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Hotel Cabochon, Bangkok

13 Beautiful Asian Boutiques


5 Stunning Museum Restaurants

Battambang Cambodia

9 Cool Spots in Battambang

6 Celebrity Travel Must-Haves

6 Celebrity Travel Must-Haves

Grand Beach Pavillion, Beach House

5 Romantic Rooms

13 Beautiful Asian Boutiques
July 9, 2014

Cookie-cutter hotel rooms in sky-rise towers lack that je ne sais quoi many of today’s intrepid explorers are seeking—the personal touches, the quirky décor, the local vibe. To sate that appetite, boutique options are popping up all across Asia. By Gabrielle Jaffe. more...

5 Stunning Museum Restaurants
July 7, 2014

Elevating food and design to a work of art, these museum restaurants are destinations in their own right. By Carey Jones and Diana Hubbell.

9 Cool Spots in Battambang
July 3, 2014

Sleek new resto-bars, cafés and creative spaces signal a culinary and cultural renaissance in arty Battambang. By Lara Dunston more...

6 Celebrity Travel Must-Haves
July 1, 2014

How does the star of Law & Order: SVU, travel blogger for and co-owner of modern makeup salon Rouge New York make multitasking look so gorgeous? Here, her must-pack products. —Kathryn O'Shea-Evans more...

5 Romantic Rooms
June 18, 2014

Looking to turn up the heat on your next trip? From secret city cottages, a wellness retreat and a secluded, exclusive seascape, to a yacht or even island of your own, these are the region's most seductive suites. Plus expert ideas on how to make the next idyll extra-aphrodisiacal. more...

6 Essential Balinese Dishes
June 23, 2014

Our abridged, meal-by-meal guide to where to eat now. By Holly McDonald. more...

5 Places for a Digital Detox
June 10, 2014

Sometimes a vacation from your job isn't enough—you need a break from your gadgets too. By Merritt Gurley. more...

5 Insider Tips for Sydney
June 11, 2014

What T+L spotted from the Harbour Bridge's 88-meter-high viewing platform overlooking the Rocks and Circular Quay. By Frances Hibbard more...

5 Expert Hotel Picks for a Romantic Rendezvous
June 4, 2014

Mr. & Mrs. Smith have made a name for themselves by scouting out the best boutiques around the world. We asked for their top picks in Asia for a passionate couples retreat. more...

9 Fashionable Spots to Stop in Beijing
May 28, 2014

As the founding editor of Vogue China, Angelica Cheung is a trendsetter for the world's biggest market. Gabrielle Jaffe asks the doyenne of Chinese fashion for her tips on how to make the very most of the nation's capital. more...

5 Historical Australian Getaways
May 23, 2014

There's so much more to the land down under than its glittery cities and famous beaches. Here are five sweet spots that will transport you to another era. Story and photos by Ian Lloyd Neubauer more...

3 Blissful Spas
May 14, 2014

In an age when stress seems unavoidable, none other than the Dalai Lama speaks out on the importance of finding peace through meditation and even a few spa treatments. more...

7 Highlights in Ubud, Bali
May 9, 2014

A one-time haven for hippies, the village of Ubud in Bali’s southern highlands now caters to more sophisticated travelers too. Story and photos by Ian Lloyd Neubauer. more...

5 Reasons to Go to Darjeeling Now
May 8, 2014

This charming town in India's Himalayas has natural beauty, amazing teas and historical cachet in spades. Leslie Patrick lays out the five top reasons to visit. more...

4 Fabulously Refurbished Hotels
May 6, 2014

Ever dreamed of hitting the sack under the roof of a world leader? David Ngo checks in with a few hotels that were once home to some of the most powerful families in history. more...

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5 High-Flying Spas

April 30, 2014

Sky high spa What’s it like to get rubbed down way up in the clouds? Jeninne Lee-St. John says, Heavenly. more...

25 Inspired Weekend Getaways in Asia

April 2, 2014

weekend Asia's cities are some of the most madcap and electric in the world, making them both energizing and, we admit it, exhausting. Luckily, you needn't travel more than four hours from so many of our metropolises to find fresh air, sea breeze, portals to time-past and great gathering spots for groups for friends. Here are some of our favorites.


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