Ben McKechnie

Ben is a photographer and writer from the UK, based near Seoul, South Korea. When he's not writing or taking pictures, he loves good hikes, Japanese ramen, long-distance train journeys, beach camping, and belting out Korean songs in karaoke rooms. He is a graduate of MatadorU's Fundamentals of Travel Photography course and a student of the Advanced Travel Photography course.

I spent my 20s in South Korea and here’s what I learned

10 side effects I experienced as a Brit traveling in the US

I went to capture change in the Mekong Delta, but found its timeless soul.

I can feel Japan calling me back

Check out these stunning portraits of Myanmar’s people and culture

Fulfilling a lifelong dream of traveling to Uzbekistan

Britain declared Iran safe for travel. Here’s how I figured that out years ago.

I traveled to the most rural part of Vietnam. Here’s why I never wanted to leave.