Travel Photography Tips: Thou Shalt Not Snap!

By Simon Vaughan, Outpost Senior Editor It was late afternoon as we slowly made our way up from the floor of the Great Rift Valley towards the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. On the way to the Masai Mara a few days...
Panorama of Istanbul

In Istanbul, Loneliness Does Not Belong

I like to think of my existence as a feather driven by wind, floating here and there—it’s no accident that my favourite movie is Forrest Gump. Lightness is the secret. When we are light enough, the wind of d...

Simon Says Travel

Over the past two decades my travels have taken me across the equator 40 times (nine times on land) to 51 countries on all seven continents and on countless airline flights, boat trips, train journeys and every...

The Ethics Behind Ecotourism

What does ecotourism mean, anyway? Here's a look at the founding principles to help you learn about this increasingly popular way to travel.