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Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche: Paris’ Best Department Store

Created in the mid-1800s, the department store Le Bon Marche on Paris' Left Bank, is still an enjoyable and profoundly Parisian experience.

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.

Painting with Light: A Louis Comfort Tiffany Tour of New York City

Louis Comfort Tiffany was a painter who made his mark with peerless windows, vases and lamps. Enough of his work survives for a Tiffany-themed tour of New York.

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.

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.

Debut of The Whitby Hotel

Firmdale Hotels opens its second overseas venture: The Whitby Hotel, just off Fifth Avenue at West 56th, offers a prime midtown location near Central Park.

Outstanding Shops in the French Capital

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

The Dazzling New Faena Hotel, Miami Beach

Every so often I find myself admiring a place that in most respects is the opposite of my customary template of low-key, smaller hotels.

11 Incredible Luxury Hotels on Stilts

These design hotels and resorts are stunning feats of architecture, raised above the ground on stilts. The resorts on this list range from the contemporary and

The Singular Santiago Video

A video of our stay at the Singular Santiago in Chile as reviewed in the April 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report.

Tierra Chiloé Video

A video of our stay at Tierra Chiloe in Chile as reviewed in the April 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report.

10 Stunning Overwater Bungalows

There are few luxuries akin to staying in these select properties, perched up above the water, the sound of waves lapping on the sides of a private bungalow.

Shopping: Collectibles

Brazil is famous for its sapphires and emeralds. However, Francesca Romana Diana crafts her jewelry from indigenous semiprecious stones.

A Spa to Avoid in Miami

Canyon Ranch near Tucson has long been regarded as America’s premier spa resort, so I expected its Miami sibling to be similar. I was disabused of this notion on arrival.

Last Word: Hotels à la Mode

Fashion hotels have always left me cold, so after a particularly disagreeable experience at the W hotel in Istanbul, I resolved to eschew the genre entirely. However, it now looks as though I may have to change my mind.

Excursion: Boeing Tour

Those driving from Seattle to Lummi Island should consider making a short detour to the Boeing Factory, about 40 minutes north of downtown.

Private Tour: Desert Modernism

The casual visitor to Palm Springs could be forgiven for regarding the city as architecturally undistinguished. But much of the beauty of its buildings reveals itself only when you have penetrated the outer walls.

Art Deco in South Beach

One bright blue morning in South Beach, we set off on a walking tour of the Art Deco District, the neighborhood between Sixth and 23rd streets that contains more than 800 pastel-hued properties of historic distinction.

2013 Grand Awards: Playa Vik José Ignacio

Playa Vik José Ignacio is the work of Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott, who also designed the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati and the Opéra Bastille in Paris.

10 Architecturally Inspiring Destinations

There are beautiful buildings, and then there is architecture so imbued with history and culture it takes your breath away. Here, Andrew Harper recounts 10 of his favorite locations where the architecture reveals the spirit and the story of a place; where it is an essential and inspiring part of the travel experience.

Uruguay Style Hotels

With the opening of several dramatic new hotels in and around the small, strikingly beautiful Atlantic beach town of José Ignacio, Uruguay has emerged as a discreetly glamorous destination.