Barefoot Kings celebrates the thrills of adventure, travel, art, and different cultures around the world. We feature interviews, articles, and photos from those that reflect these interests.
Whether you live in Brooklyn or Bangkok, there is adventure to be had, and unique stories to be told.
Our goal is to provide unique content and stories from people who share our outlook of striving to be “uncommon”, wherever they are in the world.
Morgan Phillips - Mountaineer, adventure photographer, world traveler
Michael Clark is a world traveler, explorer and photographer focused on cultivating his relationship between photography/videography and the cultures he explores. After graduating from college, Michael took nineteen months to circumnavigate the globe - traveling to places such as Kenya, Myanmar and Laos. Michael currently works at the Chris Burkard Studio and travels whenever he can. He is about to embark on a road trip of a life time from Mexico to the Arctic Circle and continue to explore his passion for film and photography.
We are very excited to feature Tyler Warren (@tyler_warren ) as the next interview with Barefoot Kings. Tyler hails from Southern California and is an artist, surfer, surfboard shaper & world traveler. After having his first art exhibition at the age of 18, Tyler can be found traveling the world for his artwork - having exhibitions in places like Japan, Hawaii, Europe and more. While other 14-year olds may be playing video games, Tyler was learning to shape surf boards - leading to what is now an impressive lineup of shortboards, longboards, and more!
Sensi Graves is a professional kiteboarder who consistently ranks as one of the best in the world. She is also the founder of Sensi Bikinis, a swimwear line that is changing the game for adventurous and active women. Sensi has constantly pushed the limits for herself as a successful and inspirational entrepreneur and, in doing so, consistently challenges the status quo.
Owen discusses an adventurous tale full of motorcycles, hanging out of helicopters (quite literally... see below), photographing in scorching hot deserts, working on Richard Branson's Necker Island, and many more interesting experiences.
Julia discusses her photography, past adventures, and her passion for a life off the beaten path.
Juan Oliphant - Marine Conservationist and award-winning photographer discusses his efforts to raise awareness about the plight against sharks
Taking the leap (not just cliff diving, but he does that too) to travel around the country in a van on epic road trips isn't for everyone... But don't tell that to photographer James Barkman
Laura Flynn moved to Hawaii after spending most of her life in the frigid winters of Boston, MA and upstate New York. Laura now teaches yoga daily, hikes beautiful mountains regularly, and enjoys the outdoor lifestyle that Hawaii celebrates and embraces.
Here's how South African surf photographer Alan Van Gysen combined his passion for travel and photography to see the world
The world renowned surf photographer talks travel, his passion photography, and that relentless itch for adventure we can't get enough of at Barefoot Kings
Samson Hatae discusses past adventures, favorite cultures and cuisines on the road, and riding a motorcycle from California to New York.