Rowan Jacobsen

Rowan Jacobsen

Rowan Jacobsen is an Outside contributing editor.


King of Crabs

New Orleans chef John Besh dishes up the ultimate seafood-gumbo recipe

Rowan Jacobsen
Feb 29, 2012

Burma's Dark Side

News reports of liberalization in Burma have largely ignored a humanitarian crisis in the northern region of Kachin, where the Burmese army has waged war against ethnic Kachin civilians.

Rowan Jacobsen
Dec 19, 2011

Number One With a Bullet

Kaziranga National Park in India boasts two-thirds of the world’s one-horned rhinos and its highest density of Bengal tigers—both among the region’s most heavily poached species. The secret to the...

Rowan Jacobsen
Aug 30, 2011

No Shirt, No Shoes—No Problem

Summer was made for quick getaways. Here are the 21 best easy-out adventures, from California to Michigan to Maine all for $500 or less.

Ryan Krogh, Benjamin Percy, Will Palmer, Rowan Jacobsen, Abe Streep, Kate Siber, Alicia Carr Troxell, and Whitney Spivey
May 2, 2011

The Spill Seekers

Rowan Jacobsen sails into the despoiled Gulf of Mexico to find out what the feds aren't telling us.

Rowan Jacobsen
Nov 12, 2010

Heart of Dark Chocolate

One German's quest to unearth the centuries-long mystery of the finest cacao on earth.

Rowan Jacobsen
Sep 13, 2010