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<center>Insider Tips From the T+L 500</center>

<center>Insider Tips From the T+L 500</center>

Courtesy of Domaine des Hauts de Loire

History
Domaine des Hauts de Loire
Onzain, France

“Pick up some Pouchkine truffles—vodka- and orange-infused chocolates—at the family-run Pâtisserie Bigot, a bakery at the foot of Château d’Amboise,” advises co-owner Pierre Alain Bonnigal. “Then head up to the castle grounds, where Leonardo da Vinci is buried.”



Insider Tips From the T+L 500

<center>Insider Tips From the T+L 500</center>

Courtesy of the Four Seasons Resort Lanai

Outdoors
Four Seasons Resort Lanai
The Lodge at Koele, Kihei, Hawaii

Chief concierge Pam Haban suggests hiking Koloiki Ridge, a five-mile loop north of the lodge. “You’ll walk among guava and eucalyptus trees until the trail unexpectedly opens up onto the Pacific.”



Insider Tips From the T+L 500

<center>Insider Tips From the T+L 500</center>

Courtesy of Oberoi Hotels and Resorts

Culture
Oberoi Rajvilas
Jaipur, India

Just 10 miles from the resort, Kagazi Mohulla in Sanganer is a centuries-old artists’ colony that specializes in papermaking. “The handmade diaries make great gifts,” reveals concierge Ameya Arun Mandke.



Insider Tips From the T+L 500

<center>Insider Tips From the T+L 500</center>

Courtesy of Singita Game Reserves

Wildlife
Singita Sabi Sand
Sabi Sand Wildtuin, South Africa

“A pride of six male lions lives on our acreage,” head field guide Alan Yeowart says. “Visit at dusk with a tracker and you may catch them roaring in unison.”



Insider Tips From the T+L 500

<center>Insider Tips From the T+L 500</center>

Courtesy of Triple Creek Ranch

Adventure
Triple Creek Ranch
Darby, Montana

Activity coordinator Catharine Reed takes her fly-fishing rod five miles south to Applebury, a prime spot for rainbow trout that “looks just like a scene out of A River Runs Through It.”



Insider Tips From the T+L 500

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