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Hemispheres Magazine  The travel and culture magazine for United Airlines. Tag your travel photos with #hemigram to be featured.

They don’t call it great for nothing. For more on Beijing and its history-rich surroundings, check out this month’s Three Perfect Days on hemispheresmagazine.com. 🇨🇳 📸: @foukographer #greatwallofchina #greatwall #visitbeijing #beijing #china

Everyone knows about nighttime in New Orleans, but a different kind of wonder exists at dawn. In this month’s issue, photographer @sampolcer takes us on a sunrise tour of the Big Easy, which is celebrating its 300th birthday this year. “This is a special time in New Orleans, and a lot of people don’t get to appreciate it because they’re either drunk or sleeping,” says trombonist Winston Turner, photographed here after playing an “all-night flight” with his band @brassaholics at @themaison on Frenchmen Street. “It’s beautiful right when the sun comes up.” 🌅⚜️🎺 #neworleans #nola #nola300 #tricentennial #livemusic #frenchmenstreet #frenchquarter

Every summer, as earth passes through the trail of debris left behind by the Comet Swift-Tuttle, the spectacular Perseids meteor showers streak across the sky. During this year’s peak, which will happen overnight tonight, stargazers in some parts of the country can expect to see as many as 50 to 100 meteors per hour. We love this shot of the 2016 shower, as captured by @everett_bloom_photography in Borrego Springs, featuring the massive sculptures of @ricardo.breceda_metal.artist. 🌌☄️🦗🦂#borregosprings #anzaborrego #perseid #perseids #perseidmeteorshower #shootingstars #shootingstar #darksky #visitcalifornia

Summer vistas in and around Telluride are magical—especially when seen from the back window of a Swiss Army Pinzgauer truck on an off-roading expedition. #visittelluride #telluride #tellurideskiresort #telluridecolorado #colorado #visitcolorado #coloradorockies #rockies #jeeping #jeeplife

Decorated with carved marble cranes, the Jade Belt Bridge at Beijing’s Summer Palace was built in this unique shape to allow the emperor’s dragon boat to pass underneath. It’s also called the Camel’s Back Bridge—for obvious reasons. For more on Beijing, read our Three Perfect Days feature on hemispheresmagazine.com. 🇨🇳🐲🐪 📸: @foukographer #threeperfectdays #beijing #china #visitchina #visitbeijing #architecture #bridge #discoverchina

All of those wanderlust-inspiring trailers for the Singapore-set @crazyrichasians have us dreaming about one of the world’s most iconic hotels, the legendary @raffleshotelsingapore. The 131-year-old grande dame is currently closed for renovations, which are being helmed by @alexandrachampalimaud. We can’t wait to see what she’s done with the place! For more on Asia’s Lion City, head to hemispheresmagazine.com to read our Three Perfect Days feature and this month’s interview with Crazy Rich Asians star @henrygolding. 📸: @laurynishak #raffles #raffleshotel #raffleshotelsingapore #singapore #visitsingapore #crazyrichasians

We’re calling it: 2018 is officially the summer of pink gin! While this rosy spirit is just gaining popularity in the U.S., it has strong roots in the U.K. In the 1800s, sailors in the British Royal Navy added Angostura bitters to gin as a remedy for hangovers and seasickness. Today, that pinkish hue comes from fruit and floral botanicals. Some of our favorites include the raspberry-infused @pinkstergin, the rosé-based variety from @wolfferwine, and Love Gin from Scotland’s @edenmill, which gets its coloring from rose petals, hibiscus flowers, goji berries, and elderberries. 🌺🌸🌷🍉🎀💗 📸: @pippa_drummond #pinkgin #pink #thinkpink #ginandtonic #gin #happyhour

Have you ever tasted a lily bulb? American foodies are just beginning to discover this peppery, faintly sweet ingredient, which has been a favorite of Chinese cooks for centuries. Milwaukee chef @djbistro incorporates dehydrated bulbs and fresh-cut petals into a vegan borscht at @esterev.mke, a 20-seat restaurant-within-a-restaurant that pops up on Friday and Saturday nights inside @dandanmke. ✏️: @_earth2alex 📸: @haasandhaas #mke #mkeexplore #mkeeats #milwaukee #milwaukeeeats #travelwisconsin #travelwi #discoverwisconsin #midwestmoment

In this month’s issue, writer @chaneykwak and his cancer-survivor mother take a road trip through New Zealand in search of the magical healing powers of manuka honey. 🇳🇿🍯Read the full story at hemispheresmagazine.com. 📸: @scottysinton #taupo #hukafalls #nz #newzealand #purenewzealand #visitnewzealand #visitnz

We’re officially obsessed with these summery nautical rope bracelets from Rhode Island–based designer Kiel James Patrick (@kjp). He, his wife (@sarahkjp), and their Golden Retriever (@puffinandbennie) prove that enviable Instagram grids really do run in the family. 📸: @pippa_drummond #rhodeisland #visitrhodeisland #pawtucket #newport #newportri #madeinamerica #discovernewport #prep #preppy #preppystyle

This month, we’re exploring the funky Indianapolis neighborhood of Fountain Square, which is newly accessible from downtown thanks to the @indyculturaltrail. Next time you’re in Indy, check out:
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* @theinfernoroom for classic tiki drinks 🍹
* @threecarrotsfsq for vegan food 🥗
* @squarecatvinyl for great music finds 🎧
* @wildwoodmarket for the sandwich of the day 🥪
* @onatah_shop for plants and home goods🎍
* @kumasindy for heavy-metal hamburgers 🤘🏼🍔
* @newdaycraft for meads and cider 🍯🍏
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✏️: @devoltv 🎨: @fra_z
#indy #fountainsquareindy #fountainsquare #indianapolis #indiana #visitindy #visitindianapolis #loveindy

The Orchid, a boutique hotel in Beijing, is nestled in the deep recesses of a hutong that’s barely wide enough to pass. Turns out solitude in this bustling city is possible. Read how we spend Three Perfect Days in Beijing on our site now. 📷 @foukographer. #threeperfectdays #beijing

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