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How to Go on a Shaman-Driven Wellness Journey in Ubud

Ubud has been Bali’s healing capital for more than a thousand years. Through a weeklong curative quest, we discover that a shaman’s secret ingredient is simple: belly laughs.

Tips & News

The 7 Essential Tips to Start Every Digital Nomad’s Day

Calling anyone with a job: Follow these easy steps every day for a month to supercharge your productivity and watch the stress melt away.

Hotels & Resorts

Meet the Thirtysomething Hotelier Making Four-Stars Cool Again

Thailand’s storied luxury-hotels group Dusit Thani has launched a younger, hipper brand with Asai. We chat with the founder about next-generation travel.

Shop

Why We’re Wild About this Eco Couture from Cambodia

Pair up starchitect hotelier Bill Bensley with couture textiles pioneer Eric Raisina and you get the wildest fashion shoot ever.

Hotels & Resorts

Review: Cape Kudu

Just off Phuket, lush and quiet Koh Yao Noi has a lot to recommend it. We suggest you explore via any of the retro-chic vehicles offered up by the last beach house you’ll ever want to call home.

Sowing the Seeds of a Greener Future

Hospitality giant InterContinental Hotels Group wants sustainability to be more than a buzzword. Here, a look at the ambitious strides it’s taking to make an impact.

The Tropical Spirit

Southern Sri Lanka’s newest wave of hotels carries on the simple, sustainable and hybrid spirit of Ceylon’s most famous native son, architect Geoffrey Bawa.

Hotels & Resorts

Let’s Stay Together

Ani Villas is pairing one of the hottest trends in travel, group gathering, with artistic altruism, proving that the path to a great vacation might just be a simple straight line.

Food & Drink

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This New Thai Restaurant Takes Mom’s Cooking to the Next Level

Front Room in Waldorf Astoria Bangkok has reopened with comfort classics that’ll warm your soul.

Hotels & Resorts

This New Hotel in China’s Narnia Takes Forest Bathing to the Next Level

Ensconced in prehistoric greenery, this is the first luxury hotel on the Chinese borderlands with Vietnam.

Food & Drink

When Room Service Means Masterchefs and Mixologists

Hotels are bringing restaurant service and bar vibes into your suite. So you can drink, social-distance and forget about the dishes.

Hotels & Resorts

Review: Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok

Kimpton is rebranding itself as a luxury, locally minded lifestyle hotel, and their first property in Southeast Asia is an open house in the urban jungle.

Hotels & Resorts

This Hotel Thinks Your Idea of Fun Might Be a 15-Day Quarantine Staycation

Thanks to COVID-19, Thailand requires all inbound travelers to quarantine for a couple of weeks. In a city swimming in staycations, will Bangkokians volunteer for a luxe lock-in?

Food & Drink

Retox, Detox, Repeat: Trying A Hangover IV Drip After the World’s Booziest Brunch

A new restorative IV-drip bar in the middle of an actual bar means you’ll never have to fear that boozy brunch again.

Food & Drink

Some of Bangkok’s Top Chefs are Throwing the Ultimate Dinner Party on Koh Samui

Craving some together time, festive feasting and baller beaching? Book this new private-villa foodie extravaganza.

Inspiration

Thailand’s Most Famous Festival is Back, But This Time It’s Lasting Five Wonder-ous Weeks

Wonderfruit goes local, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less awesome.

Hotels & Resorts

DEBUT: Banyan Tree Krabi

The wellness-centric luxury brand opens an intimate new beach resort overlooking Phang Nga Bay.

Hotels & Resorts

Review: Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

One of northern Thailand’s iconic resorts, Four Seasons shows staycations should also deliver a sense of discovery.

Hotels & Resorts

This Hotel Chain Has Gone 100% Vegetarian

Luxury is draped in greenery at Ovolo Hotels, which has converted all of its menus vegetarian.

Food & Drink

We Go Vegan for a Week at Soneva Kiri in Honor of World Vegan Day (Video)

Spoiler alert: We didn’t even miss fish during the vegan “sushi” omakase.

Food & Drink

These Are the Hottest Tables in Thailand Now

French, Italian, Spanish and Thai. The five hardest reservations to get in Thailand today vary in all ways but their utter deliciousness.

Hotels & Resorts

Why We See the Maldives in Your Future

From an ice rink to a golf course, the archipelago is awash in limitless luxury at new resorts. Take advantage of their simpler COVID rules and rack up points with the world’s first countrywide loyalty program.

Food & Drink

Toast to International Gin & Tonic Day with These 3 Recipes From A Few of Our Fave Bartenders

Everyone knows gin-and-tonic is good for you. But have you ever considered what a truly global invention it is?

Tips & News

Thailand is Officially Reopening to Long-Stay Foreign Tourists

The Land of Smiles is officially reopen to foreign tourists. Thailand will welcome its first international leisure flight next week, with about 120 long-term vacationers from Guangzhou, China.

Culture

Sleep Among Elephants in this Bubble Tent in Northern Thailand

A bubble in the jungle ups the ante for “rooms with a view.” But who’s watching whom?

Inspiration

Nusa Lembongan Is a Haven for Surfers and Divers

A bit beyond Bali, boats bob in waters so clear you can see their shadows in the sand. Beach clubs ask only that you shed your pretentions with your flip-flops. And mola molas and mantas remind us of the important things. From a cliffside resort at the heart of Nusa Lembongan, Jeninne Lee-St. John finds paradise is draped in bougainvillea.

Hotels & Resorts

There Are Tropical Islands, And Then There’s Tioman

It might be a trek to get to Tioman, but the little Malaysian diving star rewards with reefs teeming with turtles and an utter disregard for clocks.

Hotels & Resorts

Chasing Calm in Tangalle, Sri Lanka

Sleepy Tangalle, on the south coast of Sri Lanka, is getting investments on its perfect sands. Head there soon, before you have to share the waves.

Hotels & Resorts

Where to Eat, Drink and Stay on Koh Samui

Thanks to a slew of new openings and a community that embraces its rich environment, Koh Samui is enjoying a bump in popularity. Jeninne Lee-St. John visits the top new spots and makes a few friends along the way.