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“Can you believe this place?” asked James McBride as he led the way to the beach. “It sort of endorses your lunacy, in a funny way.” In his pink shirt and straw fedora, McBride was hopping over rice paddies like a giddy schoolboy. Every 50 yard...
Editor’s Pick: The Visionary Jochen Zeitz, Founder of Segera Retreat, Laikipia, Kenya Former Puma CEO and chairman Jochen Zeitz is on a multiple-front crusade for ethical commerce across the globe. Tasked with overseeing the sustainable-developm...
Rudi Limas surveys his new restaurant, R. Aja’s, in the upscale town of Seminyak, on Bali. The airy, second- floor space stretches more than half a football field in length, and on this April night, at the beginning of tourist season, holds just a f...
The Trip Bali’s mystic charms are timeless, but now the island’s resorts are making cultural relevance a priority, promising unique entrée into local art and architecture, cuisine, and traditional medicine. The trend of conveying “Bali-ness” argu...
Four Seasons' famously comfortable beds have some new competition, now that Westin has introduced its trademarked heavenly bed and W Hotels has added linens from Portico. Laura Begley goes to the mattresses to find out who's the best among the maj...
Sustainability “People want to create spaces that tell their story,” Global Vision Awards jury member David Gensler says. “They want to be direct and inspiring in a complicated world.” These four winners embrace the idea that building and operati...
See the 10 Great Places to Spend Christmas slideshow. ’Tis the season to start planning your holiday vacation. While this year’s shaky economy will force some to roast their chestnuts and stuff their stockings at home, others are already building...
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Trekking, Walking, and Biking Alpine Ascents Adrenaline-inducing mountaineering trips that tackle the world’s tallest peaks, including less extreme itineraries such as a seven-day hike up Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro. 206/378-1927. T+L Trip...
Sustainability Sustainable Design: SFO Terminal 2, San Francisco As the only LEED Gold–registered terminal in the United States, San Francisco International Airport’s Terminal 2 sets a bold benchmark for airport sustainability—without compromisi...
The 1970’s The traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well beyond the pale, but Americans were heading to Burma, to Iran (then booming under the shah), and...
Rudi Limas surveys his new restaurant, R. Aja’s, in the upscale town of Seminyak, on Bali. The airy, second-floor space stretches more than half a football field in length, and on this April night, at the beginning of tourist season, holds just a ...
Cross-cultural pollination means that both the croissant and the bagel have traveled far from home, and the “continental breakfast” still reigns supreme at hotels all over the world. But only in Japan will the morning meal offer dashi-maki tamago ...
Bali You can spend an entire day browsing Seattle native Susi Johnston’s Icon Asian Arts, where shelves are filled with vibrant textiles from across Java. American husband-and-wife team Katherine and Rally Dupps create bold geometric patterns fo...
Carnival Magic The Vibe: Fun and family-focused—like its sister ship, the Carnival Dream—Magic has kid-friendly cabin styles (one that sleeps five and has two bathrooms); an outsize water park; plus a two-story adults-only area. (Is this why they...