For the considered traveler

Welcome to The Contrarian Traveler! A website for those who are seeking unique, fulfilling travel experiences.

Home page CTThe Contrarian Traveler is a resource site for unique and budget friendly travel opportunities.  The constantly updated resources listed here are a collection of tools to help you plan and choose your travel itinerary.  A bi-monthly blog includes the latest deals on vacation packages and last minute travel.  The blog also discusses novel destinations and opportunities for the traveler to pursue quests of particular interest.  Included is information about tours and excursions that concentrate on subjects such as the arts, history, anthropology/archeology, sports/recreation and the environment.  You may subscribe to the blog here:

The Resource Section offers a collection of links that enable you to research the particular information that you are seeking.  It is divided into five categories:  Places, Transport, Lodging, Planning and “The Rest”.   The five categories are sub-divided into many pages that are fonts of travel planning information.

Click on the Resources tab above and get started planning your next adventure!

Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune
The Contrarian Traveler’s Guide to Getting More for Less

by Tim Leffel

  • Save a huge amount of cash by being a contrarian traveler!
  • Find out how to avoid the tourist traps!
  • Find the travel deals that aren’t listed on the big booking sites!
  • Let the best travel bargains come to you!