Recently in Ladakh, the Dalai Lama appeared at an inter-faith seminar organized by the International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF), and spoke on the Preservation of Religious Harmony, Coexistence and Universal Peace. He said “Today, a lot of people from different religious backgrounds are present here…. It is taught in every religion, including Christianity, Buddhism, […]
The world of luxury travel is evolving, and demand for access to ever more exotic and far-flung places is growing. To cater to travelers looking to combine a number of difficult-to-reach destinations, and get all the flexibility of private guides, Remote Lands has designed two unique shared experiences. These trips are a chance to enjoy […]
So, you think you know Chinese food? The ubiquitous cuisine we in the west consider to be Chinese accounts for only a tiny percentage of the vast array of dishes represented by this huge country’s many regions. In truth, the tastes, flavors, textures and recipes vary as widely and broadly as the dialects, cultures and […]
Well, here we are again, ready to let you in on all our top travel tips for 2016. We’ve compiled the very best destinations in Asia – places guaranteed to pique your interest, ensnare your senses and captivate your imagination this year. We recommend journeys that transcend regular vacations, taking you to far-flung terrains and […]
It was as though I had stumbled into another world when I visited the Zhangjiajie Scenic Area in China’s Hunan province.
Asia has some fantastic luxury train journeys that are absolute must-dos for anyone enchanted by the idea of exploring the region in truly romantic style. Here’s our pick of the best…
I recently took a trip to Yunnan, upon which I did as I always do, and strayed as far off the tourist trail as possible. What followed were some of the most incredible memories I’ve ever made in China.
Kashgar, an ancient Silk Road gateway tucked into China’s far west corner, doesn’t boast a huge number of tourist attractions. But for me, it was a city brought to life by its people…
I recently spent some time in Urumqi and discovered that though the city itself is somewhat plain, there are some truly beautiful sights just a short distance away
Those on a quest to discover the ancient Silk Road often make stops in Dunhuang, Urumqi, and Kashgar, all oases on the ancient trade route, but none with as much to offer as Turpan…