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Oct/Nov 2016

  • Bangkok’s New Buzz

    Bangkok remains a feast for the senses, with head-turning architecture, and a profusion of new restaurants and watering holes.
  • Making the Most of Kuala Lumpur

    From creative cocktails to sophisticated five-star digs, KL is getting more appealing by the moment.
  • Taipei’s Latest Hits

    There's never been a better time to visit the Taiwanese capital. Here are a few additions to the savvy traveler's Taipei checklist.
  • Best of Seoul

    The booming capital beckons with its relentless culinary experimentation, no-holds-barred nightlife, and cutting-edge art and design.
  • The Manila Manual

    With a clutch of new attractions and openings, Manila has plenty to offer travelers on the lookout for an exciting city break.
  • Overlooking Hong Kong

    What’s Hot in Hong Kong

    Ever-changing Hong Kong always has something new to offer the visitor, as the latest batch of openings attests.
  • The Lion City

    The DestinAsian Guide to Singapore

    Southeast Asia’s roaring city-state offers many surprises for even the most jaded repeat visitor.
  • Hotel Indonesia Roundabout

    Jaunting through Jakarta

    Indonesia’s capital is a diamond in the rough, with an air of sophistication that belies its unpolished veneer.
  • View from La Terraza in Cuba, the setting at the close of The Old Man and the Sea.

    Sketchbook: On Hemingway’s Trail in Cuba

    Texas-based sketcher and urban designer James Richards opens up about his fascination with Ernest Hemingway and Cuba.
  • All Eyes on Amsterdam

    The ever-evolving Dutch capital has shaken off its louche past to become one of Europe’s most exciting cities of the moment.
  • The Newest in Chiang Mai

    Beloved for its artsy, laid-back charm, the cultural hub of northern Thailand is growing increasingly sophisticated.
  • Whale Sharks at Ningaloo Reef

    The Marine Wonders of Ningaloo Reef

    One of Australia's best-kept secrets, the 260-kilometer long fringing reef of Ningaloo is home to hundreds of fish and coral species.
  • Hip, Hip, Hanoi

    Vietnam's capital offers the luxury traveler a treasure trove of delightful havens amid the weathered charm of its bustling streets.
  • Pudong and The New Shanghai Tower

    China Calling: Big City Buzz

    A roundup of what's new and trending in two of the country's megacities, Beijing and Shanghai.
  • Kaikado Café

    Keeping Up with Kyoto

    With a vibrant food and arts scene thriving alongside its bevy of shrines and temples, Kyoto offers the perfect mix of old and new.
  • A Second Look at Vientiane

    It may be Southeast Asia's most laid-back capital, but change is afoot even in this compact Lao city.
  • Shey, Upper Ladakh

    On the Village Circuit in Ladakh

    In India's Ladakh region, a well-seasoned network of village homestays allows you to get immersed in the local culture without roughing it.
  • 48 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City

    With a slew of exciting new openings, Vietnam's buzzing commercial hub is a city to watch.
  • Sky Gallery Lounge Levita on the 35th floor

    What’s New in Tokyo

    In its latest round of openings, the Japanese capital reinterprets long-standing tradition with its characteristic subtlety and style.
  • Prada Gears Up for Adventure

    The latest women’s resort collection from the Italian luxury fashion house bursts with bold colors and eye-popping prints.
  • Cruising the Remote Marquesas

    The Aranui 5 is the latest in a line of ships to provide a low-key sojourn through French Polynesia's Marquesas Islands.
  • Kyoto's Ki No Bi Gin

    Kyoto’s Homegrown Gin

    Produced in Kyoto by Japan’s first dedicated gin distillery, Ki No Bi (“Beauty of the Seasons”) makes for a special souvenir.
  • Iowa’s Historic Park Inn

    Four Lodgings with Frank Lloyd Wright’s Designs

    These properties—one in Japan and three in the famed architect's native United States—bear witness to his enduring legacy.
  • Kerinci Seblat National Park

    On the Trail of Sumatra’s Tigers

    High in the mountains of western Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park is one of the last remaining refuges for Indonesia's big cats.
  • W Goa

    Goa’s New Gem

    Surrounded by coconut palms on Vagator Beach, W Goa blends traditional India with the state's hippy past in design.
  • Louis Vuitton Launches New Photo Books

    The brand's publishing arm has released a five-volume collection that straddles the worlds of travel and fashion photography.
  • A Road Trip through Sicily

    In the island's eastern regions, a clutch of small, stylish hotels steers guests toward some of Sicily's best food and wine.
  • French Flair in Patricia’s Kitchen

    Not too far from Versailles' storied palace, visitors can delve into cooking classes with a Cordon Bleu–trained chef.
  • Finn’s Beach Club

    What’s New in Canggu, Bali

    Move over, Seminyak—some of the most interesting new restaurants and bars in Bali have opened just up the coast.
  • Four Major Art Retrospectives This Season

    European museums and galleries are now holding a clutch of retrospective exhibitions on leading 20th-century artists.
  • Amritsar

    Next Stop: The Appeal of Amritsar

    With major festivities at Diwali, plenty of historical charm, and a reputation for excellent cuisine, Amritsar is well worth a visit.
  • The Latest Gem on America’s National Mall

    Washington, D.C.'s newly opened National Museum of African American History & Culture is the fruition of a long-held dream.
  • Free Diving at Anantara Kihavah Villas

    Anantara has just opened a second free diving center in the Maldives, this time within easy reach of Hanifaru Bay.
  • Dubai’s High Five

    With the world’s tallest building and its four tallest hotels, Dubai is a city adept at height. Here are five ways to get off the ground.