Amandari • Ubud Bali

Evoking village life between paddy    and jungle in Bali’s cultural hub Designed after a traditional Balinese village, with sweeping views of the Ayung Valley’s jungled slopes, Amandari has integrated so sensitively into its hillside setting that it feels as though it has always been there. Free-standing guest suites with alang-alang … Read More

Aman Kyoto

A remarkable setting,    at one with the city’s artistic soul Aman Kyoto represents the fruition of a beautiful landscape first conceived as the garden of a textile museum. Whimsical stone pathways curve gently along the forest floor, and stone slabs blanketed in moss serve as the foundations for the resort’s … Read More

Destination: Myanmar / Burma

Sacred Buddhism – An Important Journey    But Often with Strife For most of its independent existence, Myanmar (sometimes called Burma) has seen a good deal of ethnic violence and civil wars. As such, it can be a challenge to travel there — but if you do so, working with a … Read More

Destination: Bolivia

Be Bowled Over    colorful contrasts, exotic towns, vibrant escape Touring Bolivia is like riding a rainbow, with its green Amazonian jungles, white-capped Andean mountains, pink flamingos wading in the red waters of Laguna Colorada, and cerulean skies reflected in Lake Titicaca. Browse for flamboyant souvenirs in the chaotic markets of … Read More

Destination: Lima

Emerging Cuisine    Peru’s Mega-Capital Is A Foodie Haven Lima has been around since 1535 — the Aliaga House is almost as old as Lima itself — but its recent history is often about its culinary scene. Because of immigration patterns, there’s a major Asian fusion trend in the city, and … Read More

Destination: Arequipa / Lake Titicaca / Colca Canyon

The Southern Part of the Peruvian Andes Sadly a bit over shadowed by Machu Pichu and the Sacred Valley. Arequipa makes a great starting point or end to your Peruvian adventure. Great for culture and food. Arequipa is a wonderful place to relax and acclimate for a few nights prior … Read More

Destination: Sweden

Water World    experience a Scandinavian Gem       by river, lake, and sea Abutting the Gulf of Bothnia, the Baltic, and the North Sea, and dotted with lakes and rivers, Sweden is best discovered by boat. Relax on a sightseeing cruise around Stockholm’s archipelago, and visit the city’s Vasa Museum to see … Read More

Destination: Philippines

Nature Haven    a spot for your inner explorer to shine Bio-diverse, bright, sunny and tropical can all aptly describe the Philippine islands. Just shy of 2,000 kilometers long from the top of Luzon to the foot of Mindanao, this 7,107-island nation accommodates various demographics, with broad mountain ranges to hike, … Read More

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