A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.
For more than a decade, Krista Rossow has worked as a photographer, photo editor, and educator for National Geographic. She began her career as a photo editor at National Geographic Traveler magazine, where she shaped compelling stories from world-class imagery, including editing a feature story on Casablanca, Morocco. As a freelance photographer, she has photographed in Casablanca and Marrakech and has shot feature stories for National Geographic Travel in New Orleans, San Francisco, South Africa, Costa Rica, Asheville, and most recently in New Zealand. Krista has led trips in the Galapagos Islands, Peru and Chile, the Arctic, Alaska and British Columbia, and Antarctica. She sees the camera as a tool for understanding new cultures, meeting the locals, and exploring the natural world.
Born and raised in Italy, photojournalist Massimo Bassano has published his work in National Geographic Traveler and on the National Geographic website, as well as in numerous European publications. He regularly teaches National Geographic photography workshops in Tuscany and Venice. His acclaimed photography book The Color of Silence detailed the 12 weeks he spent in a little-known Italian monastery. Massimo has traveled and photographed extensively in Morocco, and will share techniques and insights as you explore the country.