Author: Samantha Shea

Samantha is a full-time backpacker who left the US in May 2019 to slow travel through Asia and beyond. She created the travel blog Intentional Detours to share her offbeat budget travel adventures in and around South Asia. Samantha is currently learning Urdu and hopes to visit every state in India and every province in Pakistan. A true foodie, she loves to get to know each place she visits through eating and living as close to the local standards as possible. Prior to embarking on the DN life, Samantha got her BS in Psychology and is especially passionate about truly immersive travel.