Category | Notes from the Road

A Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

Posted on 18 May 2016

By Richard West “He hinted of pubs where life can drink its fill.” (Patrick Kavanagh) I propose a change in exercise routines, from jumping to conclusions, skipping bail, and prematurely… Continue reading »

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An Early Summer Drive Along the Maine Coast

Posted on 12 April 2016

By Everett Potter We sailed at sunset on the Guildive, a motor yacht built in 1934 for a Wall Streeter to commute via the East River to a city emerging… Continue reading »

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A Short Vacation from Your Comfort Zone

Posted on 21 September 2015

by Everett Potter If you ask me to define adventure travel, I will likely skip a description of a Moab single track trail, Class IV rapids on the Colorado River or a… Continue reading »


Native American Dances & Ancient Ruins in Santa Fe

Posted on 28 June 2015

By Kim D. McHugh Watching a Corn Dance at the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo near Santa Fe gives me a better understanding of why New Mexico has “Land of Enchantment” on… Continue reading »

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The Earthquake in Nepal

Posted on 27 April 2015

By Everett Potter It’s difficult for anyone to watch all of the images of devastation coming out of Nepal, but I find it especially disheartening. In 2009, I spent three… Continue reading »

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In The Maine Woods: AMC’s Gorman Chairback Lodge & Cabins

Posted on 24 March 2015

by Everett Potter A slow day of fishing is quickly forgotten when a decent fish finally takes the fly. Granted, this sounds like a truism of the kind that my… Continue reading »

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Discovering Ireland with Vagabond Adventure Tours of Ireland

Posted on 17 March 2015

by Everett Potter Just when I thought that I’d seen it all after visiting Ireland for the past 35 years – the greatest vistas, the venerable pub that I swore… Continue reading »

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The Merrion, Dublin

Posted on 09 March 2015

Everett Potter The Merrion occupies a row of four understated 18th century Georgian townhouses in Dublin with brass signage so discreet you might mistake it for that rare private investment… Continue reading »

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A Walk in Austria with The Wayfarers

Posted on 26 January 2015

By Richard West After 27 years as a traveling writer I have concluded that the best way to experience a country–its landscapes, history, cuisine, quirks, people, glimpses of daily life–… Continue reading »

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Mwiba Lodge: Remote Luxury in Tanzania

Posted on 05 January 2015

By Everett Potter The last leg of your journey to Mwiba Lodge, a new tented camp in a luxurious league of its own, is a 40-minute flight that lifts you… Continue reading »

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