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Travel + Leisure India & South Asia

Travel + Leisure India & South Asia April 2019

Travel + Leisure South Asia, a stylish and authoritative guide for today’s global traveler, offers stunning photography, incisive commentary, vivid narratives and practical travel information with a strong emphasis on Asia. From the best spa’s to the tastiest street food, from the most luxurious resorts to the hottest rooftop bars, from the latest restaurants to the region’s top designers, from the quietest beaches to the busiest shopping streets – Travel + Leisure South Asia delivers, month after month.

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2 min.
editor’s note

Come summers, and Cliff Richard’s Summer Holiday from the 1960s still strikes a chord. After all, it is time for that annual family holiday! This issue of Travel + Leisure India & South Asia is dedicated to making your family getaway the most memorable one yet, in every way possible. From the world’s top integrated resorts (p. 10) that both, kids and adults, appreciate, to the world’s first cat museum for ailurophiles (p. 68), this edition will help you plan the ultimate family vacation. This month, we whisked away Sonakshi Sinha right before the release of her latest film, Kalank, to one of the best and biggest integrated resorts—Sands Resorts Macao. Both, The Parisian Macao and The Venetian Macao, are charming in their own ways (p. 70). Also, Chennai Super Kings’…

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SPOTTED Farhan Akhtar and his lady love, Shibani Dandekar, recently completed a year of togetherness, and the couple chose Mexico to celebrate their anniversary. Major #FOMO, anyone? travelandleisureindia.in/ farhanakhtar-shibani-dandekar-mexico/ DISCOVER If you thought living in an igloo is something that only happens in Iceland, then we’re here to bust myths. You can now live in an actual igloo near Manali, Himachal Pradesh. travelandleisureindia. in/igloo-stay-manali/ #TELLTNLINDIA THIS GORGEOUS PHOTO BY @CHING_LEMBA_ IS MAKING US WANT TO PLAN A MANIPUR TRIP THIS SUMMER. TO GET FEATURED HERE, TAG @TRAVELANDLEISUREINDIA ON INSTAGRAM AND USE THE HASHTAG #TELLTNLINDIA. Download Travel + Leisure India & South Asia digital editions, and follow us for the best in hotels, food, style, culture, and trends. travelandleisureindia tnlindia tnlindia traveleisurein NOTE: ALL PRICES MENTIONED IN THE MAGAZINE ARE APPROXIMATE VALUES AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.…

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keepers of time

ROYAL OAK FROSTED GOLD DOUBLE BALANCE WHEEL OPENWORKED 41 MM AUDEMARS PIGUET First released in 1972, Royal Oak was an instant hit. It still is. Launched at SIHH 2019, the 18-carat white-gold case glittering with frosted gold provides the ideal frame for the open-working artistry. The golden double balance wheel mechanism, which improves accuracy, enhances the dial. The bracelet is hammered 18-carat white gold with AP’s famous folding clasp. Price on request CLASSIMA LADY 31MM MOP AUTOMATIC BAUME & MERCIER The Classima collection is inspired by a watch from›1965 and represents the company’s heritage of timepieces for women. The Maison launched eight Classima Lady steel watches at SIHH 2019. Capturing›the essence of femininity, this 31mm automatic Classima Lady showcases a radiant dial›in›white mother-of-pearl enhanced by a diamond-set bezel. 1,25,000 CLASSIQUE 5177 BREGUET Abraham-Louis Breguet favoured a refined aesthetic…

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summer blush

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WHETHER YOU HEAD TO the cultural capital of Northern Thailand, where Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai rises like a fantasy amid emerald paddy fields, or choose to spend your holidays on the island oasis of Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, you are sure to enjoy a dream vacation. Fret not if you have your spouse and kids in tow, for these plush resorts are among the world’s best for family vacations with two- to four-bedroom ‘Private Retreats’ that allow every member of the group to have a memorable time together. In addition to expansive accommodations, indoor and outdoor living areas, dining spaces, private pools, open-air pavillions, private butlers, kitchenettes, buffet breakfasts, bottles of wine for welcome, and round-trip airport transfers in a limousine, the luxe Private Retreats featurea dedicated ‘Kids for…

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straight drive

Favourite cricketing venues in the world? There are a lot of grounds that have good pitches to play on, but my favourite would be Chepauk in Chennai, Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Lord’s in London, Sydney Cricket Ground [in Australia] and the one in Auckland, New Zealand [Eden Park]. Do you explore destinations on cricket tours? When we go for long tours, we manage to get a little time out from our itinerary to explore the cities. But we hardly get time to be adventurous, as the matches are usually few days apart; we always cherish the time we get. Most memorable personal holiday? I love visiting Amsterdam-it’s like a second home. I think it was last year that all of us-Priyanka, Gracia, and I-were there, and we had loads of fun. Favourite travel companion? It has to…