Behind the Scenes in Bollywood
Not everyone wants to be a star. Some are content to don funny costumes and down fake cocktails for a day in the background. Suzan Crane takes a little-known tourist trip through the movie sets of Mumbai. Illustrated by Wasinee Chantakorn.
October 21, 2014
The Best of Beijing
The headlong rush of China's booming capital city, as seen by Gary Shteyngart—old-school restaurants, futuristic architecture, Internet entrepreneurs and over-the-top nightclubs. Photographed by Matthew Niederhauser.
October 20, 2014
The Ultimate Trip to New Zealand
Even if you’re heading to New Zealand primarily to taste wine or jump off bridges, make an extended pit stop in the harbor-hugging capital. Your appetite, and your appetite for excitement, will thank you. By Jeninne Lee-St. John. Photographed by Richard McLeish.
October 9, 2014
The Calamian Archipelago: the final Philippine frontier. Like a newborn sea turtle, Merritt Gurley conquers her fear of the inky unknown to explore Palawan's untouched corners. Photographed by Francisco Guerrero.
October 6, 2014
Ghosts and Gods of Penang
Trying to follow his great-grandfather's century-old trail through the Malaysian melting pot, Jeff Chu encounters guilds, gilt and guilt—and realizes that the Straits isle still is dancing a delicate quadrille between past and present. Photographed by Kit Chan.
September 23, 2014
Surfing in Papua New Guinea
On Papua New Guinea's far north coast, swell enthusiasts are riding a tourism wave via sustainable surfing. Ian Lloyd Neubauer borrows a board, paddles out and peers through the keyhole.
September 18, 2014
Stunning Abandoned Spaces
A new segment of adventurers is searching the cities for what others have left behind. By Kate Whitehead.
September 9, 2014
Partying at Nikki Beach
Nikki Beach knows how to cure your hangover: waterfalling back in with a beach party and buffet. Jeninne Lee-St. John spends her days-of-rest in a hedonistic blur of bounties that put soporific brunches to shame.
September 3, 2014
All About Ginger
For millennia, ginger has been the omnipresent worker bee of Asian cuisine, fortifying weak terrines and tummies. Stephanie Zubiri tracks the plant’s pep around the continent.
August 13, 2014
A Day in the Life of a Zookeeper
Animal-uneducated melanie lee trains as a zookeeper at Singapore's Night Safari, and discovers the quirky charm of its nocturnal residents. Photographed by Darren Soh.
July 21, 2014
Motorcycling in Borneo
Saddle up for a full-throttle motorcycle tour of the wild island’s untamed terrain. Story and photos by Ian Lloyd Neubauer.
June 24, 2014
A Maldivian Pilot's Life
Your dream vacation in the Maldives is just Andrew Farr's regular nine to five. Merritt Gurley talks to the seaplane pilot about flying atoll to atoll in this elite holiday spot.
June 9, 2014