Five Myths about Villa Rentals

18 July 2016

By Everett Potter Renting a villa in the Caribbean, Europe or Mexico can be an extraordinary vacation experience. Unfortunately, villa rentals are just for the super-rich. Or is that merely... Continue reading »

Kelly Hayes in Rome with Race2Walk2016

13 July 2016

Kelly Hayes, a spotter on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, is attempting to to complete “The Running Decathlon” which consists of the ten most widely-run track events. His goal is to... Continue reading »

Smart Passport Wallets for the 21st Century Traveler

13 July 2016

By Everett Potter Of all the scourges facing contemporary travelers, identity theft has risen through the ranks to become one of the most potent. I’m not talking old fashioned pickpocketing... Continue reading »

GoArt! Berlin

12 July 2016

Story & photos by Monique Burns I’m headed to Berlin.  After two or three years of hearing how incredibly hip the German capital is, my curiosity finally has gotten the... Continue reading »

Sierra Safari

12 July 2016

Yosemite has Half Dome, El Capitan and Vernal Falls. Sequoia and Kings Canyon have ancient groves of giant sequoias.

Five Myths about BREXIT

11 July 2016

    By Everett Potter In the wake of the Brexit vote that paved the way for the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union on June 23, there’s... Continue reading »

Gear Review: SCOTTeVEST RFID Travel Vest for Men

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 »

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 »

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Five Myths about Villa Rentals

Posted on 18 July 2016

By Everett Potter Renting a villa in the Caribbean, Europe or Mexico can be an extraordinary vacation experience. Unfortunately, villa rentals are just for the super-rich. Or is that merely… Continue reading »

Artful Traveler

GoArt! Berlin

Posted on 12 July 2016

Story & photos by Monique Burns I’m headed to Berlin.  After two or three years of hearing how incredibly hip the German capital is, my curiosity finally has gotten the… 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

Smart Passport Wallets for the 21st Century Traveler

Posted on 13 July 2016

By Everett Potter Of all the scourges facing contemporary travelers, identity theft has risen through the ranks to become one of the most potent. I’m not talking old fashioned pickpocketing… 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

Kelly Hayes in Rome with Race2Walk2016

Posted on 13 July 2016

Kelly Hayes, a spotter on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, is attempting to to complete “The Running Decathlon” which consists of the ten most widely-run track events. His goal is to… Continue reading »

On the Road

Seville’s Palacio de Villapanés, a Royal Residence Turned Hotel

Posted on 25 July 2016

  by Geri Bain The Hotel Palacio de Villapanés embodies the enchantment of Seville, a city where winding streets suddenly open onto captivating squares and grand edifices. After following a… 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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