About Us

About Us

Our Story

Travel with TJD is an experiential adventure movement founded by Michelle Karam and co- founder Dennis Stever, with the passion for destinations that is filled with nature, history and places where only few people go.

Since 2013, we have been traveling and taking groups to the wilderness in the polar regions, exploring remote destinations in the arctic and sailing across the Arctic. Travel with TJD was born from the desire to foster people on our earth, share the passion for photography and take you to places you never knew existed before.

Our Philosophy

We believe, that the world has become a little overcrowded and no room to breathe. We believe that there is a great difference to go where everyone goes, and places where few people go. On Travel With TJD, we believe in sustainability travel, our promise to you is to experience the most authentic experience in the wilderness and give back to the local community.

Our Destinations

The destinations on Travel with TJD is curated in the most dedicated way, built on a passion for adventure, discovery for new places and a desire to understand different cultures. Trips are designed to draw out the magic of the land through meaningful and adventurous experiences. A first in a lifetime.

Our Private Expeditions

We also offer custom made packages for individuals and independent travelers to our destinations at a special fee rate.

CONTACT US

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  • Woke up this morning feeling a sudden disconnection.
There’s power in disconnection.
When you separate yourself from the world for a while, you’ll figure out what’s feeding ur soul, what’s entertaining ur ego, what’s nothing but a distraction... and then you find exactly where your alignment is.
  • Happy whatever f**** day it is 🤷‍♀️
  • Someone said to me “The strong woman you are becoming will cost you people, relationships, spaces, outings and material things. Always choose her over everything!” And so, I did. 💫
  • I’ve always thought you should be able to freeze time... This way you could hit the pause button at a really good point in your life so that nothing changes. 
Being in the Arctic. Pause. 
Happy Sunday 💫
  • I read something today that says “what you hide in your heart... shows in your eyes” and I smiled. I’m counting down the days to be able to say, we made it through the storm. 
I’m optimistic about our future and the future of our business... and pray we all find that place of peace where the chaos inside of us is understood... Whoever you are, wherever you are. 
Photo by @dennisstever
  • In the midst of chaos with what’s happening around the world, I hope you always find the courage to keep living and love deeply in a world that is slowly failing to do so... 💫
  • Before taking off on our TJD series, I got the chance to enjoy a family break at Zaya Nurai thanks to @experiencemuse. MUSE had curated this bespoke experience, knowing that part of unwinding for me, is spending quality time with my family. Can’t wait to meet our new guest travelers in Finland!  #experienceMUSE
  • “The question is not how to get cured, but how to live... for she was always fighting a battle but her smile would never tell you so... and that’s how she created Neverland”
  • ‘When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes.
When you get photograph people in black and white, you photograph their soul’

Probably will delete this... but for now... I’m loving it.
  • What makes you happy? They say that every time you are happy, you are on your path. So be aware of the moments where you feel the most happiest... and hold on to it 💫
  • Shoutout to all the shy, introverted, empathic, social awkward souls who are pushing past their comfort zone to share love with the world and detaching themselves from fearful thoughts and using their energy to believe instead of worrying. 👊🏻
  • Due to popular demand, we have decided to launch yet another @travelwithtjd trip last minute on the 26-30th March 2020!! Chasing the Northern lights on an adventure of a lifetime to end the winter season!
For those who missed out on all our groups for March in Finland. This one’s for you! Message me to get more info!! See you in the North!