Dave Stamboulis is an American travel writer and photographer based in Bangkok, Thailand. His photos have appeared in Lonely Planet, The Rough Guides, Conde Nast Traveller, Travel & Leisure, National Geographic Traveller, and other publications around the world. He is the author of Odysseus’ Last Stand, which received the Silver Medal for Travel Book of the Year from the Society of American Travel Writers. In addition to being the author of 500 Hidden Secrets of Bangkok, Dave is the "Bangkok expert" for USA Today's 10Best, as well as being a contributor to the BBC, Silver Kris (Singapore Airlines), Sawasdee Thai Air, and countless other publications across the Asia region. He spends all his free time traveling and trekking to remote mountain regions around the planet.