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The Datai Langkawi Just Got an Incredible Overhaul

The Datai Langkawi has reopened after an extensive renovation and the astute realization that the modern traveler's greatest luxury is learning to commune with nature. On a wellness sojourn, JENINNE LEE-ST. JOHN finds the best of intentions under the rainforest canopy. more...

This Chef Is Reviving Ancient Lao Recipes

Famous for dishing up award-winning Thai cuisine, the chef at the helm of Michelin-starred Paste Bangkok has ventured to the other side of the Mekong, offering reimagined takes on the traditional royal cuisine of her Lao heritage. CLAIRE BOOBBYER finds past meets present on the menu at this elegant outpost in Luang Prabang. more...

You Can Now Get a Bloody Mary-Inspired Spa Treatment

Brunch's favorite cocktail has made its way from the bar menu to the spa menu at the St. Regis Bali. VERONICA INVEEN checks in for a booze-infused treatment that redefines happy hour. more...

Exploring the Wonders of the Mergui Archipelago

Off the south coast of Burma, the barely touched, largely uninhabited Mergui Archipelago beckons the intrepid sailor. JOE CUMMINGS checks his phone at the cabin door for an exploration of the eco-resorts in one of the least touristed places in Southeast Asia. more...

Introducing the New Kuala Lumpur

As Malaysia goes through a political shake-up, the capital is rippling with change. With an influx of luxury hotels and experimental, proudly Malaysian restaurants, plus a community of small bars adding cool spots to spend the night, ELOISE BASUKI finds it is now worth lingering in Kuala Lumpur. Photographed by LEIGH GRIFFITHS. more...

Getting Off the Beaten Path in Japan

So you've hopped between Shinto shrines in Kyoto and taken the obligatory selfie in front of the Tokyo Tower. Our writers and editors are here to show you a whole other side of this multifaceted nation. more...

Cruising in Style Through Halong Bay

A luxury cruise offers top-flight treatment aboard the biggest vessel to launch in Halong Bay. ELOISE BASUKI embarks on a voyage in northern Vietnam that proves to be like no other, all from the comfort of her oversized suite. Photographed by LEIGH GRIFFITHS. more...

Hunting for One of the World’s Rarest Blooms in French Polynesia

Dense with jungle and surrounded by a single enclosed coral reef, the French Polynesian island of Raiatea is also home to one of the world’s rarest blooms. Fighting blood, sweat and masculine pride, ADAM H. GRAHAM embarks on a grueling trek for a glimpse of the fabled flower. Illustrations by RIETY. more...

This Cozy Boutique Hotel Is Just Another Reason to Go to Melbourne

With 12 thoughtfully designed suites, this boutique hotel in Melbourne is a cozy place to call your own. more...

Where to Go in Macau Right Now

New hotels are bringing thousands of rooms and some of the world's best chefs to Macau, where there's a renewed spotlight on the lesser-considered yet vibrant arts and culture scene. By JULIANA LOH. more...

Siargao Is a Paradise for Surfers

If small-town surfing centre Siargao Island isn’t already on your radar, it will be very soon. JENINNE LEE-ST. JOHN propellers out to the eastern edge of the Philippines, where hand-woven hammocks hang on still-empty sands, laissez-faire beach life sets the tone at bars, in boutique hotels and on the breaks—and the Pacific currents roll in uninterrupted. Photographed by SCOTT A. WOODWARD. more...

The Best Skiing in Japan Is Outside Hokkaido

Japan is the skiing capital of Asia, but most travelers don’t get beyond Hokkaido. Head off-piste with Adam H. Graham to less-known resorts with classical-painting views, nearly empty slopes and daily free refills of the dreamiest powder you’ll ever have the privilege to wipe out in. more...

Raise Your Travel Photo Game

Want to make sure your Instagram shots are the envy of all? We’ve got all the tips and tricks on how to shoot like a pro (and no, you don’t need a super fancy camera). more...

A Photographer’s Journey Through Vietnam

AARON JOEL SANTOS has spent years living in and traveling across the diverse landscapes of Vietnam. Here, we peer into the country through his lens. more...

Sydney by the Room: 8 Hotels to Keep on Your Radar

A slew of new rooms in repurposed heritage hotels, blockbuster brands and baby boutiques offers exciting reasons to high-tail it to Sydney right now. RON GLUCKWMAN beds down in the best and the brightest. more...

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