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Travel Age WestMarch 2018
A Guide to Transformational Travel

Eagle CreekMarch 2018
How to Have a Transformational Travel Experience

Forbes January 2018
7 Amazing Adventures That Could Change Your Life

Forbes October 2017
9 Amazing Adventures for 2018

Delta Sky September, 2017
Made in Seattle

Inc. August 16, 2017
5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America

Forbes August 16, 2017

Huffington PostJan 5, 2017
Transforming the World Through Adventure Travel

Refinery 29Dec 28, 2016
15 Unforgettable Trips to Plan in 2017

Forbes Travel Guide – Dec 12, 2016
The 10 Coolest Places to Go in 2017

Everett Potter’s Travel ReportJune 21, 2016
Transformational Travel with Michael Bennett

Forbes Travel GuideMay 18, 2016
5 Food and Drink Adventures in Seattle

Active Over 50May 16, 2016
Adventure Travel Resource Guide

Transformed Traveler Podcast – Feb 1, 2016
Transformed Traveler features Jake Haupert of Explorer X

Anywhere at HomeAugust 9, 2015
A Tour of Mt. St. Helens

The Points Guy – June 25, 2015
8 of the Most Dazzling Nature Tours on Earth

VacationIdea – Dream Vacation Magazine June 19, 2015
20 Best Romantic Things to See & Do in Portland, Oregon

A Passion and A PassportMay 28, 2015
Mountain’s Out in Mt. Rainier!

The Seattle Times April 24, 2015
Getting Hands-on Travel Advice in Seattle Area

National Geographic Traveler April 2015
2015 Top 50 Tours of a Lifetime

National Education Association April 2015
Add Some Adventure to Your Weekend

Seattle Refined March 12, 2015
Escape Your Everyday Travel Series

MYVAN – by Mercedes BenzOctober 3, 2014
Escaping it All

AB-Road – Korea October, 2014
Seattle Road Trip (PDF)

Imazine Magazine – Korea June 17, 2014
Yonhap Imazine Cover Story – Washington State (PDF)

Travel Ideas June 17, 2014
Wide Awake in Seattle

The Vancouver Sun July 8, 2014
Seattle a great grown-girls’ getaway

National Geographic Traveler – April 10, 2014
Tours of a Lifetime “50 of the World’s Best Guided Expeditions

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Jake Haupert, Founder


(206) 212-0227

Learn how we spark transformational travel and meet the team on our About Us page.

What's New and Exciting

  • Explorer X launched its Zimbabwe - Life in the Bush trip in partnership with Imvelo Lodges. The 12-day journey is an immersion into the communities and conservation of Zimbabwe's National Parks.
  • Explorer X, founder and CEO, Jake Haupert will be the keynote speaker at the Vestnorden Travel Mart 2017 in Nuuk, Greenland. Get a preview of how Jake travels like a HERO here!
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