COVER

The Truth About Talibanistan

As Pakistan's urban middle class challenges Pervez Musharraf, Islamic militants are gathering strength in the nation's wild borderlands

ASIA

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

GLOBAL ADVISER

Desert Decadence (Check In)

Dubai's Al Maha Resort is designed to reflect a Bedouin encampment

Water World (Next time you're in ... Sri Lanka)

A stunning new eco-resort in Sri Lanka combines a nature reserve with a superchic hotel

Hot Cocoa (Amuse-Bouche)

An opulent Edinburgh café takes chocolate seriously

Fine Wine Shrines (Grapevine)

Wine tourism comes of age in northeastern Spain's Rioja Valley

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