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Thrills don’t stop in Riau Islands • Stretching from east of Sumatra, past Singapore and northeast into the South China Sea towards Borneo, the Riau Islands are a sprawling Indonesian province full of natural beauty just waiting to be enjoyed. Sail, ferry or fly into this lovely archipelago for one of the many exciting annual events being hosted in Anambas, Bintan and Batam this month.
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REASONS TO TRAVEL NOW • T+L’s monthly selection of trip-worthy places, experiences and events.
A House for All Seasons • On the way to Nagano and far from the metropolis that is Tokyo, there’s a new address that’s meant to stir your creative juices. At the very least, it will calm your day.
Khmer Connection • Newly paved roads in Cambodia’s northeast make exploring via motorbike easier than ever. An intrepid solo trip around Banlung leads to natural discoveries and tasty local eateries and, best of all, that warm Khmer hospitality.
Welcome to Chinoy-town • A walk through Manila’s Chinatown reveals its blended cultural identity and the legacies—places of worship, dishes to worship—of the Chinese Filipinos.
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Lawry’s The Prime Rib is our Grade-A favorite meal • When you crave American classics with white-glove service, there’s only one choice for discerning diners in Singapore
By the Water’s Edge • A flashy new mall has lured more visitors over to the Thonburi side of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya river than ever before, but its Khlong San neighborhood has long been a local hub for Sino-Siamese eats and a lively social scene.
Where the Wild Meets High Style • Not everyone wants to rough it when they go on safari. If you prefer your big-game sightings served up with a side of serious luxury, Belmond’s Botswana camps offer the perfect solution.
Getting Hip to Anchorage • Blessed by the wilderness at its doorstep, Alaska’s largest city has developed a character unlike any other: down-to-earth, welcoming and ardently committed to embracing its untamed side.
A Taste of the Baltics • In the years since the Cold War, Lithuania has been looking outward. Now, forward-thinking chefs and food producers in the capital of Vilnius are turning their attention back home—with delicious results.
A New Day for Dominica • With the help of community-minded hotels and visitors eager to give back, this Caribbean island beloved by adventure seekers is making a rapid recovery from Hurricane Maria.
The T+L GUIDE TO SHOPPING IN Paris • You’ve been to the Louvre, the Tuileries and the Eiffel Tower. Now it’s time to bring home some of the city’s legendary chic. From the venerable grands magasins and flea markets to the newest purveyors of street style, our experts will lead you to that essential outfit or objet you won’t find anywhere else.
THE ENTHUSIAST’S PARADISE • Paris lets you indulge your passions, no matter how out of the ordinary. Whether it’s antique maps, exotic...