Book review: The Social Life of Teak (Nikkei Asia, December 2023) evaluates this big new tome on teak.
Conquering Doi Luang Chiang Dao (Fah Thai magazine, November 2023) is an account of a trek to the summit of Doi Luang Chiang Dao, arguably the most enjoyable hike in Thailand.
A Mindfulness Journey (South China Morning Post, October 2023) is a tour of four temples in Chiang Mai that offer meditation classes from one to 26 days.
Teak Trails (Fah Thai, Septemebr, 2023) gives an overview of a teak boom around Chiang Mai in the late 19th century and buildings that date back to the era.
A Culture Blossoms is about a cannabis craze in Chiang Mai, Thailand; published in the South China Morning Post.
Black, White and Blue is a story about three amazing temples in Chiang Rai, by the late Keith Mundy. Images by Ron Emmons.
Deep in the Delta is a photo essay about the Mekong Delta that appeared in Jetstar Asia magazine.
Strange Town is about Antananarivo, Madagascar's crazy capital, and was published by the South China Morning Post.
Blissful Bloom is a story about the symbolism of the sacred lotus (nelumbo nucifera) for the Chinese. It appeared in Morning Calm (Korean Air inflight).
An Element of Wonder is a photo essay on the subject of water which appeared in Silver Kris Magazine (Singapore Airlines inflight magazine).
Striking Signs is an article on the techniques of photographing signs, written for Photo Asia.
A Hike up Chiang Dao Mountain, about a trek to the top of one of Thailand's most dramatic peaks, was a cover story in International Travel Plan.
Quirky Chiang Mai was written for Silkwinds (inflight magazine of SilkAir), and as you might guess is about unusual places and experiences in Chiang Mai.
Trailblazer is a story about Daniel McGilvary, a zealous missionary who lived in Chiang Mai for over 50 years. It appeared in Fah Thai, the inflight magazine of Bangkok Airways.
On the Road to Rio was Ron's first-ever published article, about photographic techniques used on a road trip from Caracas in Venezuela to Rio in Brazil. It appeared in Break, a student photography magazine published by Kodak.