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Bucket-List Bike Tours

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

Azerai Can Tho: Adrian Zecha's Latest Venture

As well as to see the Mekong Delta, our trip to Can Tho had been motivated by a desire to stay at Azerai Can Tho, Adrian Zecha's latest venture in Vietnam.

Our Top 5 Vietnam Beach Resorts

Vietnam has a growing number of exceptional beach resorts, with refined aesthetics, polished service and delicious food. Here are our top five.

Two Stellar Food Tours in Two Southeast Asian Countries

One of the joys of travel is savoring the cuisine of another country. On this trip to Vietnam and Cambodia, our writer enjoyed two excellent food tours.

Video: Azerai Can Tho, the New Aman-like Resort in Vietnam

Legendary hotelier, Adrian Zecha, the founder of Aman Resorts, has a new venture in Vietnam's Mekong Delta at a lower price point. See video of what it's like.

Anantara Opens New Resort in Vietnam

Anantara Quy Nhon Villas, a new 26-villa resort, opens on an untouched stretch of the Vietnamese coast, 70 minutes by plane northeast of Ho Chi Minh City.

Zecha's Newest Resort in Vietnam: Azerai Can Tho

Situated on a 52-acre island in the Hau River, Azerai Can Tho is accessible only by boat and offers 60 one-bedroom villas at a somewhat lower price point.

Just Back From: Hanoi

Andrew Harper digital editor Kristen Remeza just returned from a 15-day, five-country trip to Southeast Asia. Here she talks about her experience in Hanoi.

Ask the Editors: How Best to See the Norwegian Fjords?

Hideaway Report editors answer all your travel-related questions. In this installment they touch on Norwegian fjords, planning a safari and more.

Last Word: River Cruises Continue to Enchant

The popularity of river cruises seems to be increasing exponentially, with new boats on the rivers of France, Botswana and the Amazon.

Asia, Africa and the Middle East | 2015 Grand Awards

Each year, we have the pleasure of recalling our travel experiences and singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. Here are the properties that Andrew Harper selected in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

My Favorite Vietnam Beach Resorts

Andrew Harper's favorite Vietnam beach resorts

Vietnam: Sumptuous Beach Resorts Near Saigon

The two-thousand-mile coastline of Vietnam is emerging as a major
beach destination, and its fine resorts now provide ideal places in which to relax at the conclusion of a demanding tour of Asia.

Local Specialty: The Making of Nuoc-mâm (Fish Sauce)

The rich waters of the South China Sea make the area around Phan Thiet and Mui Ne an important production center for the most emblematic of all Vietnamese condiments, nuoc-mâm.

Eclectic Vietnam Restaurants

The Vietnamese kitchen is as regional as that of Italy or Mexico.

Saigon: Preferred Hotel Update

Despite Vietnam’s rapid economic growth, the hotel choices in Ho Chi Minh City are surprisingly limited.

Aqua Expeditions Comes to Southeast Asia

Aqua Mekong   Launching in 2014, the M/V Aqua Mekong will be a custom-designed luxury cruise ship including a spa, screening room and outdoor pool.

2013 Grand Awards: Asia

India’s palace hotels are living links to the era of the maharajahs, the 200 years prior to independence when semi- autonomous princes ruled much of the country. The newly restored Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad is now perhaps the most opulent palace hotel of all.

The Imperial City of Hue, Vietnam

Having missed Hue on previous visits to Vietnam, I was determined to make it a priority on my most recent one.

2013 Grand Awards: Best Beach - Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam

The 50 villas at Vietnam’s Six Senses Con Dao overlook Bai Dat Doc, a broad, gently curving mile-long strand of dazzling sand lapped by the tranquil aquamarine waters of the South China Sea.

Luxury Hotel Photos: Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam

A collection of images from Mr. Harper's recent trip to Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam. Please visit here to

Vietnam: A Superb New Six Senses Resort

On the 45-minute flight to the Con Dao Islands, 150 miles south of Ho Chi Minh City, I mused that the mere fact that I was traveling to what had long been a fearsome penal colony was a happy ending to several sorrowful chapters of Vietnamese history.

The Metropole Hanoi: An Enduring Classic

Compared to Saigon, Hanoi seems almost reserved, with little of the former’s hustle and entrepreneurial zeal.

Andrew Harper's Hanoi

Hanoi is a lively city filled with energy that will easily catch you up in its whirl.

Photo of the Week: Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam

This week's featured auction is a three-night stay in a Superior Seaview Villa at Evason Ana Mandara & Six Senses Spa in Nha Trang (a retail value of $1,564) for an opening bid of $940.