July 2018

FROM THE EDITOR: The Mediterranean has more than its fair share of beautiful coastlines, but few are as stupendously scenic as that of Croatia. There we found three hotels that made us feel perfectly at home. Our second destination this month was New Mexico, where the highlight was Vermejo Park Ranch, Ted Turner's former home situated on 920 square miles near the border of Colorado. Read more from our editor-in-chief...


Indelible Memory: Touring a New Mexico Pueblo With a Local

Little has changed at Picaris Pueblo, a historic Native American settlement just south of Taos, and the best way to see it is through the eyes of a local.

Blantyre Reopens After Multimillion-Dollar Renovation

Blantyre, one of the 12 remaining Gilded Age mansions in the Berkshires, just recently reopened its doors in Lenox after a multimillion-dollar renovation.

Indelible Memory: A Wasted Day in Dubrovnik

When an unexpected circumstance forces you to diverge from your itinerary, welcome the change of plans. This is how some of the best travel memories are made.

Taste of the Southwest: the Santa Fe School of Cooking

The best way to learn about the culinary traditions of northern New Mexico is with a detailed demonstration at the Santa Fe School of Cooking.

Top Dubrovnik Restaurants

With its impeccable seafood and world-class wines, Dubrovnik boasts an impressive culinary scene -- and it just earned its first Michelin star to show for it.

O’Keeffe in the High Desert

Visit Georgia O'Keeffe's home, studio and ranch -- plus a museum dedicated to her work -- to learn how the artist was inspired by New Mexico's stunning landscape.

Restaurant Highlights in Santa Fe

Dining may appear more laid-back in bohemian Santa Fe, but these notable restaurants don't skimp on flavor, quality or customer service.

&Beyond Hotel Opens in Chile's Lake District

This September &Beyond will launch Hacienda Hotel Vira Vira, a scenic estate between Pucon and Patagonia, and the company's first venture outside Africa.

Touring the New Mexico Pueblos

Discover the multilayered history and artistic traditions of the picturesque pueblos located in northern New Mexico between Santa Fe and Taos.

Luminaries of Taos

A fascinating way to spend time in Taos is to visit museums dedicated to some of the area's most influential painters, writers and icons of fashion.

An Exhilarating Afternoon Above Dubrovnik

Guidebooks all recommend taking the cable car to the top of Mount Srd and walking down. Despite the tourists, this is a lovely way to spend the afternoon.

Cooking With a Local in Croatia

A local-led private cooking class is the best way to become acquainted with regional cuisine, and even better when enjoyed with a view of the sea.

Dubrovnik's Best Hideaways

From the beach to the historic city center, these are our favorite new properties in Dubrovnik — along with a longtime recommend that gets downgraded.

A Museum in Split Worth a Detour

Travelers to Split, Croatia, could be forgiven for never leaving the old center, but art lovers should visit Meštrović Gallery.

The Best Dalmatian Wine Bars

I highly recommend trying some of Croatia's inviting wine bars. I found five immensely enjoyable ones along the Dalmatian Coast.

An Encounter With Rare Chimayó Chiles

While most people are familiar with New Mexico's famous green Hatch chiles, this rare and treasured red chile is well-worth a trip to Chimayó.

A High-Desert Road Trip in Northern New Mexico

Follow along as we drive through the magical landscape of northern New Mexico in search of the area's most commendable hotels.

The Art of Chimayó Weaving

Drive north of Santa Fe to find intricate handwoven tapestries and clothing at traditional Chimayó weaving shops.

Newly Recommended Hotels in New Mexico

For the July 2018 issue of the Hideaway Report, one of our editors took a journey through New Mexico. After staying in six hotels, she could recommend just two.

Como Hotel Debut

Lake Como has no lack of glamorous properties, but now the town of Como itself has a new hotel that may prove worthy of its glorious setting.

Wine Tasting in Croatia

We traversed the coast of Croatia, visiting four different wineries and discovering the immense potential of the country’s diverse terroirs.

Exploring Croatia's Exquisite Dalmatian Coast

Croatia's coast is home to well-preserved medieval towns, Roman ruins and stunning views. Follow our editor's lead to discover the region's best accommodations.

Dining Along Croatia's Dalmatian Coast

Croatia has developed a well-respected culinary scene to match its world-class wines. We recommend dining at these seven Dalmatian Coast restaurants.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Croatia

Our editor traveled along the Croatian coast, from Split to Dubrovnik, staying in comfort the whole way. He discovered three new hotels.

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.