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On our watch • Airbus, seemingly flush with ideas, is going digital at altitude in more ways than one. The next generation of A321s and A350s will allow crew to monitor washroom wait times, which cart has that elusive chilled bottle of Prosecco and who among us is not wearing their seat belt.
#TLASIA • THE COLORS OF ASIA COME ALIVE THIS MONTH VIA OUR READERS WHO OPT FOR ALL THAT IS VIVID ON THEIR TRAVELS.
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no. 1 Dive lens-first into some of the region’s most culturally fascinating locales.
no. 2 Luxury hotels develop photo master classes.
no. 3 A festival for all the senses.
no. 4 Two big artsy things happening in Singapore.
no. 5 You’ll never go thirsty in Japan.
Spring Break • Baring it all at Hoshinoya’s newest resort in the Taiwanese hot-spring town of Guguan.
THREE MORE HOT-SPRING RESORTS IN TAIWAN • The hills are alive with the bubbling of hot springs. Here are some other chill spots for soaking.
Tangerine Dreams • Squeezed into whisky or steeped in a bath—Japanese citrus works its magic on Adam H. Graham.
Strait Malacca Magic • A new boutique hotel brings fresh life to the seafront in cooler-by-the-day Penang.
Kindred Spirits • Tracing her roots to Bacolod, Stephanie Zubiri discovers one secret to happiness in the Philippines’ “City of Smiles.”
CITY-CENTER CHIC, C’EST MAGNIFIQUE • Discover Singapore in fine French style from an elegant urban escape.
A Gambol in Geylang • The old school rules in Geylang, where a colorful jumble of heritage shops, ornate temples, bustling kopitiams and legendary eateries invites a closer look at Singapore’s grittiest neighborhood.
The Next Chapter • With bespoke artisan décor, new luxury room categories and a vintage author’s theme, the refurbished FCC Angkor enters a new era of style. Ron Gluckman gets nostalgic.
KANDAL VILLAGE • A FIVE-MINUTE MOSEY FROM THE FCC ANGKOR, THIS CLUTCH OF CUTE SHOPS IS YOUR GO-TO FOR CAMBODIAN ART AND HANDICRAFTS, AND GREAT EATS.
A New Game in Modena • Chef Massimo Bottura and his wife, Lara Gilmore—the heart and soul of Modena tourism—have debuted an inn that provides a great base for discovering the northern Italian town’s many culinary attractions.
#travelgram • Sleuth your way through the crazy-popular photo-sharing app to Insta-plan your next, best vacation.
T+L READER SPECIALS • Urban breaks, couples’ trips, beachy family getaways—whether you’re in need of sunshine, seascapes or city thrills, this month there’s a deal for every mood.
Maldives Rising • A GROUNDSWELL OF NEW, SUPER-FLY RESORTS SCATTERED ACROSS THE INDIAN OCEAN IS NOT ONLY UPPING THE LUXURY ANTE IN THE LOWEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD, BUT MANY ARE ALSO DOING ENVIRONMENTAL BACKFLIPS TO KEEP THEIR AQUATIC NEIGHBORS IN THE SWIM.
Plateaued • Tibet’s little-known Kham is a river-bound region where everyday life takes on the air of mythology. Crisscrossing the grasslands and mountain ranges, Rachna Sachasinh finds nomadic traditions holding their own against the inflow of modernity.
The lesser-seen side of Tibet • As Jamin...