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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Spending a Night in Volcano, Hawaii

Posted on 20 August 2014

On the outskirts of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano is a chilled (and at night, chilly) town of around 2500 people. Most travelers zip by here to spend a day… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Hawaii Paddling with Wild Dolphins

Posted on 12 August 2014

  On our last morning at the Four Seasons Hualalai, we had to be in the lobby at 7:30 am for a guided paddle on a Polynesian-style outrigger canoe. The… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Adventures on Lake George

Posted on 05 August 2014

  “Towards you, towards you, pull it towards you,” my father yells to my mom, referring to the tiller that sits on her lap. We’re aboard my dad’s 22-foot Catalina,… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Mount Chocorua

Posted on 29 July 2014

I spent a recent weekend in the White Mountains with family and friends, finally bagging Mount Chocorua. Standing 3,478-feet high, it doesn’t make the 4,000-foot club and therefore many avid… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Exploring the Berkshires

Posted on 22 July 2014

From the outside, the Guest House at Field Farm in Williamstown is nondescript if not downright ugly. Then you enter the Bauhaus-era home, now a 5-bedroom inn run by the Trustees of… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Our Conde Nast Traveler New England Itinerary

Posted on 15 July 2014

Condé Nast Traveler recently asked us to design a 10-day itinerary along the New England coastline for families. Having written more than 300 stories for The Boston Globe on the… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Why We Love Rick Steves European Guidebooks

Posted on 08 July 2014

In a May/June 2000 story for Transitions Abroad magazine entitled “The Best and Worst Of Europe—with Apologies to None,” Rick Steves writes “the area south of Edinburgh is so boring the Romans… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Grand Manan, New Brunswick

Posted on 24 June 2014

Located off the coast of Lubec, Maine, but considered part of New Brunswick, Grand Manan not only feels lost geographically, but lost in time. Take the 90-minute ferry ride over from… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Kayaking in the Florida Keys

Posted on 17 June 2014

The Florida Keys are basically small spits of land connected by bridges on the Overseas Highway. Surrounding you is the water of ocean and bay, but it’s hard to get… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Maine Windjammer Week

Posted on 09 June 2014

Returning from Acadia National Park one summer with the family, we wisely timed our return drive to coincide with the annual Camden Windjammer Festival the last weekend in August. More… Continue reading »

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