Henry Wismayer

HENRY WISMAYER is a renowned and accomplished freelance travel and feature writer, whose exceptional storytelling has garnered him numerous awards and widespread recognition.

With a portfolio of over 60 prestigious publications, Henry’s work has graced the pages of esteemed media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian, TIME Magazine, Wall Street Journal, National Geographic Traveler, Economist Intelligent Life, Travel + Leisure, BBC World, Outside, Conde Nast Traveller, Daily Telegraph, Geographical, Wanderlust, Vice, Vox, CNN, and TRVL. His engaging and insightful pieces have captivated readers worldwide, earning him a reputation as one of the industry’s finest writers.

Having embarked on extraordinary journeys to more than 80 countries across six continents, Henry possesses an insatiable curiosity and a keen eye for the unusual and newsworthy. His adventures have taken him to the far corners of the world, where he unearths captivating stories that shed light on diverse cultures, landscapes, and people. Although he humbly acknowledges that counting his country tally might be unnecessary, his passion for exploration continues to drive him forward.

Throughout his career, Henry’s writing has been recognized for its exceptional quality and impact. He has been nominated for numerous prestigious accolades, a testament to his skill in crafting compelling narratives. Among his notable achievements, his article “MV Umoja” earned him the esteemed Graham Greene Award for Travel Writing in 2014, solidifying his position as a leading figure in the travel writing industry.

With an impressive body of work and an unyielding dedication to his craft, Henry Wismayer continues to inspire and enrich the world through his written expressions of the wonders and complexities of our planet. His stories serve as a bridge connecting readers to distant lands and cultures, fostering understanding and appreciation for the diversity that makes our world so extraordinary.