A Perfect Day In … the Marais

You could easily spend your entire time in Paris in the Marais. The area between the Third and Fourth Arrondissements is full of cafes, museums and shops.

Our Notre Dame

Trips give us precious little time to possess the world's great sights. Some, like Notre Dame, are so extraordinary we feel like we own them, if just for a bit.

Best Oyster Bars in Paris

France is one of the world's largest consumers and producers of oysters, especially between September and April. These are our favorite oyster bars in Paris.

Disappointments of the Year

Hideaway Report editors often find themselves at the point where the hotel website collides with reality. Here are our biggest disappointments of the year.

Just Back From: Paris, France

Our social media manager just returned from her first trip to Paris. She made the most of her weeklong visit, which included a stay at the Saint James Paris.

Paris' Hôtel Lutetia Gets New Life, and With It a Monopoly Is Over

All the celebrated grand hotels in Paris are located on the Right Bank. But with the reopening of the storied Hotel Lutetia, that monopoly is finally over.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel That Most Made You Feel Special

The best hotels make their guests feel not only welcome but incredibly special. Our members found the hospitality most impressive at these three properties.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel With the Most Memorable Restaurant

The quality of cuisine is a major consideration when choosing where to stay. Our members found the following three restaurants to be most impressive.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel With the Most Romantic Atmosphere

Many of our recommended hideaways are ideal for weddings, engagements, honeymoons and couples' getaways. Our members found these three to be the most romantic.

What to Do in Paris: Favorite Streets and Neighborhoods

Paris experts share their favorite neighborhoods and streets to visit in the City of Light and what makes each destination unique.

Fine Art Fairs to See Now Before They Get Too Big

International art fairs are overwhelming. For those interested in smaller fairs that are more tightly focused on one artistic medium, try these events.

The Newly Renovated Hôtel de Crillon, Paris

Andrew Harper visits the Hotel de Crillon in Paris after its four-year $200 million renovation. It proved impressive but certainly not flawless.

Outstanding Shops in the French Capital

Four Parisian boutiques worth visiting for handmade gloves, contemporary jewelry, designer clothing and handbags.

Favorite New Restaurants in Paris

No trip to Paris is complete without a gastronomic tour of its fine restaurants. Here are six new eating establishments from six highly acclaimed chefs.

Toujours Paris

The resurgent — and resplendent — Ritz Paris: Mr. Harper experiences the hotel after a four-year $450 million renovation.

New Recommended Hotels in Ireland and Paris

This month, Mr. Harper uncovers two new hotels in Ireland, along with a splendid new luxury hotel in Paris' Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

Letter From the Editor: March 2017

This month sees Andrew Harper in Ireland to check on the refurbishment of Ashford Castle and in Paris to see the new Ritz.

New and Noteworthy, July 2016

Andrew Harper points to notable luxury travel news — a new jungle lodge in Nepal, reopening of Hotel Eden, and the $450 million renovation of Hotel Ritz Paris.

Restaurants of the Year 2016

Discover Andrew Harper's restaurants of the year, ranging from favorite informal restaurant in the United States to the best hotel restaurant in the world.

Just Back From | Paris

In spite of recent events, Andrew Harper travel advisor Joe Colucci decided not to cancel his trip to Paris, where he spent four nights before Thanksgiving.

The Right Response

Paris has known revolutions, riots, sieges and invasions, but the city has always survived, its spirit unbroken, its character intact.

5 Favorite Inspiring Art Destinations

Here, we take a closer look at five inspiring destinations worldwide with histories steeped in art and literature.

Inspiring Art Destinations: Paris, France

From the very beginning, Paris has attracted the artistic scene. And those artists shaped the city and its history.

3 Day Trips From Paris

A roundup of the best day trips from Paris, including Versailles, Giverny and Reims.

City Guide: Paris

Dive into this new guide to the very best of cities: Paris, France. Find recommendations for where to eat, where to stay, what to see and more.

Day Trips From Paris: Reims

If you love Paris but have already seen the sights, consider using the city instead as a base for day trips to surrounding cities.

Day Trips From Paris: Giverny

If you love Paris but have already seen the sights, consider using the city instead as a base for day trips to surrounding areas.

What to Do in Paris

Paris’ charming streets and neighborhoods and the incomparable cultural and culinary underpinnings have enchanted visitors for centuries.

Day Trips From Paris: Versailles

If you love Paris but have already seen the sights, consider using the city instead as a base for day trips to surrounding cities.

What Parisians Miss Most When Away From Home

From bread and cheese to inherent charm, staff members from a handful of Harper-recommended hotels share what they miss most when away from Paris.

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