Millennial Travel Podcast

Finding a Romantic Partner Who Loves to Travel with Travel Bloggers Craig & Linda Martin of The Indie Travel Podcast

Matt Wilson
May 15, 2024

From New Zealand, Craig and Linda Martin are the power couple behind Indie Travel Podcast and Indie Travel Media Ltd, their online publishing business.  Professionally homeless, they have been traveling around the world non-stop since February, 2006.

Craig Martin was the president of the Professional Travel Bloggers Association, and they are the couple behind one of the Indie Travel Podcast, rated as the top travel podcast by Lonely Planet. 

Discussed in this episode of The Millennial Travel Podcast: 

  • What being a professional travel blogger is like.
  • The story of how Craig and Linda Martin became travel bloggers
  • How Craig & Linda Martin earn money as travel bloggers
  • How the Indie Travel Podcast found sponsors and a business model 
  • How Craig grew his web development and design business as a digital nomad
  • How Craig & Linda decide where to travel as a couple
  • Tips on finding a romantic partner who loves to travel
  • Why they love hiking El Camino de Santiago
  • How to get started in full time travel

In the rapid fire round I ask this travel couple for: 

1. Airplane travel tips:

  • Go carry on only
  • Always bring an empty water bottle to fill before the flight 

2. Packing tips:

  • Packing cubes
  • Tips for long travel days
  • Always have snacks for traveling
  • Noise cancelling headphones

3. What to do if you are sick while traveling abroad

  • Have a great partner to look after you! 
  • Don’t feel bad; just relax and listen to your body


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Matt Wilson
Matt Wilson is Co-founder of Under30Experiences and Author of The Millennial Travel Guidebook: Escape More, Spend Less, & Make Travel a Priority in Your Life. He is host of the Live Different Podcast, Millennial Travel Podcast, and formerly Co-founder of He is committed to helping people live more adventurous lives.


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