I never tire of driving along the back roads of France, and I find the sculpted landscapes of Burgundy especially appealing.
The Hirondelle is one of the five barges on Belmond's current roster, which offers cruises in three contrasting regions.
One of my favorite ways to explore the backcountry of France is along the country's extensive network of canals.
Fortifications dot the strategic Burgundian landscape, ranging from well-defended manor houses to romantic castles bristling with mosaic-roofed towers.
The grand cru wines of Burgundy are among the most coveted and expensive wines in the world.
As one might expect, the Cote d'Or has no shortage of excellent restaurants complete with superlative wine lists.
In this true crime story, Maximillian Potter relates the attempt to extort 1 million euro from Domaine de la Romanee-Conti by poisoning its best vineyards.
Our first evening on the barge, I asked for a digestif of marc de Bourgogne. I was shocked they had none on the barge because so few people ever requested it.
Burgundy has much to recommend it, but its contemporary art scene is hardly world-renowned.
Burgundy has been a place in which to experience the world's most elevated wines and cuisine, and for present-day epicureans, its status remains unchallenged.
Mr. Harper shares notable luxury travel news in this monthly piece, like a new Six Senses in Fiji and private jet safaris from &Beyond.
In this month's issue, Mr. Harper details his trip aboard the Hirondelle, cruising along Burgundy's idyllic canals. Three St. Barths resorts are also reviewed.
Watch Mr. Harper's video from his stay aboard the Hirondelle as he explores the backcountry of France along the country’s extensive network of canals.
Watch Mr. Harper's video from La Borde, a rural estate with just five suites, four of which are Junior Suites, tucked deep in the pastoral heart of Burgundy.