Thailand

September Picks from #TakeMeToRemoteLands

Markets in Myanmar, trains in Sri Lanka, beaches on Palawan, and South Korean dreams come true – we choose our favorite shots from our readers’ Instagram feeds.

Two Wheels on Thailand’s Route 1095

In Thailand, route 1095 is that motorcycle escape. The route goes from the northern urban epicenter Chiang Mai to the remote border town Mae Hong Song.

On the Right Track

The Eastern & Oriental Express is the most lavish and well-appointed train anywhere in Southeast Asia, traveling between Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

5 Must-See Vineyards in Southeast Asia

Fine dining, elephants, national parks, music festivals, permanent summer, and – oh yeah – there are some pretty good wines too. From Bali to Myanmar, Southeast Asia’s vineyards are worth the journey.

Dining in the Canopy on Koh Kood

A world-class resort, the pristine Thai sea, delicately prepared cuisine, and lush rainforest. Oh, and the waiter ziplines food to you as you dine in the jungle canopy.

Trading Rockets for Rain in Yasothon

To end the dry season, people gather to celebrate in Yasothon to drink, sing, and fire powerful handmade rockets into the heavens for the god Phaya Thaen to send the rains. It works.

Fine Dining in Phuket

Thailand’s largest island may be famed for its blue skies and white-sand beaches, but an emerging dining scene led by creative chefs is putting its restaurants on the global map.