Active Travels: Scuba Diving in the Turks & Caicos

20 October 2014

By Steve Jermanok The Turks & Caicos are an archipelago of eight islands and forty relatively flat limestone and coral cays, some of which are little more than dusty specks... Continue reading »

Win an Adventure Trip for 2 to Fiji with O.A.R.S. & Fiji Airways

19 October 2014

  We’re happy to be partnering with O.A.R.S. and Fiji Airways for an incredible giveaway for 2 people for an eight day adventure in Fiji, with air provided by Fiji... Continue reading »

Active Travels: 10 Best Train Trips for Families

14 October 2014

  By Steve Jermanok Parents of teenagers know it’s never an easy feat to wake them up before 8 am while on vacation. Now imagine getting them to board the... Continue reading »

5 Myths about Germs on Aircraft

14 October 2014

By Everett Potter It’s hardly news that many travelers are concerned about germs and diseases when they fly these days, especially in the midst of the current Ebola virus crisis.... Continue reading »

Letter from Paris: California Dreaming

14 October 2014

By Alexander Lobrano I am very much looking forward to my California book tour from October 16 to October 24, and I really hope I’ll have the pleasure of meeting... Continue reading »

The Artful Traveler: Figures of Empire: Slavery and Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain

13 October 2014

By Bobbie Leigh Look closely at the painting at the entrance of “Figures of Empire: Slavery and Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain.”  That is a long title for a small,... Continue reading »

Travels with Larry Olmsted: Walt Disney World’s First True Luxury Hotel

07 October 2014

Florida’s enormous Walt Disney World is often referred to as “The Happiest Place On Earth,” and not without good reason – it is easily the largest and most popular theme... Continue reading »

5 Myths About Travel Agents

07 October 2014

Everett Potter Mention the phrase “travel agent” to many travelers, regardless of age, and they can’t imagine why they would ever use one. It’s easier and faster than ever to... Continue reading »

Active Travels: Biking the Confederation Trail, P.E.I.

06 October 2014

By Steve Jermanok Biking slightly uphill outside of Hunter’s River, horse farms replace dairy farms and the velvety green pasture flourishes. Purple lupines line the trail to add their color... Continue reading »

The Getty Center—Celebrity of L.A. Art

30 September 2014

By Julie Snyder The Getty Center—a luminous, modern architectural marvel—crowns a lush ridge top in affluent Brentwood on west side of Los Angeles. Long on our “next-time-we’re-in-L.A.” list, we finally... Continue reading »

Letter from London

29 September 2014

By Bill Triplett Not that you ever need an excuse to pop over to London, but in case you’re looking for one – and happen to like art, photography, and... Continue reading »

Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Sea Kayaking the Bay of Fundy

29 September 2014

On my last day in New Brunswick, I headed an hour drive southwest of Moncton to Fundy National Park. The Bay of Fundy is home to the highest recorded tides... Continue reading »

Eating East: Sotta Sopra

29 September 2014

Shari Hartford There was a time, in a former millennium, where dining in the Hamptons presented limited options. Sure there were the stalwarts like the Palm, Nick and Toni’s and... Continue reading »

The 20 Best Countries for Solo Travelers

23 September 2014

By Everett Potter What are the best countries for solo travelers? To find the answer  for my Travel + leisure story, I crunched the numbers from the Global Peace Index,... Continue reading »

Biking to 5 Lighthouses Outside Portland, Maine

23 September 2014

I spent my 50th birthday on Saturday biking with my extended family of ten on a guided day ride on the outskirts of Portland. Led by Norman Patry, owner of... Continue reading »

Letter from Paris: Chardenoux

22 September 2014

By Alexander Lobrano Chardenoux has always been a very good bistro. This is saying a lot, too, since it’s also one of the very rare restaurants with which I’ve had... Continue reading »

Travels with Larry Olmsted: Top 10 Classic Las Vegas Restaurants

22 September 2014

It’s hard to grow old gracefully in Las Vegas, a city that worships “newness,” where the latest is usually considered the greatest. In other places, when a hotel gets tired... Continue reading »

Francesco Clemente: Spanning Two Worlds at New York’s Rubin Museum

22 September 2014

By Bobbie Leigh Francesco Clemente’s curriculum vitae, like his art, is filled with ambiguities. He played a psychiatrist in the film “Good Will Hunting.” He once modeled for GQ magazine... Continue reading »

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5 Myths about Germs on Aircraft

Posted on 14 October 2014

By Everett Potter It’s hardly news that many travelers are concerned about germs and diseases when they fly these days, especially in the midst of the current Ebola virus crisis…. Continue reading »

A New Giveaway

Win an Adventure Trip for 2 to Fiji with O.A.R.S. & Fiji Airways

Posted on 19 October 2014

  We’re happy to be partnering with O.A.R.S. and Fiji Airways for an incredible giveaway for 2 people for an eight day adventure in Fiji, with air provided by Fiji… Continue reading »

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Active Travels: Scuba Diving in the Turks & Caicos

Posted on 20 October 2014

By Steve Jermanok The Turks & Caicos are an archipelago of eight islands and forty relatively flat limestone and coral cays, some of which are little more than dusty specks… Continue reading »

Artful Traveler

The Artful Traveler: Figures of Empire: Slavery and Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain

Posted on 13 October 2014

By Bobbie Leigh Look closely at the painting at the entrance of “Figures of Empire: Slavery and Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain.”  That is a long title for a small,… Continue reading »

Cruises

Sailing Solo

Posted on 29 July 2014

By Mary Alice Kellogg “Whenever I find myself growing grim around the mouth, whenever it is damp, drizzly November in my soul… then I account it high time to get… Continue reading »

Europe

Terre Blanche, Provence

Posted on 09 September 2014

By Richard West My wife travels monthly to Kiev for work. Two hundred miles east a war rages that has claimed almost 3,000 lives and driven almost half a million… Continue reading »

Interviews

The Interview: Rob Rankin of Vagabond Tours of Ireland

Posted on 20 August 2014

Ireland will welcome the Adventure Travel World Summit 2014 in Killarney in October, a gathering of some 600 plus tour operators, destination specialists, journalists and others in the world of… Continue reading »

Letter from Paris

Letter from Paris: California Dreaming

Posted on 14 October 2014

By Alexander Lobrano I am very much looking forward to my California book tour from October 16 to October 24, and I really hope I’ll have the pleasure of meeting… Continue reading »

Notes from the Road

The 20 Best Countries for Solo Travelers

Posted on 23 September 2014

By Everett Potter What are the best countries for solo travelers? To find the answer  for my Travel + leisure story, I crunched the numbers from the Global Peace Index,… Continue reading »

Pursuits

Letter from London

Posted on 29 September 2014

By Bill Triplett Not that you ever need an excuse to pop over to London, but in case you’re looking for one – and happen to like art, photography, and… Continue reading »

Retreats

America’s Best Hotels for Fall Colors

Posted on 09 September 2014

By Everett Potter That crispness in the air is a sure sign it’s time for the annual pageant of vivid reds, oranges, and yellows that inspires leaf-peepers to explore the… Continue reading »

SCOUT

Botswana with Epic Private Journeys

Posted on 28 April 2014

Sleeping Around NYC

Sleeping Around NYC: The New York Hilton Midtown

Posted on 07 September 2014

By Shari Hartford One of the great things about New York City – and I do mean one of many – is the wide variety of hotel accommodations. No matter… Continue reading »

Travels with Larry Olmsted

Travels with Larry Olmsted: Vienna’s New Park Hyatt

Posted on 21 October 2014

Vienna is a city on the move, experiencing rapid growth in tourism, and for good reasons. Now it has a new flagship luxury hotel that immediately leapfrogs most of the… Continue reading »

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