A World of Wonders: Majestic Temples and a Serene Hideaway in South India

South India's Thanjavur rewards the traveler with a world of wonders -- delicious food, mesmerizing architecture and vibrant street life among them.

13 Exceptional Hotels for Bird-watching

There is no shortage of luxurious retreats located in significant birding spots across the globe. Here are 13 exceptional hotels for bird-watching.

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.

India's New Palace Hotel

An exquisite pink-sandstone palace, formerly the home of the last ruling prince of Bikaner, is now a recently converted 82-room hotel.

New and Noteworthy, April 2017

Alila Hotels and Resorts makes a splash with its latest hotel; Bahama House gets a renovation; and the Belmond Royal Scotsman gets a spa car.

The Mighty Jungle

Enjoy a glimpse into these unfamiliar worlds with insight from our on-the-ground destination specialists and a selection of sample jungle itineraries.

Timeless Cultural Traditions: The Dravidians

While many travelers to India first head to the north, one's impression of India is not complete without a visit to the Dravidian cultures of the south.

Asia 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 Asia selected.

Hotels: Special Recognition Awards 2016

Each year, we have the pleasure of recalling our travel experiences & singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels & resorts. Here are our favorites.

Worst Travel Experiences of the Year

Each year, Mr. Harper details the best and worst travel experiences from the prior year of travel. Here are the most disappointing travel experiences from 2015.

In Good Taste: The Table, Mumbai, India

Located in the trendy SoBo district and a relative newcomer to the Mumbai food scene, The Table has quickly earned its place as a favorite.

Just Back From | India

Travel tips for an 11-day trip to India

Photo Highlights From Rajasthan

Andrew Harper shares breathtaking travel photos from a trip through Rajasthan, India that included stays at fabulous properties and marvelous leopard sightings.

Jaipur Restaurants

Many of India’s best restaurants are to be found within the country’s foremost hotels. Jaipur, however, has an unusually varied dining scene.

Photos: 8 Newly Recommended Hotels, June 2015

After traveling through Rajasthan, India, and New York in the June Hideaway Report, EIC Andrew Harper discovers eight new hotels to add to the Collection.

Letter From the Editor, June 2015

Andrew Harper introduces the June Hideaway Report: an itinerary through Rajasthan, India, and a visit to New York with stops in Manhattan and Bridgehampton.

Tiger Reserves: Ranthambore and Sher Bagh Camp

Andrew Harper discusses the famed Ranthambore National Park tiger reserves and points to hotels near the park, like the Sher Bagh safari-style camp.

Notable Rajasthan Festivals

Andrew Harper's Rajasthan events: Pushkar Camel Fair, Jaipur Literature Festival, World Sacred Spirit Festival, Rajasthan International Folk Festival.

Polo: Sport of the Maharajas

India is generally considered to be the birthplace of modern polo, and today the capital of Indian polo is Jaipur. Read on for more on modern polo in India.

Jewelry in Jaipur

Jaipur, India, is the gemstone capital of the world and provides many suitable stores and workshops to purchase diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds.

Rajasthani Textiles: Scarves and Shawls

Andrew Harper points to notable shops in Jaipur and Jodhpur in which to purchase exquisite scarves and shawls made from the finest Rajasthani textiles.

India: A Journey Through Rajasthan

From a palace hotel in Jaipur to a safari camp in Jawai, Andrew Harper journeys through the cities of Rajasthan, seeking out new luxury hotels to recommend.

Discover India: An Interview with Andrew Harper

Mr. Harper shares his thoughts on why India remains a compelling visit for both first-time and experienced visitors alike.

Journey to India

Exotic sights, joyous festivals and cultural expressions. Learn more about a guided tour through India.

From My Notebook, February 2015

Andrew Harper shares luxury travel industry news, openings and more in his monthly "From My Notebook" column.

Travel Photo of the Week: A Moment of Solitude in Jaipur, India

The third week of our monthlong travel photo contest is coming to a close, and we received some truly excellent submissions.

Gallery: Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, India

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 Lavish Tiger Lodges of Central India

Go to see a wild tiger while it is still possible. This may sound a little melodramatic, but the survival of the planet’s top predator is in serious doubt.

Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors

Wednesday, March 27, marks the start of Holi, the Indian festival of colors. The annual spring festival, which celebrates the heroics of Lord Krishna.

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.

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