About Us

Meet Our Team

MattFounder & President
Matt’s been a writer, marketer, teacher…but he’s always identified most with being a traveler. After visiting 40+ countries, including living in East Asia, he dreamed up the concept for Venturing OUT.
TravisCo-Founder & VP
Whether jet-skiing or scaling mountains, Travis’ adventurous spirit gives Venturing OUT its heartbeat. His knowledge of Latin American destinations is impressive, plus he’s a great dad.
SamanthaTravel Advisor
Sam provides mental health resources to LGBTQ+ folks and is the type of person who helps move the equality needle forward on the daily. She’s also our go-to for epic domestic & Caribbean vacations.
JoshTravel Advisor
Josh travels off the beaten path. Think rainforests, the arctic circle, and active volcanos. He’s a social media expert and photographer, plus knows his way around the unique European destinations.

Our Mission To Transform The
Travel Industry

One of our favorite parts about travel is diversity; people from all backgrounds and lifestyles exploring the globe, and experiencing it together. And while we hope one day it’ll be safe for everyone to travel anywhere – we know that for now – we have to keep navigating a complex world…

We remain motivated to keep taking actions that impact and transform the travel industry. We do so by regularly discussing unique challenges different communities face while providing safe and empowering trip advice for travelers.


Ready to start Venturing OUT?

We want to plan your next trip

Whether you want a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with your partner, a group trip with your crew, or a completely unique and custom-made itinerary just for you, the team at Venturing OUT will make it a reality.