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Boys’ Trip in Papua New Guinea

Boys’ Trip in Papua New Guinea

Planning an adventurous getaway with the guys? Looking for a destination to challenge and amaze you? Why not get off the beaten path and check out one of the most untouched and exciting places in the world: Papua New Guinea. Discover the rural highlands, tribal communities and rare wildlife of this culturally diverse and unexplored […]

Disappearing Ink: Tattooed Women of the Chin State

Disappearing Ink: Tattooed Women of the Chin State

Deep in the remote hills of the Chin State, tribes of tattooed women inhabit villages. Visiting this far-flung corner of Myanmar is like traveling back in time, but it’s very apparent that society is changing rapidly. As Chin State is becoming more connected to the rest of Myanmar, local tradition is dying. The Chin people are known for their animist ways of life.

The Road to Heaven’s Gate: Ha Giang, Vietnam

The Road to Heaven’s Gate: Ha Giang, Vietnam

In the northernmost nether regions of Vietnam exists a remote destination that has been open to tourism for a mere six years – Ha Giang, a region virtually untouched by the harmful effects of mass tourism and big industries.

Discovering the Tribes of Loikaw

Discovering the Tribes of Loikaw

A short flight from Yangon sits the very traditional Loikaw, one of the best places to head in Southeast Asia for a window into authentic tribal life. I was the very first foreign visitor to some of Loikaw’s more remote tribal areas.

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