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Author, environmentalist, film-maker, international motivational speaker.
Benedict Allen became established as one of the world's leading modern-day explorers through expeditions famously achieved not with a phone, GPS or "backup," but by preparation alone with remote indigenous communities. Dispensing with a film crew, he went on to pioneer the authentic recording of adventurous journeys for TV.
26th February 2020:
The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards ceremony on 26th February 2020 will be held at The London Transport Museum, in Central London. There will be a Cocktail Reception & Global Food Feast at 7:00pm, followed by the Awards Ceremony. The awards will be hosted by Julia Bradbury.
Venue: London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London, WC2E 7BB.
Starts 7:00pm. Dress Code: Smart Casual.
"For me personally, exploration isn't about conquering nature, planting flags or leaving your mark. It's about the opposite: opening yourself up and allowing the place to leave its mark on you..."