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Cross-cultural pollination means that both the croissant and the bagel have traveled far from home, and the “continental breakfast” still reigns supreme... Read More

I know exactly where I was when I first realized how big food-on-television was going to get. It was 1997, the weekend just after Thanksgiving, and I... Read More

AndazParent: HyattBack Story: Hyatt threw out the reception desk when it invented Andaz in 2007, so guests can feel like the hotel is their private pied... Read More

Some travelers—you, perhaps—are averse to the very premise of a guided tour. No self-assumed sophisticate wants to be led around by someone holding a... Read More

The mural in the Tashiding Monastery is of a graceful woman mounted on a yak in a lotus blossom garden. “That is Tara,” explains a monk: a virtuous form... Read More

Manish Chakraborti lives in the city of Kolkata—known until recently as Calcutta—where he is an architect and a historical preservationist. Chakraborti,... Read More

The draw of Hyderabad is its astonishing backstory, which can make you feel at times as if you are in India’s Oz. How else to explain the peculiar magic... Read More

“What a weird dog,” said a stalwart traveling buddy of mine as our taxi curved around the driveway of the Tollygunge Club in Calcutta.Something piebald... Read More

Andalusia, Kalahari, Sicily: Sometimes, just hearing a name can inspire us to explore. Indeed, destinations like these loom so large in the canon of... Read More

I am writing this letter from London, having spent the past two days at the annual World Travel Market fair, where government tourism representatives,... Read More

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

UruguayHead south of the equator to Punta del Este and join the jet set at Las Piedras Fasano (doubles from $850), which has 20 sleek bungalows designed... Read More

Travel is a powerful engine of change: It can protect environments, preserve cultures, and transform lives. Once again, Travel + Leisure honors the... Read More

Lights flash as the door to a dark sedan opens in front of a low-lit door. The crowd parts as the door opens, revealing the latest “it” couple shrouded... Read More

Even for those who weren’t reared on Rudyard Kipling stories, the phrase "living like a maharajah" tends to conjure certain images: ornate marble... Read More

“You like it?” my guide asks as I look out from my roof terrace over Nimoo, a dusty village in far northern India. I nod, only half engaged. I’m too... Read More

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A year and a half after being severely damaged in the Mumbai terrorist attacks, two of the city’s most celebrated hotels, the Taj Mahal Palace &... Read More

“Rajasthan has fascinating extremes: preciousness and poverty, monumental architecture, and astonishing crafts.” —Angela Missoni, fashion designer... Read More

“My job, my life, is travel,” says New York–based Keith Johnson, whose 16 years as the buyer at large for Anthropologie have taken him from boutiques in... Read More

Greenland & IcelandWhy Go Now: New luxury expeditions to these remote areas allow cruisers to take in scenery from the ship as well as jump in... Read More

“The id spews! That’s what it feels like when my brothers and sisters are all in one room! The id spews.” I find myself in an instant mind meld with a... Read More

Indian industrialist Ajit Gulabchand has spent the past eight years developing a hill station, a leafy mountain retreat of the sort that India hasn’t... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Amazing Indian Safaris.Indian safaris are anything but tame. Elephants, rhinos, reptiles, bears, and wild dogs roam the lush... Read More

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