The Kindness Diaries
Created by
Written by
  • Ric Enriquez
  • James Lockard
  • Leon Logothetis
Directed by
  • James Lockard
  • Michael Bohusz
StarringLeon Logothetis
Theme music composerDimiter Yordanov
ComposerDimiter Yordanov
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes26
Executive producers
  • Ric Enriquez
  • Leon Logothetis
  • Steven Priovolos
  • James Locard
Original release
Release21 February 2017 (2017-02-21)

The Kindness Diaries is a documentary television series on Netflix and Discovery+. The series stars former broker Leon Logothetis and debuted in 2017. In a Facebook Live, Leon announced the show would be renewed for a third season.[1] In the series, Logothetis travels around the world relying only on the kindness of strangers for food, shelter, and gas.[2] In the first season, he uses a vintage Chang Jiang motorcycle and sidecar he calls Kindness 1, after The Motorcycle Diaries, which served as an inspiration for his journey. In season 2, he uses a vintage Volkswagen Beetle convertible, which he names Kindness 2. His journey in season 2 moves from Alaska to Argentina.[3][4] The series also airs on BYUtv. As of June 2021, the series began streaming on Discovery+.


Logothetis travels around the world relying on the kindness of strangers for food, shelter, gas, etc. He cannot accept money. He also listens to their stories while visiting. In exchange for their kindness, he helps them realise their dreams to pay it forward.


  1. ^ Crouch, Angie (12 March 2018). "A Former Stockbroker's Search for a Meaningful Life". NBC Southern California.
  2. ^ Tryggestad, Erik (23 February 2019). "Church members receive blessing on Netflix's 'Kindness Diaries'".
  3. ^ "Netflix show host brings kindness message to Ladd Lane". Benitolink: San Benito County News. 6 February 2019.
  4. ^ "New This Week on Netflix (February 22nd, 2019)". What's on Netflix. 23 February 2019.