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This December marks the tenth anniversary of the devastating tsunami that struck Southeast Asia. But Phuket, Thailand’s largest island, refuses to be defined by the tragedy. On a recent visit there, I discovered what makes this beach retreat so special and why, a decade after enduring one of the biggest natural disasters in world history, it’s stronger than ever.
I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. But as winter continues its march (at least where I live in New York City), I’ve been dreaming up a few travel goals for 2014. Some are places, some are new services, all are experiences that will make this year of travel the best one yet.
Our pick for this week’s #FriFotos theme, HARBORS, was taken by Eranda Ekanayake and submitted to our My Shot community.
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This week’s #FriFotos* theme is SPECIAL MOMENTS, and what’s more special than a child’s hope for the future? Even though it’s sappy, it’s true. That’s why we chose a photo of a family preparing to launch a wish lantern into the night’s sky to celebrate the new year in Phuket, Thailand — though it’s a…
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