Berlin’s Boutique Hotel i31

27 June 2016

By Monique Burns In Berlin, the German capital, as in other great metropolises, finding a good, reasonably priced hotel in the center-city is well nigh impossible.  If you do find... Continue reading »

The Hotel Detective File: Berlin

27 June 2016

Berlin. Perfect high-summer June evening–even at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. The light has sculpted the 2,711 concrete slabs, each meant to symbolize a coffin, into a... Continue reading »

Miniature Books at Yale Center for British Art: Not for Reading Only

27 June 2016

By Bobbie Leigh Have you ever heard of a collector commissioning a work of art  saying: “Do what you want and I will love it.”  Neale Albert is that rarity. ... Continue reading »

Gear Review: ecbc Sparrow Wheeled Garment Bag

22 June 2016

By Everett Potter Luggage manufacturers are always trying to do more with less. After all, they need to abide by airline space restrictions while also giving travelers everything they might... Continue reading »

World’s Most Iconic Hotel, The Ritz Paris, Reopens

21 June 2016

By Larry Olmsted The world is full of iconic hotels, from London’s Savoy to Venice’s Cipriani to Hong Kong’s Peninsula, but it is fair to say that the Ritz Paris is... Continue reading »

Transformational Travel with Michael Bennett

21 June 2016

Interview by Everett Potter I met Michael Bennett of Muddy Shoe Adventures at the Adventure Travel World Summit in Ireland two years ago.  He had lots to say about something... Continue reading »

Five myths about European train travel

20 June 2016

By Everett Potter We’re now in high season for travel to Europe, which means that many Americans will be traveling on Europe’s extensive rail network, many of them for the... Continue reading »

Letter from Paris: L’Assiette

14 June 2016

By Alexander Lobrano Chef David Rathgeber’s restaurant L’Assiette is not only the best bistro in Montparnasse, but one of the best bistros in Paris. Why? I’ll let the chef himself... Continue reading »

Sleeping Around NYC: The Renwick Hotel

13 June 2016

By Shari Hartford Some things…like fine wine and fine hotels…are worth the wait. I had heard about the re-branding and re-do of this historic property about a year ago and... Continue reading »

Shorts for Billy Goats & Others

07 June 2016

By Everett Potter Once upon a time, back in the mid 1970’s, men’s shorts were either made of polyester in a pastel color and worn by your father on the... Continue reading »

Five Myths about Bike Tours

04 June 2016

By Everett Potter Thinking of taking an organized bike trip this summer or fall? There are dozens of tour companies out there, at a variety of price points, ready to... Continue reading »

Memorable Bike Rides: The Westport Ramble, Massachusetts

04 June 2016

By Steve Jermanok South of New Bedford lies countryside so fertile, you’ll feel like you’re in Vermont.  Stretching from Dartmouth, Massachusetts, to Little Compton, Rhode Island, the area is known... Continue reading »

Checking Out the Checked Bags

31 May 2016

By Neil Wolkodoff Traveling is stressful enough without continually fighting your luggage. One of the keys to luggage is to pick the right carrier for your belongings that fit your... Continue reading »

The Summer Brew Taking On Budweiser, Miller and Coors

31 May 2016

By Larry Olmsted While I certainly enjoy the occasional beer, I drink a lot less of it than wine and spirits, and I’m not a serious craft beer guy. I... Continue reading »

Win a Hawaii Villa Vacation for 4 with Air from Exotic Estates

24 May 2016

Exotic Estates, Alaska Airlines, and Paradise Helicopters is offering the chance to win an epic luxury villa vacation, with round-trip tickets and custom helicopter tour, worth $25,000! Exotic Estates, a... Continue reading »

Bluffworks: Pants for the Road

23 May 2016

By Everett Potter The ideal semi-dressy pants for traveling don’t wrinkle and are light enough for warm weather but give you a bit of warmth when temperatures plunge. They should... Continue reading »

A Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

18 May 2016

By Richard West “He hinted of pubs where life can drink its fill.” (Patrick Kavanagh) I propose a change in exercise routines, from jumping to conclusions, skipping bail, and prematurely... Continue reading »

Five Myths about Pickpockets

18 May 2016

By Everett Potter Many travelers are concerned about identity theft, worried about a thief using an RFID reader to get their passport info or watching an ATM to steal a... Continue reading »

Letter from Paris: Les Arlots

15 May 2016

By Aexander Lobrano So there are two things you need to know right away about Les Arlots, an excellent new bistro near the Gare du Nord in Paris. The first is that... Continue reading »

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Five myths about European train travel

Posted on 20 June 2016

By Everett Potter We’re now in high season for travel to Europe, which means that many Americans will be traveling on Europe’s extensive rail network, many of them for the… Continue reading »

A New Giveaway

Win a Hawaii Villa Vacation for 4 with Air from Exotic Estates

Posted on 24 May 2016

Exotic Estates, Alaska Airlines, and Paradise Helicopters is offering the chance to win an epic luxury villa vacation, with round-trip tickets and custom helicopter tour, worth $25,000! Exotic Estates, a… Continue reading »

Artful Traveler

Miniature Books at Yale Center for British Art: Not for Reading Only

Posted on 27 June 2016

By Bobbie Leigh Have you ever heard of a collector commissioning a work of art  saying: “Do what you want and I will love it.”  Neale Albert is that rarity. … Continue reading »

Canada

City Hopping in Montreal & Toronto

Posted on 04 May 2016

By Melissa Coleman The upcoming warm months are an excellent time to visit Canada, what with the dollar so strong and the prime minister so hip. Its first- and second-largest… Continue reading »

Food & Drink

Letter from Paris: L’Assiette

Posted on 14 June 2016

By Alexander Lobrano Chef David Rathgeber’s restaurant L’Assiette is not only the best bistro in Montparnasse, but one of the best bistros in Paris. Why? I’ll let the chef himself… Continue reading »

Gear

Gear Review: SCOTTeVEST RFID Travel Vest for Men

Posted on 28 June 2016

By Everett Potter Like me, you’ve probably seen the SCOTTeVEST advertised and promoted for years. The premise is a good one: it’s a piece of travel clothing designed with multiple… Continue reading »

Interviews

Transformational Travel with Michael Bennett

Posted on 21 June 2016

Interview by Everett Potter I met Michael Bennett of Muddy Shoe Adventures at the Adventure Travel World Summit in Ireland two years ago.  He had lots to say about something… Continue reading »

Notes from the Road

The Hotel Detective File: Berlin

Posted on 27 June 2016

Berlin. Perfect high-summer June evening–even at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. The light has sculpted the 2,711 concrete slabs, each meant to symbolize a coffin, into a… Continue reading »

On the Road

Berlin’s Boutique Hotel i31

Posted on 27 June 2016

By Monique Burns In Berlin, the German capital, as in other great metropolises, finding a good, reasonably priced hotel in the center-city is well nigh impossible.  If you do find… Continue reading »

Sleeping Around NYC

Sleeping Around NYC: The Renwick Hotel

Posted on 13 June 2016

By Shari Hartford Some things…like fine wine and fine hotels…are worth the wait. I had heard about the re-branding and re-do of this historic property about a year ago and… Continue reading »

Steve Jermanok's Active Travels

Memorable Bike Rides: The Westport Ramble, Massachusetts

Posted on 04 June 2016

By Steve Jermanok South of New Bedford lies countryside so fertile, you’ll feel like you’re in Vermont.  Stretching from Dartmouth, Massachusetts, to Little Compton, Rhode Island, the area is known… Continue reading »

Travels with Larry Olmsted

World’s Most Iconic Hotel, The Ritz Paris, Reopens

Posted on 21 June 2016

By Larry Olmsted The world is full of iconic hotels, from London’s Savoy to Venice’s Cipriani to Hong Kong’s Peninsula, but it is fair to say that the Ritz Paris is… Continue reading »

United States

Maine’s Migis Lodge Celebrates 100th Summer

Posted on 22 May 2016

Story & photos by By Melissa Coleman Migis Lodge, located on the shores of Maine’s Sebago Lake, may feel like a summer retreat where time never passes. However, the resort… Continue reading »

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