Daniel Allen

Based in London, award-winning writer and photographer Daniel Allen (www.daniel-allen.net) has journeyed widely across the globe. His work has featured in numerous publications, including The Guardian, The Sunday Times, National Geographic, Discovery Channel Magazine, Geographical, CNN Travel and Esquire.
Daniel Allen
Based in London, award-winning writer and photographer Daniel Allen (www.daniel-allen.net) has journeyed widely across the globe. His work has featured in numerous publications, including The Guardian, The Sunday Times, National Geographic, Discovery Channel Magazine, Geographical, CNN Travel and Esquire.

Latest from Daniel Allen

Why this Zambia game park is different: African wild dog packs, scarce elsewhere

Having been wiped out as pests in other parts of the continent, African wild dogs – sociable but fierce canines that hunt in packs –are making a recovery in South Luangwa National Park.

22 Oct 2018 - 10:25AM

Having been wiped out as pests in other parts of the continent, African wild dogs – sociable but fierce canines that hunt in packs –are making a recovery in South Luangwa National Park.

Why this Zambia game park is different: African wild dog packs, scarce elsewhere
India’s party capital Goa is also a haven of classical music and Catholic churches

In addition to sun-kissed beaches and a thriving party scene, Goa boasts a fascinating cultural, religious and architectural heritage, which is well worth listening to

3 May 2018 - 4:04PM

In addition to sun-kissed beaches and a thriving party scene, Goa boasts a fascinating cultural, religious and architectural heritage, which is well worth listening to

India’s party capital Goa is also a haven of classical music and Catholic churches
Rwandan national park’s recovery a success story for conservation and tourism

The Akagera park suffered grievously in civil war of early 1990s but has earned back its ‘Big Five’ credentials to become a focus of national pride for Rwandans and a hot-ticket destination for tourists

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The Akagera park suffered grievously in civil war of early 1990s but has earned back its ‘Big Five’ credentials to become a focus of national pride for Rwandans and a hot-ticket destination for tourists

Rwandan national park’s recovery a success story for conservation and tourism
How to hike Costa Rica’s pristine Osa Peninsula

An initiative to involve locals in the Central American country in the tourism business is enriching the visitor experience and contributing to the economic well-being in an area of biodiverse rainforest

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

An initiative to involve locals in the Central American country in the tourism business is enriching the visitor experience and contributing to the economic well-being in an area of biodiverse rainforest

How to hike Costa Rica’s pristine Osa Peninsula
See a rare West African conservation success story

Shifting mindsets have allowed people living around Senegal's Sine-Saloum Delta – and visitors – to get the most of its lush, life-giving environment

30 Sep 2016 - 4:27PM

Shifting mindsets have allowed people living around Senegal's Sine-Saloum Delta – and visitors – to get the most of its lush, life-giving environment

See a rare West African conservation success story
How tourism could change Antarctica, our last wilderness

Human activity on Earth’s frozen continent has never been higher. What effect will a rise in visits by holidaymakers, including Chinese, and scientific researchers have on the polar region? Will the fears of environmentalists be borne out?

28 Nov 2017 - 10:49AM

Human activity on Earth’s frozen continent has never been higher. What effect will a rise in visits by holidaymakers, including Chinese, and scientific researchers have on the polar region? Will the fears of environmentalists be borne out?

How tourism could change Antarctica, our last wilderness
Old Delhi's crumbling Mughal mansions restored to former glory

Beneath the dirt and grime, the dilapidated havelis of Old Delhi, once the epicentre of India's Mughal dynasty, offer fleeting glimpses of a glorious past, writes Daniel Allen

7 May 2016 - 11:43PM

Beneath the dirt and grime, the dilapidated havelis of Old Delhi, once the epicentre of India's Mughal dynasty, offer fleeting glimpses of a glorious past, writes Daniel Allen

Old Delhi's crumbling Mughal mansions restored to former glory
Do you want to film a snow cat? Ladakh's the place to see snow leopards

For the people of Ladakh in northern India, the 'grey ghost', as they call the snow leopard, has turned from cattle-killing menace to income-generating cohabiter, writes Daniel Allen.

9 Jan 2016 - 11:18PM

For the people of Ladakh in northern India, the 'grey ghost', as they call the snow leopard, has turned from cattle-killing menace to income-generating cohabiter, writes Daniel Allen.

Do you want to film a snow cat? Ladakh's the place to see snow leopards
Russia's Golden Ring offers spectacular window on nation's past

A world away from nearby Moscow, crescent of historic villages, towns and cities are where the Russian nation was born centuries ago.

1 Aug 2015 - 10:43PM

A world away from nearby Moscow, crescent of historic villages, towns and cities are where the Russian nation was born centuries ago.

Russia's Golden Ring offers spectacular window on nation's past
Jordan homestays embrace sustainable tourism

From ancient olive trees to instinctive hospitality, Jordanians are using their natural resources to cultivate a sustainable tourist industry. 

27 Jun 2015 - 10:10PM

From ancient olive trees to instinctive hospitality, Jordanians are using their natural resources to cultivate a sustainable tourist industry. 

Jordan homestays embrace sustainable tourism
How green rooftops and vertical gardens are transforming London

From green roofs to a living bridge, London is introducing nature to the concrete jungle in unorthodox ways.

18 Apr 2015 - 10:07PM

From green roofs to a living bridge, London is introducing nature to the concrete jungle in unorthodox ways.

How green rooftops and vertical gardens are transforming London
Russian Karelia looks to the past and future

People in Russia's Karelia republic, divided from their kin in Finnish Karelia, are struggling to preserve and promote their culture and heritage.

 

28 Feb 2015 - 11:40PM

People in Russia's Karelia republic, divided from their kin in Finnish Karelia, are struggling to preserve and promote their culture and heritage.

 

Russian Karelia looks to the past and future
How long-tail boats keep southern Thailand afloat

The long-tail boat is a ubiquitous sight on the beaches of Krabi and Phuket. The boatbuilders' flair for improvisation has kept both a traditional art and the local economy afloat. Words and pictures by Daniel Allen.

31 Jan 2015 - 11:35PM

The long-tail boat is a ubiquitous sight on the beaches of Krabi and Phuket. The boatbuilders' flair for improvisation has kept both a traditional art and the local economy afloat. Words and pictures by Daniel Allen.

How long-tail boats keep southern Thailand afloat
See Greenland by dog sled: a holiday close to nature

With climate change transforming their frozen homeland, the Inuit of Greenland are giving up on hunting to chase tourist dollars instead. Words and pictures by Daniel Allen.

6 Dec 2014 - 11:10PM

With climate change transforming their frozen homeland, the Inuit of Greenland are giving up on hunting to chase tourist dollars instead. Words and pictures by Daniel Allen.

See Greenland by dog sled: a holiday close to nature
Game's afoot

Southern Africa's safari camps supply luxurious adventure while helping the 'big five' species stay alive. Story and photography Daniel Allen.

9 May 2014 - 1:53AM

Southern Africa's safari camps supply luxurious adventure while helping the 'big five' species stay alive. Story and photography Daniel Allen.

Game's afoot
Solitary refinement: Bagan, Myanmar's architectural city of wonders

Its distance from the tourist trail affords visitors to the Myanmese city of Bagan a wonderfully private perspective on one of the world’s most beautiful historic sites.

15 Apr 2015 - 3:50PM

Its distance from the tourist trail affords visitors to the Myanmese city of Bagan a wonderfully private perspective on one of the world’s most beautiful historic sites.

Solitary refinement: Bagan, Myanmar's architectural city of wonders
Hot spots: Tierra Patagonia, Chile
10 things to do in Busan

Whether you crave beautiful beaches, ancient temples or anchovy sushi, the city has it covered, writes Daniel Allen.

15 Apr 2015 - 3:22PM

Whether you crave beautiful beaches, ancient temples or anchovy sushi, the city has it covered, writes Daniel Allen.

10 things to do in Busan
The Great Gatsby is inspiring luxury sector to satisfy a global fascination with art deco

'Celebrating flamboyance, frivolity and forward-thinking, the art-deco period is one of the most exciting eras of design', writes Daniel Allen.

3 Apr 2017 - 10:44AM

'Celebrating flamboyance, frivolity and forward-thinking, the art-deco period is one of the most exciting eras of design', writes Daniel Allen.

The Great Gatsby is inspiring luxury sector to satisfy a global fascination with art deco
All aboard the Andean express

Running from capital to coast, Ecuador's luxury trains fulfil the dreams of a long-departed president. Words and pictures by Daniel Allen.

16 Nov 2013 - 10:30PM

Running from capital to coast, Ecuador's luxury trains fulfil the dreams of a long-departed president. Words and pictures by Daniel Allen.

All aboard the Andean express
Hot springs and heavenly hikes in Japan's Kumano region

Spiritual temples, exhilarating treks and hot springs ... exploring Japan’s Kumano region on foot is good for the body and spirit, writes Daniel Allen.

14 Apr 2015 - 3:50PM

Spiritual temples, exhilarating treks and hot springs ... exploring Japan’s Kumano region on foot is good for the body and spirit, writes Daniel Allen.

Hot springs and heavenly hikes in Japan's Kumano region
Voyage of discovery
3 Dec 2012 - 2:39PM
Voyage of discovery