October 2018

FROM THE EDITOR: Our recent Scandinavian trip took us primarily to Sweden. Safe and well-organized, with handsome cities, delicious New Nordic cuisine and friendly English-speaking inhabitants, it is not a country that is difficult to like. We also made a trip to Copenhagen and Corsica. Read more from our editor-in-chief...


Scenic Stockholm and Coastal Sweden

Traveling to Stockholm and coastal Sweden, our editor found three hotels to recommend: two in the capital city and one in Gothenburg.

New Boutique Hotels in Corsica

Corsica, or "Ile de Beaute," as the French call it, is a miraculously unspoiled place. Our editor spent 10 gorgeous days there inspecting new boutique hotels.

Top 5 Restaurants for New Nordic Cuisine

A gastronomic revolution has been afoot in Scandinavia for 15 years, yet it's still under the radar. Here are 5 of the top restaurants for New Nordic cuisine.

Indelible Memory: The View From the Marstrand Ferry

Just 45 minutes from Gothenburg, Marstrand, Sweden, is peaceful, prosperous and absurdly pretty, and possibly, at least in this moment, close to perfection.

The Best of Corsican Cuisine

Corsica never succumbed to industrial agriculture, so local ingredients and traditional methods are used. Here are the restaurants that make the most of them.

Indelible Memory: Driving the D80 Around Cap Corse

The D80 follows the sea around the Cap Corse peninsula. It is one of the most exhilarating drives in the world, but it is not for the faint of heart.

A Galápagos Cruise for Conservation

A private yacht is the best way to explore the Galapagos. This refurbished one has a 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio and contributes to the conservation group WildAid.

Vilnius Palace Hotel Debut

After a five-year renovation, this 17th-century palace has opened as Pacai, a 104-room hotel in the Old Town of Lithuania's capital of Vilnius.

Panama Eco-Retreat Proves the World Is Still Full of Surprises

A nine-casita eco-retreat off the coast of Panama is set to open in January 2019. It lies in the untouched Islas Secas archipelago.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Corsica

The French island of Corsica has much to recommend it: Exceptional beaches, superb food and wine and now two stellar boutique hotels.

Three Monuments to Napoleon in His Birthplace

Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio, Corsica, and the town remains proud of the famous general. Here are three monuments to him visitors should not miss.

Drinking, Corsican Style

Corsicans invariably prefer to consume products that are made on their beloved island, whether it's wine, beer or mineral water.

Editor’s Letter: October 2018

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

A New Copenhagen Hideaway

Copenhagen has lacked a boutique hotel of real distinction. This changed in November 2017 with the opening of the 54-room Hotel Sanders.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Scandinavia

For the October 2018 issue of the Hideaway Report, our editors traveled to Scandinavia. They found one new hotel to recommend in Denmark and two in Sweden.