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TRAVEL + LEISURE
REASONS TO TRAVEL NOW • T+L’s monthly selection of trip-worthy places, experiences and events.
Capital Growth • Often considered a gateway town, Vientiane is an underrated destination in its own right. Laurel Tuohy wanders its heritage streets and finds hip new hangouts that are reinvigorating the city.
Greener Pastures • Hong Kong may love its meat, but these fine-dining chefs are planting the seeds to a green revolution, making high-end vegetarian and vegan menus that offer food for thought.
MORE PLANT-BASED PLATES • These fine-dining restaurants across the region are also becoming known for their vegetarian offerings.
Have Camera (and Child), Will Travel • Does the jetsetter life change after having kids? Photographer Lester V. Ledesma muses on the challenges of fatherhood for a professional traveler.
The Far Side
WHERE TO STAY • The development of Bintan’s resorts into more than just beach retreats means there are plenty of places for diverse family fun. Here are just some of our top picks.
Tenerife Modern • The largest of Spain’s Canary Islands is an unexpected destination for architecture lovers.
Timeless Dubai • In a city hurtling toward the future, one brand is looking to the past. Danae Mercer checks in to the latest Jumeirah property in Al Seef, a new development in one of the city’s oldest districts.
The Original Rustic Chic • In New York’s Adirondack Mountains, a wave of hotels and resorts is recapturing the arcadian glamour of the region’s 19th-century heyday.
Hats Off to Hamburg • The colorful German port where the Fab Four hit their stride endures, alongside idyllic green spaces and groundbreaking contemporary architecture—as epitomized by a sleek new hotel.
Choose Your Own Adventure • No matter how your family travels, this year’s guide offers fun for everyone.
For Nature Lovers • Taking time to teach your kids to connect with the earth and all its beauty is one of the joys of traveling as a family. Hours will slip by blissfully in these mountain, jungle and island retreats.
For Wilder Escapes • Being active together is a wonderful way to bond. Whether it’s carving down a mountain on skis, riding rollercoasters or pedaling through ancient villages, these trips bring the thrills.
For an Easy Escape • Going on vacation shouldn’t be a complex project. These spots were made with families in mind, so while kids are busy having fun, parents can truly switch off.
For a Culture Trip • Meeting the locals, learning traditional crafts and tasting authentic food can make a one-of-a-kind way to learn about a region.
For Mindful Memories • Travel gives us the opportunity to give back to the communities we visit....