Category: Recent Stories

18 Great Adventure Books for Kids

School's out, and it's time to hit the library for some summer books. I compiled a list of 18 great adventure books for kids of all ages for Outside Online.

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Small Plastic, Big Problem

We all know there's a lot of unsightly plastic in the ocean. But the biggest problem is the plastic that is too small to see. I wrote about microplastic for National Parks magazine.

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Three Perfect Days in Montana

Photo by Brad Torchia Three weeks after my wife gave birth to our second child, we rented a VW Westfalia, loaded up the family, and drove around Western Montana for…

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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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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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