Jay Tindall

Dhaka and the Symmetry in the Swarm

Traffic without end, water that never stills, and a market straddling a railroad – the chaos of Bangladesh’s Dhaka is unending and arresting....

7 Minutes in Heaven: To the Top of the World by Chopper

“Your lips are turning blue,” said the Kiwi pilot, shouting over the roaring chopper. “That’s the first sign of altitude sickness.” If the blades are turned off, the helicopter won’t start again in the thin, dry air....

Breaking the Ice: Discovering Siberia’s Lake Baikal

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. ...

Cutting the Cord: Finding Peace in the Mongolian Altai

Flying over vast, rolling steppe for three and a half hours without seeing anything so much as a village, let alone a city, is a powerful reminder that Mongolia is the most sparsely populated country on the planet....

Winding River Path to the Orange Ape of Borneo

Today the great orange ape of Asia is found only in a few remote reserves. Tanjung Puting in Indonesian Borneo plays refuge to these gentle, intelligent beasts, a chance to swing back from the brink....

Into the Wilds of Kamchatka

Kamchatka is a mysterious destination in Russia's Far East, located along the “Ring of Fire” and known for its more than 200 volcanoes and diverse wildlife....

Getting Down to Earth: Into the Wadis of Oman

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....

Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle: Discover the Soul of a Nation

Whether your trip to Sri Lanka includes the stunning beaches in the south, the lush highlands terraced with tea plantations or a wildlife safari in one of its national parks, it’s worth making the effort to venture into the country’s heart to explore the Cultural Triangle to get a deeper sense of history....

Eight Amazing Siem Reap Experiences

Home to one of the wonders of the world, not to mention several others that could arguably be considered for the big seven, Siem Reap, Cambodia is packed with sites of interest that may seem daunting to navigate....

Bacolod Masskara: Festival of Faces

I’ve known for some time that people in the Philippines know how to throw colorful festivals, but it wasn’t until I recently ventured to Bacolod in Negros Occidental to experience one for myself that I truly understood the spirit of a Filipino party....

Jay Tindall

co-Founder & COO / Remote Lands

Jay Tindall is co-Founder and COO of luxury Asia tour operator Remote Lands Inc. He has lived and worked in Asia for over 20 years and currently resides in Bangkok, Thailand.