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When Afghanistan's Taliban announced plans in February to destroy all of the country's statues—including two gigantic fifth-century Buddha figures— the... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Scariest Roads.Wheels spinning, tire tread searching for grip, Lee Klancher steered his motorcycle between two ruts... Read More

From toga-wrapped emperors to board-toting surfers, all walks of life have flocked to the seaside for renewal, reflection, and amusement, and the tide... Read More

While hiking through the flat savannah lands of western Brazil, you emerge from some shade trees and suddenly find yourself just yards away from the... Read More

Being a restless spirit does not mean I sleep poorly in a strange bed. On the contrary. I’ve slept well everywhere—whether a dirt-floored safari tent in... Read More

IT SEEMS ONLY RIGHT THAT THE FIRST THING I DO UPON ARRIVING in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil's City of All Saints, is take a leap of faith: I let a stranger... Read More

Q. Do you see yourself as a kind of cultural ambassador for Brazil?A. It’s happened by default. I grew up in one of the Rio favelas, and I sometimes... Read More

ItalyThe Details: The Petraia Sessions Trufflepig Travel Inc.; October 19–24; doubles from$5,574 per person, double.Why We Love It: Spend five nights... Read More

See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009.In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of... Read More

When Brooklyn-based Dan Storper started making global music compilations to play in his Putumayo clothing and handicraft stores, he never dreamed that... Read More

See our slideshow of The Best Cities for Street Art.For much of 2005, I walked the same five-block stretch of Rivington Street, on New York City ’s... Read More

The slender two-lane road to the western pampas runs through pale open country "pure in line and color," Erico Verissimo, the region's great novelist,... Read More

After a decade of chic minimalist clothing wiped clean of any trace of gender, race, or culture—indeed, some would say any trace of humanity—fashion is... Read More

Watching our Faldo Series championships last fall in Brazil, I was delighted to see how many young golfers were in the field and the many countries they... Read More

See our slideshow of Shoulder Season Travel Secrets.After the vacation crowds head home, you’ll find the smart traveler basking in good deals and wide... Read More

See our Where (and How) to Go Dancing with the Stars slideshow.Planning a trip to Brazil and want to dance the samba like a local?One famous dancer can... Read More

A surprising number of major cities--Moscow, Rome, Washington, and Tokyo among them--haven't set their plans yet, but others are gearing up for major... Read More

In Curitiba, Brazil, 529 miles from São Paulo, the innovative engineers at Moro Construction have unveiled the world's first revolving apartment complex... Read More

Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art-cum-dance, is suddenly all the rage. At Berkeley's United Capoeira Association (2026 Addison St.; 510/666-1255),... Read More

I inspected another pod, pulled out the seeds, and held them in the palm of my hand. As though hypnotized, my eyes roamed happily from the black seeds... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Craziest Party Towns.“Goths in black leather sit next to new-century punks with dyed Mohawks, who are talking to a... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Most Pristine Forests.Forests face an age-old problem: they’re worth more dead than alive. For thousands of years... Read More

PJL: If you’re a type-A traveler like me, the only thing more infuriating than four hours of tarmac purgatory is never being told what’s happening, or... Read More

PJL: The highlight of my trip to Brazil was seeing a Corinthians futebol game at São Paulo’s beloved Pacaembu Stadium, an Art Deco landmark built in... Read More

BeijingThe sprawling, three-story facility at the Kerry Centre Hotel (866/565-5050 or 86/10-6561-8833; shangri-la.com; doubles from $412) contains a 38... Read More

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