Before any proper trip can start, you have to pack a bag. In the Essential Packing series, Matador speaks with experts for insight on what they take with them on their adventures.
“Bad in life is often good in a book. The important thing is that you get home to write it.”
So are the words of UK writer and adventurer Dan Richards, author of Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth. The book is a collection of tales of adventure in the rawest sense, and it offers little clarity on whether this statement is fully ominous or merely a line of encouragement that Richards holds onto when secluded in far-flung locales around the globe.