Off the Grid

Getting Holy in Gansu

Dave Stamboulis | May 29, 2018

Dave Stamboulis gets off the beaten track in China’s Gansu for spectacular mountains, high grasslands, and Buddhist reflection.

The Furious Road to Yemen

Jay Tindall | August 22, 2017

In the arid season of Salalah in Oman, there are no pastoral wadis or natural greenery around the beaches, but there is Highway 47 leading all the way to Yemen.

Breaking the Ice: Discovering Siberia’s Lake Baikal

Jay Tindall | July 6, 2017

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.

Hidden Islands of Indonesia

Travelogues | July 4, 2017

Large, diverse, and enchanting, hidden gems abound in Indonesia, and many are overlooked in favor of the usual Ubud, Lombok, and Komodo.

Off the Grid in Kazakhstan

Remote Lands | March 31, 2016

For intrepid explorers looking for rugged scenery, unchartered waters, adventure, thrills and spills, there is no better place to go off the grid and into the wild than on the diverse terrains of fascinating Kazakhstan.