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A Lavish New Safari Camp in Botswana

With expansive verandas, private plunge pools and stellar wildlife viewing, the lavish Selinda Camp is the latest venture by Great Plains Conservation.

How Travel Has Changed: Looking Back 40 Years

In 1979, when the Hideaway Report began, there were no PCs, cellphones or internet. We look back at how travel has changed over the past 40 years.

Australia’s Capella Lodge Gets an Upgrade

One of the world's most exotic hideaways, the nine-suite Capella Lodge on Australia's Lord Howe Island, has reopened after a major refurbishment.

Gladden Private Island: The Ultimate Refuge, in Belize

A 30-minute helicopter ride from Belize City is the newly opened Gladden Private Island, a 3,000-square-foot refuge offering 100 percent privacy for one couple.

A Perfect Day In... Chicago's Hyde Park

This daylong itinerary in Chicago's Hyde Park is a fun alternative to downtown, with recommendations of important South Side attractions.

Chicago’s New Hideaway Hotels

Chicago has long lacked a luxurious hideaway hotel. But a number of boutique properties have opened since our last stay, so we returned with high hopes.

A Futuristic Stay Set on the Salt Flats of Bolivia

Bolivia doesn't get many visitors, but that is starting to change. Kachi Lodge will bring a previously unknown degree of luxury to the wilderness of Bolivia.

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.

Heckfield Place Opens in Hampshire

After a 10-year renovation, the long-awaited Heckfield Place opened its doors in September, becoming Britain's newest luxury country house hotel.

Modern Boutique Chic: Senato Hotel Milan Opens

Boutique hotels are rare in Milan, but the city just gained another with the opening of a stylishly modern concept housed in a neoclassical palazzo.

Singita Pamushana Lodge Gets a Stylish Upgrade

Singita Pamushana Lodge, a retreat in Zimbabwe's Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, has reopened after a redesign of both its shared spaces and suites.

Ocean House: A Floating Ecolodge in British Columbia

Owned by the indigenous Haida Nation, Ocean House is a new 12-room floating ecolodge in British Columbia.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Abruzzo, Italy

Just two hours from Rome lies the little-known region of Abruzzo. Our editor discovered two hideaways, one in a castle, the other in a medieval village.

London's Bloomsbury District Is Fashionable Once Again

Bloomsbury went from desirable to dowdy, but with several hotel openings, the district has become the center of fashionable London once again.

Aman Debuts in Mexico

The debut has just been announced of Amanvari, Aman Resorts' first hotel in Mexico, located on the East Cape of the Baja Peninsula.

With Silversands' Debut, a New Era in Grenada

Despite luxuriant vegetation and white-sand beaches, Grenada is without high-end accommodations. With the debut of Silversands, this may be about to change.

The New Six Senses Resort in Bali

The Six Senses brand debuts its new resort on the Bukit Peninsula in southern Bali. It features 103 lavish suites and villas set atop a rugged cliff.

New & Noteworthy: Singapore Airlines' First-Class Suites

Singapore Airlines is the latest carrier to upgrade its first-class cabins. The A380 aircraft will now offer six “Suites,” with proper beds and swivel chairs.

Where to Go in 2018

Andrew Harper's editor-in-chief weighs in on where to visit in 2018. For many travelers, the more remote, the better.

Aman Comes to Manhattan

The original Aman properties were small, exquisite retreats in Asia. Lately, however, the group has expanded to city hotels.

Tuscan Retreat Castiglion del Bosco Expands

The exceptionally glamorous 23-suite Tuscan resort Castiglion del Bosco will now be augmented by the five-bedroom addition of Villa Agresto.

Rosewood Comes to Mayfair

The vast U.S. Embassy that dominates London’s Grosvenor Square is going to become a 137-room Mayfair hotel.

The Resort at Paws Up Expands With Families in Mind

Glamping enthusiasts have a new option at The Resort at Paws Up. The lavish retreat has created North Bank Camp with families in mind.

Jumby Bay Enjoys a Reprieve

Jumby Bay, a private island resort off Antigua’s north coast, escaped the wrath of Hurricane Irma and opened as an Oetker Collection hotel October 9.

Last Word: Hot Places for a Cold Winter

Inevitably, an annual question arises: “Where are the new places to go for winter sunshine?” Here are the destinations on our radar.

Noteworthy Changes at The Lowell

The Lowell, always a Harper favorite, has a new dining option, lounge and bar. All three complement the personality of the hotel quite well.

Hurricane Relief and Recovery: Where to Donate

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose have taken lives and ruined property, as has a devastating earthquake in Mexico. Here's how to help.

A Dordogne Distillery Where Spirits Are Made by Hand

Distillerie Louis Roque still produces its spirits by hand. We sampled sweet vermouth-like apéritifs, plum brandies and walnut liqueurs.

A French Château's Surreal Clifftop Garden

One of the most splendid gardens in France, at Château de Marqueyssac, uses 150,000 century-old boxwoods to create a surreal landscape.

A Road Trip Through the Dordogne

The cinematic beauty of the Dordogne seems almost too perfect to be real. Wineries, châteaux and cave paintings are a few of the region's highlights.

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