The Siam is one of the most talked-about Asian openings in years. This comes as no surprise, given the team involved in its creation — American designer Bill Bensley; New Yorker Jason Friedman, one of the best of a new generation of hotel general managers; and the Sukosols, a Thai family deeply involved with the arts. [...]
It’s almost always possible to find last-minute space somewhere, but why compromise? By planning well in advance, you can secure exactly the accommodations you want, exactly when you want. Many of Andrew Harper’s favorite hideaways have fewer than 20 rooms, making it essential to reserve well in advance, as even large hotels and resorts can [...]
We had the opportunity to catch up with Clay Quisenberry, our Auctions Coordinator here at Andrew Harper, who recently took a three-week trip through Thailand and Cambodia. The high season in Thailand is fast approaching, making this the perfect opportunity to share his insights on a holiday in Southeast Asia. Below are his thoughts on [...]
From the Harper Collection: “Stylish hill country retreat amid 160 acres of tranquil gardens in the Golden Triangle overlooking Burma (Myanmar), Laos and the Mekong River, an hour north of Chiang Rai (4 hours by car from Chiang Mai). Regional fabrics and artifacts accent the 77 imaginatively designed guest quarters equipped with satellite TVs/DVDs and [...]
In the wake of the recent unrest in Bangkok, many travelers seem to be steering clear of Thailand and its fascinating capital. But now that calm has returned and the State Department’s Travel Warning has been lifted, there is no reason not to take advantage of the reduced crowds. We’ve seen this sort of situation [...]
Taken during the Loi Krathong, or Lantern Festival, celebrated every December in Chiang Mai, Thailand.