Travelogues

November Picks from #TakeMeToRemoteLands

Face tattoos in Myanmar’s Chin State, baby elephants in Sri Lanka, and bulls in the Taj Mahal – we choose our favorite #TakeMeToRemoteLands shots for November.

Fall Foliage Guide to Tohoku

When the seasons change in Japan, Tohoku – an oft-overlooked region of the Land of the Rising Sun, turns every autumnal hue imaginable

October Picks from #TakeMeToRemoteLands

Celebrations in Papua New Guinea, Trains in Thailand, statues in Angkor Wat, and dancing in Bali – we choose our favorite shots from our readers’ Instagram feeds.

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.

Breaking the Ice: Discovering Siberia’s Lake Baikal

Baikal is the deepest and purest lake on the planet, a frozen sea in the heart of Siberia and an adventurer’s icy paradise of driving, helicopters, and dog sleds. From the Old Believers to the Buryat bone crushers, its shores and islands are sacred to those who call Baikal home.

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.

Winding River Path to the Orange Ape of Borneo

Today the great orange ape of Asia is found only in a few remote reserves. Tanjung Puting in Indonesian Borneo plays refuge to these gentle, intelligent beasts, a chance to swing back from the brink.