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THIS MONTH ON TRAVELANDLEISUREASIA.COM
On our watch • Twenty-twenty is fast approaching, with an events calendar that’s already chock-full. Luckily the leap year gives you an extra day for planning. Here are a few blips on our radar:
#TLASIA • STUNNING SCENES KEEP US ALL GOING UNTIL OUR NEXT BREAK, AS THESE PHOTOS FROM OUR READERS SHOW. WHERE ARE YOU OFF TO NEXT?
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REASONS TO TRAVEL NOW • T+L’s monthly selection of trip-worthy places, experiences and events.
One With Nature • Set in old forest amid history-laden north Kyoto, a new Aman wants you to do little more than wander, contemplate and explore both its own vast grounds and the neighborhood it calls home.
Brand New Urban Resort • JUST IN TIME FOR THE CHANGE IN SEASONS, A NEW HIGH-END HOTEL BRAND SPRINGS TO LIFE FROM HOSPITALITY EXPERTS JR KYUSHU GROUP. WITH TWO FETCHING LOCATIONS IN TOKYO AND FUKUOKA, THE BLOSSOM EXUDES GRACEFUL ELEGANCE AND CRADLES YOU IN THE CULTURE OF JAPAN, CREATING STUNNING, GENEROUSLY SIZED SPACES OF UTMOST SERENITY.
The Tattooed Tour Guides • Carving out a new life in Cambodia, a group of deported refugees brings a deeper resonance to local tours.
Taipei’s Food Scene Heats Up • With a group of young, wildly creative chefs leading the way, the Taiwanese capital is emerging as Asia’s buzziest culinary destination.
Common Ground • A funky crop of co-living spaces is transforming millennial travel across Asia. Grace Ma finds sharing is caring in Singapore’s newest community-hotel hub.
CONNECT HERE • Singapore’s co-living scene is exploding—here are some of its major players.
THE BEST OF 2019 • This year, our favorite cities shot up with a legion of luxury hotels, while drinking and dining spots gave us fresh takes on traditional cuisines, sustainable menus and creative cocktails.
T+L READER SPECIALS • Take a fun family holiday or escape on a solo sojourn—this month’s deals give you ample options, with brand-new beach resorts, idyllic archipelagoes and ultra-luxe urban abodes.
Where Coral is King • IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, THE LITTLE-KNOWN ATOLLS OF THE ROWLEY SHOALS HAVE NOT ONLY SOMEHOW ESCAPED CORAL BLEACHING, BUT ARE THRIVING IN DEFIANCE OF GLOBAL TRENDS. MARINE BIOLOGIST CAROLYN BEASLEY TAKES A CHUMMY LUXURY CRUISE AND DISCOVERS THIS SECRET UNDERWATER WONDERLAND WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM HER FRIENDS.
A climate-defying underwater wonderland • One of the things that make the Rowley Shoals so special is the lack of crowds, and the only thing that keeps numbers low is the isolation. Being more than 2,000 kilometers away from Western Australia’s capital city, and 300 kilometers from the tiny town of Broome, should keep it pristine for now.
JUST ADD WATER • A NEW WELLNESS EXPERIENCE BY AMANWANA TEACHES GUESTS AN OLD INDONESIAN STYLE OF MEDITATION, GUIDED BY THE PURIFYING WATERS OF MOYO ISLAND.
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT • A HOT-SPRING RESORT PLUNGES ANGELA GOH INTO THE MINERAL-RICH WATERS OF CENTRAL VIETNAM.
TAILOR MADE • WHETHER...