Deliberate Detour’s founder, Stephanie Tolk, has traveled, lived, volunteered, and worked in nearly 50 countries on five continents. She’s spent a significant amount of time in each hub country. Stephanie and her team select host cities based on a specific set of criteria including the availability of a diverse set of learning and play experiences, cultural and historic richness, proximity to an international airport, crime and physical safety statistics, the allure for traveling families, and more.