Our members voted for their favorite hideaways. The winners all have a sophisticated atmosphere, exquisite service and a strong sense of place.
The best hotels make their guests feel not only welcome but incredibly special. Our members found the hospitality most impressive at these three properties.
Now that hotels have become so popular with non-guests, properties are offering another level of exclusivity with guest-only bars, restaurants and pools.
When a cinema is attached to a luxury hotel, seeing a movie becomes an even more special experience. Here are 9 hotels where film buffs can feel right at home.
Pubs are very much a part of Ireland's culture. On my most recent trip, I decided to delve a little more deeply into the pub scene.
Irish whiskey returns to Dublin as the descendants of Walter Teeling open Dublin's first new distillery in 125 years.
The Titanic Belfast museum is dedicated to telling the story of the great ocean liner. Visitors learn about its construction, design and ultimate demise.
Ancient monastic ruins, sunken Viking ships and the ghosts of inhabitants past: a cruise on Lough Corrib turns otherworldly.
The Dublin dining scene is never disappointing. More than ever, chefs are assertive in using Irish ingredients and creating farm-to-table preparations.
Regarded as the finest culinary school in Ireland, Ballymaloe Cookery School attracts students from all over the world to attend its courses.
This month, we uncover two new hotels in Ireland, along with a splendid new luxury hotel in Paris' Saint-Germain-des-Pres.
Belmond debuts its new luxury train in Ireland. It took 40 craftsmen 35,000 hours to create the Grand Hibernian, a "country house on wheels."
Ireland seems to have recovered from the financial crisis. New hotels have debuted, Ashford Castle has gotten a $75 million makeover, and Dublin is bustling.
This month sees Andrew Harper in Ireland to check on the refurbishment of Ashford Castle and in Paris to see the new Ritz.
Echoing across the ancient woodlands and widespread waters surrounding Ashford Castle are countless legends and family histories of western Ireland.
A hotel since 1939, the property reopened in April following a comprehensive two-year restoration.
From Scandinavian cities to unspoiled South America refuges, Andrew Harper lists his picks for where you should travel in 2016.
We had the chance to catch up with Con Moriarty, a seasoned Ireland native, guide and founder of Hidden Ireland Tours.
Andrew Harper shares notables luxury travel news, like the launch of Belmond Grand Hibernian, the reopening of The Lanesborough and a new St. Regis in Venice.
Though Ashford Castle is surrounded by the finest golf links in all of Ireland, its nine-hole course is a prestigious hideaway of a course not to be overlooked.
Our general manager recently took on a family trip to Ireland where she had the trip of a lifetime.
Everyone has reasons why they travel, for the escape, to relax, to spark creativity or to revisit or make memories.
With destinations ranging from Ireland to New Zealand, it appears that this group of travelers is looking for adventure and the great outdoors.
This week's featured auction packages include Harper-favorites in unforgettable Ireland, including Ballyfin and Sheen Falls Lodge.
   The Fanad Peninsula in northern Donegal forms the western shore of Lough Swilly, a glacial fjord that in 1607 provided an escape route for t
Although Coopershill is not at the pinnacle of luxury, it embodies the spirit of Irish hospitality at its best.
Located 60 miles southwest of Dublin, Ballyfin is perhaps the greatest Regency house in all of Ireland. In the front hall, we found an antique mosaic brought from Italy during the building’s construction in 1822. This served as prelude to the magnificent public rooms.
Located 60 miles southwest of Dublin, Ballyfin is perhaps the greatest Regency house in all of Ireland. In the front hall, we found an antique mosaic brought from Italy during the building’s construction in 1822.
The Galway Independent reports that Ashford Castle in Cong, County Mayo, is up for sale.
Countless words have been used to try to capture the spirit and the essence of Ireland. Indeed, this island to the northwest of continental Europe has inspired and produced some of the most renowned poets and writers of the past century. Yet, Ireland’s dramatic scenery, warm and generous people, and near-perfect blend of the cosmopolitan and the traditional are best experienced in person.