Story and photos by Chris “Chez” Chesak We didn’t choose Paris; it chose us. We had exhausted most options from our family ‘bucket list’ of destinations and had given up on any ‘big’ trips for our girls’ spring break. We would settle, it would seem, for a camping trip or

By Everett Potter What do you need to be happy in the air? I asked 15 seasoned road warriors — people who seem to be in constant motion –for their suggestions about the essential elements in their carry-on bags. Here are their true confessions. Continue reading …

Story and photos by Alexander Lobrano Not long after we were seated for dinner at Detour, a delightful vest-pocket bistro just a few minutes from my front door in the 9th Arrondissement of Paris, the thought recurred to me. For the last few months, I’ve found myself thinking that the

By Everett Potter If you don’t think that Orvis – long known for fly rods, Nantucket Red pants and patterned dog beds for your trusty black Labrador — has changed, just ask a seasoned Montana fly fishing guide. “Twenty years ago, a guy might show up all excited and say,’

By Richard West Europe is made up of coffeehouses, of cafes: places of assignation and conspiracy, for intellectual debate and gossip, for the flaneur and the poet scribbling in his notebook. “Draw a coffeehouse map and you have one of the essential markers of the ‘idea of Europe,’” wrote cultural

  By Marian Betancourt When it opened in 1837 Delmonico’s in New York’s financial district was the nation’s first white tablecloth restaurant, the first to seat guests at their own separate tables and to provide printed menus. It is also the origin of classic American dishes such as Lobster Newburg,

Story & photos by Kim Brown Seely For three days this winter I lived in a tent on a beach beside the sea.  This wasn’t your typical tent.  Not even remotely.  This tent was more like a fantasy about beach camping you never even knew you had.  I still dream

A great “unofficial” Hamptons getaway

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