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Best Cocktail Bars: Editors' Choice 2020

Like hotels, bars should feel like they are somewhere, not just anywhere. These five bars we visited in 2019 stood out in our memories as exceptional.

Disappointments of the Year: Editors' Choice 2020

While we found many hideaways worth recommending this year, several dashed our high hopes. Here are our six biggest disappointments of the year.

Restaurants of the Year: Editors' Choice 2020

Evaluating the world's best hotels is great, but it's just as delightful to test out top restaurants. Of the hundreds we tried, these were the best.

Favorite Hotels of the Year: Editors' Choice 2020

In 2019, Hideaway Report editors traveled over 150,000 miles and discovered a number of sophisticated hideaways. Here are their favorites.

Top 10 Itineraries of 2019

Follow in the footsteps of our editors. Covering Africa and Asia, the American South and the Southwest, these are our top 10 itineraries of 2019.

Tokyo's Dazzling Dining Scene

It's hard not to eat well in Tokyo, where the dining scene dazzles. Here are nine places for great food and drink in the greatest of restaurant towns.

Where Not to Travel in Summer — And Where to Go Instead

As the list grows of places that have become no-go zones due to tourists, we've come up with alternative destinations to visit in summer.

Azerai Can Tho: Adrian Zecha's Latest Venture

As well as to see the Mekong Delta, our trip to Can Tho had been motivated by a desire to stay at Azerai Can Tho, Adrian Zecha's latest venture in Vietnam.

Shinta Mani Wild: An Opulent New Refuge in Cambodia

Shinta Mani Wild, 15 opulent tented accommodations in a wildlife corridor in Cambodia, is the project of one of the most flamboyant figures in luxury travel.

Exploring the Cambodian Riviera

Cambodia is more than Angkor Wat. The country is now a true destination, and an increasing number of resorts have popped up along the Cambodian Riviera.

Phum Baitang: Elegant Simplicity Near Siem Reap

Zannier Hotels took a chance on Cambodia in 2015 when it opened Phum Baitang. In creating a resort that resembles a traditional village, it proved visionary.

Nepalese Mountain Splendor

The view of the vast Annapurna massif from the town of Pokhara, Nepal, is justly famous. The Pavilions Himalayas, opened in 2015, has added eight tented villas.

A World of Wonders: Majestic Temples and a Serene Hideaway in South India

South India's Thanjavur rewards the traveler with a world of wonders — delicious food, mesmerizing architecture and vibrant street life among them.

Best Wine and Cocktail Bars

Wine bars and cocktail bars can be wonderful places to absorb the local atmosphere. In 2018, our editors found several memorable bars. Here are the best.

Hotel Restaurants of the Year

Once, hotels regarded their restaurants as an afterthought. No longer. Here are our Editors’ Choice winners for Hotel Restaurants of the Year.

Best Restaurants of the Year

In 2018 our editors enjoyed utterly delicious meals in locations as far-flung as Tbilisi and Singapore. Here are the Editors' Choice Restaurants of the Year.

Favorite Hotels of the Year

In 2018, Hideaway Report editors discovered an unusual number of exotic far-flung retreats and several exquisite city hotels. Here are their favorites.

Six Senses Opens in Bhutan

Bhutan is no longer the hermit kingdom it once was. Following in Aman's footsteps, Six Senses will open five new lodges offering a range of wellness therapies.

Indelible Memory: The Black Kites of Kyoto

A happy accident involving "black kites" and a sandwich on the banks of the Katsura River ends up feeling like a Kyoto rite of passage.

Video: Shirakawa-go Day Trip

Shirakawa-go is one of the best places to see traditional *gasshō-zukuri* buildings, the steeply pitched thatched-roof houses still in use today.

Anantara Opens New Resort in Vietnam

Anantara Quy Nhon Villas, a new 26-villa resort, opens on an untouched stretch of the Vietnamese coast, 70 minutes by plane northeast of Ho Chi Minh City.

Video: Hakone Round Course

Hakone is a popular day trip from Tokyo. This round course itinerary takes in the major sites via a gondola ride and a pirate ship ferry.

Shopping in Japan: Kyoto's Best Stores

If you love food and design, Kyoto has some of the best shopping in the world. Here are highlights from our most recent trip to Japan.

Soaking Up Japan: A Tour of New and Classic Onsen Ryokan

Our editor visits Japan and stays at four of the country’s famous onsen ryokan (hot-spring inns) in Tokyo, Takayama, Matsuyama and Hakone,

A Newly Recommended Hotel in Japan

For the November 2018 issue, our editor explored onsen ryokan in Japan. A new property occuping a high-rise in Tokyo proved to be the surprise of the trip.

Letter From the Editor: November 2018

For the November 2018 issue, we traveled to London and Japan. We found fine hotels in both, including a design hotel in Holborn and an onsen ryokan in Tokyo.

My Favorite Hike in Georgia's Caucasus Mountains

Georgia's Caucasus Mountains offer numerous stupendous hikes. The most famous is up to the 14th-century Gergeti Trinity Church, beneath Mount Kazbek.

Tbilisi’s Best Sulfur Bath

The recently renovated Chreli Abano bathhouse may be geared to tourists, but our editor booked a VIP room and had a great experience.

Visiting Ancient Georgian Monasteries

While tourists have discovered Georgia's most famous ancient monasteries, their churches are still worth visiting, especially when a choir is singing.

The 5 Best Wine Bars in Tbilisi

Wine-making began 8,000 years ago in Georgia. To this day, the country has a robust wine scene. Here are five wine bars we loved in Tbilisi.

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