Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland

02 February 2016

By Bobbie Leigh Coney Island, the people’s playground at the southern tip of Brooklyn, is an American icon –like Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and Niagara Falls.   The exhibition “Coney Island:... Continue reading »

Disney Dream is Better than Ever

02 February 2016

Story & photos by Liliane Opsomer Inspired by the ocean liners of the 1920s, the Disney Dream, a 128,690-ton, 4,000-passenger vessel is a classic beauty. Equally classic are the entertainment,... Continue reading »

Five Myths about Airline Food

02 February 2016

By Everett Potter Is there any aspect of aviation that’s more ridiculed than airline food? In-flight meals are the subject of cheap jokes even when celebrity chefs are hired to... Continue reading »

Big Island: Hawaiian Scope

26 January 2016

By Neil Wolkodoff The Big Island of Hawaii presents a diversity of travel and recreational opportunities on essentially the largest mountain in the world. The Big Island has sand, lava... Continue reading »

Regensburg: A Walk through Germany’s Most Beautiful City

26 January 2016

Story & photos by Marlene Fanta Shyer If Maximilian, the former King of Bavaria, declared Regensburg to be the most beautiful city in all of Germany, who are we to... Continue reading »

A Hidden Gem in the Pacific Northwest

26 January 2016

“Three people may keep a secret — if two of them are dead.” Benjamin Franklin Story & photos by Jacqueline Church Travelers love discovering new places. The joy of sharing... Continue reading »

Vermont Ski Escape: Stowe & Okemo

20 January 2016

By David McKay Wilson As we dined at the Stowe Mountain Lodge’s Solstice Restaurant in mid-December, and groused about the maddeningly warm late autumn, our waitress produced a list of... Continue reading »

Five Myths about US State Department Warnings

18 January 2016

By Everett Potter When the U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert in November, it left many travelers wondering what they should do, where they should travel and what... Continue reading »

India for The Newbie

16 January 2016

Story & photos by Cathie Arquilla My son asked, “So, how was India?” I knew I had about two minutes to describe my trip, he was wolfing down Cheerios, about... Continue reading »

Ski or Hike into Smugglers’ Notch

16 January 2016

By Steve Jermanok Whenever I stay at Stowe Mountain Lodge at the base of Vermont’s tallest peak, Mount Mansfield, I relish the opportunity to hike into Smugglers’ Notch. Simply take... Continue reading »

12 Best Ski Resort Hotels

12 January 2016

By Larry Olmsted Skiers and snowboarders are blessed with a wealth of great choices when it comes to picking a resort for a winter vacation. Among “major” ski resorts, those... Continue reading »

Jackson Hole at 50

12 January 2016

By William Triplett Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is looking pretty good for 50. The storied ski mecca celebrates its golden jubilee this season, and it’s a bit of an understatement... Continue reading »

Oslo’s Top 10

12 January 2016

  By Monique Burns To the many Americans still discovering Northern Europe, here’s this Scandinavia maven’s take on the Top 10 Cultural Highlights in Oslo, Norway’s fjordside capital.  Equally impressive,... Continue reading »

Sleeping Around NYC: WestHouse

12 January 2016

By Shari Hartford Sometimes you want to stay at home. You want to curl up in a favorite chair, put your feet up and munch away when you get hungry.... Continue reading »

Best Small Cruise Ships: Hapag-Lloyd’s Europa 2

05 January 2016

By Gary Walther On the Europa 2 this past September, bound from Thessaloniki to Istanbul, The Hotel Detective found himself in a sea of superlatives. The Europa 2 offers the... Continue reading »

Five Myths about Bed & Breakfasts

05 January 2016

By Everett Potter In a world where Airbnb and VRBO have become go-to choices for accommodations, the cozy bed and breakfast seems to have been all but forgotten. Yet many... Continue reading »

Letter from Paris: Alec Lobrano’s Ten Favorite Meals of 2015

05 January 2016

  By Alexander Lobrano On the eve of a new year, please receive this post as an expression of my gratitude for the huge privilege of good health, lots of... Continue reading »

Pablo Neruda’s Love Nest in Santiago, Chile

15 December 2015

By William Triplett In the funky Bellavista neighborhood of Santiago, the capital of Chile, is a house that is as playful, quirky, colorful, political, historical and even lyrical as the... Continue reading »

The Interview: Rafa Mayer, Say Hueque

14 December 2015

Interview by Everett Potter Planning a trip to Patagonia or the wilds of Chile? Chances are you’ve come across Say Hueque, Argentina’s leading adventure travel company. Founded by Rafa Mayer,... Continue reading »

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Five Myths about Airline Food

Posted on 02 February 2016

By Everett Potter Is there any aspect of aviation that’s more ridiculed than airline food? In-flight meals are the subject of cheap jokes even when celebrity chefs are hired to… Continue reading »

Adventure

A Hidden Gem in the Pacific Northwest

Posted on 26 January 2016

“Three people may keep a secret — if two of them are dead.” Benjamin Franklin Story & photos by Jacqueline Church Travelers love discovering new places. The joy of sharing… Continue reading »

Artful Traveler

Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland

Posted on 02 February 2016

By Bobbie Leigh Coney Island, the people’s playground at the southern tip of Brooklyn, is an American icon –like Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and Niagara Falls.   The exhibition “Coney Island:… Continue reading »

Asia

India for The Newbie

Posted on 16 January 2016

Story & photos by Cathie Arquilla My son asked, “So, how was India?” I knew I had about two minutes to describe my trip, he was wolfing down Cheerios, about… Continue reading »

Cruises

Disney Dream is Better than Ever

Posted on 02 February 2016

Story & photos by Liliane Opsomer Inspired by the ocean liners of the 1920s, the Disney Dream, a 128,690-ton, 4,000-passenger vessel is a classic beauty. Equally classic are the entertainment,… Continue reading »

Europe

Regensburg: A Walk through Germany’s Most Beautiful City

Posted on 26 January 2016

Story & photos by Marlene Fanta Shyer If Maximilian, the former King of Bavaria, declared Regensburg to be the most beautiful city in all of Germany, who are we to… Continue reading »

Food & Drink

Letter from Paris: Alec Lobrano’s Ten Favorite Meals of 2015

Posted on 05 January 2016

  By Alexander Lobrano On the eve of a new year, please receive this post as an expression of my gratitude for the huge privilege of good health, lots of… Continue reading »

Skiing

Mid-Atlantic Powder at Canaan Valley Resort

Posted on 02 February 2016

By William Triplett I’ve skied Canaan Valley Resort in West Virginia only twice. The first time was so long ago, I barely remember anything other than a massive storm swooping… Continue reading »

Sleeping Around NYC

Sleeping Around NYC: WestHouse

Posted on 12 January 2016

By Shari Hartford Sometimes you want to stay at home. You want to curl up in a favorite chair, put your feet up and munch away when you get hungry…. Continue reading »

Steve Jermanok's Active Travels

Ski or Hike into Smugglers’ Notch

Posted on 16 January 2016

By Steve Jermanok Whenever I stay at Stowe Mountain Lodge at the base of Vermont’s tallest peak, Mount Mansfield, I relish the opportunity to hike into Smugglers’ Notch. Simply take… Continue reading »

Travels with Larry Olmsted

12 Best Ski Resort Hotels

Posted on 12 January 2016

By Larry Olmsted Skiers and snowboarders are blessed with a wealth of great choices when it comes to picking a resort for a winter vacation. Among “major” ski resorts, those… Continue reading »

United States

Big Island: Hawaiian Scope

Posted on 26 January 2016

By Neil Wolkodoff The Big Island of Hawaii presents a diversity of travel and recreational opportunities on essentially the largest mountain in the world. The Big Island has sand, lava… Continue reading »

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