You won't find Wine Odyssey Australia on any local lists of "Best Sydney Wine Bars" because it's on a touristy street and its selection lacks variety.
You can find kava, a mud-colored drink made from a root, at almost every resort in Melanesia.
Andrew Harper shares travel photos and favorite trip experiences from a recent trip to Fiji and Vanuatu that was featured in the November 2015 Hideaway Report.
Andrew Harper shares travel photos that weave together a perfect weekend in Sydney, Australia.
Little remains of the military base fictionalized in the musical "South Pacific" -- at least not above the waterline.
Rather than produce a dry history of the city, in "The Birth of Sydney," editor Tim Flannery assembles a fascinating collection of firsthand descriptions.
While the biggest winter draw is alpine skiing, Sun Valley has no shortage of other activities. Here are my favorites.
Cagliari, Sardinia, is attractive and pleasantly sleepy. Founded by the Phoenicians around 1000 B.C., it later became Roman, Spanish and finally, Italian.
In this issue, Mr. Harper adds six new hotels to the Harper Collection in this issue: three new properties in Sardinia and three new properties in the Bahamas.
Andrew Harper introduces the September 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report, which details his 10-day road trip through Sardinia and a journey through the Bahamas.
"Before the Storm, Memories of My Youth in Old Prussia" is Countess Marion Doenhoff's memoir, and takes place in East Prussia before it became part of Russia.
On this trip to Berlin, Germany, I sought out smaller boutiques and quirkier shopping streets in hopes of finding some unique gifts to bring home.
Andrew Harper shares photos from a recent trip to Dresden, Germany.
In Potsdam, outside Berlin, Frederick the Great built Prussia’s answer to Versailles: Sanssouci, or “Without a Care.” The main palace stands atop vineyards.
Originally an armory, one of Germany’s most important military history museums opened in 2011 as the Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr in Dresden.
Berlin has served as the setting for countless films, and in the early years of moviemaking, its studios rivaled those in Hollywood.
Berlin’s most atmospheric venues for contemporary art are the Sammlung Boros, housed in a bunker, and Hamburger Bahnhof, a former train station.
During our stay at the Schlosshotel im Grunewald, we took advantage of its proximity to three small museums we’d never found the time to visit.
A guided tour of a decommissioned airport doesn’t sound likely to quicken the pulse, but Tempelhof Airport is no ordinary ex-airport.
Beyond Schloss Schwerin, Andrew Harper explores prominent castles of Schloss Basedow and Schloss Güstrow within an easy sightseeing of Mecklenburg, Germany.
One day during our visit to Mecklenburg, Germany, we followed winding country roads and reached the grizzled, yet majestic 1,000-year-old oaks of Ivenack.
Germany has a venerable tradition of making Obstbrand, or fruit brandy, which often is a fruit-flavored grain spirit.
Andrew Harper shares photos from a recent trip to the Mecklenburg area of Germany.
Bintan Island is part of Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago, and because of its strategic location, it has been subject to foreign domination for centuries.
Andrew Harper explores the formation of and the current ownership of the Yellowstone Lodges, the only accommodations in the United States' first national park.
The charming Musée Alsacien is highly recommended for a fascinating introduction to the complex history of Alsace.
Delve into the ancient art of Chile’s indigenous peoples, as well as to encounter the country’s vibrant contemporary art scene.
Mendoza's fine Argentine wines routinely outshine their price tags, a trend especially evident in the increasing crop of single-vineyard wines.
The Catena Zapata winery is one of Mendoza’s most popular stops. What really made this visit worthwhile was our private tour of the experimental winery.
Andrew Harper shares photos from his indelible and delicious dining experiences in the culinary mecca of Piedmont, Italy.