Ash is a travel writer, filmmaker and storyteller who explores the world with curiosity, excitement, and a sense of adventure. He has just finished a 5,282mi (8,500km) overland from the top of Norway to Crimea, exploring former Soviet countries and their neighbors at a time of increased tensions between Russia and the West. Hear his World Nomads podcast interview about retracing the footsteps of a WW2 Special Operations Executive (SOE) mission in the Albanian Alps.
Filmmaker Ash Bhardwaj explores the unusual and very distinct sauna traditions of Finland, Estonia, and Latvia.
Ash Bhardwaj tries his hand at dog sledding in the remote forests along the Russia/Norway border.
Filmmaker Ash Bhardwaj meets a young Sami reindeer herder who spends months every year tending to her herd in the wilderness.