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What is a Bespoke Traveler?

Bespoke \bi- ‘spōk\ adj. custom-made for a particular individual.

Traveler \’trav-uh-ler\ n. someone who lives to travel.

Bespoke Traveler is a person who seeks out unique journeys, away from the trodden path, that reveal the world and transform the individual.


Our Mission

At Bespoke Traveler, we examine the transformative power of travel through creative storytelling. Our tales go beyond the guidebook to address how travel shapes our world and ourselves, how it affects our perceptions, and how it both creates and destroys new ways of thinking. Through our digital books, journals, and online stories we delve into the importance of adventures, develop relationships with places as well as people, and seek out the unexpected wherever we journey.

BE Inspired. BE Transformed. Bespoke Traveler.


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The Bespoke Travelers

atreyee_gAtreyee Gupta left the world of sensible cubicles and weekly update meetings to pursue her passions. At Bespoke Traveler she translates her love of history and culture into exploring unique journeys. On her travels she unearths the compelling stories hidden underneath everyday objects and landmarks while approaching each destination with curious compassion. Slow, immersive expeditions are her favorite way to discover the world. Her tales combine science and philosophy to examine shifting perspectives about time, place, and identity. Her work has appeared in publications such as Elephant Journal, Rebelle Society, Pink PangeaYour Life Is A Trip, and Hayo Magazine. Atreyee has learnt how to say “hello” and “thank you” in ten different languages. She looks forward to learning them in many more.

jesse_jJesse Japitana began his career as a geophysicist, but his love for travel and photography soon ensured a dynamic career change. Jesse’s passion is to share vivid, narrative photographs that tell stories of the destinations he explores. He seeks to inspire travelers to appreciate and protect the historical and natural resources that make our planet beautiful. His photographic focus is eclectic, ranging from landscape to architecture and food. Jesse is also the web designer and creative editor of Bespoke Traveler’s digital publications. His work has been displayed in DP Magazine, Digital Photo Pro, and the Travel Supermarket. When not traveling, Jesse spends his time cooking up delectable recipes for the Bespoke Traveler kitchen and lending his expertise to an independent production company. Check out his engaging perspective on Instagram: @j_japitana.


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All photographs and content presented in this website, our blog, and our products are the original work of Bespoke Traveler, unless stated otherwise. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of material without express, written permission from Bespoke Traveler is strictly prohibited. Sharing of these web articles, photos, and blog posts, including re-blogging, pinning, tweeting, emailing, or using excerpts and links is permitted and encouraged, provided that FULL and CLEAR credit is given to Bespoke Traveler with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. We promise to share what we’ve learned from our travels so please promise to respect our work and if you like share what you’ve learned with others.

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  1. Hello, thanks to visit and like my blog “Bieke give birth from 4 kittens”. You’ve a great blog! I’ll love to come back again…
    Best regards, Heidi

  2. Inspirational travel diversity and sumptuous photography. Could suffer from serious wanderlust after a browse through your blogposts – armchair travel will have to do in the meanwhile 🙂

  3. Hi! Happy to have found your blog! I love the layout, the style the content…everything! I’ve read some of your posts and I can’t wait to read more! I’m a travel lover too so I’m definitely Looking forward to following you 🙂

    Lisa | http://www.fromdreamtoplan.net/

  4. Thank you for the visit to my blog and your appreciation of my post. Your blog is indeed spectacular, the photos seem to carry me right into the frame. jc

  5. hi Atreye and Jesse, Nice to Know Your Blog, and Know both of you. Thank for visiting my blog, and appreciate some posts. I hope you’ll always give your appreciate to my blog.
    Thank you so much !!

    • Hello Pete!

      Thank you so much for the nomination and the kind words. It’s been awhile since we have done the blog award questionnaires, but we will try and answer yours as soon as possible.

      Cheers,
      BT

  6. Just created my first blog on wordpress, tobulgaria.wordpress.com, and so discovered yours. I look forward to using your past, current, and future posts of places to armchair travel now and to imagine real travel down the road. Compelling photos with tempting journey notes.

  7. I made it a goal to travel somewhere new every month of 2015 so I’m excited to find your blog for some last minute adventure on months I don’t have planned 🙂

  8. Have just come across your blog and it is really great!! And love the photos! Would love it if you could check out mine too! Keep going 🙂

  9. What a rich blog. Both escape and resource. Thank you for alerting me to your presence by stopping by my blog and following me. I’ll try to live up to yours. And I will know where to turn when I am planning to travel which will, hopefully, be soon.

  10. Love the idea of this blog, or better yet: mission. I think every travel, every journey is or should be transformational. At least for me it is. And the key to the transformation is the contact with people, not just mere admiring of buildings, sights etc., but engaging with locals as much as possible. Keep up the good work! Hope some day I will do something similar 🙂

  11. Thanks so much for following my blog. I am glad your enjoyed some of my birthday ‘jolly’ blogs (from March). I had such a fab time visiting lots of places in Sussex and seeing lots of history and wonderful places there. I’ve written them all up and if you scroll through you will find other places I have visited as well. Thanks so much, glad you found me and liked them all. 🙂 More to come soon.

  12. Thank you very much for visiting my blog and for the follow, I appreciate it very much and I sincerely hope that you enjoy what you find at my cyber summerhouse! I certainly look forward very much to reading more of your wonderful blog. Great photo btw – I drive past Stonehenge quite often 😉

    • Thanks Sheri, for following our blog and for all your responses! I am looking forward to reading more about your daily adventures. Glad you like the photo, and how cool that you get to see such an ancient site so often!

    • Thanks for the kind words, EDGYMIX. I love discovering great places off the beaten path as well which really add a unique flavor to already awesome destinations. Glad you like the travel photos and I hope I can continue to inspire. Cheers.

  13. Thank you for commenting on my blog, because that’s how I found yours, and it’s great! You’ve captured the complex travels in simple and interesting posts, and that is not easy!
    Have you been out to SE Asia yet? I’m heading that way shortly, and I’d love to read anything you’ve done on that part of the world before I go. Search didn’t turn anything up, but let me know!

    • I’m glad you enjoy my travel posts! I try to share the many interesting curiosities I come across on my travels. Sadly, I haven’t had the opportunity to visit southeast Asia yet. Hope you have a wonderful time there and I’m looking forward to reading about your experiences and seeing your photos!

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