Bali

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See our slideshow of the 10 Best New Hotels. As if the holidays weren’t filled with enough choices (Which cookie recipes to try?What to wear on New Year’s Eve?), a new crop of hotels that’s sprung up like gifts under a Christmas tree has suddenly...
It’s no secret that human activity has depleted coral reefs in some of the world’s prime vacation spots. Architect Wolf Hilbertz and marine researcher Tom Goreau are doing something about it—introducing electrified metal "reefs" in the damaged ar...
The Pura Ulu Danau--with its great beds of tiger lilies and towering shrines stacked with multiple thatch roofs--is one of Bali's most beautiful temples. Built in the 1600's on the edge of Lake Bratan, a magnificent volcanic crater, it is dedicate...
The Oberoi put Bali on the map for upscale travelers when it opened in 1978 on 15 acres at Legian Beach, north of Denpasar. With its formal gardens and enormous fountain-fed pool, it resembles one of the island's royal water palaces. The Four Sea...
I first went to Ubud in 1993 at the request of a friend who had the idea of starting a retreat there; she had asked me to come teach yoga. I was so surprised by the graciousness of the people. They’re completely open to foreigners. In some sense, ...
Who hasn’t fantasized about jetting off to an ultraluxe private isle, like Turtle Island in Fiji, where a staff of 100 caters to the whims of just 28 guests?Or swooned with envy over gossipy guest reports from Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s ...