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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.

Best in Class: Editors’ Choice 2020

Each year, our editors discover hotels and resorts that are notable in specific ways. Here are the highlights from 12 months of tireless travel.

Unforgettable Travel Memories: Editors' Choice 2020

One of the best reasons to travel is for the memories. Here are seven experiences from the past year that will live with us for decades to come.

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.

Beat the Crowds in Egypt: Cruising the Nile on a Yacht

The best way to see the archaeological sites in Egypt -- without the crowds -- is to take a small luxury cruise down the Nile River.

The Incomparable Nile Valley: Assessing the Sites — and Security — of Egypt

Visitors are returning to Egypt. Our editor takes the temperature of the place himself and finds it still one of the most exquisite places in the world.

A Newly Recommended Hotel in Egypt

For the March Hideaway Report, our editor traveled to Egypt to find a small hotel of distinction in the Nile Valley. He only found one, but what a hotel it was.

Video: A Trip Along the Nile Valley

We visited the classic sites of the Nile Valley to assess the situation in Egypt. Here are videos from Giza, Luxor and the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel.

Letter From the Editor: March 2019

For the March issue, our editor journeys up the Nile Valley from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan, staying in new hotels and taking the temperature of the country.

Grand Egyptian Museum: Pharaonic Antiquities Get a New Home

At a cost of $1 billion, the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza will be the world's largest archaeological museum and house more than 20,000 items never seen before.

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.

Romantic Alexandria, Egypt

As avid students of Antiquity, we've always been keen to visit Alexandria, which was founded by Alexander the Great after he conquered Egypt in 332 B.C.