Remote Lands

Get Wrecked in Oman

Get Wrecked in Oman

Early in 2016, Oman announced the discovery of the oldest known shipwreck from Europe’s Golden Age of Exploration, located off the coast of Dhofar. Believed to be part of a fleet led by the legendary Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, the boat has been identified as the Esmeralda, one of two boats who sank during […]

Chasing the Big 5 – Indonesia’s Underwater Superstars

Chasing the Big 5 – Indonesia’s Underwater Superstars

Wildlife enthusiasts lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the “Big Five” experience enormous satisfaction in checking them off their list. Divers are no exception, plundering the watery depths of far-flung oceans, many will travel all around the world to complete their wish lists. Perhaps this need not necessarily be the case though. An archipelago […]

Thai beaches with kids

Thai beaches with kids

Ahh, the beaches of Thailand. Even saying those words conjures up images of swaying palm trees and stunning sunsets, white sands that extend for miles and every luxury you could ask for. But if you think the tropical isles in the Gulf of Thailand and on the Andaman coast are only for romantic adult getaways, […]