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Somerset Maugham: The Eastern Gentleman

James Newman | May 6, 2019

Somerset Maugham set sail for British Burma in 1923 expecting tigers, pythons, headhunters, and strange exotic fruits; instead, he found a power hierarchy tottering under the weight of self-importance.

The Silkiest Stay in Shanghai

Tyler Roney | March 28, 2018

The plush Mandarin Oriental in Shanghai is upping its comfort game with a romantic gambit on guests’ love of silk, featuring pajamas, wine tastings, and silk-inspired spa treatments.

January Pics from #TakeMeToRemoteLands

Travelogues | January 30, 2018

This year has gotten off to a roaring start, with our favorite picks from the first month of 2018 including monkeys from India, stormy skies in Weligama, and beaches in the Philippines.