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Insight: Luxury

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Turning up the heat


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Insight: River Cruise


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    Visiting Alaska's Icy Strait Point

    As VP of operations, Tyler Hickman is in charge of day-to-day management at Icy Strait Point. Last year, the port had 73 ship calls. Hickman, who lives in a cottage at the now-closed salmon cannery, explains what makes it stand out from the rest.
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      Vietnam now

      As Vietnam celebrates the 60th anniversary of the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu and prepares to mark the 40th anniversary of its unification, golf courses, resorts and more offer shining examples of just how far the country has evolved as a tourist destination since the end of the Vietnam War. Pictured here, passengers from the Emeraude cruise ship navigate Halong Bay via kayak. Photo by Mark Edward Harris; posted July 9, 2014

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      Vietnam now

      Hue native Vo Thi Huong Lan explores Hue's Tu Duc Tomb complex in a traditional "ao dai." Photo by Mark Edward Harris

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      Another view of Hue's Tu Duc Tomb complex. Photo by Mark Edward Harris

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      The Sung Sot Grotto in Halong Bay. Photo by Mark Edward Harris

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      Vietnam now

      A painting of a Vietnamese child by Joan Baez in the Hotel Metropole Hanoi's lobby. Photo by Mark Edward Harris

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      Vietnam now

      Vietnamese spring rolls served at the Beach Restaurant at the Nam Hai beach resort. Photo by Mark Edward Harris

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      La Terrasse at the Hotel Metropole Hanoi.

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      Caddies at the Montgomerie Links course. Photo by Mark Edward Harris

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      The pool area at the Nam Hai beach resort.

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      A view from the second tee at the Bluffs golf course.

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      A suite at the Hotel Metropole Hanoi.

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      A cyclo ride through the streets of Hue. Photo by Mark Edward Harris

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      Artwork and souvenirs for sale at a rest stop located between Hanoi and Halong Bay. Photo by Mark Edward Harris

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