Matt is a producer, entrepreneur, and photographer from Vancouver, and a co-founding member of Inertia Network. Before entering the world of travel and media, he developed not-for-profit and digital marketing ventures in China, Canada and North Korea. Matt then went on to work on media projects from the high Arctic in Canada, to the hockey rink in North Korea, to the waters off the coast of the Tongan Islands, documenting people, culture, wildlife, and events. He's an experienced expedition leader and location manager and has visited over 90 countries to date. He’s responsible for managing Inertia’s operations and overseas partnerships and collaborations. Matt speaks English, Chinese, Spanish and French.
Join underwater wildlife photographer Karim Iliya on a winter liveaboard expedition of the northern Norwegian coast to swim with and document orcas and humpback whales during the Arctic herring run.
This winter exchange allows participants to connect with North Koreans of various backgrounds through culture and sport, including hockey, skating, basketball, culinary, and teaching.
Explore the cultures and traditions of northern Afghanistan during the Nowruz holiday from the Persian city of Herat, to the Hazara heartland of Bamyan and the cities of Mazar-i-Sharif and Kabul.
Embark on an expedition across remote Socotra in the Arabian Sea to learn more about the island’s unique ecology and culture through a combination of camping, homestays, and hikes.
Price from: $3,690
Trekking 1-week add-on: $1,190
Embark on an intense expedition across remote and ecologically unique Socotra. Spend one week journeying through the island, and for those interested, we’re adding a second week to camel trek through the Haggier Mountains.
Trek amongst hill tribe villages, green mountains and endless rice terraces in remote Ha Giang Province before exploring thousands of karst islands in Bai Tu Long Bay alongside Vietnamese fishermen.
Engage in exchange activities in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, then travel to the remote countryside of the northeast to stay in homestays, fish, hike, plant rice, and explore.
Travel into the remote rainforest of Sumatra in search of wild orangutans and other primates, then head to the island of Siberut to live amongst the Mentawai tribe to fish, hunt and explore untouched beaches.
Join us in French Polynesia for the 2019 humpback whale migration from Antarctica to the warm tropical waters of the South Pacific to swim with the whales, observe their breeding season, and come face to face with calfs and moms.