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Our editors searched near and far for the best places to travel in 2015. Should you go on an adventure in Bali? Or maybe Japan is the place for you. We’ll help you figure it out with this nifty quiz. Read more >

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Beginning in December, business class passengers on ANA flights from LAX to Tokyo may be surprised when they wake, somewhere over the Pacific, to the smell of warm brioche being toasted, and then have it served to them along with scrambled eggs, Hass avocado, and applewood bacon. At dinner, those same passengers will face a tough choice—fillet of beef with peppery black chanterelle mushrooms or...Read more >

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Nicky Fitzgerald and her husband Steve are pioneers in African tourism. The couple has opened more than 50 luxury safari lodges across sub-Saharan Arica and India and for years worked with the pioneering safari company &Beyond. The couple has spent the last year building Angama Mara, a very special property that sits on the border of Kenya’s Mara Triangle and will open June 2015. Here,...Read more >

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Battambang is where travelers go when they are templed out. Cambodia’s second largest city offers some of South East Asia’s best preserved colonial architecture. The city was under Thai rule until 1904, and during that time the Thai government hired Italian expat architects to design many of the government buildings, so what looks European is not always French. More than 800 heritage buildings...Read more >

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  Yunnan is often called China’s most beautiful province, extolled for its terraced rice fields in the south, blooming canola fields in the west, the semi-tropical macroclimate jungles of Xingshanbuana, and the frigid oxygen-depleting heights of the Himalayan north. Home to some 34 different ethnic minorities, the province also has, arguably, China’s most diversified cuisine. It certainly isn’t...Read more >

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Photo by Marsman Rom Why is the famously secretive North Korea on our 2015 travel list? Because curiosity is a powerful motivator. The despotic regime has restricted travel dramatically to and within the country (and the U.S. State Department strongly discourages us to even think about it). But Joss Kent, founder of outfitter &Beyond, says that “if travel is about opening your eyes to other...Read more >

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“We sailed from island to island discovering what lay in waiting for culinary voyagers like us, discovering the likes of great gelato, fresh fish with capers and wild island fennel on Panerea, and sweet Malvasia wine from the slopes of Salina.” That was Peggy Markel’s first trip to the Aeolian Islands, north of Sicily, and after that she was hooked. We are too, and that’s why we checked in with...Read more >

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Image courtesy of Linde Waidhofer/Conservacion Patagonica The other day I read an article about a new pair of high-tech goggles that will allow a user to experience immersive, computerized 3D worlds. The article predicted that the goggles, when connected to the right software, could simulate a range of human activities, such as chatting with a friend. The goggles might also, the article...Read more >

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Photography courtesy of Brownbook magazine and Nousha Salimi Many travelers know what it is like to be haunted by particular dishes. There are foods that leave enduring memories when they are first tasted, and which then lead to an obsession, often frustrated, with reliving the original culinary experience. For Ziyad Hermez, who moved to the United States 12 years ago, the dish that he could...Read more >

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