Writer and conservationist Mark Shand has spent most of his life travelling around the globe. His love and affinity for India led him to set off on a 1,000-mile journey around the country atop an elephant, which he chronicled in his novel, Travels on my Elephant. In addition, Shand co-founded The Elephant Family, an organization dedicated to preserving the Asian elephant.
The inspirations from the Global Explorers and the Travel Stories from the world’s foremost cultural voices are united by a fluency in world cultures. Whether taking photographs, journaling their thoughts or sharing their favorite travel memories, The Global Explorers describe what makes each destination and vacation unique. The Travel Stories, each told from a unique creative perspective, showcase quintessential travel experiences. Together, they convey a passion for memorable travel experiences.