Society: Travels with my camera

By trading his photography skills for bed, board and flights, Shantanu Starick has been able to travel the world for two years, writes Ruth O'Connor.

10th August, 2014
Shantanu Starick: Once I arrived in Ireland, I fell in love with the place' Picture: Niamh O'Reilly

How much money would you need to finance a trip around the world? If you use your resources wisely, it could be a lot less than you think.

For the past two years, photographer Shantanu Starick has been travelling the world using only his talent as currency, trading his services in return for everything he needs, from toothpaste to transport. Starick has neither spent nor earned any money while visiting 12 countries on five continents,...

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