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Diving with Mola Mola at Bali’s Crystal Bay

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Bali’s Crystal Bay features a cleaning station for the gentle and mighty Mola Mola, also known as the ocean sunfish.

Tales of the Phare: The Story of the Cambodian Circus at Siem Reap

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Other than Angkor Wat, the Phare, The Cambodian Circus is the must-see in Siem Reap; few things sum up the old and new of Cambodia quite like the Phare.

The Subtle Butterfly Migrations of Taiwan

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Every year in the winter and again in the early spring a few million butterflies migrate from northern and central Taiwan to the south.

Yes, There is a Sardine Run in Cebu

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The small city of Moalboal on Cebu in the Philippines has sardines ready to see nearly every day of the year, an odd curiosity available to both snorkelers and divers.

The Cost of Coffee from Inside an Elephant in Thailand’s Golden Triangle

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The most expensive cup of coffee in the world comes from inside an elephant at Black Ivory Coffee, found at plush resorts around Asia.

Hiking the Takedao Abandoned Railway

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In every season the Takedao Abandoned Railway is a lesser-traveled wonder, a rare disused railway track north of Osaka. It’s easy, unique, and great for Instagram.

Chocolate, Yoga, and Tropical Paradise at Nihi Sumba

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At Nihi Sumba, a luxury resort with an exclusive wave surfed by only 10 people a day, there is a magical chocolate factory at Chris & Charly’s.

Diving Mergui and the Burma Banks

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With over 800 islands over 12, 000 square kilometers, the Burma Banks and the Mergui Archipelago are on many divers’ bucket lists for the sharks, rays, fish, coral, and swim-throughs.

Lembeh: Muck Diving for the Luxury Traveler

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Get down in the muck in Lembeh for the best muck diving in the world; cruise the bottom of the Lembeh Strait and beyond for otherworldly creatures.

Sharks and Exclusive Underwater Adventures in Tubbataha

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Found almost a hundred miles from the nearest port, the diving hotspot of Tubbataha in the Philippines is under-traveled and teaming with life.

What Makes Sipadan the Best Dive Site in Malaysia?

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The Mergui Archipelago, Maldives, Komodo, Raja Ampat – all have earned their titles as some of the best dive sites in the world. But Sipadan deserves a mention as well, and diver Juanita Pienaar knows why.

Laos: Waterfalls of the Bolaven Plateau

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The Bolaven Plateau just east of Pakse in Laos is perhaps most famous for its coffee, but for hikers who aren’t afraid of heights, there are incredible waterfalls to be found.