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How Coral Gardeners Are Saving Your Favorite Destinations

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7 Incredible James Bond Travel Experiences to Channel 007

Submarine, scuba dive and sail perilous waters in honor of the newest 007 film.

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Space Tourism Is Here: Booking a Trip to the Final Frontier

The next era of exploration is here, and we’re all invited. Here’s what you need to know about space tourism via Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic and SpaceX.

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A New ‘Harry Potter’ Experience in the U.K. Takes Muggles Into the Forbidden Forest, Complete With Fantastic Beasts

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Why We’re Already Dreaming of Our Next Trip to Sabah

This dazzling destination is gearing up to re-open tourism and we cannot wait.

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10 Most Majestic Waterfalls in Indonesia (From Tumpak Sewu to Ponot)

From Tumpak Sewu (“A Thousand Waterfalls”) to the 250-meter-high Ponot Waterfall, Indonesia waterfalls are true natural wonders.

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9 Active Beach Vacations Around the World to Boost Your Adrenaline

Can’t sit still in a beach chair all day? These vacay activities are for you.

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Australia’s Newest ‘Great Walk’ Hikes Through the World’s Largest Subtropical Rain Forest

Queensland’s Scenic Rim Trail is one of Australia’s most incredible under-the-radar destinations.

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This Lush Kauai Beach Resort Is the Ultimate Simple Life Made Luxe

In the stunning resort community Kukui’ula, Hawaiian life is simply sweet.

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This Website Is Making It Easier for Travelers With Disabilities to See the World

Custom profiles help match individuals with travel experiences accessible to their needs.

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Yes, You Can Go Truffle Hunting in Asia-Pacific. Here’s Where and When

Sniff out our guide to some of the world’s best truffle hunts, from France and Slovenia to China and Tassie.

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Have You Seen the Orangutan Trying on Sunglasses on TikTok Yet?

She’s just as smart as you, but probably has a better sense of style.

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Hire a Friend From This Tokyo Hotel to Show You the City’s Secret Haunts

Secret bars, tiny restaurants, cultural gems — there’s nothing like roaming Tokyo with a local.

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This Awesome Natural Playground Is Australia’s Next It Destination

Doesn’t the “Tropical Far North” sound so breezy and romantic? Here’s why we’re headed for Cairns.

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The Biggest Astronomy Museum in the World Just Opened in Shanghai

The design of this cosmic museum is out of this world.

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This New Invite-Only Travel Club Is Taking Bespoke Luxury to the Next Level

Scott Dunn Private has awesome travel experiences for the awesomely wealthy. Think you can score a membership?

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This Is What It’s Like to Swim With Minke Whales in the Great Barrier Reef

VIDEO: Dive in and play with these friendly (mini) giants.

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This Is a Part of Palawan You’ve Never Seen

Dream away in the Philippines’ barely visited Calamianes.

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Why Tasmania Is the Perfect Pandemic Destination

Down under the land down under is a gorgeous island offering offbeat adventures.

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This Might Be the Most Sustainable Uber-Luxe Whole-Island Buy-Out in the World

Who’s in to visit Kokomo Island Private Resort in Fiji?

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Here Are the Most Beautiful Cities in the World to Bike, According to Instagram Data

From Thailand to the U.K., people love to share their bike photos.

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10 Incredible Adventure Vacations Around the World

From cage diving with sharks to jumping out of a plane, these adventure vacations are guaranteed to break you out of your comfort zone.

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Hooray for Aussiewood! Here’s Why Hollywood Has Moved to Australia

Heartthrob Chris Hemsworth isn’t the only one living his best life Down Under.

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Aretha Duarte Is Officially the First Black Latin American Woman to Climb Mount Everest

Barriers broken at 5,300 meters.

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These Aboriginal-Owned Travel Adventures Will Change Your Whole Perspective on Australia

The best way to travel responsibly in Australia is with indigenous-owned and -operated tour guides who have 500-million-years’ worth of history, legends and learnings to share.

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4 Epic Journeys for Adventure-Lovers in Sabah

With its dense jungles teeming with wildlife, this biodiverse island beckons aspiring explorers.

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8 Endangered Species in Asia You Should Know

May 21 is Endangered Species Day. Here are 8 amazing animals native to Asia that you can help save.

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4 Ethical Elephant Camps for Your Next Trip to Thailand

These sanctuaries promise magical memories with magnificent beasts—at a friendly distance.

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Meet Some of the Maori Changing the Face of Luxury Tourism in New Zealand

In New Zealand, a wave of Indigenous-tourism experiences is opening up the history of some of the archipelago’s most remote and intriguing lands.

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THIS TRAIN TRIP THROUGH SRI LANKA IS THE DEFINITIVE IN OLD-WORLD ROMANCE

We can’t wait to get back to Sri Lanka, with its tea-covered hills, historic architecture and trains ambling through insanely picturesque countryside.

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This Is the Best Place in the World to See Rainbows

Crystal blue waters, towering mountains, and endless rainbows. What more do you need?

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This Is What It’s Like to Float Above Paradise

What’s it like to hang out of a helicopter above Thailand’s most bucket-listed bay? Check out these insanely beautiful photos of ‘The Beach’ and more.

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7 Reasons to Discover Green Spain

Located in the country’s verdant north, this region is an underrated gem that’s blissfully free of crowds.

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This Immersive VR Experience Will Make You Feel Like You’re in Hong Kong

360 Hong Kong Moments will transport you right to the heart of the bustling metropolis.

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How Two Safari Destinations Are Helping the World Better Understand Pangolins

It may not be one of the Big Five, but the often-overlooked pangolin is attracting growing interest from safari-goers. One wildlife lover shadows researchers in South Africa to learn why.

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This Indonesian Resort Has a Horse Retirement Plan

What screams ‘cinematic vacation’ more than horseback riding down a beautiful beach? Nihi Sumba has a stable of rescue ponies.

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Overseas Spectators Officially Not Allowed at This Year’s Olympics

This conclusion will further contribute to ensure safe and secure Games for all participants and the Japanese public.

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Thousands of Dolphins ‘Stampede’ Off the Coast of California — Watch the Incredible Video

One lucky group of whale watchers crossed paths with a pod of dolphins stampeding right next to their boat in Newport Beach, California.

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5 Phenomenal Animal Encounters to Commemorate World Wildlife Day

Cambodia is home to a unique wealth of wildlife. Here’s how you can help some of the country’s cuddly – and not so cuddly – creatures in need.

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6 Reasons It’s Still More Fun in the Philippines

Plan ahead and pin all these places in the Philippines for your next vacation.

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T+L Hometown Hit List: Australia

We asked our writers for their favorite places to travel domestically. Chloe Sachdev writes our post-pandemic bucket list for Australia.

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Finnish Lapland is the Bucket-List Adventure that Just Screams Christmas

Sleighs. Reindeer. Crystallized pines and an endless blanket of powdery snow.

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Maybe you should try your next midlife crisis in Cambodia

A gritty bros trip helps three friends reconnect with each other and themselves.

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Why you should go looking for the Raffles’ banded langur in Singapore

Singapore’s super cute critically endangered monkey species has a new safe haven–and a new fresh baby.

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A Roadtrip in Search of Thailand’s Best Khao Soi

Khao soi and Royal Enfields combine for the perfect breath-of-fresh-air roadtrip in northern Thailand.

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These Safari Lodges Are Putting African Artists Front and Center

These luxe safari lodges are finally putting African arts and culture at center stage, from locally-made furniture to hand-crafted kitchenware.

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How to Be a Swish Survivalist Without Needing to Hunt for Your Dinner. (Hint: Just Check In)

Want to cultivate life skills and still retire to your fluffy four-poster at night? Try the experiences at these luxury hotels.

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Off the Grid in Indonesia with Eco-Minded Local Guides

Discover some beloved corners of the insanely biodiverse 17,000-island nation through the eyes of eco-minded independent outfitters and guides that champion sustainability, education and giving back.

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Marriott Bonvoy is Giving Away Free Stays and Big Discounts with Week of Wonders

Marriott Bonvoy has come up with creative and heavily discounted ways to relieve you of your pent-up points.

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Back to Basics Tourism, Or How to Survive the Zombiepocalypse

If knowledge is power, then self-reliance is the new luxury. As the routines of our lives are upended, more of us are seeking to travel in ways that prepare us for whatever the world throws at us next. Here’s how to prep for the survivalist-tourism trend.

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On Your Next Thai Island Trip, Set Sail on the High Seas or Just in Your Imagination

Thailand is world-renowned for its service with a smile, but there are plenty of places to learn a little self-reliance, too. Set sail on the high-seas, or just in your own imagination.

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These Green Activities in Bali Will Teach You Essential Jungle Survival Skills

In this lush land of hippies and holistic healing, we could’ve come up with dozens of ways to be at one with the earth. Here are four fully immersive activities that’ll put a roof over your head and fill your belly with both flora and fauna (of the fish variety).

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Wild Farm Experiences and Adventures in Australia

A vast, sparsely populated nation whose apocryphal origin story lies in taming the wild. A continent whose original inhabitants lived at one with nature for eons. Zero surprise that Australia is leading the trend in self-sufficiency stays.

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These Black-Owned Safaris Are Putting African Stories First

Across the continent, innovators are rethinking everything you thought you knew about heading into the bush—and changing these iconic journeys for the better. By Christine Ajudua.

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Renew Your Spirituality with a Simple Stay in Sri Lanka

There’s a reason so many independent-minded travelers want to keep the Teardrop of India on the DL. Inland from Sri Lanka’s gorgeous southern beaches, the simple, sustainable, spiritual life beckons.

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Jeju Island is a Trekker’s Paradise

Embrace the nature, culture and communities of Jeju Island with a hike along its spectacular coastlines.

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Three Cooking Classes That Take New Zealand’s Famous Food Culture Back In Time

If your idea of a Kiwi adventure involves DIY RVing around the two islands, the fend-for-yourself offerings highlighted here will make that plan look like the luxe life. There’s foraging and trekking, but the many ways to cook without a stove are alone worth the long-haul flight.

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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?

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Ladakh’s First Luxury Tented Camp is Backdropped by the Himalayas

High in the Himalayas lies Ladakh, one of India’s most spectacular— and, until recently, unpolished—destinations. As Akash Kapur discovers, you no longer need to rough it to experience the region’s extraordinary geographical and cultural riches.

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Where to Eat, Drink, Shop and Stay in El Nido, Palawan

No longer just a transit point, El Nido Town and its neighboring beaches are coming into their own.

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Bangkok’s Tallest Building is Offering Roof-Top Exercise Classes

If a HIIT class 78-floors above ground won’t make you sweat, we’re not sure what will.

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3 Adventures Off the Australian Grid

These three off the grid stays are the perfect base for experiencing wildlife and the beaten landscape in the Australian outback.

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Rediscovering Singapore’s Local Restaurants After Lockdown

How lockdown deepened our love for local eating in some of Southeast Asia’s foodie hubs.

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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.

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5 Day Hikes Outside Metro Manila

When urban living gets claustrophobic, there’s nothing like a hike to lift the spirits.

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Here’s How to Gear Up for the Olympics in Tokyo

The best way to gear up for the Tokyo Olympics? Three days of intensive training in sport and culture. Just keep your gloves on.

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Shooting the Serengeti: 10 Photos that Missed the Cut (but we still love)

In our March issue, photographer Scott A Woodward takes a walk through the Serengeti with Editor in Chief Christopher Kucway. They came back with more photos that could fit in the magazine, here are a few favorites that didn’t make the cut.

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Snorkeling with Sharks in the Maldives

Beyond the overwater villas and sparkling lagoons, the friendly giants of the Maldives inhabit a paradise of their own.

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An Eco-Tour Helping Save Sabah’s Elephant Population

In a palm-oil plantation in Sabah, an unlikely eco-tourism alliance paves the way for Borneo pygmy elephants.

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3 Ethical Tours for Wildlife Lovers

Sail into Komodo territory, visit retired elephants in Phuket, or try horse whispering in Gurgaon—this assortment of new experiences across Asia provides animal-friendly answers to the call of the wild.

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Where Coral is King: Cruising the Atolls of the Rowley Shoals

In Western Australia, the little-known atolls of the Rowley Shoals have not only somehow escaped coral bleaching, but are thriving in defiance of global trends.

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5 Reasons to Travel in November

T+L’s monthly selection of trip-worthy places, experiences and events.

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Returning to The Roof of The World, Nepal

With its myriad legends and legendary treks, mystical Nepal is adventure incarnate. Two decades after his first visit, Duncan Forgan heads back and finds you don’t need to climb Everest to reignite your sense of wonder.

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Taking Thailand’s South By Motorcycle

Touring the south of Thailand on a vintage motorcycle is a chance for Duncan Forgan to get a true taste of the region and its limestone karsts, abandoned beaches and more than a plate or two of spicy food.

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Khmer Connection

Newly paved roads in Cambodia’s northeast make exploring via motorbike easier than ever. An intrepid solo trip around Banlung leads to natural discoveries and tasty local eateries and, best of all, that warm Khmer hospitality.

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This Luxurious Jungle Camp in Cambodia Should Be Your Next Destination

Glamping is so last season. Come fly away to a luxe, cunningly conversationist jungle book in the heart of Cambodia.

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Timor-Leste: Paradise Yet Untouched

Twenty years after its hard-won independence, Timor-Leste is only just beginning to open up its natural landscape to the region. Exploring every corner of Southeast Asia’s youngest country, Sophie Raynor discovers the pristine wonders we’ve been missing out on.

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This inspirational underwater tour explores the Indigenous ties to the Great Barrier Reef

Adventure group Experience Co’s Indigenous rangers tell the creation stories that were passed down to them from First Nation land and sea owners.

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Why You Want to Book a Bucket-List Bike Trip in These Real-Life Ancient Chinese Paintings

Emerald karsts, cascading paddy fields and majestic rivers abound in the rural Chinese regions of Yangshuo, Longji and Guilin. Touring via two wheels allows a slow traveler to keep ahead of the masses.

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These Are the 3 Tastiest Chinese Cuisines You Probably Haven’t Considered

You think you know Chinese? This massive country of gourmands dishes up as many different cuisines as they have dialects. Here are 3 great regions to feed the dragon.

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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.

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The Tropical Spirit of Southern Sri Lanka

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.

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Mermaid Island

On verdant, volcanic Cheju, farmers raise tasty black pigs, grandpa statues boost fertility, and lady divers pry abalone from the icy depths of the sea. Duncan Forgan reports from this legendary treasure chest in the Korean Strait.