Category | Notes from the Road

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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Geneva’s Hotel d’Angleterre

Posted on 02 December 2014

By Richard West   The perfect day in Geneva doesn’t break. Far too messy for this ridiculously bijou city, cozily nestled between the Swiss Juras and French Alps and neatly… Continue reading »

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My Over the Top 10: Fantastically Flamboyant City Hotels

Posted on 26 October 2014

By Ann Abel If it’s not for everyone, it’s probably for me. That’s one of my favorite travel credos. I was reminded of it when I stepped into the purple-on-purple… Continue reading »

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The 20 Best Countries for Solo Travelers

Posted on 23 September 2014

By Everett Potter What are the best countries for solo travelers? To find the answer  for my Travel + leisure story, I crunched the numbers from the Global Peace Index,… Continue reading »

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James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D

Posted on 20 August 2014

It’s not every day that your 12 year old daughter gets to interview astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and Nat Geo Explorer-in-Residence James Cameron at a screening of Deepsea Challenge 3D… Continue reading »

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Alaska’s Icy Strait Point

Posted on 12 August 2014

By Buzzy Gordon It’s got nearby glaciers, of course. One of the major reasons visitors come to Alaska is the opportunity to see these mighty rivers of ice up close…. Continue reading »