Archive | December, 2009

Everett Potter interviewed on The Travel Show with Steve Perillo

Posted on 31 December 2009

A two-part webcast interview on The Travel Show with Steve Perillo on December 6, 2009

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Memorable Hotels in 2009: The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii

Posted on 16 December 2009

 The pool at the Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii. The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu. Hawaii     The Kahala is the very best of Hawaii personified. It opened in… Continue reading »

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Memorable Hotels in 2009: The Red House Lodge, Kagbeni, Nepal

Posted on 16 December 2009

View of Nilgiri and Annapurna range from The Red House. Photo by Everett Potter. The Red House Lodge Kagbeni, Nepal     The village of Kagbeni, Nepal, is an ancient trading… Continue reading »

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Memorable Hotels in 2009: The Island Inn, Monhegan Island, Maine

Posted on 16 December 2009

  Monhegan Island painters. Photo by Gayle Conran. The Island Inn, Monhegan Island, Maine     It had been 10 years since I set foot on Monhegan Island, so on a… Continue reading »

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Letter from Honolulu

Posted on 15 December 2009

Waikiki Beach, with Diamond Head. Photo by Karen Glenn. By Tom Passavant When we walked down to Waikiki beach the morning after arriving at our rented condo in Honolulu, our… Continue reading »

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Eero Saarinen: Modernist Master

Posted on 15 December 2009

TWA Terminal, New York International (now John F. Kennedy International) Airport, New York, circa 1962. Photographer Balthazar Korab.  Balthazar Korab Ltd. Reviewed by Deborah Hay Let’s face it. Aesthetically speaking,… Continue reading »

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In Search of Value: The Drake Hotel, Toronto

Posted on 15 December 2009

Dining at The Drake. Reviewed by Ed Wetschler THE BACKSTORY:  By the 1980s Queen Street West was the pits. Between suburbanization and a mental health facility whose overflow filled the… Continue reading »

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A Renoir Revelation

Posted on 15 December 2009

  Large Bather. Pierre-August Renoir. Courtesy Philadelphia Museum of Art. Reviewed by Bobbie Leigh Too pink, too pretty, too pedestrian.  Dismissing the paintings of  Jean-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) is almost a… Continue reading »

Stockholm: Design in the City of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Posted on 07 December 2009

    By Mary Alice Kellogg This crisp city built on 14 islands, each with its own personality, is steeped in tradition with a contemporary sensibility anchored in design. Stockholm… Continue reading »

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The Carry-On Skier: The 9-Point Packing Plan

Posted on 07 December 2009

You came for the powder, not the luggage carousel. Courtesy Park City Mountain Resort. The clock is ticking, the snow is falling, and you're standing there, wondering if your bag… Continue reading »

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