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Fight Club

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A centuries-old martial art, Muay Thai is known for its grace and power. Duncan Forgan gets to grips with Thailand’s national pastime

Sumo 101: What Travelers Should Know Before Their First Match

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Tradition as well as religion still play an important role in this sporting spectacle, and travelers who are lucky enough can watch sumo wrestlers from their training to the ring.

Royal Rumble: 18th Century Muay Thai and the French Brothers’ Bangkok Folly

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In Thailand’s long and storied Muay Thai history, one curious event sticks out in dry accounts of the early days of Rama I, a humorous fight that, in retrospect, seems to make so much sense.

Watching Cricket in India for Travelers

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Nothing draws the people of India together like cricket and throughout the country the spectacle is on display for everyone — even Americans.

Five Things to Know About Watching Baseball in Japan

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Cheerleaders, history, balloons — watching baseball in Japan is a whole new way to see the game.

W Abu Dhabi on Yas Island Opens Atop the Grand Prix Track

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The Abu Dhabi W – Yas Island is the only hotel in the world located atop a Grand Prix racetrack, a gamechanger for fans of the upcoming UAE capital’s race.

Dozen Dream Destination: Tokyo for the Summer Games

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In 2020 one of the world’s most densely populated cities will host the Summer Games and Remote Lands knows how to get you there in style.

Baikal Marathon: The Ultimate Challenge

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In the frozen wastes of Siberia is Lake Baikal. Only the most hardened runners take on this marathon on ice, the challenge of a lifetime.

Searching for the Snakeheads of Sangkhlaburi

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On a fruitless quest for the feisty snakeheads of Thailand, John McMahon finds magical bridges, underwater temples, and rural Thai charm.

Water Buffalo Manicure Nick Faldo Course at Vietnam’s Laguna Golf Lang Co

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What better way to keep a beach-side golf course clean than with the local water buffalo? This Nick Faldo course north of Danang uses bio-mowers to keep the links pristine.

Sanchaya Open: Bintan’s Hottest Resort Hits the Links

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The Sanchaya is a stepping stone to all manner of Southeast Asian adventure, and now there’s a chance to get in a few holes with wine and cheese.

Interview: Luxury Summer Games in Tokyo with Catherine Heald

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For travelers who want to see the Summer Games in Tokyo in luxury, Remote Lands has a plan. Travelogues speaks with Remote Lands CEO and co-founder Catherine Heald to learn more.