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Meet Matt and Amy: A Journey to Off-Grid Living

"Hold the vision, trust the process"

A simple, yet powerful concept that we have learned to embrace over the  years, and one that we will continue to use to guide us as we set new goals and dream new dreams.”

Matt and Amy have lived in their off-grid home for over 10 years. Their sustainable lifestyle in the Costa Rican jungle embodies autonomy, self-sufficiency, and a profound connection with nature. Their journey inspires others to explore the transformative power of off-grid living.

Welcome to OffGridDestinations.com, your premier portal to the world of off-grid living, sustainability, and exploration. Founded by Matt and Amy, two adventurers who traded the conventional for the extraordinary, our platform is more than a website—it’s a gateway to a lifestyle that’s in harmony with nature, offering independence, peace, and fulfillment.

Our Journey

Our story begins in the verdant rainforests of Costa Rica, where Matt and Amy, fueled by a shared vision of freedom and sustainability, embarked on a life-changing quest. Building their dream off-grid home from the ground up, they’ve created a sanctuary that exemplifies modern off-grid living, blending comfort with eco-consciousness. Their journey, marked by determination and a deep connection with the environment, serves as the foundation of OffGridDestinations.com. 

Our Mission

At OffGridDestinations.com, our mission is fueled by over a decade of real-world off-grid living experiences from across the globe. Founded by Matt and Amy, our platform demystifies the transition to a sustainable lifestyle, offering actionable insights drawn from genuine challenges and successes.

Our diverse team of experts, from naturalists to health professionals, broadens our perspective, ensuring our advice spans conservation, wellness, and eco-friendly practices worldwide. We’re here to make off-grid living accessible, providing a step-by-step guide to achieving independence and harmony with nature, regardless of location.

We invite you to join our community, inspired by a collective commitment to sustainability and enriched by stories of resilience and ecological connection. 

Meet the team

A Small but Mighty Team

Fiona Reid

NATURALIST | AUTHOR

Piotr Naskrecki

ENTOMOLOGIST | AUTHOR

Kathleen Lumiere

ONCOLOGY | ACUPUNCTURE

Ian Hart

FITNESS EXPERT | AUTHOR

Supporting Matt and Amy’s vision are four distinguished professionals, each an expert in their field, bringing a wealth of knowledge and passion to our content:

  • Fiona A. Reid, a celebrated naturalist, author, and wildlife illustrator, enriches our platform with her expertise in mammalogy and her global nature tours.
  • Piotr Naskrecki, an entomologist and nature photographer, contributes his extensive research on katydids and invertebrate conservation, alongside breathtaking photography.
  • Ian Hart, founder of EarthFIT and author of “Healing Hacks,” offers his insights into transformative health and fitness, emphasizing pain relief and wellbeing.
  • Kathleen Lumiere, a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner and educator, shares her expertise in acupuncture and oncology, providing a holistic perspective on health.

Explore With Us

OffGridDestinations.com isn’t just about finding a place to live; it’s about discovering a way of life that resonates with your soul. It’s about community, sustainability, and making conscious choices that align with your values. Join us on this journey to explore the possibilities of living off the grid, learning from those who have paved the way, and finding your place in the vast, uncharted territories of our beautiful planet.

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