Ken Budd

Ken Budd

Ken Budd is the author of the memoir The Voluntourist and the host of “650,000 Hours,” an upcoming web series on travel and giving back. He’s written for such publications as The New York Times, National Geographic, Smithsonian, and The Washington Post.  

Why Rural Brits Outlive Rural Americans

A landmark study from 1842 found that even low-income country dwellers in the U.K. lived longer than their more-affluent urban neighbors; 175 years later, the story hasn’t changed much.