Category: International

the story of prisoner 5770102414 - international freelance journalist - jacob baynham

The Story of Prisoner 5770102414

As a woman, Prontip Mankong was more likely to end up in prison in Thailand than anywhere else in the world. This is her story.

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yes you can take your kids to turkey - freelance journalist - jacob baynham

Yes, You Can Take Your Kids to Turkey

In February, I traveled to Istanbul with my pregnant wife and our 3-year-old son, Theo. Between the recent terrorism attacks and the increasingly autocratic government, Turkey wasn’t the obvious choice…

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beachcombing article-internationals freelance journalist - jacob baynham


For more than 100 years, inhabitants of the Dutch island of Texel have scoured their beaches for treasure. I arrived to do some looking myself, and found an algae-encrusted bottle with something inside.

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Marcus Samuelsson’s Bermuda - Jacob Baynham - freelance journalist

Marcus Samuelsson’s Bermuda

Photo credit Cedric Angeles Last October I went to Bermuda to write about celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson’s new restaurant—Marcus’, in the Hamilton Princess Hotel. The self-described Swediopian (he was born…

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Jacob Baynham - No Country to Call Their Own

No Country to Call Their Own

More than 15 million people around the world are stateless, meaning they have no nationality in any country. Without citizenship, they cannot study, work, own land, or sometimes even marry.…

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