Things To Do


Things to Do in Phoenix and Scottsdale

Phoenix-Scottsdale is known for its golf resorts and cacti, but there is a lot more to explore: museums, shops, hiking trails and Native American history.

Sightseeing in Cusco: Sacsayhuaman and Coricancha — Without the Crowds

Cusco has two primary attractions: Sacsayhuaman and Coricancha. Here's how we managed to see them in solitude.

Highlights of Historic Casco Viejo

The historic quarter of Casco Viejo features restored colonial buildings converted into high-end stores and galleries, restaurants and boutique hotels.

8 Ways to Travel Australia Like a Hideaway Report Editor

Plan your own trip Down Under with tips and insight from the Hideaway Report staff, members and travel partners.

The Harper Notebook: Things to Do in Athens

Nowhere else in the world are the sea and the sky quite so flawlessly blue than in Greece. Mr. Harper calls out the intense pleasures of Athens and the islands.

Things to Do in Barcelona

Enchanting parks, lively tapas bars and modernist architecture, Barcelona offers visitors a wealth of things to do. Here are a few less-discovered favorites.

Things to Do in Rome

With so many layers of history and architecture, it could take a lifetime to discover all of Rome's riches. Here are 9 things every visitor should see and do.

New Zealand Travel Q&A

Whether it's the warm Kiwi hospitality or the pull of the coastal and mountain landscapes, you'll feel at home the minute you touchdown in New Zealand.

Flight Delay? At These 6 Airports, Time Flies

Have a dreaded flight delay or multi-hour layover? Time flies at these airports, where you can eat, drink, surf, work out or watch a movie in the lap of luxury.

On the Italian Lakes

The Italian Lakes lie at the heart of one of the loveliest regions on earth. The three principal Italian lakes, from west to east, are Maggiore, Como and Garda.

5 Seaside Escapes

Experience quintessential New England with a visit to one or more of these quaint towns and beaches.

Two Small Museums of Note: Tea Museum and Chop Museum

Just a short walk from The Upper House, Hong Kong Park contains two fascinating small museums.

Walking Tour: The Best of Old Hong Kong

Despite the forests of towers sprouting up on both sides of Victoria Harbour, there are areas of Hong Kong that remain as they have for decades.

Shopping in Japan for Cooks and Food-Lovers

There are more than 80,000 restaurants in Tokyo, and Kappabashi-dori, a street in the Asakusa neighborhood, is where their chefs come when they need cookware.

The Raku Museum

Fans of Japanese ceramics shouldn’t miss this exhibition of Raku ware, which has been made by the Raku family since 1574.

A Perfect Day Out in Hakone

A refreshing and stylish weekend getaway, Hakone offers fresh air and beautiful scenery, including, on clear days, a view of Mount Fuji on the horizon.

Events in February 2015

Andrew Harper points out notable events going on around the world in February 2015.

5 Ways to Experience Amsterdam Like a Local

Rent a bike. “Act like the city is yours,” says Eef Sparla, head concierge at Hotel de l’Europe, “and ring your bell a lot.”

A Weekend at The Lowell

A classic New York hotel on the Upper East Side, The Lowell offers the convenience of a city apartment and the luxury of an around-the-clock hotel staff —

Albergo Capello, Ravenna, Italy

An hour southeast of Ferrara through flat green fields laced with canals, Ravenna is so pretty and peaceful as to be unassuming.