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Among Giants: Accidental Birdwatching in Sri Lanka

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There is no need for a 600mm lens or to follow a kingfisher around for hours. No, this land is alive with colorful birdsthat can be well shot by any run-and-gun photographer.

19th Century Southeast Asia Travelogues for the Discerning Explorer

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Henri Mouhot, Alfred Wallace, Francis Garnier — a time of adventure ornithologists and globe-stamping imperialists, Southeast Asia is steeped in Victorian-era explorer accounts.

Visit with the Next Generation of Bomb Sniffing Rats in Cambodia

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APOPO HeroRATs are retiring their most decorated soldier to make way for a new generation UXO-sniffing rats, a rewarding experience for any traveler to Cambodia.

Buffalo Ice Cream? What to Expect from the Laos Buffalo Dairy

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Most who travel to this area go for the culture, history, and architecture, but there is a small, unusual attraction about a 30 minute drive from the main town area: the Laos Buffalo Dairy.

Khao Yai: Road Trip Through Thailand’s Jungle Heart

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Home to elephants, gibbons, and all manner of flamboyant tropical birds, a road trip through Khao Yai is an easy, rewarding rite of passage for Thailand travelers.

Hokkaido’s Great Outdoors in Winter

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Japan’s wild heart sits in the great white north of Hokkaido, the northernmost and second largest of Japan’s four main islands.

Remote Lands Launches Distance by Design Issue

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Travelers have been wanting to get away for so long — to a spa in Thailand, a safari jeep in Sri Lanka, maybe a ger in Mongolia. As we enter 2021, the world is finally opening up.

Hiking the Markha Valley Trail in Ladakh

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After warming up on the Sham Valley, Annapurna Mellor takes her exceptional camera for one of Ladakh’s most famous hikes: the Markha Valley Trek.

Royal Highlander Festival: Trek to the Home of the Layap

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Jay Tindall treks 20 kilometers to the Royal Highlander Festival to meet the Bhutan tribes of one of the most under traveled regions in Asia.

Exploring Ladakh’s Nubra Valley: Sand, Water, and Rock

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From the treacherous Khardung La Pass to the idyllic Pangong Tso, Dave Stamboulis explores the many worlds of the Nubra Valley in Ladakh.

Instagram Taipei: Shooting Taiwan’s Capital

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Jordan Hammond takes his camera to Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, for a look into the motorbike waterfall, low-flying planes, and the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall.

Delhi, Jaipur, Agra: Shooting India’s Golden Triangle

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Photographer Jordan Hammond journeys through India’s Golden Triangle for a look into hidden ghats, ancient forts, and into the faces of the Indian people.