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.

Best Amenities: Spas, Beaches, Pools and More

Hideaway Report editors single out particularly memorable amenities --beaches and baths to spas and pools -- from the hotels and resorts they visited.

Explore & Restore: 11 Great Outdoor Escapes

The great outdoors means different things to different people. Here are 11 of our favorite hideaways where nature takes center stage.

Protecting African Wildlife: Follow the Money

Employing former poachers as scouts and hiring canine units are just two ways African organizations have gone about protecting a valuable asset: wildlife.

Tracking Mahale Chimps: A Thrilling Experience

The place with the most unforgettable chimpanzee sightings is Mahale Mountains National Park, which now boasts a first-rate lodge in Greystoke Mahale.

Where to Overnight in Dar es Salaam: The Oyster Bay

Dar es Salaam is not a city in which most American travelers will wish to linger, but if an overnight stay is necessary, The Oyster Bay is the place to do it.

Azura Selous: A Refuge in Tanzania's Wilderness

The Selous in Tanzania is Africa's biggest game reserve. It is also one of the continent's surviving wilderness areas that is much like it was 10,000 years ago.

Indelible Memory: A Leopard Encounter in the Selous

On a recent visit to the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, our editor came face to face with a leopard, typically quite elusive creatures there.

5 Best Beach Resorts in Tanzania and the Seychelles

After a thrilling but exhausting East African safari, travelers may want to relax seaside. Tanzania and the Seychelles offer five spectacular beach resorts.

Newly Recommended Hotels in East Africa

The April Hideaway Report takes us to East Africa, where we visited five hotels, two in Rwanda and three in Tanzania. Four were up to our standards.

Letter From the Editor: April 2018

In the April Hideaway Report, we cover a one-of-a-kind resort in Rwanda that should be at the top of everyone's bucket list. We also report on Ghent, Belgium.

Just Back From | Tanzania & Kenya

Our internal travel advisor, Debra Bernatowicz, took an amazing trip to Kenya and Tanzania. Learn about her favorite moments, meals and overall impressions.

Timeless Cultural Traditions: The Maasai

The Maasai are as integral to the culture of East Africa as are the arid land and unrivaled wildlife.

From My Notebook, February 2015

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

Serengeti Camps and Lodges

Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Mara River Tented Camp, and Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

Where To Go, When: The Migration

The herds migrate to find fresh grazing, and their movements can be unpredictable.

Ngorongoro Crater

Part of the greater Serengeti ecosystem, the Ngorongoro Crater is deservedly famous.

African Wildlife Slideshow

View some of Andrew's most stunning wildlife photos from his trip to Tanzania & Kenya.

In the News: Serengeti Singita

At this time of year, the wildebeest that massed on the Serengeti’s southern plains to give birth are beginning to think about moving on.

First Look: Singita Mara River Tented Camp, Tanzania

Singita Mara River Tented Camp in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park is opening soon.

Four Seasons in Tanzania

Four Seasons is making significant investments in sub-Saharan Africa: The hotel group will open three new properties in Tanzania in the near future.

Singita Mara River Tented Camp: A New Camp in Tanzania

The migration of the wildebeest in East Africa is the most celebrated wildlife spectacle in the world. Deservedly so

Book Ahead

The world’s most impressive wildlife spectacle is the congregation of the wildebeest in the southern section of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park from January to March each year.

Where Harper Members are Traveling: Foreign Countries

Hotel Il Pellicano, Maremma In our second post for this series, we examined which foreign countries drew the most Andrew Harper members (by revenue). We were pl

Serengeti Requiem?

The Serengeti in Tanzania is the world's greatest national park.

The Harper 'Big Five' African Wildlife Adventures

The Great Migration remains the most stupendous wildlife show on earth. Sabi Sand, Chief's Island, Damaraland and Mahale are also extraordinary places in Africa.

A Travel Office Report from Tanzania

Andrew Harper Travel Consultant Laura Triebe recently returned from a memorable two-week journey through Tanzania, which she hails as “the best place to see wildlife” in Africa.