The Empire Strikes Back

Angkor Wat Is Having Another Moment

In the early 13th century, Angkor was the monumental focal point of one of the world’s most astonishing empires. Seven hundred years later, it’s taking center stage all over again.

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Pig Beach

A Test Case for Responsible Tourism

Pig Beach is exactly what it sounds like. It’s one of the most intriguing tourist attractions in the world. It also raises some serious questions about how we travel.

Out of the Past

Seven Enduring Destinations for 2019

Our favorite destinations for 2019 each have long and lasting histories. They’ve humbled travelers for many years — and they deserve a visit during the upcoming one as well.

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Make Your Presents Felt

12 Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

It’s important that your holiday gifts make an impact, but what do you get for the world traveler who’s seen it all? We’ve assembled a list of gadgets and artworks that will bring warm feelings to even the most jaded traveler in your life.

Holier Than Thou

A First-Timer's Guide to Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole’s particular confluence of old west and new west has helped it become the wilderness escape of choice for the rich and famous.

Hot Pursuit

Catching Up with the Eclipse Chasers

Year after year, eclipse chasers traverse the globe in pursuit of a high that only comes from witnessing one of the universe’s most mesmerizing events.

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You Can’t Go Wrong

A First-Timer's Guide to Montevideo

Smaller and calmer than nearby Buenos Aires, the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo is as fascinating a center of culture and history as anywhere in the Southern Hemisphere. It also has a lot of meat.

Gastro Obscura

9 Unusual Foods For Adventurous Eaters

We’ve partnered with Atlas Obscura — chroniclers of all things odd and overlooked — to investigate nine of the most eye-catching, unusual, and fascinating foods throughout the world.

What’s Old Is New

A First-Timer's Guide to Marseille

Besides its enviable Mediterranean geography, Marseille spent the aughts building new museums and revitalizing public spaces. It shows.

High-Value Proposition

A First-Timer's Guide to Bhutan

Bhutan only opened to visitors in 1974, and keeps their numbers limited by charging a daily fee of $250 per traveler. Is it worth the price? Yes, it absolutely is.

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