Nathan James Thomas founded Intrepid Times in 2014, and it has since grown into a popular home for travel writing with heart, attracting hundreds of contributors and thousands of readers from around the world. His own travel writing has been published in places like Roads and Kingdoms, Outpost Magazine, and New Zealand Memories. Originally from New Zealand, Nathan lived in China for two years and is currently based in Eastern Europe.
Jennifer Roberts is a U.S. native whose adventures have stretched across four continents, from the valley of Chiang Mai to the heights of Machu Picchu. After developing a taste for travel on a high school trip to Italy, she left her small hometown in Illinois for an adventurous year in Thailand. She then moved to southern Chile, where she currently lives and works as a freelance editor, writer, and English teacher.
“All heartfelt and personal stories with a perspective to be appreciated and as such, this is a good volume to dip into and savour the taste of each one, or a few, at a time.” Click here for the full review.
The Australian – Review
“Anthologies of travel writing always make good snack-packs for reading on the road or armchair inspiration… I love that the editors are giving voice to a new generation of travel scribes.” Click here for the full review.
“…this book inspires you to go after what you want. It proves that curiosity can be stronger than fear…”
Lot’s Wife (Monash University)
“Fearless Footsteps offers up a delightful selection of “true stories that capture the spirit of adventure”. With a central theme of showcasing the hair-raising and adrenaline-filled moments of travel, this collection invites readers to witness intimate experiences of people overcoming their fears abroad.” Click here for the full review.
Kid’s Book Review
“spectacular compilation of personal experiences about travel.” Click here for the full review.
The House of Wellness
“Carefully curated and covering every continent, the true stories see travellers swallowing their fear and striking out, taking language barriers, borders, different cultures and the unknown in their stride. At a time when the whole world is having to pause, reset and rethink priorities, these inspiring first person pieces also show how humans have the innate ability to rise to life’s many challenges.”
“It is travel writing at its best, with stories straight from the heart of those who experienced them. The authors are courageous, baring all as they faced their fears head on. It motivates the reader to do the same and pluck up some courage to tackle our own everyday problems.” Click here for the full review.
“Its variety is what keeps the reader engaged. Writers from around the world, including one from Algeria, describe challenging travel predicaments in both exotic and familiar locations.” Click here for the full review.
Dim’s Write Stuff
“Fearless Footsteps is travel writing at both its most exhilarating and its most introspective.” Click here to read