Andrew Harper is the pseudonym of the editor the <i>Hideaway Report</i> newsletter, a private monthly publication for discerning travelers that has been free of advertising since its inception in June 1979. After a quarter of a century circling the globe, the original Andrew Harper retired and was replaced by his hand-picked successor. The current Andrew Harper has traveled extensively for more than 20 years (at last count, he has visited 116 countries). Mr. Harper pays full rate for all meals, lodging and travel related expenses. For more information please visit <a href="http://www.andrewharper.com/grand-awards-2012" target="_hplink">AndrewHarper.Com</a>.