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Irish whiskey returns to Dublin as the descendants of Walter Teeling open Dublin's first new distillery in 125 years. Read more...

Photo by Andrew Harper

Four Parisian boutiques worth visiting for handmade gloves, contemporary jewelry, designer clothing and handbags. Read more...

Verbreuil

South African-born hotelier James McBride divulges a surfer's secret to Mr. Harper. Sumba. This island east of Bali is one of the last unexplored territories. Read more...

No trip to Paris is complete without a gastronomic tour of its fine restaurants. Here are six new eating establishments from six highly acclaimed chefs. Read more...

Jean-Marie Heidinger

The resurgent — and resplendent — Ritz Paris: Mr. Harper experiences the hotel after a four-year $450 million renovation. Read more...

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Vincent Leroux

The Titanic Belfast museum is dedicated to telling the story of the great ocean liner. Visitors learn about its construction, design and ultimate demise. Read more...

Titanic Belfast Museum

Ancient monastic ruins, sunken Viking ships and the ghosts of inhabitants past: a cruise on Lough Corrib turns otherworldly. Read more...

Courtesy of Andrew Harper

The Dublin dining scene is never disappointing. More than ever, chefs are assertive in using Irish ingredients and creating farm-to-table preparations. Read more...

The Pig's Ear

Regarded as the finest culinary school in Ireland, Ballymaloe Cookery School attracts students from all over the world to attend its courses. Read more...

Ballymaloe Cookery School

Belmond debuts its new luxury train in Ireland. It took 40 craftsmen 35,000 hours to create the Grand Hibernian, a "country house on wheels." Read more...

Richard James Taylor

Mr. Harper shares luxury travel news in this monthly column. Here he highlights cruises with Jean-Michel Cousteau along with a new Park Hyatt in St. Kitts. Read more...

© Aqua Expeditions

Ireland seems to have recovered from the financial crisis. New hotels have debuted, Ashford Castle has gotten a $75 million makeover, and Dublin is bustling. Read more...

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This month sees Andrew Harper in Ireland to check on the refurbishment of Ashford Castle and in Paris to see the new Ritz. Read more...

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...

Tempura Matsui

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