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Food is an expression of a particular place. As a locavore, I want French food in France and Italian food in Rome; I'm not a fan of the international style. Read more...

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Oman is steeped in ancient history and culture while Abu Dhabi is an ultra-modern city-state. Both have recently given rise to spectacular new hotels. Read more...

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Alila Hotels and Resorts

Saadiyat Island joins Abu Dhabi by a bridge. While the St. Regis Saadiyat Island proved disappointing, I still recommend the Park Hyatt there. Read more...

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Cut off from the rest of Oman by 75 miles of the UAE, the Musandam increasingly attracts foreign visitors. Six Senses Zighy Bay is my hotel of choice there. Read more...

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Six Senses Zighy Bay

The May <i>Hideaway Report</i> follows Andrew Harper's travels to Oman and Dubai, where he finds three new luxury hotels to recommend. Read more...

A 17th-century hacienda has been turned into a unique spa at explora Valle Sagrado, in Peru. Guests can swim in a heated pool with views of the Andes. Read more...

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explora Valle Sagrado

Eating well in Northern California is not difficult. Here are 10 diverse and stylish restaurants Mr. Harper discovered on his latest trip. Read more...

The Bewildered Pig

Andrew Harper's wine concierge, Hal Oates, shares three new winery experiences offering private access for collectors. Read more...

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Given the inspiring scenery, it is unsurprising that artists have flocked to Northern California. We found several galleries in Mendocino County. Read more...

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Qatar Airways seeks to outdo the competition with the introduction of its business-class QSuite, which provides private space to passengers. Read more...

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Caneel Bay was one of our most popular hotels in St. John — until it wasn't. Mr. Harper is happy to report that it is now under major renovation. Read more...

Caneel Bay

The Charles M. Schulz Museum, located in Santa Rosa, California, where the artist lived and worked, is a delight for "Peanuts" fans. Read more...

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Where wine country meets the coastline, four idyllically located Northern California properties represent four very personal visions of hospitality. Read more...

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CJ Varela

Driving up the coast from Jenner to Fort Bragg elicits gorgeous scenery and historic sites like Fort Ross, the southernmost Russian settlement in North America. Read more...

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This month Mr. Harper discovered four fine inns in Northern California, and also visited the ancient country of Oman and the ultra-modern Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Read more...

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