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Mark Edward Harris
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About me

Mark Edward Harris’ assignments have taken him to 106 countries on all seven continents. His editorial work has appeared in publications such as Vanity Fair, Life, Time, Newsweek, National Geographic Traveler, GEO, Conde Nast Traveler, AFAR, Wallpaper, Vogue, GQ, Money Magazine, Architectural Digest, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, and The London Sunday Times Travel Magazine as well as all the major photography and in-flight magazines. He is the recipient of numerous awards including a CLIO, ACE, Impact Doc, Aurora Gold, International Photographer of the Year, World Sports Photographer of the Year Gold Award and Photographer of the Year at the Black & White Spider Awards. His books include Faces of the Twentieth Century: Master Photographers and Their Work, The Way of the Japanese Bath, Wanderlust, North Korea, South Korea, and Inside Iran. North Korea was named Photography Book of the Year at the International Photography Awards. Mark’s latest books are The Travel Photo Essay: Describing A Journey Through Images and The People of the Forest, a book about orangutans.

Why did you join the community?

To interface more with government tourism agencies and PR firms handling international travel clients

What is your favorite travel destination?


Where do you dream of traveling to?

South Pole

What was your first travel job?

tour operator at Unitours

What do you want to learn more about?

new destinations

Three words that describe why we should travel?

knowledge, understanding, inspiration


  • some hot springs don't allow tattoos...the idea being to keep out yakuza, Japanese mafia. They keep the prohibition more broad as to not offend them...have an amazing time!

  • Make sure to experience the onsen (hot springs) there. My book, The Way of the Japanese Bath, has photos of some of my top recommendations. If you have any tattoos you can cover them up with large, easy to remove band-aide type stickers that are sold th... show more