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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.

Favorite Hotels of the Year: Editors' Choice 2020

In 2019, Hideaway Report editors traveled over 150,000 miles and discovered a number of sophisticated hideaways. Here are their favorites.

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.

Bucket-List Bike Tours

These 8 bike tours are the trips that lifelong cyclists dream about taking, from luxury tour companies with sterling reputations.

The Etiquette of Visiting a Traditional Village

It's too easy for visits to traditional villages to end up being awkward. Here are some suggestions on how to make it successful for everyone.

Video: Wildlife in Namibia

The magnificent bleak beauty of Namibia draws a small but increasing number of well-traveled visitors. New luxury lodges and amazing wildlife are other draws.

Indelible Memory: A Sundowner Drive in the Hoanib Valley

Sundowner drives are always wonderful, but this one, in Namibia's Hoanib Valley stood out for its scenery, elephants at play, a sudden rainbow and more.

Riding ATVs in Namibia

Our writer usually avoids ATV excursions until all other activities have been exhausted, but quad biking in Namibia proved quite fun and memorable.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Namibia

In Namibia, we saw desert-adapted giraffe, elephant and rhino, visited a Himba village and found two stunning new lodges to recommend.

Namibia’s New Luxury Lodges

A trip to Namibia uncovers upscale lodges amid an otherworldly landscape of red dunes, the canyons of Hoanib Valley, the brooding Skeleton Coast and beyond.

The Rich Wildlife of Namibia: A Photo Essay

Namibia may be known for its otherworldly landscapes and harsh conditions, but the wildlife -- elephant, giraffe and more -- have adapted and are a joy to see.

Letter From the Editor: April 2019

For the April 2019 issue of the Hideaway Report, we had the pleasure of returning to Namibia, where we found two outstanding lodges.

Bookshelf: Three Contrasting Stories of Namibia

Reading a book about a place you're going to visit is always enriching, but in the case of Namibia, it’s particularly helpful.

4 Exotic Voyages Around the World

The exotic destinations come to you aboard these luxurious cruise lines that sail through Russia, India, the Panama Canal or southern Africa.

Last Word: The Conservation of Kenya's Cheetah

Conservation news out of Kenya is worrisome, but the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia has helped increase the population by more than a third.

Timeless Cultural Traditions: The Himba

Wilderness Safaris explains elements and history of the fascinating Himba culture of Namiba, Africa – perfect for the cultural travel enthusiast.

Africa Grand Awards 2016

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in Zimbabwe and Namibia.

Experiences: Special Recognition Awards 2016

Read about Andrew Harper's memorable travel experiences from a year in travel.

Last Look: December 2015 Hideaway Report

Andrew Harper shares the "Last Look" photo of Namibia from the December Hideaway Report as the editors travel to new destinations in the next issue.

Photo Tour: Best of Namibia

Andrew Harper shares travel photos and favorite trip experiences from a recent trip to Namibia's Skeleton Coast, featured in the December 2015 Hideaway Report.

Harper Classics in Namibia

The immense dunes at Sossusvlei are the largest in the world, and no trip to Namibia is complete without at least a glimpse of this astonishing landscape.

Desert Lions Make a Comeback

Namibia’s desert lion are genetically identical to those elsewhere, but their physiques and behavior have adapted to their austere surroundings.

Namibia Books and Videos

Compared with the number about many African countries, there is a shortage of books in English about Namibia.

Namibia: A Journey to the Skeleton Coast

Namibia feels like a country whose time has come. It is safe, well-organized and relatively prosperous, thanks to its deposits of gold and diamonds.

Journey to the Himba

Traditional African tribal life will soon be gone. Tribal allegiances will persist, but exotic clothing and immemorial ways of living will have disappeared.

Travel Plans for 2016

In these turbulent times, some countries that once were fixtures on the bucket lists of affluent Americans have been summarily deleted.

6 Newly Recommended Hotels, December 2015

The December 2015 Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper's travels to Namibia, Zimbabwe, Johannesburg, as well as Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan

Letter From the Editor, December 2015

Andrew Harper reveals more details about the hotels, regions and destinations of the Namibia, Zimbabwe and Tokyo featured in the December 2015 Hideaway Report.

Video: Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, Namibia

Enjoy this video of Andrew Harper's recent visit to Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp in Namibia, Africa.

Video: Wolwedans Dune Lodge and Boulders Safari Camp

Enjoy this video of Andrew Harper's recent visit to Wolwedans Dune Lodge and Boulders Safari Camp in Namibia, Africa.

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