Dave Stamboulis is an American travel writer and photographer based in Bangkok, Thailand. He is the author of the award-winning travel memoir Odysseus' Last Stand, detailing his seven year and 45,000 kilometre bicycle ride around the world. He is also the author of 500 Hidden Secrets of Bangkok, and contributes regularly to BBC Travel, and publications like Get Lost, Travel & Leisure, and numerous inflight magazines throughout Asia.
Specialising in off-the-beaten-path adventure travel, his photos can be seen in publications around the world, from Rough Guides to Lonely Planet, National Geographic Traveller, and many more.
5 Articles published
Chile’s Ruta de los Parques features some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery anywhere on the planet. Nomad Dave shares five captivating, lesser-visited, and easy-to-access spots.
Dave Stamboulis shares his tips on avoiding scams, theft, and safety for women and LGBTQ+ travelers in Kenya's capital city.
Dave Stamboulis finds phenomenal mountain and desert landscapes, and a collection of unexpected experiences in China’s so-called wild west.
Dave Stamboulis navigates difficult obstacles to meet the people and see the places that make Xinjiang Province such a fascinating destination.