Remote Lands

Cutting the Cord: Finding Peace in the Mongolian Altai

Flying over vast, rolling steppe for three and a half hours without seeing anything so much as a village, let alone a city, is a powerful reminder that Mongolia is the most sparsely populated country on the planet.

Muscat Get-Away

Oman is an Arabic country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, a historically strategic location – and not one that is commonly on the radar for many travelers. However, with increasing flight routes and its proximity to the UAE travel hub, travel to the peaceful coastal sultanate is easier than ever and worth […]

Five Unique Honeymoon Experiences In The Maldives

As the world opens up and newlyweds look for ever-more exciting or alternative honeymoons – experiences like volunteering, cruises and safaris – the Maldives still maintains its position as the planet’s number one destination for couples looking for uninterrupted natural beauty, romance and relaxation. Here we take a look at why and how the magic […]

Setouchi Aonagi – Contemporary Art Museum Transformed into Luxury Hotel

Setouchi aonagi is one of the most extraordinary hotels I have ever stayed in…and I have stayed in a lot of hotels. The property is incomparable, but if I had to make some sort of comparison, I would say it is like an Aman – probably Amanemu in Shima which is also coastal – meets […]

New Japan Adventures – Discovering Southern Kyushu and Sacred Yakushima Island

In my perpetual quest to find ever more fantastic remote destinations, I went to Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost island of her four main islands, in February 2016. Numerous Remote Lands clients are going back to Japan for the second or third or fourth trips, and they seek ever more off-the-beaten-path places where few other tourists venture. […]

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Muscat Get-Away

Oman is an Arabic country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, a historically strategic location – and not one…