Here are four of our favorite bars from our recent stay in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Marble Brewery Santa Fe Tap Room – This enviably located brewpub has a terrace presenting panoramic views of the plaza. I recommend sitting on the far right if possible, where views take in both the plaza and the [...]
The otherworldly terrain of the White Sands National Monument could hardly be more different from the pine forests of Ruidoso, only 90 minutes away. A loop drive starts in a creamy landscape dotted with scrub brush, which becomes increasingly desolate and white as you reach the heart of the park. Here, even the road turns pale, and [...]
Santa Fe is New Mexico’s most enticing destination for artists and travelers alike, and no more so than during the annual Indian Market. Each August, thousands upon thousands of people throng the central plaza, shopping for paintings, sculptures, jewelry and crafts. According to one local historian we spoke with, some galleries make enough money during [...]
This month’s Hideaway Report finds Andrew Harper entranced by the scale of Southwestern landscapes and intrigued by the area’s complex history. Discover the two newly recommended hotels in New Mexico from the November 2013 issue, below. HACIENDA DEL CEREZO Where: Santa Fe, New Mexico What: High-desert retreat with 10 rooms in an atmospheric hacienda on a low hill and [...]
The November 2013 Hideaway Report features Andrew Harper’s recent trip to New Mexico. Also in this issue is a new beachfront resort find in Nicaragua; a review of the Shangri-La, Paris; and a return visit to a favorite hotel in California. View the issue.
There are beautiful buildings, and then there is architecture so imbued with history and culture it takes your breath away. Here, Andrew Harper recounts 10 of his favorite locations where the architecture reveals the spirit and the story of a place; where it is an essential and inspiring part of the travel experience. We then [...]
Like so many other American cities, Santa Fe is turning to its past to make its future, and The Railyard district (which previously looked the way it sounds) is rapidly becoming one of the liveliest parts of town. The railroad first came to Santa Fe in 1880, when a spur line of the Atchison, Topeka, [...]