Meet Our Expert
Knowledgeable experts from renowned organizations will accompany you throughout the trip and enrich your experiences with insights into the sights, cultures and people we encounter in each destination.
A writer and former foreign correspondent, Adam Tanner is an expert on the impact of Europe and the United States on Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Pacific through colonialism, empire and economic engagement, and the influence, in turn, of India, China and other Asian nations on the development of Western history.
His books -- "What Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data-Lifeblood of Big Business-and the End of Privacy as We Know It" and "Our Bodies, Our Data: How Companies Make Billions Selling Our Medical Records" -- follow this globalized focus by investigating the worldwide market in personal data. He continues to write on these topics as a contributing editor at Consumer Reports. For the past decade, he has been an associate and fellow at Harvard's Institute for Quantitative Social Science.
He has served as Reuters news agency bureau chief for the Balkans and San Francisco, and correspondent in Berlin, Moscow and Washington D.C. He has written for Scientific American, Forbes, Fortune, Time, MIT Technology Review, and the Boston Globe. Adam has reported and given talks across North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, and appeared on CNN, Bloomberg TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NPR, the BBC and VOA. A passionate amateur musician, he plays Indian sitar, jazz guitar and piano, and also gives presentations on world cinema.