Videos

Discovering Jeju by Drone

Tyler Roney | September 13, 2017

Jeju isn’t your average Asian island getaway: volcanic geography, cool waters, and Korean charm, all of which can be experienced from the air.

Red Soil, Greener Pastures: The Sun Sets in the Red Lands

Jay Tindall | August 1, 2016

The old man had wrinkled skin that was weather-beaten from years spent working in the fields and seemingly possessed no teeth.  “I’ve been sitting in the same spot, every day, for the last 10 years,” he said, through my translator.  He told us about his 10 children. 

Getting Down to Earth: Into the Wadis of Oman

Jay Tindall | July 11, 2016

As the sunrise woke me, I got my first glimpse of Oman. The contrasting view of the beach below and the rocky Al Hajar mountains was a fitting introduction to a journey that would take me all over the diverse terrains of this fascinating country.

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

Jay Tindall | January 13, 2015

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.

In the Shadow of the Seven Bulls: Karakol, Kyrgyzstan

Jay Tindall | September 11, 2014

Karakol is unlike any other part of Kyrgyzstan. Its scenery, its diversity of people, its attractions, and even its cuisine are all unique and have a wonderfully authentic feel. And after my kitschy Issyk Kul lake experience, unique and authentic were two traits I was craving.

A Walk Around Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Jay Tindall | September 7, 2014

High in the Tien Shan mountain range sits the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. The city is young, and as such, has limited historic sites. I recently visited on a trip through Kyrgyzstan, and had a chance to explore the city for myself.

A Whale of a Time in Trincomalee

Jay Tindall | August 5, 2014

Having come a long way from its turbulent past, Trincomalee’s beaches, cultures, and accommodations are improving, returning to the halcyon days of the Tamil kings.