Duncan JD Smith

City explorer / travel writer / historian / photographer

Duncan JD Smith is the sole author of the Only In Guides, a series of city guides for independent cultural travellers. They reveal cities from unique and unusual perspectives and are published under Duncan’s own The Urban Explorer imprint ( Volumes to date cover Berlin, Boston, Budapest, Cologne, Edinburgh, Hamburg, London, Munich, Paris, Prague, Vienna, and Zurich (Krakow is in preparation). Duncan also regularly generates articles for print and digital media, offers an extensive photo library, and is available for radio, television and public speaking. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Travel Categories: Architecture, Culture, History

Regions: England, Europe (continental), Scotland, United States of America

Skills: Guidebook Writing, Public Speaking, Publishing

Recent articles

BGTW member Duncan JD Smith’s new book Only in Edinburgh is published in November 2016. Designed for city explorers, this groundbreaking guide promises to take readers quickly off the beaten track – and under the city’s skin. This is the … ..more
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