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Instant vacation: The world's best travel photos

Instant vacation: The world's best travel photos

Luxury living: 10 of the world's best desert hotels

Luxury living: 10 of the world's best desert hotels

How to beat jet lag with hotel spa treatments

How to beat jet lag with hotel spa treatments

No matter how glamorous the destination—or destination spa—the indignities of modern travel are just half the battle. The other half? Fighting the resulting symptoms: sore shoulders, a piercing crick in the neck, or worse, jet lag or altitude sickness. Long-haul flights that cross several zones cause anarchy for the body’s circadian rhythms, and the effects […]

A guide to Amsterdam's Red Light District

A guide to Amsterdam's Red Light District

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District Quartier Putain: The name of this cafe comes from the French slang for the activity that made the Red Light District famous. Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District Coffee creations: Barista-served coffee is on the menu at Quartier Putain. Photos: Photos: A guide […]

Hatch Show Print: Inside a Nashville institution

Hatch Show Print: Inside a Nashville institution

“We’re still doing what we did 138 years ago,” said shop manager Celene Aubry. “Hatch is a living museum.” Today Hatch continues putting its solid imprint on Nashville and entertainment history, blending the time-honored letterpress tradition with contemporary cool. Best known for its exhaustive resume of concert posters, Hatch rose in reputation as the visually […]

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong's greenest island

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong's greenest island

Wild cows and water buffalo wander the streets, stopping to admire the views and soak up a ray of sun. Yes, this is Hong Kong. But not the ultra-modern skyline and crowded streets travelers are used to. Most tourists planning a trip to Lantau are headed to see the massive 112-foot-tall Tian Tan Buddha, also […]

In the Philippines, a volcano within a lake within an island

In the Philippines, a volcano within a lake within an island

Just 55 kilometers south of Manila, Taal Volcano has erupted 30 times since the 16th century, accounting for the deaths of more than 5,000 people. Yet it’s scaled daily by dozens of groups of laid-back tourists. Perhaps they’re calmed by Taal’s reputation as the smallest active volcano in the world — it’s just 311 meters […]

8 of New York City's best rooftop bars

8 of New York City's best rooftop bars

“Being on a New York City rooftop gives you this special pleasure of feeling part of the city, inside it, but at a distance,” says Ray Chung, director of design at The Johnson Studio, the firm behind the rooftop lounge at The Wit Hotel in Chicago, among other projects. Of course, space planning, comfortable seating, […]

Ballooning over Malaysia's most architecturally stunning city

Ballooning over Malaysia's most architecturally stunning city

Ronan O’Connell is a freelance photojournalist. He’s contributed to more than 40 international media outlets including BBC, CNN, The Guardian, San Francisco Chronicle, Travel + Leisure, Toronto Star, South China Morning Post, Irish Examiner and Australian Financial Review.

Aerial photos highlight Australia's stunning landscapes

Aerial photos highlight Australia's stunning landscapes

An incredible photo of Western Australia taken in the Margaret River area titled “Wyadup Spa” won the grand prize — a selection of DJI drone equipment and Australia travel packages worth nearly AUS$30,000 ($22,273). The second-prize winner — also taken in Western Australia — featured a surfer on the waves in Secret Harbour, just outside […]