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Travel + Leisure India & South Asia

Travel + Leisure India & South Asia September 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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12 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
letter from the editor

Anniversaries are always special, and our 13th Anniversary issue especially so, since it marks the debut of Travel + Leisure India & South Asia’s A-List (Adviser List) that features prominent personalities from various walks of life. All of them are go-getters, with one common denominator: a passion to travel (p. 71). Photographers, filmmakers, restaurateurs, hoteliers, chefs, and entrepreneurs—these experts will now bring you their personal travel tales and tips to inspire you and make your own globetrotting endeavours easier. Our anniversary cover features Bollywood’s girl-of-the-moment, Kiara Advani, enjoying a beach holiday in Mauritius, the land of rainbows (p. 94). In addition, art connoisseur Shalini Passi delineates the beauty of travelling for a cause—in this case, to explore some of the most iconic art fairs around the world (p. 56); author Rosalyn…

1 min.
from my travels

In April this year, I visited Sri Lanka for the first time. I toured Galle, to be precise. And I fell in love with its warmth, its hospitality, and its locales. Just a week later, the now-infamous Easter Blasts ravaged this beautiful island nation. A country that took pride in being one of the best tourist destinations in the world suffered a dramatic setback. That’s when we decided to support the #lovesrilanka campaign—presenting the resilient side of the country with a bit of help from Resplendent Ceylon and newly announced A-List Advisers Shivan & Narresh and Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi (p. 59). Sri Lanka, I’ll be back soon!…

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SPOTTED While Shamita Shetty is busy giving everyone #goals from her European travels, she tells us how she manages to stay in shape while on the move. travelandleisureindia.in/ shamita-shetty DISCOVER Find out why Hua Hin is perfect for a quick summer getaway from India this season. travelandleisureindia.in/hua-hinsummer-getaway-india #telltnlindia SIRAO GARDEN IN CEBU IS A ‘MINI AMSTERDAM’ WITH ITS FLOWER TERRACES AND VIEWS, ACCORDING TO @OOO_LIN_OOO, AND IS A MUST-VISIT THE NEXT TIME YOU FIND YOURSELF IN THE PHILIPPINES. 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.…

1 min.
romantic escapades

This Monsoon, Romance the Rains in These 10 Offbeat Indian Destinations. As the sun makes way for thunder one last time this year, India drags itself out of a lingering summer’s throes and surprises its visitors with ethereal landscapes in every direction. travelandleisureindia.in/offbeat-indiandestinations What Should Be Your Honeymoon Destination—According to Your Zodiac Sign? We’ve found the best honeymoon destinations for each Zodiac sign, so you can celebrate the start of your new life together in the right place. travelandleisureindia.in/honeymoon-destination-zodiac-sign Why You Must Plan a Trip to Seychelles This Year! The charming country is dotted with lush tropical forests, pristine beaches, and crystal lagoons, and hosts an extraordinary diversity of marine life. travelandleisureindia.in/seychellesromantic-holiday…

6 min.
13 winter destinations for a chilly holiday

1 CANADA Every year, world-renowned ice sculptors join the Ice Magic Festival to design their masterpieces, and visitors flock to watch the artists sculpt these wonders. Located in Banff National Park, the frozen Lake Louise makes for the perfect venue for the festival. Visit the festival with family and kids to marvel at the sculptures, or enjoy activities like ice-skating, dog-sledding, snowtubing, etc. Suitable for all ages and pet-friendly, the host resort of Fairmont Chateau creates their own ice castle. Bed and breakfast package for two starts at ₹34,000, fairmont.com 2 CHINA Inspired by James Hilton’s novel, Zhongdian in China’s Yunnan province was re-christened Shangri-La. A far cry from metropolitan cities, Shangri-La is surrounded by snowy mountains, stunning valleys, and monasteries. Chat with a monk, hike in the Haba mountains, or enjoy a…

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island getaway

LOCATED 40 KILOMETRES SOUTHWEST of Phuket International Airport, Swissôtel Resort Phuket Patong Beach is a convenient base to make the best out of the island’s unending attractions. As the name suggests, the property is situated in Patong, the beach resort town on the west coast of Phuket, a few steps away from the popular Patong Beach. Accommodation here is offered in 383 rooms that feature soft colours incorporated in contemporary Thai design. From the Premier Room to the Swiss Signature Room, the guestrooms are as fit for a luxe family vacation as they are for a short business trip. While the best of the island’s diverse dining venues are a stone’s throw away, the in-house restaurants pack a punch, too. Fresh international dishes at Flavours, a quick snack at the Pool…