Welcome to Without A Path

This is your stop for travel stories and advice on how to get off the tourist trek around the globe. Travel author (Talking Tico), filmmaker, podcaster and photographer, Joe Baur, shares his experiences and expert advice on how to travel like a local from Rome to El Salvador complete with recommendations on language learning, books, movies and even podcasts. When he's not writing, he's the host of the Without A Path travel podcast and co-host of the trivago Podcast. Have questions? Send an email. Otherwise, happy scrolling.



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Why go to Amsterdam? For me, my incentive was the urban design and seeing the cycling culture firsthand. There are two cities in the world people talk about when they talk about preeminent cycling culture. Those cities are Copenhagen and Amsterdam. A trip to the Dutch capital is more than worthwhile to see what a pedestrian, cycling-first culture looks like.

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Travel Books, Podcast & Off The Tourist Trek Guides

Travel books by Joe Baur and travel guides that get you off the tourist trek by featuring personal recommendations and experiences from around the world.