THE ALLURE OF

FASCINATION

To live the InterContinental® life means to have a passion for travel and a fascination for discovering new places. In this episode, you will discover three new things: a hidden story from the past, a different way of experiencing the present, and an idea of how fascination is formed in the first place. Altogether, you will experience a variety of ways that fascination enriches our lives.

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FASCINATION

CENTRAL PARK BY EVERY SENSE BUT SIGHT

Take a walk through New York’s famous Central Park with an unlikely guide: Frank Senior, a New York City native who is a renowned jazz musician and Central Park connoisseur, and also has been blind since birth.

HEAR FRANK’S FULL FASCINATING PERSPECTIVE ON HOW WE PERCEIVE THE WORLD

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Tasting the Soul of Phuket

Like the towering limestone karst of Khao Phing Kan island made famous by a 1970s film, Phuket looms large over the perception of Thailand in popular culture. No other destination…
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Unfolding the Mysterious World of the Ancient Manta Ray

In the turquoise waters near Raa Atoll in the Maldives, a manta ray hovers above the unique underwater habitat of a cleaning station. Her three-metre wings beat lazily, effortless on…
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Jakarta’s Perfect Food Gains a Global Reach

These days, it seems tempeh is everywhere. Fine diners at China’s The Eight —the Michelin star restaurant in Macau — enjoy finely chopped tempeh with stir-fried lobster and egg. In the acclaimed Brooklyn…
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At the hearth of the matter: French Polynesia’s traditional Ahima’a oven

For Hinano Murphy, memories of home cooking will always be tinged with the sweet smell of tinged ironwood, the hot steam of banana leaves and the crispy, crunchy umami of…
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August 13, 2018

Central Park By Every Sense But Sight

  Take a walk through New York’s famous Central Park with an unlikely guide: Frank Senior, a New York City native who is a renowned jazz musician and Central Park…
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With Your Own Eyes: Europe’s Most Inspiring Views (and Why You Should Stop Photographing Them)

Great views make for the best memories: 5 of Europe's very best vantage points, and how to best remember them.
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Halong Bay, Vietnam – A Perfect Fusion of Rock, Water and Sky

Halong is a place of contrasts — remote forested limestone ridges and lonely towering pinnacles.

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