Hamburg’s Extraordinary Planten un Blomen Park

On a fine warm day in Hamburg, there are two places to be: on a sightseeing cruise or in the Planten un Blomen Park.

Hospitality Awards: Those Going Above and Beyond

Many people play a role in making a hotel stay or a dinner a success. Here we honor the chefs, sommeliers, owners and staff with Hospitality Awards.

Hamburg’s Three Best Sightseeing Cruises

Hamburg invites leisurely exploration by pleasure cruise. I tried three cruises during the course of our stay, and each proved memorable.

9 Best Hamburg Cafés for Kaffee und Kuchen

The Teutonic version of afternoon tea, Kaffee und Kuchen, is still going strong in Germany. Here are nine of the best cafes in Hamburg.

Hamburg Bookshelf: Thomas Mann’s “Buddenbrooks”

Thomas Mann's novel "Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family" is a masterpiece. It would be enjoyable for anyone, but especially those traveling to Hamburg.

Gourmet Retreat on the Elbe

Just minutes from Hamburg, Jacob's Restaurant, in Hotel Louis C. Jacob, is a sensational Michelin two-star experience overlooking the Elbe.

The Elbphilharmonie: The New Symbol of Hamburg

It seems only fitting that the birthplace of Brahms and Mendelssohn should have one of the world's great concert halls: The Elbphilharmonie.

Germany's Most Exciting City: The Newly Vibrant Hamburg

The most exciting city in Germany right now is Hamburg, one of the continent's wealthiest cities and for centuries one of its most important ports.

Shopping in Hamburg’s Passages

Hamburg's shopping "passages," mostly in the Neustadt neighborhood, are worth a visit, especially on a cold or rainy day.

Favorite Hamburg Restaurants

In Hamburg, Andrew Harper sought out restaurants with more of a sense of place. Here are six of his delicious discoveries.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Hamburg and the Baltic Coast

The October Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper's travels to the dynamic city of Hamburg, where we discovered two new luxury hotels to recommend.

Letter From the Editor: October 2017

The October 2017 issue sees Andrew Harper in Peru, trying new hotels in Lima, Cusco and the Sacred Valley. The issue also covers Hamburg and the Baltic Coast.