From their tranquil temples to serene Zen gardens and calming outdoor spaces, the Japanese are masters of finding inner peace in the outer world. They’ve even named the practice. Shinrin-yoku—literally “forest bathing”—is the idea that spending time outdoors in natural, wooded areas can heal the...

Bathed in the glow of the blushing pink and orange tints of an Asian sunset, Bagan looks like a city you’d find in a fairytale—a hodgepodge town speckled with some 2,000 temples, rolling mountains cloaked in a hazy grey hue, and a history that’s equal...

Spring is like nature’s apology for the short and gloomy days of winter. As the ice melts, gushing streams transform dormant terrain into verdant landscapes abound with color. Around the world, the shifting of the seasons awakens communities both rural and metropolitan. Budding farmland flourishes...