His extraordinary track record is as amazing as it is unusual. The guy that billionaires go to, to organise unbelievable unique holidays and trips. Richard has often been called the father of modern adventure travel and the pioneer of travel that makes a difference, travel with a purpose, in fact he is a pioneer in most of his amazing achievements. He has spent 30 years as an explorer and communicator, he led the first descents of 35 rivers across the world including the Yangtze in China and the Zambezi in Southern Africa. Richard has published 1000 magazine articles, 19 books, a score of documentaries and several CD-ROMs, He has lectured at the Smithsonian, the National Geographic Society and the Explorers club among others. His awards are so numerous that there are too many to mention here. All of this is just the tip of the iceberg.