Tuesday, July 27, 2021


Brian Irwin

Brian Irwin is a freelance writer, photographer, and family physician with credits in numerous national newspapers and magazines. He holds a certificate of travel health from the International Society of Travel Medicine, teaches for Dartmouth’s Wilderness Medicine Fellowship, and he’s a medical director for two ski patrols and a swiftwater rescue team. He lives in North Conway, New Hampshire.


Articles by Brian Irwin:

Travel Tips

Posted on: 03 Jun 2021

I once flew to India to angle for golden mahseer. I was assigned to the last boarding group and landed myself in the plane’s rearmost seat. You know—the one that doesn’t recline, leaving you bolt upright for a dozen hours. That flight was among the most uncomfortable I’ve ever taken, [...]



Travel Tips: Communication Breakdown

Posted on: 08 Feb 2021

Years ago on a flight to South America, I was forced to check my camera bag onto a small plane due to the size of that kit. When I reached my destination, the kit was missing. I called the airline, the terminals, and my homeowner’s insurance company. The kit surfaced [...]



Travel Tips: Oh Snap

Posted on: 14 Dec 2020

I thought my Clik Elite Contrejour 40 Liter pack was a great system for carrying my photography equipment around the world. It holds a bevy of lenses, a flash, two camera bodies, and a MacBook Pro. The back of the pack unzips into a labyrinth of foam trays. There’s room [...]