Category | Escapes

Poolside in Paris

Posted on 22 July 2014

By Bobbie Leigh If you were to hold a Paris hotel swimming pool competition today, the likely winner would be Shangri-La’s huge pool, delightfully bathed in natural light from a… Continue reading »

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In the Footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia in Jordan

Posted on 03 June 2014

By Barnaby Conrad III Photos by Barnaby Conrad/Deb Stock You know how it is in Wadi Rum when the sword of the sun strikes the desert and the Bedu appear… Continue reading »

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It’s Vegas, Baby — and a Dolphin Named Lightning

Posted on 29 April 2014

By Shari Hartford There are places on this ginormous planet that I’m not anxious to visit. I admit to being shallow…I don’t do “roughing it”, I prefer cities to wilderness,… Continue reading »

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Black Rock Resort, BC

Posted on 21 April 2014

by Rachel Dodds Built in 2008, the Black Rock Resort is set along the rugged rocky Pacific coastline- home to the beautiful Pacific Rim National park and over 22km of… Continue reading »

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Freddie & Me Gives Readers An “Inside the Ropes” Glimpse into the Masters in Augusta

Posted on 10 April 2014

By Kim McHugh With The Masters in play this week Freddie & Me: Life Lessons from Freddie Bennett, Augusta National’s Legendary Caddy Master, deserves a mention. The book, authored by… Continue reading »

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48 Hours in Sugarloaf, Maine

Posted on 11 December 2013

By Melissa Coleman Sugarloaf may claim more lift-serviced vertical than Colorado’s Copper Mountain and Utah’s Alta, but I doubt I’m hurting anyone’s feelings when I say it’s not a mascara… Continue reading »

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Cycling the Tallest Redwoods in Northern California

Posted on 05 November 2013

By Grace Lichtenstein We started riding north from Santa Rosa toward the Redwoods Monday, but it wasn’t until Friday that we started singing about them. Everyone knew “This Land is… Continue reading »

Cartagena: A Magical City by the Sea

Posted on 22 October 2013

By Gerrie Summers Mention that you’re off to Cartagena, and intrepid travelers just might be a bit envious. Those who aren’t familiar with the South American city will say it… Continue reading »

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Maine’s Mount Desert Island: A Treasure Even with Acadia Closed

Posted on 08 October 2013

By Melissa Coleman (Adapted from “48 Hours in Bar Harbor” in Maine magazine)  Mount Desert Island (MDI) is no stranger to politicians and national parks. In 2010, President Obama and… Continue reading »

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6 (Breaking) BaD Things to do in Albuquerque

Posted on 20 September 2013

By Gerrie Summers Fans of the hit AMC show Breaking Bad — which concludes on September 29 — know that the Emmy-award winning drama follows protagonist Walter White (Bryan Cranston),… Continue reading »

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