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With the surge of visitors have come new additions to the ranks of high-end hotels, including the Whitby Hotel and a downtown Four Seasons. Read more...

Hudson Yards

With the introduction of three new restaurants, upscale Asian food gets easier to find in New York City. Read more...

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Union Square Cafe transformed the restaurant world — in New York and beyond. After closing in 2015, it's reopened a few blocks away from the original. Read more...

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New Yorkers love their markets. A number of notable food halls have added greatly to the available options. Read more...

Colin Miller

Fine-dining establishments have returned to New York, and there has been a relative paucity of newcomers likely to appeal to Harper members. Read more...

Bjorn Wallander

This two-week journey in Norway highlights spectacularly run hotels, an inventive restaurant scene and landscapes of unique and unmarred beauty. Read more...

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Some of the best views of the Norwegian fjords are to be had from the exceptionally well-run and coordinated “Norway in a Nutshell” tour. Read more...

Paal Audestad

The museums of the Bygdøy peninsula constitute one of the city’s main attractions and are easily reached via a regular ferry service from Oslo. Read more...

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Hurtigruten, daily passenger and freight shipping service along Norway’s western coast, has recently gone upmarket. Andrew Harper experiences the new service. Read more...

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The rise of a new generation of chefs is making Norway an exciting destination for food lovers. Here are Andrew Harper's five favorite Norwegian restaurants. Read more...

Lars Petter Pettersen

A Four Seasons private island resort is unveiled in the Maldives, a spa opens at Victoria House and the Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li debuts. Read more...

Ken Seet

One of my favorite small museums is Sir John Soane's Museum in London. It contains an astonishing private collection of classical bronzes, mosaics and vases. Read more...

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Last fall I embarked on a two-week journey through Norway, experiencing spectacular landscapes, cultural institutions, 'New Nordic' cuisine and superb hotels. Read more...

Looking back at a year in travel, these were Mr. Harper's favorite museums and art galleries around the world. Read more...

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Whether browsing or buying, shopping is an integral part of traveling. Here is a look back at some of the best shops — and best purchases — of the year. Read more...

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