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Chef Josh Boutwood shaving salted ox heart on eggplant puree. Courtesy of the Test Kitchen.

5 Chef-Driven Eateries in Manila

Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

7 Terrific Meals in Singapore

Attitude, Avani Riverside.

4 Bangkok Rooftop Bars with Killer Views

Photo by Lauryn Ishak.

50 Tips for Family Travel

Murgh angaar, or tandoor-cooked chili chicken, at Charcoal in Bangkok. Courtesy of Charcoal Tandoor Grill & Mixology.

5 Restaurants Reinventing Indian Cuisine

5 Chef-Driven Eateries in Manila

Young chefs in the Philippine capital are whipping the local food scene into a frenzy with their cool restaurants. By STEPHANIE ZUBIRI. Photographed By MAGIC LIWANAG. more...

7 Terrific Meals in Singapore

There is not a more quintessential dining experience in the city than pulling up a plastic chair to tray full of food at a hawker center. Here, our abridged guide on what to order from the plethora of tasty plates dished out at these colorful outdoor food centers. Story and photographs by LAURYN ISHAK. more...

4 Bangkok Rooftop Bars with Killer Views

The Southeast Asian City of Angels definitely looks its best from high up in the sky. Soak in the stellar panoramas from these stylish watering holes. more...

50 Tips for Family Travel

Setting off on an odyssey with the whole gang requires a little more work than solo travel, so we've enlisted the help of authors, bloggers, travel-industry experts, and even our T+L readers for their sanity-saving advice on how to plan a fun—and maybe even easy—family vacation. more...

5 Restaurants Reinventing Indian Cuisine

Chefs from New Delhi to San Francisco are reimagining the culinary mainstays of the Subcontinent, experimenting with cross-cultural mash-ups, and making Indian cuisine the latest darling of the global dining scene. By PRIYA KRISHNA and VERONICA INVEEN. more...

16 Boutique Hotels with Serious Style

Sometimes size matters. When you're searching for soul, smaller can be better. Smaller, authentic, comfortable and cool, that is. "People like to define themselves by their style and taste," says James Lohan, co-founder of hotel curator Mr & Mrs Smith. "Boutiques have the ability to be more creative in how they look and what they offer." On the following pages, we offer some of the best and brightest little guys across the region. You want to feel "of the place"? Check in to boutique hotels. more...

4 Luxe Hotels Across China

From a quiet mountain resort to a towering hotel in China's biggest city, here are four openings that will add a little extra color to the Middle Kingdom. By VERONICA INVEEN. more...

3 Bangkok Spas You Have to Try

You can't walk a block in the capital with out passing two things: a 7-Eleven and a massage place. In truth , we'd entrust our sore muscles to plenty of the latter, but the following spas truly surpass your standard street-side foot rubs . more...

3 Green Gamechangers

It's not easy being green, but these three eco-innovators across Asia are reshaping their industries one upcycled garment or zero-waste restaurant at a time. DIANA HUBBELL talks to the visionaries about building a brighter, more sustainable future. more...

3 Ways to Spend a Family Vacation in Burma

[SPONSORED CONTENT] This diverse land has plenty for all ages to see and do. Flymya.com makes it easy to set up your next Burmese getaway. more...

5 Reasons We’re So Excited for the Arrival of Park Hyatt Bangkok

[Sponsored Content] This grande dame may have just arrived, but it’s already the talk of the town. The ultra-luxe space on the top 27 floors of Central Embassy promises to provide a tranquil haven in the heart of the capital. more...

4 After-Dark Gems in Kuala Lumpur

From snazzy cabaret clubs to street vendor-dessert inspired cocktails, MARK LEAN trains his beer (or margarita) goggles on Kuala Lumpur's evolving bar scene. Photographed by ERIC CHOW. more...

3 of the Best Cooking Classes in Bangkok

We sent a pair of hungry locals to find out which cooking school in Bangkok teaches the most authentic Thai cuisine. The answer, it turns out, is in the tastebuds of the eater. By MONSICHA HOONSUWAN. Photographed by AUTCHARA PANPHAI. more...

4 Asian Craft Beers You Need to Try Now

Catching the spirit of collaboration, Asian breweries are teaming up with bold beer hounds, artisanal chocolatiers, coffee roasters, and more to produce some serious suds. By BRIAN SPENCER. more...

5 Unforgettable Dishes You Have to Try

Whether they're served in a bar, a humble street restaurant or a Michelin-worthy gastronomic temple, some specialties are worth seeking out no matter where in the world they may be. more...

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3 Places for Kids to Play in Chiang Rai

Giants bath time in the river. Courtesy of Anantara Golden Triangle. Three destinations in Chiang Rai are helping city kids get their hands dirty with a bounty of outdoor activities. By MERRITT GURLEY. more...

3 Kid-Friendly Activities in Bagan

Ballooning over the stupas of Bagan. Courtesy of Backyard Travel. This ancient Burmese capital known for its archaeology and quiet charm has plenty of tricks up its sleeve to keep the kids entertained. By MERRITT GURLEY. more...

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