Like hotels, bars should feel like they are somewhere, not just anywhere. These five bars we visited in 2019 stood out in our memories as exceptional.
Evaluating the world's best hotels is great, but it's just as delightful to test out top restaurants. Of the hundreds we tried, these were the best.
It's hard not to eat well in Tokyo, where the dining scene dazzles. Here are nine places for great food and drink in the greatest of restaurant towns.
Our editor visits Japan and stays at four of the country's famous onsen ryokan (hot-spring inns) in Tokyo, Takayama, Matsuyama and Hakone,
For the November 2018 issue, we traveled to London and Japan. We found fine hotels in both, including a design hotel in Holborn and an onsen ryokan in Tokyo.
The March Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper's travels to Japan, where he evaluates new luxury hotels and resorts.
The world could do with a lot more places like Japan. This was a thought that recurred constantly during a wonderful two-week trip I made last fall.
There are more than 80,000 restaurants in Tokyo, and Kappabashi-dori, a street in the Asakusa neighborhood, is where their chefs come when they need cookware.
Below you will find our eight favorite Tokyo restaurants. However, on this trip our most memorable dining experiences were at hotels.
A refreshing and stylish weekend getaway, Hakone offers fresh air and beautiful scenery, including, on clear days, a view of Mount Fuji on the horizon.
Andrew Harper reveals details about the hotels, regions and destinations of Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto and Hong Kong featured in the March 2016 Hideaway Report.
The Tokyo jazz scene is slowly gaining momentum and becoming more popular with locals and foreigners alike.
Tokyo is one of the world’s leading centers for contemporary art. Andrew Harper was pleasantly surprised to find new art galleries and museums in Roppongi.
Considered one of the great food cities of the world (implausible just a few years ago), Tokyo offers every type of cuisine imaginable
Tokyo is a city of paradoxes: In the shadows of ultramodern skyscrapers is a grid of quiet alleys lined with traditional wooden homes and small shrines.
Andrew Harper reveals more details about the hotels, regions and destinations of the Namibia, Zimbabwe and Tokyo featured in the December 2015 Hideaway Report.
A self-styled “urban sanctuary,” the 84-room Aman Tokyo occupies the top six floors of a 38-story tower situated between the Imperial Palace park and Tokyo Station.
The 10 cities highlighted here attract visitors not just for their sites, scenery and experiences, but also for their cuisine.