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Entrepreneur, Explorer, Expedition leader and columnist. Christine Co-founded Adventure/Exploration company Mad Dog Expeditions and is the Founder of ExploringWomen.com, which highlights women who are strong role models, follow their passion, share their knowledge and pursue their dreams.
Gwendolyn is a half German, half English bilingual secretary who worked a boring bank gig bank in London before the travel bug bit. She then led adventure tours in Egypt, Morocco, Jordan and Eastern Europe for three and a half years. She gets out to adventures whenever she can, given the current situation.
Jack Davidson is a nine-year digital nomad who's made his home in such far-flung locations as Cambodia, East Timor, Colombia and Hungary. He writes on a variety of topics relating to travel, travel insurance and financial matters for globetrotters and occasional wanderers alike. Jack is also the host of battleface's podcast When It Hits The Fan.
Josh is a copywriter, journalist, fiction writer, and screenwriter. He has written for advertising agencies, newspapers, magazines, and Fortune 500 companies. He lives with his wife, two kids, two cats, and the world’s goofiest mutt. When he’s not writing, he’s reading, traveling, hiking, camping, kayaking, or trying to find his next favorite bottle of wine, which is usually the one right in front of him.
An avid international traveller, surfer, lover of the oceans, writer and researcher. Specialising in green travel and tourism.
Matt Maynard is a British freelance writer and photographer based in Santiago, Chile. He covers environmental issues as well as adventure sport and travel from across South America and beyond.
I quit a well-paid job as a planning architect, sold my car and went away to travel solo with my old veteran motorbike.
Sam Bleakley is a British surfer, travel writer, filmmaker, presenter and longboard contest commentator. His published books include Mindfulness and Surfing: reflections for saltwater souls (2016), The Longboard Travel Guide: a guide to the world's best longboarding waves (2015), Surfing Tropical Beats (2011) and Surfing Brilliant Corners (2010). He has been a multiple British and European longboard surfing champion.
battleface magazine editor Sasha is a writer and amateur palaeontologist from New Orleans. When not writing or digging dinosaurs, she teaches English.
Tommy Walker is a travel writer, journalist and social media correspondent who focuses on visiting uncharted destinations, conflict areas, dark tourism, adventure whilst interviewing folk along the way.
When It Hits The Fan podcast features tales of close-calls and hair-raising ordeals from explorers, extreme-sports fanatics and more. From capsizing in Iranian rapids to fending off corrupt police in Colombia, our guests have faced down danger and lived to tell the tale.