Archive | November, 2010

Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Hut-to-Hut Skiing in Maine

Posted on 23 November 2010

Mention the 100-Mile Wilderness Trail to a hiker and they’re certain to get a bit misty-eyed, dreaming about this last 100 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Maine. Slicing through… Continue reading »

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Letter from Paris: A Terrific Little Bistro in the Latin Quarter

Posted on 22 November 2010

By Alexander Lobrano Arriving at Desvouges on a chilly autumn night with Bruno, we were both cranky and hungry. You won’t be surprised to hear that he wearies of being… Continue reading »

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Smart Deals: Thompson LES, NYC

Posted on 16 November 2010

THE DEAL: Thompson Hotels’ Lower East Side property, Thompson LES, introduces its Holiday for the Hipsters package. WHAT’S THE DEAL: Holiday for the Hipsters package features luxe accommodations and exclusive… Continue reading »

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Seeking Polar Bears with Natural Habitat Adventures

Posted on 15 November 2010

Polar Bear Express: On the Tundra with Natural Habitat Adventures

Posted on 15 November 2010

By Karen Glenn We saw the first polar bear even before we reached the Tundra Lodge. Devon, our driver, stopped the Polar Rover as Leah, one of our guides, pointed… Continue reading »

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Letter from Hawaii: Honolulu Honeymoon

Posted on 15 November 2010

Tom Passavant At first, it’s hard to imagine an odder hotel couple than Marriott and Ian Schrager. But that’s exactly who got hitched when the new Waikiki Edition hotel opened… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Ski Lake Louise

Posted on 15 November 2010

It was 1892 when a young employee for the Canadian Pacific Railroad came upon a gem of a lake in the Canadian Rockies that sat beneath a towering glacier. He… Continue reading »

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Smart Deals: Il Salviatino, Florence, Italy

Posted on 10 November 2010

THE DEAL: Il Salviatino, one of the most sublime hotels in Italy, has winter rates. WHAT’S THE DEAL: Florence has a low season, when the crowds have left the Uffizi… Continue reading »

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Giving Back in Costa Rica by John Canning of Media Sherpa

Posted on 10 November 2010

Filmmaker John Canning of Media Sherpa visited Michael Kaye of Costa Rica Expeditions to see how this pioneer of eco tourism is helping his guests give back to the locals.

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The Best Lodging in Costa Rica

Posted on 09 November 2010

Cari Gray Costa Rica has a staggering number of affordable lodges and resorts to consider, and it’s a challenge picking the right places to stay — and the best ways… Continue reading »

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