Julian Smith

Julian Smith


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Pack Rafts You Shouldn't Hike Without

Once upon a time, planning an outdoor venture meant you had to make a simple choice up front: land or water? Now the wet/dry divide is starting to crumble, thanks to recent advances in lightweight...

Kiba Point, Tanzania

Tanzania Unfiltered

Here's our problem with safaris: They're billed as authentic, up-close-and-personal wildlife experiences, but by Land Rover–bound definition, some are as canned as any Club Med junket. Closer to the...

Still Life

In the early nineties, you couldn't turn around without spilling a microbrew on some goateed guy's flannel. Replace that six-pack with a bottle of brandy made from organic pears and you have the...