• See the World, Differently.

    Join us as we document Asia & Africa's last wild places. 

  • See the World, Differently.

    Join us as we document Asia & Africa's last wild places.

Explore Asia

From the cliffside monasteries of Bhutan to the coral-fringed beaches of Indonesia, Asia’s rich diversity offers a lifetime of adventure.

Explore Africa

As the land of origins, Africa is home to exhilarating wildlife safaris and a glimpse of the past from the ancient traditions of remote indigenous tribes.

Situated in northeastern Thailand, surrounded by mountainous landscapes on the banks of the Mekong River, time stands still in Chiang Khan. As a sleepy yet spellbinding place, there’s something very special about Chiang Khan as it’s one of Isaan’s best-preserved historic towns – it’s full of charm and offers a unique window into the region’s fascinating past…

As an isolated tribe, the Hamar have been able to maintain a variety of unique rituals such as the infamous Bull Jumping Ceremony. It’s a coming of age ritual where a young Hamar man (Ukuli) leaps over a line of 10 cattle as an initiation rite of passage. Once completed, the Ukuli becomes qualified to marry up to 4 women, raise children, and own livestock…

Nestled amongst the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, Bhutan is a small Buddhist kingdom that has maintained its rich cultural identity through years of isolation. Relatively untouched by industrialism and modernization, Bhutan was the first country to outright reject GDP (an economic indicator) as the only way to measure progress. In 1972, the government…

As the smallest tribe in Africa (with a population of less than 1,000), the Kara’s existence is shielded from the rest of world. Constrained by geographical isolation, their contact with modern society is minimal  which allows them to still practice a rich canvas of ancient traditions. To visit the Kara is to venture back in time and experience traditional living…

As Thailand’s newest province, Bueng Kan is a remote destination that’s ideal for adventure-minded travelers. Nestled in a distant corner of Isaan, Bueng Kan remains one of the least visited provinces in Thailand and is characterized by rural life. So if you enjoy vistas of the Mekong, forest covered hills, and off-the- beaten-path attractions, Bueng Kan should be on your travel radar…

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