adam, on their site caraonline.co.uk.
A passionate writer and serial entrepreneur. She loves traveling and exploring the world.
Spain, Turkey, Middle East, Peru, Chile, Russia, Indonesia
Anthropology, History, Solo Female Travel, Budget Travel, Ethical Tourism
Solo traveler and amateur anthropologist passionate about cultural exploration and preservation
South Pacific Islands, Cook Islands & French Polynesia, Israel, Ireland, Paris
Travel Planning, Independent Travel, Gap Year, Blogging, Photography, Pacific Island Culture & History
Travel blogger specializing in detailed guides and itineraries for independent travelers. Avichai has lived in five countries and even a remote tropical island, but considers Israel is true home.
Latin America, Africa, Europe, Middle East Expert
A passionate world traveler, Brian has been to nearly every major world region and to more than half the world’s countries (105+) on six continents and to 45 US states.
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Middle East
Languages - English, cantonese, conversational "getting around" town Spanish
She writes about travel and learning what makes the world go round from a local and cultural perspective. She's started a new travel magazine called Ciaooo featuring stories about locals and unique neighborhoods around the world.
South Korea, Thailand
Chris Backe is the blogger behind One Weird Globe, a travel blog that focuses on the weird and offbeat destinations around the world.
Cruising & Europe Expert
Award-winning travel writer for guidebooks, magazines, & websites
Where your comfort zone ends, your life begins.
North America, South America, Europe
Crystal is a travel enthusiast with expertise throughout China and the South Pacific. Well versed in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Taishanese (a Chinese dialect prevalent in the Guangdong province of China), Crystal wanders through China speaking with&