About

About ME, MOI, MICH

TRAVELING THE GLOBE COLLECTING MOMENTS AND STORIES TO TELL.

Hi Everyone! Thanks for stopping by. I’m Samantha, the happy face behind The Wandering Wanderluster. I’m here to help you travel better to the places you love, providing helpful tips on affordable travel, guides, and inspiration to some of the best destinations in the world.

Samantha is a twenty-something English expat originally from the county of Surrey in England. She has a deep passion for seeking out adventure in all corners of the earth whether it is hiking through mountains, trekking through deserts, exploring new cities or seeking out wildlife on safari.

"TRAVEL IS NEVER BORING. SOMETIMES UNCOMFORTABLE, BUT NEVER BORING. THE DAY IT STOPS BECOMING FUN IS THE DAY I WILL STOP TRAVELING".
Samantha Barbagallo
Travel Blogger

A lifelong journey

Leonardo is Italian and has lived in 11 countries throughout his life including Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, France and the USA. His childhood experiences of living in different countries and experiencing new cultures drive his passion for traveling.

He has an adventurous spirit and loves nothing more than exploring untouched destinations where he can channel his inner MacGyver and Indiana Jones fantasies! Leonardo & Samantha have been travelling together since 2010 and married in 2017. He often assists Samantha with photography and destination research.

My partner In crime

“MOSTLY I LIKE TO SEE HOW THE WORLD WORKS. MEET PEOPLE. LEARN HOW THEY’RE DIFFERENT – AND THE SAME.”
Leonardo Barbagallo
Instagram Husband