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The Katharina phinisi in Alor, Lesser Sunda. Cruising through Indonesia to capture the country’s 18,000-plus islands sounds like a rough life, doesn’t it? Photographer Muhammad Fadli manned up to spend a week snapping away aboard SeaTrek’s Katharina phinisi, a traditional sailboat. Here, the shots that didn’t make the final cut. The three colored lake of Kelimutu in Moni, Flores. A...Read more >

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To shoot writer Chris Colin’s feature about coastal foraging, photographer Kyle Johnson trekked through damp Northwest forest, dodged Portland cyclists, and waded through tidepools, Here, the shots that didn’t make the magazine. A mix of coastal edibles, including sandwort. Make sure you consult a guidebook or expert before plucking and eating.   Salt wizard Ben Jacobsen of Jacobsen...Read more >

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South Carolina chefs give Lowcountry shrimp a global spin.  Photographs by Christopher Shane GROWING UP IN Alabama, I spent summers on the Florida Panhandle, where our family would often boil Gulf shrimp along with corn, potatoes, and sausages, and serve it all strewn over newspaper. But it was when I moved to Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, that I really began to appreciate the...Read more >

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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. Powered by Interact See our full list of Where to Go in 2015.  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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See our full list of Where to Go in 2015.  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...Read more >

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See our full list of Where to Go in 2015.  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...Read more >

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  See our full list of Where to Go in 2015.  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...Read more >

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Photo by Marsman Rom See our full list of Where to Go in 2015.  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...Read more >

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