Tips and Articles for Phuket

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For animal lovers, finding travel experiences that provide ethical ways of interacting with animals poses a problem. Many of the activities that were... Read More

The case for spending a long weekend in Phuket (Thailand’s infamous party island) is easy. There’s fresh seafood, great weather, friendly people, and... Read More

Not feeling a family get together this Thanksgiving? Spend the holiday exploring Bangkok instead.Thanks to a ticket sale on two Chinese airlines and a... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Best Restaurant Views.Warm beige tones, rich graphic accents, and futuristic chairs give Le Jules Verne a contemporary... Read More

The 1970’sThe traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well... 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

See our slideshow of Do-It-Yourself “Amazing Race” Adventures.One step off a platform and it’s 200 feet straight down. Strapped into a harness and... Read More

At Parrot Cay’s Como Shambhala Retreat (from $2,232 for three nights), in the Turks and Caicos, Dr. Swati—resident ayurvedic doctor and Reiki master... 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

After a bumpy decade marred by the openings of beer bars and mediocre resorts, the southern Thai island of Phuket is regaining its sexy image. Heralding... Read More

Mexico$145 • VeracruzAs coastal Mexico slowly gives way to a glut of high-rises and libidinous throngs of tourists, a few tucked-away treasures hold... Read More

There's not a thatched roof or pagoda in sight at Phuket's new Aleenta Resort (Khao Pilai Beach, Kok Kloy, Phangnga; 66-2/508-5333; www.aleenta.com;... Read More

Phuket's western side may be a mecca for travelers on tours, but the east coast will be an über-upscale retreat once Cape Yamu (66-76/270-770;... Read More

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