Fearless Footsteps: True Stories That Capture the Spirit of Adventure

In 2019, Intrepid Times held an international writing competition on the theme of overcoming fear. The winning stories were selected for the book Fearless Footsteps, published globally by Exisle Publishing in November 2020. This inspirational collection of true travel stories proves that the best journeys are to be had when you feel the fear but go anyway. From a nervous flier anxiously taking to the skies for the first time to a female traveller braving the Middle East, from a death-defying hike on an Indonesian volcano to the anxious freedom of finding yourself alone on the other side of the world, these stories are certain to send you looking for your passport.

We believe passionately that real travel writing with heart is here to stay, so we could not be more excited about this opportunity to reach travelers and readers around the world.

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Congratulations to the Courageous and Talented Writers Whose Work is Featured in Fearless Footsteps:

Alannah Buckby, Amy McMahon, Angie Belcher, Barbara Cole, Callum Brockett, Carol Rose Cuppy, Christina Myers, Darmon Richter, Devyani Nighoskar, Dimity Powell, Emily Payton, Harry Cunningham ,Hayden Muller, J.D. Martens, Jade de la Rosa, Jaime Conlan, Joe Aultman-Moore, Kate Moxhay, Keltoum Kouaouci, Kerstin Pilz, Lisa Watson, Lorenzo Gaertner, Maria Betteghella, Marie-France Roy, Megan Dwyer, Meghan E. Butler, Monica Zavala-Peretto, Natasha Garrett, Natasha Seymour, Niamh Mulligan Doherty, Rachael Rowe, Roslyn Jolly, Ruth Jones, Sinéad McWeeney, Stefanie Röfke, & Tara Goldsmith, you are amazing!

Media Coverage for Fearless Footsteps

Fearless Footsteps is being celebrated in media around the world:

  • New Zealand: Editor Nathan James Thomas speaks about travel and the book on national radio >>
  • United Kingdom: Editor Jennifer Roberts writes about overcoming fear while traveling for Female First
  • Australia: A lovely review of Fearless Footsteps runs in Lot’s Wife