From The Editor


Editor's Letter: The Rockies, Palm Beach & New York

This issue covers a lot of ground: from the epic grandeur of Telluride and the sumptuousness of Versailles to swanky Palm Beach and New York's hip TWA Hotel.

From the Editor: Classic American Destinations

Although keen to find new areas of the U.S to explore, I am often lured back to classic destinations. In this issue we visit Sonoma County and Virginia.

Editor's Letter: Three Dissimilar Destinations

This issue contains stories from three dissimilar destinations: rural North Carolina, a golf retreat in Wisconsin and hotels in bustling Chicago.

From the Editor: A Year of U.S. Travel

Our August issue highlights two of-the-moment places: Hawaii and Austin, and the new Andrew Harper Collection features our domestic coverage from the last year.

Editor's Letter: Back to the Classics

I long to visit classic destinations again, like Italy, France and England. Mongolia and Malawi may have to take a back seat for a while.

From the Editor: The Big Thaw

The phones are ringing, and 80 percent of our furloughed travel advisors have returned. The "big thaw" is underway and international travel is feasible again.

Editor's Letter: Back to the Future?

What will travel be like when the pandemic is over? Will we just go back to the way things were before, or has the crisis brought about lasting change?

From the Editor: A Sense of Perspective

This year gave our editor a new perspective: Travel may have been more exotic 40 years ago, but many local people and their families rely on steady tourism.

From the Editor: In My Dreams

In normal times, I travel so routinely that there is little opportunity to dream. Lately, I find myself lingering over memories of cherished regions and hotels.

From the Editor: Private Travel Bubbles

Private travel bubbles provide a way to go abroad with the maximum degree of safety. &Beyond has organized journeys to the Galapagos Islands and South Africa.

From the Editor: Make Plans With a Travel Advisor

In these uncertain times, a travel advisor is more important than ever. The staff at Andrew Harper Travel is ready to offer invaluable service and support.

From the Editor: Risk-Free Travel Transactions

Travel companies, like upscale cruise lines and hotels, have an incentive to make reservations as risk-free as possible. Both are eliminating restrictions.

A Word From Our Editor-in-Chief

We hope the coronavirus crisis will pass soon, but in the meantime, we will continue to write about travel and our passion for the beauty of the world.

The Hideaway Report Celebrates 40 Years of Travel

Our founder promised to travel incognito, pay his own expenses and find hideaways with character and great service. Forty years later our values are the same.

Letter From the Editor: May 2019

For the May 2019 issue, our editors found an ecolodge in Cambodia, stayed at the latest hotel from the Aman founder in Vietnam and returned to Santa Barbara.

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.

Letter From the Editor: February 2019

This month we feature two contrasting locations: Transylvania in the heart of Romania, and Chicago, in the heart of the Midwest.

Letter From the Editor: December 2018

The December 2018 issue of the Hideaway Report covers Argentina, Brazil, Jamaica and the Historic Coast of Florida. We found properties to recommend in each.

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.

Hotels With Nothing to Dislike — Except Having to Leave

On rare occasions, Hideaway Report editors find a property that defies any attempt to ferret out fault. Here are six hotels that our editors hated to leave.

Editor’s Letter: October 2018

The Hideaway Report editor-in-chief reflects on the October 2018 issue, which covers Sweden, Denmark and Corsica.

Letter From the Editor: September 2018

For the September 2018 issue, we traveled to the spectacular country of Georgia and the wonderful city of Madrid. We found five hotels worth recommending.

Letter From the Editor: August 2018

Our editor visits Cape Town, South Africa, and finds it transformed after the opening of The Silo. This issue also sees extensive coverage of Abruzzo, Italy.

Letter From the Editor: July 2018

The July 2018 Hideaway Report sees us hotel hopping from the gorgeous coastline of Croatia to a vast track of wilderness in New Mexico.

Letter From the Editor: May 2018

In the May Hideaway Report, we venture to Morocco, where we stayed in one of the world's finest hotels. In contrast, this issue also reports on Lyon, France.

Letter From the Editor: April 2018

In the April Hideaway Report, we cover a one-of-a-kind resort in Rwanda that should be at the top of everyone's bucket list. We also report on Ghent, Belgium.

British Columbia's Kettle Valley Railway Trail

On a visit to British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, we had hoped to spend time on British Columbia's Kettle Valley Railway Trail.

Letter from the Editor: March 2018

In the March Hideaway Report, we cover the impressive new properties we found in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. We also paid a visit to Barcelona.

Letter From the Editor: February 2018

In this issue, we introduce a new region of Italy to readers: the remote region of Basilicata, which reminded us of travel to Italy the way it used to be.

Letter From the Editor: December 2017

The Andrew Harper editor-in-chief reflects on this month's travels to Portland, Seattle and Whidbey Island, and a road trip in England’s North Country.

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