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South Coast Confidential

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Rock star hideaways, sustainability-focused luxury jungle camps, and charming destinations like Kampot and Kep make Cambodia’s southern reaches prime quarry for an extended odyssey.

Tips from the Top

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Removed from the most famous tourist destinations in The Philippines, Ilocos Norte in far north Luzon offers everything from pristine beaches and scenery to barely-frequented cul-tural treasures.

Drive of Your Life

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The mountain pass between Al Hamra and Wadi Bani Awf is one of Oman’s most spectacular roads, but it’s not for the fainthearted. Duncan Forgan dusts down his shaky driving skills to give off-roading a spin.

48 Hours in Al Ula

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Located deep in the desert in the northwest of the country, Al Ula is one of Saudi Arabia’s most beguiling destinations and a potential hotspot for travelers now that the country is opening up.

Take the High Road

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Located hard by the border with Russia, Khinaliq village is the end-point for one of Azerbaijan’s most spectacular road trips.

Barely-Charted Heights

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Inaccessible for much of the year, the village of Juta in Georgia’s Sno Valley is a portal to some of the most impressive scenery in the Caucasus.

Java Script

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Duncan Forgan’s interest is peaked as he discovers an activity at the height of fashion: scaling Indonesia’s mountains.

Coast with the Most

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The eastern seaboard of the UAE abounds with scenic splendor, cultural weight and some of the best beaches in the area. Duncan Forgan takes his bucket and spade.

Myths and Bliss

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There’s are more layers to Langkawi — one of Malaysia’s most visually stunning island destinations — than meets the eye

Fabulous Fortresses

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Visitors can find compelling insight into Vietnam’s colorful history at majestic ruined citadels throughout the nation.

Northern Exposure

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Remote and subject to harsh Himalayan weather conditions, Spiti Valley was the desolate main link between Tibet and India for centuries. Its seclusion has helped preserve the authenticity of one of the world’s most threatened cultures

Dhow and Zen

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Projecting into the Strait of Hormuz and indented by fjord-like inlets called khors, Oman’s remote Musandam Peninsula is one of the best places in the Middle East to kick back on a boat. By Duncan Forgan